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He won a 2014 Tony Award for his performance in Aladdin. He originated the role of Bobby in the Tony-winning musical Memphis. Other NYC: The 25th Annual…Spelling Bee and The Wiz. Film/TV: “The Good Wife” and “The Electric Company” (the Silent E Soloist). James is a member of the hip-hop ... (read more)
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Bio:
He won a 2014 Tony Award for his performance in Aladdin. He originated the role of Bobby in the Tony-winning musical Memphis. Other NYC: The 25th Annual…Spelling Bee and The Wiz. Film/TV: “The Good Wife” and “The Electric Company” (the Silent E Soloist). James is a member of the hip-hop ... (read more)
Thomas Kail & Everett Bradly to Be Honored by SAYThomas Kail & Everett Bradly to Be Honored by SAY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

The Stuttering Association for the Young (SAY.org) will host its 17th Annual Benefit Gala, honoring long-time SAY supporter and Tony Award-winning director Thomas Kail with the Budd Mayer Advocacy Award, and inducting SAY's Musical Director Everett Bradly into the SAY Hall of Fame. Hosted by Broadway's Tony-Award-winning, past SAY Honoree Kelli O'Hara, the benefit gala will take place on Monday, May 13th, 2019 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place), followed by a Chef's Tasting Event at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. (more...)

OFF THE TOP! Welcomes James Monroe Iglehart And Angel Desai As Special GuestsOFF THE TOP! Welcomes James Monroe Iglehart And Angel Desai As Special Guests
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

JASON KRAVITS improvises an entire cabaret from scratch (twice!) in his triumphant return to Birdland Theater withOFF the TOP!April 28thand 29th. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 4/2: INK Begins Previews on Broadway, and More!Wake Up With BWW 4/2: INK Begins Previews on Broadway, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 2, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! After surviving April Fools' Day, kick off the rest of your week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 5 Genies (and Disney Alumni) Celebrate ALADDIN's 5th Anniversary on Broadway!Photo Coverage: 5 Genies (and Disney Alumni) Celebrate ALADDIN's 5th Anniversary on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 1, 2019

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Aladdin on Broadway, five current and former Genies stopped the show following yesterday's matinee to perform a medley of Aladdin hits. The five Genies included Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, current star Michael James Scott, tour Genie Major Attaway, and current Broadway Genie standbys Juwan Crawley and Deonte L. Warren. (more...)


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VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadway AnniversaryVIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadway Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2019

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Aladdin on Broadway, 5 current and former Genies stopped the show following today's matinee with a medley of Aladdin hits at the New Amsterdam Theatre. The 5 Genies were Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, current star Michael James Scott, tour Genie Major Attaway, and current Broadway Genie standbys Juwan Crawley and Deonte L. Warren. (more...)

VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and Dawn Iglehart Share Positive & Powerful Update On Social MediaVIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and Dawn Iglehart Share Positive & Powerful Update On Social Media
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

Tonight on social media, Tony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart and his wife, Dawn Iglehart, posted a very personal and positive message regarding Dawn's health as she concludestreatment for Hodgkin's lymphoma. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mary Wilson, Berry Gordy & More Walk the Red Carpet at AIN'T TOO PROUDPhoto Coverage: Mary Wilson, Berry Gordy & More Walk the Red Carpet at AIN'T TOO PROUD
by Monroe George - Mar 22, 2019

'Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations' opened last night, March 21, at Broadway's legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Checkout photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- Are You Gonna Love This Guy! ALADDIN Opens On BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, March 20- Are You Gonna Love This Guy! ALADDIN Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 20, 2019

On this day in 2014, Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)

THE OTHER JOSH COHEN Ends Extended Off-Broadway Run In AprilTHE OTHER JOSH COHEN Ends Extended Off-Broadway Run In April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Producers Suzanne Gilad & Larry Rogowsky announced today that the hit musical comedy THE OTHER JOSH COHEN will end its extended Off-Broadway run at the Westside Theatre on April 7, 2019.A National Tour will launch in 2020, cities and dates will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Gang from the Broadwaysted PodcastCelebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Gang from the Broadwaysted Podcast
by Broadwaysted - Mar 11, 2019

Broadwaysted, the popular theatre podcast, is bringing their unique brand of boozy theatre-themed fun to The Green Room 42 on Sunday March 17th at 9:30pm with 'A St. Patrick's Day Spectacular!' (more...)

