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Sam Mendes to be honored by Roundabout Theatre

Sam Mendes to be honored by Roundabout Theatre

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- British film and stage director Sam Mendes is to be presented with the Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre next month in New York.
Gyllenhaal, Falco up for Drama League Awards

Gyllenhaal, Falco up for Drama League Awards

NEW YORK, April 23 (UPI) -- The Drama League nominated the New York musicals "Dogfight," "Here Lies Love" and "Kinky Boots" for its Best Musical Award Tuesday.
'Smash' soundtrack set for release

'Smash' soundtrack set for release

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., April 3 (UPI) -- NBC and Columbia Records say the soundtrack from the first season of the American musical series "Smash" will be released next month.
Jonas, Peters to appear on TV's 'Smash'

Jonas, Peters to appear on TV's 'Smash'

NEW YORK, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Recording artist Nick Jonas and Broadway star Bernadette Peters have booked guest appearances on the upcoming musical drama "Smash," NBC said.
'Time Stands Still' to reopen in the fall

'Time Stands Still' to reopen in the fall

NEW YORK, May 5 (UPI) -- "Time Stands Still," which earned a Tony Award nomination Tuesday for Best Play, is to reopen this fall on Broadway after a hiatus, its producers said.
Brian D'Arcy James set for 'Time' play

Brian D'Arcy James set for 'Time' play

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Brian D'Arcy James, currently portraying the titular ogre in Broadway's "Shrek The Musical," has signed on to star in the play "Time Stands Still" next year.
'Shrek The Musical' opens on Broadway

'Shrek The Musical' opens on Broadway

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- "Shrek The Musical," starring Brian d'Arcy James as the titular ogre and Sutton Foster as Princess Fiona, opened on Broadway Sunday night.
Brian d'Arcy James to play Shrek on B'way

Brian d'Arcy James to play Shrek on B'way

NEW YORK, March 20 (UPI) -- Broadway veteran Brian d'Arcy James has been cast in the title role of the upcoming New York stage production of "Shrek the Musical."

Chenoweth set to join Broadway's 'Tree'

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Tony Award-winning actress Kristin Chenoweth is set to return to Broadway with the upcoming musical, "The Apple Tree."

Trio cast in Broadway 'Apple Tree' revival

NEW YORK, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- The producers of the Broadway revival "The Apple Tree" have cast Marc Kudisch, Walter Charles and Brian d'Arcy James opposite star Kristin Chenoweth.

Broadway gets new 'Scoundrels'

NEW YORK, June 7 (UPI) -- Keith Carradine and Brian d'Arcy James will take over the leads in Broadway's "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" next month.

'Modern Millie' gets 11 Tony nominations

NEW YORK, May 6 (UPI) -- "Thoroughly Modern Millie," a new musical based on a 1967 Hollywood film, was the big winner in the 2001-2002 Broadway season Tony Award nominations lineup anno
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP

Broadway sniffs 'Sweet Smell of Success'

NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- It used to be that Broadway shows often were made into movies, but now movies are increasingly the inspiration of Broadway shows, particularly musicals.
FREDERICK M. WINSHIP
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Cast members: Brian d'Arcy James and Sutton Foster (L to R) take their opening night curtain call bows in the Broadway production "Shrek the Musical" on December 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Brian d'Arcy James (born 1968) is an American actor and musician.

James was born in Saginaw, Michigan, the son of Mary (Kelly), a seller of children's books, and a lawyer father, Thomas F. James. Brian's maternal grandfather was Harry F. Kelly, former Governor of the state of Michigan. His uncle was Brian Kelly, an actor featured in the series "Flipper" and a producer of the movie Blade Runner. His sister, Kate James, is an actress and writer who performs in the Chicago based sketch comedy group, Schadenfreude.

James graduated from Northwestern University's School of Communication. He received a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical in 2002 for his portrayal of Sidney Falco in Sweet Smell of Success, co-starring John Lithgow. He also received an Obie Award for his performance in the one-man play The Good Thief by Conor McPherson.

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