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Jim Newman

 
Bio:
Jim Newman is an American actor, writer, producer, and director. Born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, he lives in S√£o Paulo, Brazil. He has written animation scripts for Casper, Toonsylvania, and Mega Babies. Jim was also the director and producer of the live stage version of What's My Line? in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jim Newman is an American actor, writer, producer, and director. Born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, he lives in S√£o Paulo, Brazil. He has written animation scripts for Casper, Toonsylvania, and Mega Babies. Jim was also the director and producer of the live stage version of What's My Line? in ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
La Jolla Playhouse Broadway Transfer, 2013
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
G.C. Wright
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Randy Dexter
Bobby Pepper (Understudy)
Johnny Harmon (Understudy)
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2006
Randy Weinstein
Johnny Harmon/Bobby Pepper (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2003
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2001
Jigger Craigin
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2000
Leading Player
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Millard
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer
Performer
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1999
Henry Antrobus
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Happy McGuire
Couple #4
Bill Kelly (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Cliff [Replacement]
Young Guard [Replacement]
Salesman [Replacement]
Salesman (Understudy) [Replacement]
Artie Green (Understudy) [Replacement]
Young Guard (Understudy) [Replacement]
Cliff (Understudy) [Replacement]
Joe Gillis (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Security Guard [Replacement]
Officer #2 [Replacement]
Local Lad [Replacement]
Ensemble/Other Roles [Replacement]
Ensemble [Replacement]
Captain Walker (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Performer

Photos

Broadway Star Jim Newman & James Harkness alongside Robert Bannon at Rewind at Greenr Photo

Broadway Star Jim Newman & James Harkness alongside Robert Bannon at Rewind at Greenroom 42.

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Date:
04/19/2022
Karen Mason, Jim Newman, Jim Caruso Photo

Karen Mason, Jim Newman, Jim Caruso

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Date:
03/30/2022
Jim Newman and Norm Lewis Photo

Jim Newman and Norm Lewis

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Date:
09/24/2019
Daniel Beeman, Jim Newman, and BJ Gruber Photo

Daniel Beeman, Jim Newman, and BJ Gruber

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06/21/2018
Daniel Beeman, Jim Newman, and BJ Gruber Photo

Daniel Beeman, Jim Newman, and BJ Gruber

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06/21/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
La Jolla Playhouse Broadway Transfer, 2013
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
G.C. Wright

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Randy Dexter

Bobby Pepper (Understudy)

Johnny Harmon (Understudy)

  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2006
Randy Weinstein

Johnny Harmon/Bobby Pepper (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Performer

Performer

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Revival, 2003
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2001
Jigger Craigin

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2000
Leading Player

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2000
Millard

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1999
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Performer

Performer

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1999
Henry Antrobus

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Happy McGuire

Couple #4

Bill Kelly (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1994
Cliff [Replacement]

Young Guard [Replacement]

Salesman [Replacement]

Salesman (Understudy) [Replacement]

Artie Green (Understudy) [Replacement]

Young Guard (Understudy) [Replacement]

Cliff (Understudy) [Replacement]

Joe Gillis (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1993
Security Guard [Replacement]

Officer #2 [Replacement]

Local Lad [Replacement]

Ensemble/Other Roles [Replacement]

Ensemble [Replacement]

Captain Walker (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1989
Performer

Jim Newman Biography

Jim Newman is an American actor, writer, producer, and director. Born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, he lives in S√£o Paulo, Brazil. He has written animation scripts for Casper, Toonsylvania, and Mega Babies. Jim was also the director and producer of the live stage version of What's My Line? in Hollywood.




Jim Newman News

Photos: Robert Bannon Presents REWIND at Green Room 42 Photo Photos: Robert Bannon Presents REWIND at Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2022

Robert Bannon presents 'Rewind' Live at Greenroom 42. The show was directed by Robbie Rozelle & Music Directed by Yasuhiko Fukuoka. 

Photos: Karen Mason Razzle Dazzles At Birdland Photo Photos: Karen Mason Razzle Dazzles At Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

Karen Mason returned to Birdland for one night only to share her love of songwriters John Kander and Fred Ebb in this new show.¬†¬†As one of the original stars of the off-Broadway production of¬†And The World Goes ‚ÄėRound, Mason has a personal connection to these legends and their music.

Full Cast Announced for BROADWAY BARES: TWERK FROM HOME Photo Full Cast Announced for BROADWAY BARES: TWERK FROM HOME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

A company of Broadway Bares favorites and newcomers more than 170 strong will combine forces to light up screens for Broadway Bares: Twerk from Home in its online premiere Sunday, June 20, 2021.

Digital Drama Series Returns For Season 2 On Amazon Photo Digital Drama Series Returns For Season 2 On Amazon
by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2020

Season 2 of After Forever picks up 6 months after Season 1 ended. Brian (2019 Emmy Award winner, Kevin Spirtas) is dating David (Mike McGowan) with whom he was set up at the end of Season 1 by his late husband's parents, Frannie and Carl (2019 Emmy Award nominee Anita Gillette, and Lenny Wolpe).

VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2020

On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Five-Time Emmy Winning AFTER FOREVER Premieres Season Two Photo Five-Time Emmy Winning AFTER FOREVER Premieres Season Two
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 24, 2020

A standing room crowd gathered for a Season 2 Premiere launch last week at The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Renberg Theatre including Sam Harris, Bill Brochtrup, Lawrence Zarian, Gregory Zarian, Todd Sherry, Christopher J Hanke, Nick Adams, and Tony Award winning producer for Dear Evan Hansen, Scott Mauro.

