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Morgan James

 
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New York-based soul singer, songwriter, and Broadway actress Morgan James. Part of Morgan's creative trajectory has become centered around her full album cover projects. She covered D'Angelo's Black Messiah one month after its release, Jeff Buckley's Grace and a critically acclaimed full cover of ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
New York-based soul singer, songwriter, and Broadway actress Morgan James. Part of Morgan's creative trajectory has become centered around her full album cover projects. She covered D'Angelo's Black Messiah one month after its release, Jeff Buckley's Grace and a critically acclaimed full cover of ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
All-Female Concert Production, 2017
Jesus
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Addams Ancestor
Alice Beineke (Understudy)
Wednesday Addams (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival [Cancelled], 2008
Performer
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2007
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2005
Nadina
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2003
Performer

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Morgan James

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Date:
11/12/2020
Donnie Kehr, Morgan James, Jeremy Schonfeld and Keith Carridine Photo

Donnie Kehr, Morgan James, Jeremy Schonfeld and Keith Carridine

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Date:
11/12/2019
Morgan James Photo

Morgan James

From: 
Date:
11/12/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
All-Female Concert Production, 2017
Jesus

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2010
Addams Ancestor

Alice Beineke (Understudy)

Wednesday Addams (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival [Cancelled], 2008
Performer

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 2007
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2005
Nadina

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2003
Performer

Morgan James Biography

New York-based soul singer, songwriter, and Broadway actress Morgan James.

Part of Morgan's creative trajectory has become centered around her full album cover projects. She covered D'Angelo's Black Messiah one month after its release, Jeff Buckley's Grace and a critically acclaimed full cover of Joni Mitchell's Blue.


Her latest studio album, Reckless Abandon, is her first as an independent artist, and it is her most personal outing yet, prompting the Huffington Post to call MJ the "Brightest Breakout Artist of the Year". Morgan assumed co-writing duties on all twelve tracks and sang all her own background vocals.


In addition to her studio albums Reckless Abandon and Hunter, Morgan has released a live tribute to her idol, Nina Simone, Morgan James Live, as well as an EP featuring some of her fan's favorite covers, YouTube Sessions. (She can also be heard on countless theatre and concept soundtracks). Morgan is proud to note that no vocal tuning of any kind has been used on any of her albums.

Morgan's videos on YouTube have accumulated more than 150 million views (and climbing). With viral sensation Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox, Morgan toured the US, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. She is currently on the road touring with her band!




Morgan James News

Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jackie Burns, Cady Huffman & More to be Featured in Forestburg Photo Jay Armstrong Johnson, Jackie Burns, Cady Huffman & More to be Featured in Forestburgh Playhouse Concert Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

Forestburgh Playhouse has announced the 2022 Forestburgh Under the Stars Broadway Concert Series (June 3 - 18).

Judy Kuhn, Morgan James, Mandy Gonzalez, & Tony Yazbeck Join The Seth Concert Series  Photo Judy Kuhn, Morgan James, Mandy Gonzalez, & Tony Yazbeck Join The Seth Concert Series Lineup
by Team BWW - May 2, 2022

SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky has announced the first of the summer streaming concert series lineup. Stars set for May and June include Judy Kuhn, Morgan James, Mandy Gonzalez, and Tony Yazbeck.

Composer and Pianist Randy Klein Set to Release and New Tracks with Jazzheads Label Photo Composer and Pianist Randy Klein Set to Release and New Tracks with Jazzheads Label
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 30, 2022

When pianist ‚Äď composer Randy Klein began Jazzheads, an independent record label based in NYC, in 1992, he had two label models he aspired to,¬†A&M Records¬†and¬†GRP Records¬†‚Äď ‚ÄúPremiere labels started by musicians, Herb Alpert; Larry Rosen and Dave Grusin. What I observed about each is that they released popular songs adored by the masses but also released inventive ground-breaking music as well. You know, they pushed the form forward!‚ÄĚ says Klein.

