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James Whitmore

Birth Place: White Plains, NY, USA

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James Whitmore STAGE CREDITS

Original Broadway Production, 1982
The Colonel

Theodore Roosevelt



Tom Willard

Tech Sergeant Harold Evans

James Whitmore Awards and Nominations

Helen Hayes Awards - 1992 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Production

James WhitmoreWill Rogers' U.S.A

Theatre World Awards - 1948 - Performance

James Whitmore, Command Decision

Tony Awards - 1948 - Outstanding Performance By Newcomers

James Whitmore, Command Decision

James Whitmore News

THE LAST YIDDISH SPEAKER Comes to Philadelphia This Month

What if the January 6, 2021 insurrection was successful? The Last Yiddish Speaker by Deborah Zoe Laufer imagines this alternate reality where a white supremacist regime has come into power. Learn more about the play here!
Amas Musical Theatre To Honor Patricia Birch And Len Cariou At 55th Annual Benefit Gala Concert

Amas Musical Theatre will celebrate its 55th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, May 13, 2024 at Baruch Performing Arts Center.
Len Cariou & Peter Filichia To Be Honored at 78th Annual Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors has announced two of the individuals to be honored at 78th Annual Theatre World Awards to be held on Monday evening, June 10, 2024 beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS is Coming to MCCC's Kelsey Theatre This Month

Experience Arthur Miller's powerful drama 'All My Sons' at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre. Explore themes of morality, guilt, and responsibility during World War II.
Stage Adaptation of THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION Opens in China

A stage adaptation of the film The Shawshank Redemption is now playing in China! The production opened in Shenzhen on January 4, and will head to Shanghai and Beijing next. 
Review: CHARLOTTESVILLE at Capital Fringe Festival

Based on many, many interviews with residents of Charlottesville, court transcripts and news reports, the very timely and relevant show Charlottesville was presented with theatrical integrity and complex layers/themes as part of the 2023 Capital Fringe Festival.
Photos: Music Conservatory of Westchester Honors André De Shields at 22nd Annual Gala

The Music Conservatory of Westchester, a non-profit music school in White Plains, NY, honored a music legend, Broadway icon, reality star great, and landmark theatre at its annual gala— the 22nd Golf & Tennis Classic and Gala on June 26.
L.A. Theatre Works Highlights 12½-Hour, Star-Studded, Unabridged Recording Of BABBITT

In 1987, L.A. Theatre Works took the audio world by storm with a word-by-word recording of “Babbitt,” the seminal novel by Sinclair Lewis, starring Edward Asner in the title role and with a 33-member star-studded ensemble playing all the remaining parts.
Rodgers and Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! is Now Streaming on Disney Plus

When and where can you find Oklahoma! streaming? We have your answer here!
UN DÍA COMO HOY: OKLAHOMA! se estrenaba en Broadway

La producción original de OKLAHOMA! en Broadway se estrenó el 31 de marzo de 1943 en el St. James Theatre de Nueva York. Fue dirigida por Rouben Mamoulian, coreografiada por Agnes de Mille y protagonizada por Alfred Drake.
Author Howard Sherman Announced for Players' PLAYGROUP

Peterborough Players is honored to welcome author Howard Sherman as guest expert at the next Playgroup, taking place online on March 26th and April 2nd at 7:30 pm. 
VIDEO: Celebrate the the 65th Anniversary of the OKLAHOMA! Film Premiere

Today, October 11th marks the 65th Anniversary of the Oklahoma! film premiere!

Older women like writer-actress Tulis McCall - a woman of a certain age - often talk of feeling they become 'invisible' after a certain age. A younger woman, the comedian and actress, Amy Schumer tackled this recently in in her famous 'Last F**kable Day' sketch. Raw, yes. And a valid point of view that Tulis explores in her latest monologue, 'ALL IN THE TIMING: Advice From A Woman Who Knows Better' at QSOLO 2020 Festival this weekend at AuxDog theatre in Albuquerque. Its theme is the stage of life when one is assumed to be 'past one's prime,' however, in 'All in the Timing' she reflects on a person's whole lifespan, as well as time when the road ahead is shorter than the road behind.
Peterborough Players Presents Their 86th Year Of Professional Theatre

A graceful examination of a collision of cultures. A comedy about the hilarious eccentricities of Midwestern family life. A big Broadway musical where lonely hearts fall in love. A play about an artist's responsibility for his art with some of the most beautiful music in the world. After 86 years, the 2019 season at the Peterborough Players promises to continue their tradition of producing delightful, surprising, thought-provoking professional theatre at the highest level. In addition, this year boasts an entire season of American playwrights.
Peterborough Players Season Opens with Mahida's EXTRA KEY TO HEAVEN

A chance encounter between a young American artist and an Iranian college student waiting for a ferry sets the scene for Mahida's Extra Key to Heaven, by New Hampshire Playwright Russell Davis. Kicking off the theatre's 86th year, the show opens on June 19th and runs through June 30th.
Philadelphia Artists' Collective Brings IPHIGENIA AT AULIS to the USS Olympia

A nation on the brink of war. A family on the edge of collapse. An army poised to strike, but unable to sail - unless their great general sacrifices his daughter. The PAC (The Sea Plays, Creditors) returns to the Fringe aboard the historic USS Olympia to present Euripides' heartbreaking tragedy of human folly.
Meet ELTC's Will Rogers at After-Show Q&A

For those who didn't have the opportunity to meet Tom Byrn, the actor portraying the title role in East Lynne Theater Company's 'Will Rogers' U.S.A.' at the after-show party at The Washington Inn, another chance is to be had on Friday, June 23 at an after-show Q&A.  It's a wonderful opportunity for patrons to ask the actor and the director such questions as how characters are created, what goes into selecting a season of plays, and where they have previously worked.   
East Lynne Theater Company to Launch Summer Season with WILL ROGERS' U.S.A.

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company is pleased to offer several evenings with Rogers, as portrayed by Tom Bryn, in 'Will Rogers' U.S.A.' This funny and smart show runs from June 14 through July 22, Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8:30 p.m.
East Lynne Theater Company's 37th Season Continues!

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company continues its 37th season in June. This year's theme is 'The American Dream.'
BWW Exclusive: Behind the Numbers of Tony-Winning Broadway Debuts

This year's Tony nominations, announced earlier this month, brought a slew of renowned names. Performers such as Kevin Kline (PRESENT LAUGHTER), Nathan Lane (THE FRONT PAGE) and Patti LuPone (WAR PAINT) are no strangers to the Tony Awards, let alone to the Broadway stage.


How many Broadway shows has James Whitmore been in?

James Whitmore has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has James Whitmore been in?

James Whitmore has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has James Whitmore been nominated for?

James Whitmore has been nominated for several awards including Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Production at the Helen Hayes Awards for "Will Rogers' U.S.A.", Performance at the Theatre World Awards for "Command Decision", and Outstanding Performance By Newcomers at the Tony Awards for "Command Decision".

What awards has James Whitmore won?

James Whitmore has won the Performance award at the Theatre World Awards for his role in Command Decision. He also won the Outstanding Performance By Newcomers award at the Tony Awards for the same performance in Command Decision.

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