Tweet, Tweet: BroadwayWorld's Must-Follow Twitter Accounts in 2019Tweet, Tweet: BroadwayWorld's Must-Follow Twitter Accounts in 2019
by BWW Special - Mar 7, 2019

Twitter users, check out your next list of must-follow accounts for 2019! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look At FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Lin-Manuel Miranda's comedy hip hop groupFreestyle Love Supremeis currently playing a limited engagement off-Broadway at the Greenwich House Theatre. See the crew along with pop-up performersTony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart and Tony-nominee Christopher Jackson sharing the stage at a first look at the production below! (more...)

BWW Review: Hip-Hop Improv FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Dazzles With Verbal DexterityBWW Review: Hip-Hop Improv FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Dazzles With Verbal Dexterity
by Michael Dale - Feb 13, 2019

The only part of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME that doesn't bounce off an audience response comes at the very beginning when four voices announce a "mic check" and standard phrases like "mic one check" and "this is microphone two" get extended into a frenetic off-the-cuff mixture of words, rhythms and beats. (more...)

Bid Now to Win Two VIP Tickets to FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Benefit Performance with Lin-Manuel MirandaBid Now to Win Two VIP Tickets to FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME Benefit Performance with Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2019

Tickets sold out in days, but here's your chance to bid for 2 VIP tickets for you and a guest to attend a one-night-only Ars Nova benefit performance of Freestyle Love Supreme on March 3, 2019! You'll also get to attend the post-show after-party with the cast - including Lin-Manuel Miranda! (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart Will Write Spider-Man for Marvel ComicsJames Monroe Iglehart Will Write Spider-Man for Marvel Comics
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 8, 2019

James Monroe Iglehart has made a name for himself on stage, starring in Aladdin and Hamilton on Broadway. Now, he's breaking into the comic book scene, according to Bleeding Cool! (more...)

Bid Now to Meet the cast of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME at a Benefit Performance in NYCBid Now to Meet the cast of FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME at a Benefit Performance in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2019

Before Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda was part of the unique Freestyle Love Supremehip hop improv show. The seeds of the show were planted during rehearsals for Miranda's first Broadway show, In the Heights. Along with fellow cast member Anthony Veneziale, Miranda freestyled during rehearsal breaks and eventually co-created this unique show with Heights director Thomas Kail. Now, Freestyle Love Supreme returns to NYC for a limited run, starring Anthony Veneziale (aka Two Touch), Chris Sullivan (aka Shockwave), Utkarsh Ambudkar (aka UTK The Inc), Bill Sherman (aka King Sherman), Arthur Lewis (aka Arthur the Geniuses) and Andrew Bancroft (aka Jelly Donut). Special guests with Miranda (aka Lin-Man) include Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (aka J-Soul) and Hamilton co-stars Christopher Jackson (aka C-Jack) and Daveed Diggs (aka Mr. Diggs). (more...)

ALADDIN's Kathryn Allison Releases Album Featuring James Monroe IglehartALADDIN's Kathryn Allison Releases Album Featuring James Monroe Iglehart
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2019

Kathryn Allison releases her debut album Something Real. It is produced and arranged by Grammy Winner Dominic Fallacaro. Mr. Iglehart appears with Ms. Allison on the classic Motown tune 'Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing.' Ms. Allison recently released her second single and video 'The Song of Purple Summer' from Spring Awakening, rearranged as a femme anthem. (more...)

VIDEO: Freestyle Love Supreme Will Partner With Yondr to Create Phone-Free Experience at ShowsVIDEO: Freestyle Love Supreme Will Partner With Yondr to Create Phone-Free Experience at Shows
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 26, 2019

Freestyle Love Supreme has announced on their Twitter that they are partnering with Yondr to create a phone-free experience at their shows. Patrons will put their phones in locked pouches upon entering the theatre, and will be able to unlock them when they leave. (more...)

Enter to Win Tickets to Ars Nova's Greenwich HouseWarming Party With Lin-Manuel MirandaEnter to Win Tickets to Ars Nova's Greenwich HouseWarming Party With Lin-Manuel Miranda
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2019

Ars Nova has announced the Ars Nova at Greenwich HouseWarming Party, a benefit performance of Freestyle Love Supreme with Lin-Manuel Miranda that will take place on Sunday, March 3, 6pm at Ars Nova at Greenwich House (27 Barrow Street, Manhattan). The HouseWarming Party will celebrate Ars Nova's expansion into the historic Greenwich House Theater and support the development of new artistic programs at two New York theaters: Ars Nova at Greenwich House and the Ars Nova Hub on 54th Street. (more...)

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