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James Moore

 
Bio:
Recently served as music director and conductor for the acclaimed Broadway revival of Leonard Bernstein's On the Town. Other Broadway credits include Gigi, Follies , South Pacific , Ragtime (original and revival productions), Steel Pier, and Company. Off Broadway, he helmed the Public Theatre's ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Recently served as music director and conductor for the acclaimed Broadway revival of Leonard Bernstein's On the Town. Other Broadway credits include Gigi, Follies , South Pacific , Ragtime (original and revival productions), Steel Pier, and Company. Off Broadway, he helmed the Public Theatre's ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1965
Bum
Sailor
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1963
Vernon Breen
Shim (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
1962
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Member of the Public

Productions

 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2019]
Music Director
 
[US Tour, 2018] [Replacement]
Musical Director[Replacement]
 
[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2018]
Music Director
 
[Broadway, 2017]
Music Director
 
[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2015]
Music Director
 
[Broadway, 2015]
Musical Director
 
[Washington, DC (Regional), 2015]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 2014]
Musical Director

James Moore Biography

Recently served as music director and conductor for the acclaimed Broadway revival of Leonard Bernstein's On the Town. Other Broadway credits include Gigi, Follies , South Pacific , Ragtime (original and revival productions), Steel Pier, and Company. Off Broadway, he helmed the Public Theatre's Shakespeare in the Park gala performance of The Pirates of Penzance starring Kevin Kline, Glenn Close and Martin Short. His national touring credits include The Producers, Kiss Me, Kate, Crazy for You, and The World Goes 'Round ‚Äď The Songs of Kander and Ebb. For The Kennedy Center, he has conducted Camelot starring Brian Stokes Mitchell, My Fair Lady starring Jonathan Pryce, and Mame starring Christine Baranski. Symphonic engagements include the National Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke's, The Santa Barbara Symphony, and The Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. Regional: Ford's Theatre, Signature Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, and The St. Louis MUNY. Recordings: On the Town and Follies (Grammy nominee). Mr. Moore holds Master's and Bachelor's degrees from the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

James Moore Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production
James MooreHello, Dolly!

James Moore News

Richard Maxwell Premieres FIELD OF MARS at NYU Skirball Photo Richard Maxwell Premieres FIELD OF MARS at NYU Skirball
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2022

NYU Skirball will present the world premiere of Field of Mars, a commissioned work by award-winning playwright/director Richard Maxwell and New York City Players, running Jan. 19 ‚Äď 29, 2023 at NYU Skirball as part of the Under the Radar festival.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; The Muny Leads Photo Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; The Muny Leads Favorite Local Theatre!
by BWW - Dec 5, 2022

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; Stage St. Louis IN THE H Photo First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards; Stage St. Louis IN THE HEIGHTS Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Nov 21, 2022

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld St. Louis Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Memorial Celebration for Max Woodward to Take Place at the Kennedy Center This Month Photo Memorial Celebration for Max Woodward to Take Place at the Kennedy Center This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2022

A salute to Max Woodward will take place at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. on Monday November 21, 2022 at 3:00PM. Woodward, who went to work at Kennedy Center the week it opened and retired after forty-five years as Vice-President of Theater Programming, died on October 14, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

LES MISERABLES On Sale Friday At The Hippodrome Theatre, October 21 Photo LES MISERABLES On Sale Friday At The Hippodrome Theatre, October 21
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 20, 2022

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, will go on sale tomorrow, Friday, October 21 at 10 a.m. for its engagement at the Hippodrome Theatre (Feb 7-12, 2023). Tickets will be available at Ticketmaster.com.

New Interactive Welded Steel Sculpture By Molly Must On View At Governors Island Photo New Interactive Welded Steel Sculpture By Molly Must On View At Governors Island
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2022

West Harlem Art Fund and Artist Molly Must have announced the exhibition of Polly's Cradle, an interactive installation centering an adult-sized cradle and oversized mobile with original soundscape by Brooklyn based artist Kyp Malone.

LES MISERABLES National Tour is Coming to Philadelphia's Kimmel Cultural Campus in No Photo LES MISERABLES National Tour is Coming to Philadelphia's Kimmel Cultural Campus in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

Tickets for Cameron Mackintosh's production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, are currently on sale for its return engagement on Philadelphia's Kimmel Cultural Campus, November 2 through November 13, 2022 at the historic Academy of Music.

Town Hall Celebrates Four Women Composers This Season Photo Town Hall Celebrates Four Women Composers This Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

The Town Hall has announced details on a series of concerts spotlighting four esteemed women composers who have shaped American culture over the decades: the ‚ÄúMother of Contemporary Gospel music,‚ÄĚ Dr.¬†Elbernita ‚ÄúTwinkie‚ÄĚ Clark; legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins; acclaimed opera composer Laura Kaminsky; and trailblazing composer/singer Meredith Monk.