Wake Up With BWW 4/25: FUNNY GIRL Reviews, THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Opening, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/25: FUNNY GIRL Reviews, THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH Opening, and More!
by - Apr 25, 2022

Today's top stories include last night's official opening of Funny Girl. Check out the reviews here and stay tuned for more of our coverage from the big night! Tonight, The Skin of Our Teeth officially opens on Broadway, and we'll be updating the reviews as they come in live!

VIDEO: Morgan James' All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is On the Rise! Photo VIDEO: Morgan James' All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is On the Rise!
by Candace Cordelia - Apr 24, 2022

She is risen! And a new cast recording is on the rise! On April 29, Jesus Christ Superstar: Highlights From The All-Female Studio Cast Recording, will at last be available as a full collection of songs at all digital music services.

Wake Up With BWW 4/21: SOME LIKE IT HOT Coming to Broadway, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Revi Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/21: SOME LIKE IT HOT Coming to Broadway, FOR COLORED GIRLS... Reviews, and More!
by - Apr 21, 2022

Today's top stories include last night's opening of for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf. Read the reviews here! Plus, Some Like It Hot will begin performances on Broadway this fall starring Christian Borle and J. Harrison Ghee!

All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Album With Cynthia Erivo, Shoshana Bean & More Sets Photo All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Album With Cynthia Erivo, Shoshana Bean & More Sets Release
by Michael Major - Apr 20, 2022

The album features Cynthia Erivo, Shoshana Bean, Morgan James, Ledisi, Bridget Everett, Orfeh, and Debbie Gravitte. Listen to the first two volumes now!

The York Theatre Company to Present MARILYN MAYE IN MAY Photo The York Theatre Company to Present MARILYN MAYE IN MAY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

The York Theatre Company will bring the Manhattan Queen of Cabaret, Marilyn Maye, accompanied by the incomparable Tedd Firth, to The Theatre at St. Jeans for a ONE-NIGHT-ONLY special benefit concert of Marilyn Maye in May on Monday evening, May 16, 2022 beginning at 7:30PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  to Return to The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to Return to The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue¬†his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday, April 18th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Photos: Opening Night of PENELOPE at the York Theatre Company Photo Photos: Opening Night of PENELOPE at the York Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 8, 2022

The York Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Penelope, or How the Odyssey Was Really Written, a new musical comedy with book & lyrics by Peter Kellogg (York's Desperate Measures), and music by Stephen Weiner (The Rivals), directed and choreographed by Emily Maltby (York's Lolita, My Love), with music direction and orchestrations by David Hancock Turner (York's Cheek to Cheek, Desperate Measures) and vocal arrangements by David Hancock Turner, Steve Delehanty, and Stephen Weiner.

Morgan James Videos

VIDEO: Morgan James' All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is On the Rise! VideoVIDEO: Morgan James' All-Female JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is On the Rise!
by Candace Cordelia - Apr 24, 2022

She is risen! And a new cast recording is on the rise! On April 29, Jesus Christ Superstar: Highlights From The All-Female Studio Cast Recording, will at last be available as a full collection of songs at all digital music services.

BWW Exclusive: Find Out What Going On at the Flooded York Theatre Company and How You VideoBWW Exclusive: Find Out What Going On at the Flooded York Theatre Company and How You Can Help!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 13, 2021

It's been a bad year for the New York Theatre community, but things got even worse last week for the York Theatre Company, which sustained major damage from a water main break. Watch as we check in with James to find out the latest on the situation.

VIDEO: Watch Audra McDonald, Josh Groban & More in UNITED IN SONG PBS Special VideoVIDEO: Watch Audra McDonald, Josh Groban & More in UNITED IN SONG PBS Special
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2021

On New Year's Eve, JoAnn Falletta conducted the National Symphony Orchestra in the PBS Special, United in Song: Celebrating the Resilience of America. The star-studded performance-filmed at George Washington's Mount Vernon and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts-encourages our nation to come together and celebrate our irrepressible strength as we welcome the New Year.

