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James Monroe Iglehart

 
Bio:
Broadway: Hamilton, Genie in Aladdin (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award); Bobby in Memphis; Mitch in Spelling Bee. TV: Coriolanus Burt on Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," Fox's “Gotham," Lance Strongbow on "Disney's Tangled." Film: Upcoming - Three Christs opposite Richard Gere, Peter ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Hamilton, Genie in Aladdin (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award); Bobby in Memphis; Mitch in Spelling Bee. TV: Coriolanus Burt on Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," Fox's “Gotham," Lance Strongbow on "Disney's Tangled." Film: Upcoming - Three Christs opposite Richard Gere, Peter ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Works Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2019
Phil
  [Off-Broadway]
Project Shaw One Night Only Production, 2018
Alfred P. Doolittle
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Thomas Jefferson [Replacement]
Marquis de Lafayette [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Genie
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Bobby
  [Boston]
Boston Production, 2006
Mitch Mahoney
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Mitch Mahoney [Replacement]
Mitch Mahoney [Replacement]
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2004
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

Photos

James Monroe Iglehart, Antoinette DiPietropolo and Stacie Johnson Photo

James Monroe Iglehart, Antoinette DiPietropolo and Stacie Johnson

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04/28/2022
James Monroe Iglehart Photo

James Monroe Iglehart

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04/28/2022
Brian Gonzales and James Monroe Iglehart Photo

Brian Gonzales and James Monroe Iglehart

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04/28/2022
Brittany J. Thurman, Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart Photo

Brittany J. Thurman, Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart

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04/09/2022
Brittany J. Thurman, Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart Photo

Brittany J. Thurman, Mandy Gonzalez and James Monroe Iglehart

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04/09/2022

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Public Works Shakespeare in the Park Production, 2019
Phil

  [Off-Broadway]
Project Shaw One Night Only Production, 2018
Alfred P. Doolittle

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Thomas Jefferson [Replacement]

Marquis de Lafayette [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Genie

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Bobby

  [Boston]
Boston Production, 2006
Mitch Mahoney

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2005
Mitch Mahoney [Replacement]

Mitch Mahoney [Replacement]

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 2004
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1996
Billy Flynn [Replacement]

James Monroe Iglehart Biography

Broadway: Hamilton, Genie in Aladdin (Tony Award, Drama Desk Award); Bobby in Memphis; Mitch in Spelling Bee. TV: Coriolanus Burt on Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," Fox's “Gotham," Lance Strongbow on "Disney's Tangled." Film: Upcoming - Three Christs opposite Richard Gere, Peter Dinklage. Solo Show: How the Heck Did I Get Here? Multiple sold-out engagements at 54 Below. Member of hip-hop group Freestyle Love Supreme.





James Monroe Iglehart News

San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For  Photo San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Out of 163 submissions, the San Diego State University New Musical Initiative has chosen In a Sunshine State as this year's selection. Writers T.C. Lind, Derek Gregor, and Phoebe Kreutz will join with director Stephen Brotebeck, music director Robert Meffe and the SDSU MFA Musical Theatre cohort for a two-year development process and world premiere in the spring of 2024.

VIDEO: See Highlights From Star-Studded 50 YEARS OF BROADWAY AT THE KENNEDY CENTER Co Photo VIDEO: See Highlights From Star-Studded 50 YEARS OF BROADWAY AT THE KENNEDY CENTER Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 16, 2022

In February, Broadway stars aligned at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts to celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center.

BWW Exclusive: Mandy Gonzalez & James Monroe Iglehart Sing in ALICE'S WONDERLAND BAKE Photo BWW Exclusive: Mandy Gonzalez & James Monroe Iglehart Sing in ALICE'S WONDERLAND BAKERY Clip
by Michael Major - Jun 8, 2022

A new episode of Disney Junior's new series, 'Alice's Wonderland Bakery' will feature Broadway favorties James Monroe Iglehart, Mandy Gonzalez, and Christopher Fitzgerald. Watch an exclusive new clip of Gonzalez and Iglehart singing in an upcoming episode of the series, which also features Eden Espinosa, Bobby Moynihan, and more.