Casting Announced For LES MISERABLES at PPAC Photo Casting Announced For LES MISERABLES at PPAC
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Sch√∂nberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, has been announced. Tickets for its engagement at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) November 15 ‚Äď 20, 2022 are on sale now.¬†

Nick Cartell, Preston Truman Boyd & More to Lead LES MISERABLES North American Tour Photo Nick Cartell, Preston Truman Boyd & More to Lead LES MISERABLES North American Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2022

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh‚Äôs production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Sch√∂nberg‚Äôs Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon,¬†LES MIS√ČRABLES, has been announced. The show will¬†play more than 60 week-long and multi-week engagements through the next two years and beyond.¬†

James Moore Videos

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! ROAD SHOW Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! ROAD SHOW

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 24, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running tonight, July 24, through July 27.

BWW TV: Raul Esparza, Jin Ha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! ROAD SHOW Videoplay
BWW TV: Raul Esparza, Jin Ha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! ROAD SHOW

by TV - Press Previews - Jul 18, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is  Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running July 24-27. Directed and choreographed by Will Davis, with music direction by James Moore, Road Show tells the somewhat true story of the Mizner brothers who inherit a small fortune at the turn of the 20th Century and set out to grab their piece of the American Dream in a country where anything seems possible. The production will star Chuck Cooper (Papa Mizner), Raul Esparza (Wilson Mizner), Jin Ha (Hollis Bessemer), Mary Beth Peil (Mama Mizner), and Brandon Uranowitz (Addison Mizner).

BWW Review: 1776 at The Muny Shows Scuffles and Snags to Independence Videoplay
BWW Review: 1776 at The Muny Shows Scuffles and Snags to Independence

by Tanya Seale - Jul 1, 2019

Three-time Tony Award-winning 1776 with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone is based on the events in Philadelphia leading up to the creation of the United States of America's Declaration of Independence, by making real people of historical giants like John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson. It is with drama and comedy that this dialogue-heavy musical invites us to enter the chamber of the Second Continental Congress and sit for a while with our country's forefathers as they struggle to figure out how to give birth to a new...

VIDEO: Get A First Look at 1776 at The Muny! Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look at 1776 at The Muny!

by Alan Henry - Jun 28, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of 1776, the third show of its second century - not on stage through July 3. Check out the video!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUS Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUSIC MAN

by Alan Henry - Feb 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring Tony Award¬ģ nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill, Tony Award¬ģ-winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo, and Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell as Mrs. Paroo. The semi-staged concert production is directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed...) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime).

BWW TV: We've Got Trouble in DC! Watch Jessie Mueller, Norm Lewis & More Give Sneak P Videoplay
BWW TV: We've Got Trouble in DC! Watch Jessie Mueller, Norm Lewis & More Give Sneak Peek of Kennedy Center's THE MUSIC MAN

by TV - On the Road - Jan 26, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present the Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man. It will star Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill and Tony Award¬ģ-winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo in the starry semi-staged concert production directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed...) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime).

VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet's Jerome Robbins Centennial Celebration: Male Solos w Videoplay
VIDEO: Pacific Northwest Ballet's Jerome Robbins Centennial Celebration: Male Solos with Peter Boal

by Alan Henry - Oct 12, 2018

Peter Boal, Pacific Northwest Ballet artistic director and a former principal dancer of the New York City Ballet, was joined by dancers from the Pacific Northwest Ballet including James Moore, Lucien Postlewaite, and Dylan Wald to discuss and perform male solos by acclaimed choreographer Jerome Robbins on the occasion of Robbins' 2018 centennial. Among the works performed, Peter Boal reconstructed a ‚Äúlost‚ÄĚ solo created for him by Jerome Robbins.

VIDEO: Curtain Up. Light the Lights. Check out a Sneak Peek of GYPSY at The Muny Videoplay
VIDEO: Curtain Up. Light the Lights. Check out a Sneak Peek of GYPSY at The Muny

by Stage Tube - Jul 28, 2018

Tony Award-winning actress Beth Leavel stars as Rose in The Muny's 2018 production of Gypsy. The show opened last night and runs through August 2nd. The Muny's production of Gypsy is directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins with music direction by James Moore.

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Muny's Beth Leavel Led GYPSY Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals Of The Muny's Beth Leavel Led GYPSY

by Alan Henry - Jul 26, 2018

BroadwayWorld has learned that Beth Leavel will lead The Muny's production of GYPSY as Mama Rose! The production will feature direction by Rob Ruggiero, choreography by Ralph Perkins, and music direction by James Moore.

VIDEO: Broadway's MISS SAIGON Cast Takes a Knee in Solidarity with NFL Players Videoplay
VIDEO: Broadway's MISS SAIGON Cast Takes a Knee in Solidarity with NFL Players

by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

NFL players across the country have been taking a knee in a show of solidarity against President Donald Trump, who said players that kneel during the National Anthem to protest racial inequality should be fired. The company of Broadway's MISS SAIGON took their final bow from their knees last night in solidarity with the players - watch the video below!


James Moore Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has James Moore been in?
James Moore has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

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

What awards has James Moore been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical Direction, Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Hello, Dolly! .