Peter Francis-James News

Also Credited As: Peter Francis James
 
Date Of Birth:
September 16, 1956 (62)
Birth Place:
Chicago, IL, USA
Bio:
Broadway: The Merchant of Venice, On Golden Pond, Drowning Crow, Judgment at Nuremberg. Public: Stuff Happens (OBIE & Lucille Lortel Awards), Horatio in Kevin Kline's HAMLET. U.K: The Lady From Dubuque (w/ Maggie Smith). CSC: The Maids (OBIE Award). Signature: The Lady From Dubuque (Lortel ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: September 16, 1956 (62)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

Bio:
Broadway: The Merchant of Venice, On Golden Pond, Drowning Crow, Judgment at Nuremberg. Public: Stuff Happens (OBIE & Lucille Lortel Awards), Horatio in Kevin Kline's HAMLET. U.K: The Lady From Dubuque (w/ Maggie Smith). CSC: The Maids (OBIE Award). Signature: The Lady From Dubuque (Lortel ... (read more)
Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/11/2019
by - May 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/11/2019. (more...)

Peter Francis James, Cara Ricketts And More Will Star In The Acting Company's Reading Of WAIT UNTIL DARKPeter Francis James, Cara Ricketts And More Will Star In The Acting Company's Reading Of WAIT UNTIL DARK
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Acting Company (Founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley; Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) announced casting today for the second reading in the 23rd John McDonald Salon Reading Series, Frederick Knott's classic thriller Wait Until Dark. The reading will take place on Monday, May 20 at 7 PM at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY). Tickets are available now online at www.theactingcompany.org. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 5/7: Drama Critics Circle Awards, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/7: Drama Critics Circle Awards, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - May 7, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Yesterday, the Drama Critics Circle Awards were announced, with the big winners being Tootsie, The Ferryman, and more! (more...)

HILLARY AND CLINTON Will Have a Special Midnight Performance May 16HILLARY AND CLINTON Will Have a Special Midnight Performance May 16
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath's new play, Hillary and Clinton, will offer a special Midnight Performance on Thursday, May 16, 2019. Hillary and Clinton stars Tony and Emmy Award winners Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow, featuring Zak Orth and Peter Francis James. Directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello, Hillary and Clinton began performances at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) on March 16, 2019, ahead of opening to critical acclaim on April 18, 2019. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 4/19: HILLARY AND CLINTON Reviews, and More!Wake Up With BWW 4/19: HILLARY AND CLINTON Reviews, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 19, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld, and Happy Friday! Kick off your weekend by catching up on today's top stories! (more...)

Review Roundup: HILLARY AND CLINTON Opens On Broadway- See What The Critics Think!Review Roundup: HILLARY AND CLINTON Opens On Broadway- See What The Critics Think!
by Review Roundups - Apr 18, 2019

Hillary and Clinton opens tonight, March 16, 2019, at the John Golden Theatre, where it plays through July 21, 2019. The new play by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, stars award-winning actors Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. Completing the cast are Zak Orth and Peter Francis James. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow & More in HILLARY AND CLINTON on Broadway!Photo Flash: First Look at Laurie Metcalf, John Lithgow & More in HILLARY AND CLINTON on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

Hillary and Clinton opens tonight, March 16, 2019, at the John Golden Theatre, where it plays through July 21, 2019. The new play by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, stars award-winning actors Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. Completing the cast are Zak Orth and Peter Francis James. (more...)

Meet the Cast of HILLARY AND CLINTON- Now in Previews!Meet the Cast of HILLARY AND CLINTON- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Mar 16, 2019

Hillary and Clinton begins previews tonight, March 16, 2019, ahead of an official opening night on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the John Golden Theatre. (more...)

HILLARY AND CLINTON Begins Previews on Broadway TonightHILLARY AND CLINTON Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2019

Hillary and Clinton begins previews tonight, March 16, 2019, ahead of an official opening night on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the John Golden Theatre. (more...)

Zak Orth and Peter Francis James Complete Cast of HILLARY AND CLINTONZak Orth and Peter Francis James Complete Cast of HILLARY AND CLINTON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018

Zak Orth and Peter Francis James will complete the cast of Hillary and Clinton, the highly anticipated new play by Tony Award nominee Lucas Hnath, joining the previously announced Tony and Emmy Award winners Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow. (more...)