Badiene Magaziner Will Host A Benefit For the AJ Project at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Badiene Magaziner Will Host A Benefit For the AJ Project at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2019

Badiene Magaziner will present and host a Benefit on November 25, 2019 at Feinstein's/54Below for the AJ Project. The AJ Project was founded by Christine Perrelli in memory of her son, AJ Perrelli. AJ, a professional dancer, singer, and actor, passed away from an unexpected head injury at the age of 26. AJ toured with The Village People, performing the role of The Cowboy throughout the country. He had just completed his run and trained Jim Newman to take over, while he stepped in as stand-by for The Construction Worker and The Cowboy. a?oeI was teaching Nick Perrelli, AJ's brother, at the time. Nick was also a gifted singer who had performed on 'THE X FACTOR.' We were all devastated when we heard the tragic news.a??

Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis Headlines The New York Pops Underground Show Photo Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis Headlines The New York Pops Underground Show
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 24, 2019

The New York Pops just hosted its annual cabaret fundraiser at Feinstein's/54 Below last night, September 23, starring Tony and Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis. The event is hosted by New York Pops Music Director Steven Reineke.

Broadway's Judy McLane to Attend Cannes with Short Film HIDING IN DAYLIGHT Photo Broadway's Judy McLane to Attend Cannes with Short Film HIDING IN DAYLIGHT
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 3, 2019

WOW FILMS and ASD Media & Entertainment are pleased to announce that their short film, HIDING IN DAYLIGHT, has been selected to screen at the prestigious American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the world renowned Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2019. The New York theater scene is well represented in this film with stars Judy McLane (Mamma Mia!), Jim Newman (Hands on a Hard Body), Julee Cerda (Children of a Lesser God), and Gary Hilborn (Sweet, Sweet Spirit).

#TBT: HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway! Photo #TBT: HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2019

Six years ago today, the uplifting musical Hands on a Hardbody, based on a documentary of the same name, opened on Broadway featuring Broadway favorites like Keala Settle, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Alison Case! To celebrate the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night with the show's cast and their real life counterparts! Check out the footage below!

Jim Newman Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 21- HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2019

On this day in 2013, the new musical Hands On A Hardbody opened on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

#TBT: HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway! Video#TBT: HANDS ON A HARDBODY Opens On Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 21, 2019

Six years ago today, the uplifting musical Hands on a Hardbody, based on a documentary of the same name, opened on Broadway featuring Broadway favorites like Keala Settle, Jay Armstrong Johnson, and Alison Case! To celebrate the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night with the show's cast and their real life counterparts! Check out the footage below!

VIDEO: On This Day, March 21- Broadway Feels the Joy with HANDS ON A HARDBODY VideoVIDEO: On This Day, March 21- Broadway Feels the Joy with HANDS ON A HARDBODY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2018

On this day in 2013, the new American musical Hands on a Hardbody opened at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

VIDEO: Tony-Award Winner James Monroe Iglehart Featured in NYFA Movie Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 19, 2016

Tony-Award winner, James Monroe Iglehart is featured in New York Film Academy movie musical and BWW has a first look below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Jim Newman Talks Debra Monk's Birthday Benefit Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2014

Beloved stage and screen star Debra Monk celebrates her 65th birthday February 24, 2014, in a free-wheeling rock 'n' roll concert produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was in the rehearsal room with Debra and the gang to preview the show, and you can check out an exclusive interview with Jim Newman below!

BWW TV: HANDS ON A HARDBODY Cast Celebrates Album Release at Barnes & Noble!
by Randy Rainbow - Sep 22, 2013

Ghostlight Records recently celebrated their Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical HANDS ON A HARDBODY with an in-store performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble on the Upper East Side (150 East 86th Street). The event featured original Broadway cast members Keith Carradine, Keala Settle, Janet Krupin, Corey March, Kathleen Elizabeth Monteleone, Jim Newman, Connie Ray, Jon Rua and Dale Soules. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the special event below!

HANDS ON A HARDBODY Cast Album Gets 7/9 Digital Release
by Stage Tube - Jun 13, 2013

Ghostlights Records has just announced that the Original Broadway Cast Recording of HANDS ON A HARDBODY will be released for digital download on July 9, 2013 and the CD will arrive in stores on August 13. The show was nominated for three 2013 Tony Awards, including "Best Original Score." The album features a cut song from the show called "The Tryers" as a special bonus track. In the video below, Amanda Green and Trey Anastasio talk about the music and what to expect from the album!

BWW TV: HANDS ON A HARDBODY Cast Talks Trucks, Texas and the American Dream on Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 24, 2013

The new American musical Hands on a Hardbody just celebrated opening night ON March 21, at Broadway's Brooks AtkinsonTheatre (256 West 47th Street). BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was there for the festivities to chat with the cast and creative team about the new musical, and you can check out what they had to say below!

BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Hunter Foster, Allison Case & More in HANDS ON A HARDBODY- Performance Montage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2013

The new American musical Hands on a Hardbody began preview performances on February 23, 2013 at 8pm at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street), with an official opening night of Thursday, March 21, 2013. BroadwayWorld brings you just-released highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Keith Carradine Talks HANDS ON A HARDBODY!
by Stage Tube - Mar 18, 2013

The new American musical Hands on a Hardbody began preview performances on February 23, 2013 at 8pm at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street), with an official opening night of Thursday, March 21, 2013. In the video below, Keith Carradine talks about the show, its characters and what they're all standing for.


Jim Newman Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Jim Newman been in?
Jim Newman has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

How many West End shows has Jim Newman been in?
Jim Newman has not appeared in the West End