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Bio:
James Wesley is an actor and producer. He is married to musician, actor, writer, and radio host Seth Rudetsky. (read complete bio)
BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST PRODUCER OF A VIRTUAL PROGRAM Photo BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST PRODUCER OF A VIRTUAL PROGRAM
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 3, 2020

So what does one do when one is a nightclub artist stuck in lockdown with no artistic outlet? Create an online show, of course! These people are the BROADWAY WORLD AWARD nominees for BEST PRODUCER OF A VIRTUAL PROGRAM - a new category for a new day.

Vote Today For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards Photo Vote Today For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020

The BWW Cabaret Awards honor exemplary performers and productions in New York from October 1st, 2019 to September 30th, 2020. Nominees in all categories excluding Special Event - Solo and Special Event - Multiple needed to have performed all or the majority of their shows (at least two of three shows) during this eligibility period.

New Works Virtual Festival to be Featured on Stars In The House Photo New Works Virtual Festival to be Featured on Stars In The House
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2020

On Friday, December 4th, the New Works Virtual Festival will be featured on Stars in the House hosted by NWVF cast member Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley.

The Seth Concert Series To Offer Holiday Package of 15 Shows On Demand Photo The Seth Concert Series To Offer Holiday Package of 15 Shows On Demand
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020

For a limited time, fans will be able to purchase fifteen of The Seth Concert Series performances featuring Broadway's biggest stars!

Ana Gasteyer, James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Pascal, and Kerry Butler Join THE SETH CONC Photo Ana Gasteyer, James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Pascal, and Kerry Butler Join THE SETH CONCERT SERIES in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020

Ana Gasteyer, James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Pascal and Kerry Butler will join the December line-up of talent slated for The Seth Concert Series.

Sierra Boggess, Andy Karl, Jesse Mueller and More Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Benefit for Photo Sierra Boggess, Andy Karl, Jesse Mueller and More Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Benefit for Humane Society of New York
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2020

STARS IN THE HOUSE will feature Sierra Boggess, Lilli Cooper, Darius de Haas, Andy Karl, JoseLlana, Jesse Mueller, Orfeh, Paige Price, Kate Rockwell, Doug Sills and Will Swenson, performing from their homes along with their pets, to benefit the Humane Society of New York, on Friday, November 27 at 8pm ET.

BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST REGULARLY SCHEDULED CHAT SHOW Photo BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST REGULARLY SCHEDULED CHAT SHOW
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 22, 2020

These chatty Cathys have made sure that, during the show business shutdown, there was a way for fans to get to know their favorites a little better, and each host developed their own voice and vision. Let's talk about the shows nominated for Broadway World Awards for BEST REGULARLY SCHEDULED CHAT SHOW.

Lauren Molina Joins Robert Cuccioli, Claybourne Elder, Santino Fontana & More for MAN Photo Lauren Molina Joins Robert Cuccioli, Claybourne Elder, Santino Fontana & More for MAN & SUPERMAN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020

Monday November 16th (at 8pm) will offer a performance of Shaw's rarely performed Man & Superman, adapted and directed by David Staller, featuring Robert Cuccioli, Claybourne Elder, Santino Fontana, Nikki M. James, Christine Toy Johnson, Rob McClure, Lauren Molina, and more. Ms. Molina replaces the previously announced Margaret Odette.

BWW Interview: How Seth Fradkoff is Raising Money for Artists in a Time of Need Photo BWW Interview: How Seth Fradkoff is Raising Money for Artists in a Time of Need
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020

When the pandemic arrived in the spring and Broadway entered what would become its longest shutdown in history, industry veteran Seth Fradkoff was one of many who immediately joined the effort to help.

VIDEO: Watch a FAMILY TIES Reunion on Stars in the House Photo VIDEO: Watch a FAMILY TIES Reunion on Stars in the House
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2020

The Keatons are back!  Tonight, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley welcomed Meredith Baxter (Elyse Keaton), Michael Gross (Steven Keaton), Michael J. Fox (Alex P. Keaton), Tina Yothers (Jennifer Keaton), Brian Bonsall (Andrew “Andy” Keaton), Marc Price (Irwin “Skippy” Handelman), and Scott Valentine (Nick Moore) to “Stars in the House” to discuss all things “Family Ties,” and reminisce about their time on one of the most beloved sitcoms in television history.  