Lin-Manuel to Appear in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME in Philadelphia on June 10 Photo Lin-Manuel to Appear in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME in Philadelphia on June 10
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2022

The Kimmel Cultural Campus has announced that¬†FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME¬†founding member, producer, and Pulitzer Prize, Grammy¬ģ, Emmy¬ģ, and Tony Award¬ģ Winner¬†Lin-Manuel Miranda¬†(Hamilton,¬†In the Heights, Disney‚Äôs¬†Encanto) will join the national tour of¬†FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME¬†as a special guest at the 8 p.m. performance on June 10, 2022.

BWW Exclusive: Adrienne Warren Sings With the HELPSTERS on Apple TV+ Photo BWW Exclusive: Adrienne Warren Sings With the HELPSTERS on Apple TV+
by Michael Major - May 25, 2022

Watch an exclusive first look at Adrienne Warren as Concert Consuela in the upcoming third season of Helpsters, featuring a performance with the show's 'Scatterdays' for their 'Concert on the Corner.' The new season will also feature James Monroe Iglehart, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Christian Borle, André De Shields, Krysta Rodriguez, and more.

Chris Jackson to Join James Monroe Iglehart & More for FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Philade Photo Chris Jackson to Join James Monroe Iglehart & More for FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Philadelphia Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

In addition to the previously announced Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart,  Tony Nominee Chris Jackson will also be appearing in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME during its engagement at the Kimmel Cultural Campus in Philadelphia. 

James Monroe Iglehart to Join FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Tour for Philadelphia Performanc Photo James Monroe Iglehart to Join FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Tour for Philadelphia Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart will be appearing in FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME during its engagement at the Kimmel Cultural Campus in Philadelphia. James will be in the show June 7-11 (he will not be in the show on the 12th). 

Photos: See Brandon Victor Dixon, James Monroe Iglehart & More at the 2022 SAY Gala Photo Photos: See Brandon Victor Dixon, James Monroe Iglehart & More at the 2022 SAY Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

This year’s SAY Gala took place on the first day of National Stuttering Awareness Week, running from May 9-15, 2022. NSAW was conceived to shine a global light on stuttering, a complex fluency disorder that touches over 70 million people worldwide, including 5% of all children.

Apple TV+ Announces HELPSTERS Season Three Premiere Photo Apple TV+ Announces HELPSTERS Season Three Premiere
by Michael Major - May 11, 2022

The third season features appearances by Bradley Cooper, James Monroe Iglehart, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Christian Borle, Adrienne Warren, André De Shields, Judy Gold, Jordan Carlos, Shakina Nayfack, Yasha Jackson, Krysta Rodriguez, Michael Cruz Kayne, Glo Tavarez, Jerah Milligan, Alex Song-Xia, and more.

Todd Buonopane Joins Jason Kravits For OFF THE TOP at Birdland Theater Next Week Photo Todd Buonopane Joins Jason Kravits For OFF THE TOP at Birdland Theater Next Week
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2022

After sold-out shows in NYC last fall (and 2+ years after a star-studded week-long London residency) the award-winning, internationally acclaimed, completely improvised night of music and comedy returns to the Birdland Theater for one night only... and then moves on to London for two shows at The Crazy Coqs.

James Monroe Iglehart Videos

BWW Exclusive: Mandy Gonzalez & James Monroe Iglehart Sing in ALICE'S WONDERLAND BAKE VideoBWW Exclusive: Mandy Gonzalez & James Monroe Iglehart Sing in ALICE'S WONDERLAND BAKERY Clip
by Michael Major - Jun 8, 2022

A new episode of Disney Junior's new series, 'Alice's Wonderland Bakery' will feature Broadway favorties James Monroe Iglehart, Mandy Gonzalez, and Christopher Fitzgerald. Watch an exclusive new clip of Gonzalez and Iglehart singing in an upcoming episode of the series, which also features Eden Espinosa, Bobby Moynihan, and more.