BWW Exclusive: Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Perform 'Wheels of a Dream' fro VideoBWW Exclusive: Audra McDonald & Brian Stokes Mitchell Perform 'Wheels of a Dream' from 'Ragtime' for UNITED IN SONG: CELEBRATING THE RESILIENCE OF AMERICA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 16, 2020

In this exclusive clip from the upcoming PBS special ‚ÄúUnited in Song: Celebrating the Resilience of America,‚ÄĚ Tony winners Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell perform ‚ÄúWheels of a Dream‚ÄĚ from ‚ÄúRagtime.‚ÄĚ

VIDEO: Watch Hailey Kilgore, Solea Pfeiffer, Shoshana Bean, and More in Broadway For  VideoVIDEO: Watch Hailey Kilgore, Solea Pfeiffer, Shoshana Bean, and More in Broadway For Racial Justice's AMPLIFIED Concert
by Stage Tube - Aug 22, 2020

Broadway For Racial Justice recently held a concert, titled Amplified, featuring Hailey Kilgore, Solea Pfeiffer, Shoshana Bean, Jessie Mueller, and more. The event was hosted by Patina Miller and Brandon Michael Nase.

VIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wo VideoVIDEO: Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Ellis, Janet Dacal and More Sing 'Finding Wonderland'
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2020

Frank Wildhorn and more than sixty members of the Wildhorn Musical family simultaneously world premiered a video featuring¬†53¬†singers from¬†12¬†countries, representing¬†17¬†of his musicals, performing the powerful, ‚ÄúFinding Wonderland,‚ÄĚ from the Broadway musical,¬†Wonderland on Friday, July 10th at 9am ET.¬†

VIDEO: Lesli Margherita, Alex Newell, Bonnie Milligan, and Many More Broadway Stars S VideoVIDEO: Lesli Margherita, Alex Newell, Bonnie Milligan, and Many More Broadway Stars Sing 'I Know it's Today' Parody
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 28, 2020

Amidst the quarantine, Ellyn Marsh and Ben Bogen have released a new hilarious parody video, featuring a slew of Broadway stars.

BWW TV Exclusive: Gettin' Peggy Wit It - Peggy Roasts Broadway's Closing Shows VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Gettin' Peggy Wit It - Peggy Roasts Broadway's Closing Shows
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 11, 2019

Morgan James and Ellyn Marie Marsh present 'Gettin Peggy Wit It'! Peggy came to Broadway to roast the soon-to-close shows, including Be More Chill, The Prom, Pretty Woman, The Cher Show, and King Kong. Check out her interview with the show's casts below!

BWW TV: Watch Ashley Park, Erika Henningsen, Ali Stroker & More Raise Their Voices in VideoBWW TV: Watch Ashley Park, Erika Henningsen, Ali Stroker & More Raise Their Voices in VOICE FOR CHOICE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2019

The Hysterical Womxn's Society brought together stars of stage and screen stars to help raise more than $55,000 at their first-ever benefit event 'Voice for Choice' last night at The Cutting Room. Award-winning comedian, writer and activist Judy Gold hosted the one-night-only event in partnership with the ACLU of New York, that assembled strong voices from womxn and allies in the Broadway community and beyond. All proceeds from the event supported the ACLU of New York and the National Network of Abortion Funds.

BWW TV Exclusive: Gettin Peggy With It With Broadway's Hunks Featuring Andy Karl, Kyl VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Gettin Peggy With It With Broadway's Hunks Featuring Andy Karl, Kyle Selig, Joshua Henry, and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2018

In this exclusive video, Peggy sits down with some of Broadway's hunkiest hunks - featuring Andy Karl, Nick Adams, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ben Frankenhauser, Joshua Henry, Kyle Selig, and more! Check out the full video below!


Morgan James Frequently Asked Questions

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

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