New Works Virtual Festival Announces Final Plays And New Dates Photo New Works Virtual Festival Announces Final Plays And New Dates
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2020

The New Works Virtual Festival will stream 20 new non-musical scripts every day from December 4th - 24th of 2020 (19 plays, 1 teleplay) featuring the work of a diverse group of writers and all-star cast members. A 21st piece will be selected from holiday-themed submissions to be streamed on December 25th.

The Cast of FAMILY TIES to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo The Cast of FAMILY TIES to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that Meredith Baxter (Elyse Keaton), Michael Gross (Steven Keaton), Michael J. Fox (Alex P. Keaton), Tina Yothers (Jennifer Keaton), Marc Price (Irwin 'Skippy' Handelman), and Scott Valentine (Nick Moore), will reunite on 'Stars in the House' on Tuesday, November 10 at 8PM ET.

VIDEO: Watch Sean Hayes, Ben Stiller, Josh Groban, Andrea Martin and More on STARS IN Photo VIDEO: Watch Sean Hayes, Ben Stiller, Josh Groban, Andrea Martin and More on STARS IN THE HOUSE Vote-A-Thon- Live All Day!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2020

'Stars in the House's' Election Day Vote-A-Thon is getting even bigger! Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will welcome stage and screen favorites have joined the lineup all day today.

Sean Hayes, Ben Stiller, Josh Groban, Andrea Martin and MORE Join STARS IN THE HOUSE  Photo Sean Hayes, Ben Stiller, Josh Groban, Andrea Martin and MORE Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Election Day Vote-A-Thon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2020

'Stars in the House's' Election Day Vote-A-Thon is getting even bigger! Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that a who's who of stage and screen favorites have joined the lineup for November 3rd, including Sean Hayes, Martin Short, Ben Stiller, Will Chase & Ingrid Michaelson, Josh Groban, Beth Malone, Michael Cerveris and more.

Jeremy Jordan, Jessie Mueller, Megan Hilty, Annette Bening and More Join STARS IN THE Photo Jeremy Jordan, Jessie Mueller, Megan Hilty, Annette Bening and More Join STARS IN THE HOUSE Election Day Vote-A-Thon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020

'Stars in the House' will mark Election Day with a 10 hour marathon! From 9 AM to 7 PM on November 3rd, and James will be LIVE with special guests including Bellamy Young, Dana Delany, Marcia Cross, Jessie Mueller, Megan Hilty, Jeremy Jordan, Marc Shaiman, Vanessa Williams, Adam Pascal, Peri Gilpin, Anika Larsen, Judy Kuhn, Marilu Henner, and more.

First Listen: Hear a Track from NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! THE MUSICAL Concept Recordi Photo First Listen: Hear a Track from NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD! THE MUSICAL Concept Recording
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2020

Tomorrow, October 23, Broadway Records will release of the Original Concept Recording of Night of the Living Dead! The Musical! The album will be available everywhere digital music is sold.

Annette Bening Will Direct And Star In COASTAL DISTURBANCES for PLAYS IN THE HOUSE Photo Annette Bening Will Direct And Star In COASTAL DISTURBANCES for PLAYS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that stage and screen icon Annette Bening will return to the role that earned her her first Tony nomination - Holly Dancer in Coastal Disturbances - LIVE on 'Plays In The House.'

Cast of KNOTS LANDING to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE Photo Cast of KNOTS LANDING to Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the cast of the classic soap 'Knots Landing' will reunite LIVE on 'Stars in the House' Friday, October 9th at 8 PM ET.

Nominations Deadline EXTENDED For BroadwayWorld's NEXT ON STAGE Season 2 Singing Comp Photo Nominations Deadline EXTENDED For BroadwayWorld's NEXT ON STAGE Season 2 Singing Competition
by BWW Staff - Sep 28, 2020

Deadline extended! BroadwayWorld announced that by popular demand, the deadline to BROADWAY'S NEXT ON STAGE SEASON 2 has been extended to September 28 at midnight. Join our online musical theatre singing competition for student performers sponsored by Broadway Records today!

BWW Blog: Broadway Nights - The Perfect Book for your Quarantine Blues Photo BWW Blog: Broadway Nights - The Perfect Book for your Quarantine Blues
by Student Blogger: Maria Puig - Sep 25, 2020

I purchased the audiobook version months ago, but I had never listened to it until quarantine. I finally read the book, and it's one of the best audiobooks I've heard. 

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