BWW Exclusive: Adrienne Warren Sings With the HELPSTERS on Apple TV+ VideoBWW Exclusive: Adrienne Warren Sings With the HELPSTERS on Apple TV+
by Michael Major - May 25, 2022

Watch an exclusive first look at Adrienne Warren as Concert Consuela in the upcoming third season of Helpsters, featuring a performance with the show's 'Scatterdays' for their 'Concert on the Corner.' The new season will also feature James Monroe Iglehart, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Christian Borle, André De Shields, Krysta Rodriguez, and more.

BWW Interview: Jeff Richmond & Meredith Scardino Talk Broadway Cameos in GIRLS5EVA Se VideoBWW Interview: Jeff Richmond & Meredith Scardino Talk Broadway Cameos in GIRLS5EVA Season Two
by Michael Major - Apr 29, 2022

BroadwayWorld caught up with the show's creators, Jeff Richmond and Meredith Scardino, to discuss what viewers can expect from the new season. They also teased the Broadway cameos that audiences can expect from the upcoming season, including Ashley Park, Erika Henningsen, James Monroe Iglehart, and more.

VIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer VideoVIDEO: Peacock Debuts GIRLS5EVA Season Two Trailer
by Michael Major - Apr 12, 2022

Peacock has released the trailer for the highly-anticipated second season of Girls5Eva, starring Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell, and Busy Philipps. The new season will also feature James Monroe Iglehart, Grey Henson, Judy Gold, Mario Cantone, Andrew Rannells, Ashley Park, Daniel Breaker, Erika Henningsen, and more.

VIDEO: Stars Unite to Celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center VideoVIDEO: Stars Unite to Celebrate 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Feb 11, 2022

Tonight's the night! Broadway stars align at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts this weekend as they come together for two performances only (February 11 and 12) of 50 Years of Broadway at the Kennedy Center.

VIDEO: CHICAGO's James Monroe Iglehart Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge VideoVIDEO: CHICAGO's James Monroe Iglehart Visits Backstage with Richard Ridge
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 29, 2022

Broadway is back and BroadwayWorld is bringing you all of the interviews you crave with your favorite Broadway stars! Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews weekly. Below, watch as he catches up with Tony winner and new star of Chicago, James Monroe Iglehart.

VIDEO: KELLY & RYAN Perform With FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME VideoVIDEO: KELLY & RYAN Perform With FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME
by Michael Major - Nov 3, 2021

The cast of Freestyle Love Supreme appeared on LIVE! With Kelly & Ryan this morning to perform a completely improvised song about the show's hosts. After an interview, Ripa and Seacrest joined the cast in a game as they attempted to improvise their own song.

VIDEO: First Look at the Return Broadway Engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME VideoVIDEO: First Look at the Return Broadway Engagement of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 18, 2021

Before Hamilton and In The Heights, there was Freestyle Love Supreme, the highly-acclaimed improv sensation conceived by Anthony Veneziale and created by Thomas Kail, Lin Manuel Miranda and Anthony Veneziale.

VIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Takes a Bow on its Re-Opening Night VideoVIDEO: HAMILTON Cast Takes a Bow on its Re-Opening Night
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2021

Hamilton officially reopened on Broadway last night, September 14! Check out a video of the cast taking their first bow back at the Richard Rodgers Theatre!

Photos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A B VideoPhotos & Video: Broadway's Return Continues Disney-Style with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 23, 2021

Last night, Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre reopened with Live at The New Am: A Benefit Concert for The Actors Fund, marking one of the first events on Broadway since the shutdown and the first Broadway performance to hire actors on an Equity contract, the union of Broadway performers. Check out photos of the show, Disney alumni in the audience and a video from the special performance. 


James Monroe Iglehart Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has James Monroe Iglehart been in?
James Monroe Iglehart has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has James Monroe Iglehart been in?
James Monroe Iglehart has not appeared in the West End