Review Roundup: HENRY V at Hartford StageReview Roundup: HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Henry V is the first Shakespeare production, and the second play overall, in Hartford Stage's 55-year history to be staged in the round. In addition to Grush, the ensemble cast - comprised of half men and half women - features Karen Aldridge as Exeter, Miles Anderson as Pistol, Kate Forbes as the Constable of France and Burgundy, Peter Francis James as the Chorus and Sir Thomas Erpingham, Felicity Jones Latta as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Nym and Alice, and Baron Vaughn as Fluellen and Mistress Quickly. Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson will helm the production, which marks her Shakespeare directorial debut for the Tony Award-winning theatre. (more...)

Stephen Louis Grush to Lead HENRY V at Hartford StageStephen Louis Grush to Lead HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for Henry V, which will be performed Thursday, October 11, through Sunday, November 11. Stephen Louis Grushportrays the English king. (more...)

Tyne Daly Joins Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT, Full CastTyne Daly Joins Staged Reading of Will Eno's GNIT, Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA; Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) announces additional casting for a public reading of Obie and Drama Desk Award-winning playwright Will Eno's Gnit, directed by Oliver Butler (The Open House, 2014). (more...)

Kathleen Chalfant, Michael Urie, Dana Ivey & More Perform At Free SHAKESPEARE SONNET SLAMKathleen Chalfant, Michael Urie, Dana Ivey & More Perform At Free SHAKESPEARE SONNET SLAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

The 8th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam is being held tomorrow, Friday, April 27th from 1-4pm at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park. Notable Sonnet readers this year include Michael Urie, Dana Ivey, Brian Soliwoda as C.P. Shakes and Perdita, the pigeon, Peter Francis James, American painter Gerri Davis and Award-winning Orchestrator Michael Starobin. The Sonnet Slam features 154 readers of all ages performing all 154 of Shakespeare's Sonnets in numerical order. The event is free to the public. This year, the kickoff Reader for Sonnet #1 will be Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk-winner Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit, Showtime's The Affair). (more...)

Michael Urie & Dana Ivey Added To Free Shakespeare Sonnet Slam In Central ParkMichael Urie & Dana Ivey Added To Free Shakespeare Sonnet Slam In Central Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

The 8th Annual Shakespeare's Birthday Sonnet Slam being held Friday, April 27th from 1-4pm at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park has added Michael Urie, Dana Ivey and many others to the festivities. The Sonnet Slam features 154 readers of all ages performing all 154 of Shakespeare's Sonnets in numerical order.  The event is free to the public. This year, the kickoff Reader for Sonnet #1 will be Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk-winner Kathleen Chalfant (Angels in America, Wit, Showtime's The Affair). (more...)

Cast Announced for the Goodman's HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARSCast Announced for the Goodman's HAVING OUR SAY: THE DELANY SISTERS' FIRST 100 YEARS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

"Life is short, and it's up to you to make it sweet." - Sadie Delany (1889 -1999). Goodman Theatre revives Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, Emily Mann's "warming theatrical event" (Variety)that celebrates the lives of "two strong, vibrant women dispensing joy and wisdom" (Chicago Tribune). Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith's production features Ella Joyce and Marie Thomas as the Delany centenarians, Bessie (1891 - 1995) and Sadie (1889 -1999), respectively, as they trace their lives in a heartfelt reflection of their family history and triumphs over prejudices in times of social unrest. (more...)

Signature Theatre to Honor Legacy Playwright Edward Albee at Annual GalaSignature Theatre to Honor Legacy Playwright Edward Albee at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

The Signature Theatre (Paige Evans, Artistic Director; James Houghton, Founder) Annual Gala will take place on Monday, March 12, 2018 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (located at 480 West 42nd Street between 9th & 10th Avenues). The event will celebrate the late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee and honor the passionate and visionary leadership of former President of the Signature Board of Trustees, Michael Rauch. The Gala is taking place on what would have been Edward Albee's 90th Birthday. (more...)

Photo Flash: Santino Fontana, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Star in GTG's PYGMALIONPhoto Flash: Santino Fontana, James Monroe Iglehart, and More Star in GTG's PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director)'s 13th Season of Project Shaw continued on February 19th with Pygmalion, one of Shaw's most beloved plays, the basis for the musical, My Fair Lady (returning to Broadway later this season!). Artistic Director David Staller directed. (more...)

Photo Coverage: AT HOME AT THE ZOO Opens Off-BroadwayPhoto Coverage: AT HOME AT THE ZOO Opens Off-Broadway
by Walter McBride - Feb 22, 2018

Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo: Homelife & The Zoo Story officially opened last night on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld attended the event and you can check out photos below! (more...)

Santino Fontana Joins Starry One Night Only PYGMALIONSantino Fontana Joins Starry One Night Only PYGMALION
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group today announces that Santino Fontana joins the next presentation of the 13th Season of Project Shaw presented monthly at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street).  (more...)

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