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Broadway: Spamalot (Original Cast), Little Shop of Horrors. Off Broadway: Two Point Oh, Blue Man Group, Bubbly Black Girl... (Playwrights Horizons), De La Guarda, john & jen (Original Cast); Tours: Spamalot (Las Vegas), 101 Dalmatians (1 st Nat'l); Regional: W.H.A.T.: Period of Adjustment; Baltimore CenterStage: Raisin Cycle; George Street: God of Carnage, Ctrl+Alt+Delete; Arena Stage: A Man's a Man; McCarter: Christmas Carol; Theatre Aspen: The Full Monty. Film/TV: That's News to Me, "Lipstick Jungle", "Chappelle's Show", Ghost Town. James owns Back40 Films, which produces the wildly popular show "The Happy Hour Guys" (thehappyhourguys.com). Education: BA, U of M (Go Blue!), MFA, U of Washington. Proud Actors' Equity Member, follow @JimmyLudwigNYC. Best gig ever: Husband to KB.

James Ludwig Photos


Original Broadway Production, 2005
Historian (Standby)

Not Dead Fred (Standby)

Patsy (Standby)

Prince Herbert (Standby)

Sir Bedevere (Standby)

Sir Lancelot (Standby)

Sir Robin (Standby)

Broadway Revival, 2003
Orin (Standby) [Replacement]

Seymour (Standby) [Replacement]

[US Tour]
Touring Revival, 1999

Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Charles Bradford

New York Concert, 1996

Off-Broadway Transfer, 1995

[College/University (US)]
World Premiere, 1989

[Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 1996
Billy Valentine

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Audra McDonald visitará Lisboa de la mano de Music Theater Lisbon

El evento será la inauguración del Programa Intensivo de Verano del 12 al 16 de julio.

JOHN & JEN Western New York Premiere to Open at the Taylor Theater in March

Weston Entertainment will present the Western New York Premiere of john & jen, with music by Andrew Lippa, Lyrics by Tom Greenwald and book by Tom Greenwald & Andrew Lippa. john & jen will run at the Taylor Theater in Lockport NY's Kenan Center from March 24-26, 2023.

Music Theater Lisbon trae Broadway a Europa

Lisboa se convierte en sede de una serie de talleres y eventos donde grandes artistas y miembros de la comunidad de Broadway se reunirán para ofrecer Workshops con participantes europeos.

Registration Now Open for The York Theatre's 'MTTP Winter 2022 Intensive'

The York Theatre Company has announced registration for the MTTP Winter 2022 Intensive is now open to current college and high school students and recent college graduates. This intensive will be a hybrid starting off with virtual learning and moving to in-person rehearsals.

A JUDY GARLAND CHRISTMAS Audio Drama Announced Starring Tari Kelly & More

An original fiction audio drama that explores the story beyond the story that you thought you knew about, 'The Judy Garland Christmas Show'. An all-star Broadway cast has assembled to bring to life the music, the excitement, the drama of Judy Garland!

Photos: The York Theatre Company's 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honors Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire

The York Theatre Company honored musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire with the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater and Elisa Loti Stein with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala

Photos: The York Theatre Company Honors Richard Maltby, Jr., David Shire and Elisa Loti Stein at 29th Gala

The York Theatre Company honored musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire (Baby, Big, Starting Here, Starting Now, Closer Than Ever) with the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater and Elisa Loti Stein with The York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, held on Monday evening, November 1, 2021 at The Edison Ballroom.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the York Theatre Company's REUNION ON THE ROOFTOP

The York Theatre Company is back in action! Just last night, friends of the York gathered for its first in-person event in 15 months- Reunion on the Rooftop.

Wake Up With BWW 2/15: Laura Osnes' Concert With Seth Rudetsky Re-Airs Today, and More!

Today's top stories: Laura Osnes' concert, as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3pm, Webber plays a Valentine's Day medley, and more!

VIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe Iconis, Lauren Marcus, and More!

The Playbillies have released a cover of the 'Elephant Love Medley' from Moulin Rouge in collaboration with many of their friends from the Broadway community. 

The 1214 Foundation and NewArts Present A (VIRTUAL) CHRISTMAS CAROL

NewArts, a nonprofit organization based in Newtown, CT that was created in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy will present A (Virtual) Christmas Carol, streaming online from December 23-27.

VIDEO: Watch a JOHN & JEN Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE- Live at 8pm!

Stars in the House continues today (8pm) with a John & Jen reunion! John & Jen is a musical with music by Andrew Lippa, lyrics by Tom Greenwald, and a book by Lippa and Greenwald. It is a two-person show about the relationships first between a brother and sister, John and Jen, and then, after John is killed, between Jen and her son, also named John.

York Theatre Company to Present Industry Reading of RIO UPHILL Featuring Pamela Agaloos, Mariana Bravo and More

The York Theatre Company as part of its Developmental Reading Series, in association with MWG Productions, will present an industry reading of the new musical Rio Uphill, with book by Juliana Pedroso and Matthew Gurren (What Do Critics Know?), music by Nanny Assis and Matthew Gurren and lyrics by Matthew Gurren. ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY, Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 7:00PM at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's* (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022).

James Ludwig Named New Education & Outreach Coordinator at The York Theatre Company

The York Theatre Company announces today that James Ludwig has been appointed as the company's new Education & Outreach Coordinator, overseeing The York's Musical Theatre Training Programs.

Photo Flash: First Look at Great Lake Theater's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Great Lakes Theater (GLT), Cleveland's Classic Company, concludes its 2018-19 season with the Tony-winning rock 'n' roll tribute, Million Dollar Quartet. The production will be performed in the company's intimate home at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square, May 3-26, 2019. GLT's production of Million Dollar Quartet will feature a number of Broadway actors from shows such as Monty Python's Spamalot, Hello Dolly!, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Anything Goes and more playing the iconic quartet and supporting roles. Tony-Winning Broadway star, Hunter Foster, directs.

Riverside Theatre Stages Classic MY FAIR LADY

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present one of Broadway's great musicals and the Lerner and Loewe classic, My Fair Lady. Sponsored by Bill & Laura Frick and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, My Fair Lady performs on the Stark Stage from March 12-31, 2019


Back by popular demand, one of the most beloved Christmas stories ever written takes on a decidedly New Hope twist when Buck County Playhouse presents the popular comedy, "Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show," through December 30, 2018. (Please see the link to this year's photos by Margaryta Kenis.)


One of the most beloved Christmas stories ever written takes on a decidedly New Hope twist when Buck County Playhouse brings back the popular comedy, "Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show," December 7 through December 30, 2018.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Breaks Records at Bucks County Playhouse

Bucks County Playhouse's acclaimed production of "Million Dollar Quartet" has surpassed expectations and broken the Playhouse's box office record - becoming the theater's most attended and top grossing production. Playing off the theme of this rock n' roll musical, cast members Sky Seals (who plays Johnny Cash), Ari McKay Wilford (who plays Elvis Presley) and Ryah Nixon will perform. Cast members will join the Playhouse's Producing Director Tony Award-winning Alexander Fraser and staff to "SMASH records."


James Ludwig has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

James Ludwig has not appeared in the West End.

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