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JAMES DAVIS

James Davis can be seen at The Young Vic in London, UK reprising his role as Will Parker in Oklahoma! from April 26th - June 25th, 2022.

On TV, he can most recently be seen on Season 5, Episode 5 of "Search Party" on HBO Max.

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W 42nd St Magazine asked James about his Thanksgiving plans. Check out what he said!

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Vulture, Sara Holdren

Finding the Brightness (and Badonkadonk) Amid the Menace: Re-Reviewing the Dark New Oklahoma!

Its remarkable actors — especially ... James Davis’s ebullient, a-couple-knots-short-of-a-lasso Will Parker — feel loose, confidant, and playful, as if they’re all taking deeper breaths and, consequently, greater risks.

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New York Magazine

Theater Review: An Oklahoma! Where the Storm Clouds Loom Above the Plain

Stephen Sondheim, comparing two big hits by Rodgers and Hammerstein, memorably quipped, “Oklahoma! is about a picnic, Carousel is about life and death.” 

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Playbill

The Compass Welcomes Mother of Invention’s James Davis

The Compass, a podcast dedicated to the stories of working actors, writers, directors, designers, dancers, musicians, composers, and playwrights, welcomes actor James Davis February 24.

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Hartford Courant

Long Wharf's Eric Ting Receives Obie Award

Eric Ting, associate artistic director at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre, was awarded an Obie Award Monday night in New York for his direction of “We Are Proud To Present A Presentation …” by Jackie Sibblies Drury, which played off-Broadway’s Soho Rep last fall.

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Broadway World

James Davis, Lucy Owen and More Set for Long Wharf Theatre's CLYBOURNE PARK; Cast Announced!

Clybourne Park, by Bruce Norris, and directed by Associate Artistic Director Eric Ting.

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Washington City Paper

Mamet Brought to Sizzling Life at Studio

The junk dealer is just the most obvious bit of terrific in Joy Zinoman’s swan-song production at the Studio Theatre, but boy, is he ever terrific:

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Playbill

House of Blue Leaves Revival, With Ben Stiller and Edie Falco, Begins on Broadway April 4

The starry Broadway revival of John Guare's House of Blue Leaves, helmed by much-in-demand director David Cromer (Adding Machine and Our Town), begins previews April 4 at the Walter Kerr Theatre

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Playbill

DC's All-Male Romeo and Juliet Will Feature Juilliard's Wittrock and Davis

Recent Juilliard School grads Finn Wittrock and James Davis will play Romeo and Juliet, respectively, in The Shakespeare Theatre Company's new all-male production of Romeo and Juliet in Washington, DC.

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Playbill

Oklahoma!, Hadestown, More Cast Albums Receive 2020 Grammy Award Nominations

The 62nd annual ceremony will be held January 26, 2020.

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Hollywood Reporter

Tonys: 'Oklahoma!' Wins Best Revival of a Musical

Oklahoma! took home best revival of a musical at the 2019 Tony Awards on Sunday night, beating out Kiss Me, Kate.

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The New York Times

Acclaimed ‘Oklahoma!’ Revival Is Coming to Broadway

An intimately staged and darkly revisionist revival of “Oklahoma!” that enjoyed a critically acclaimed and sold-out Off Broadway run will transfer to Broadway this season.

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Broadway World

Quintessence Theatre Group Extends LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT Through 10/29

Quintessence Theatre Group began this week with the announcement that they are extending Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece, Long Day's Journey into Night. 

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Broadway World

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of James Lecesne's THE MOTHER OF INVENTION at Abingdon

Abingdon Theatre Company presents a world-premiere play from author James Lecesne (Trevor) and director Tony Speciale...

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New York Times

Acting Out a Blood Bath Brings Dangers of Its Own

Ever wonder what it would be like to be in the rehearsal room when actors are digging ferociously into their psyches to discover a moment of revelation, or arguing heatedly over a character’s motivation?

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Stage Magazine

RICHARD II Holds Court at Quintessence Theatre Group

Two Shakespeare works RICHARD II and AS YOU LIKE IT are currently running in rotating repertory at Quintessence Theatre Group. The same cast of thirteen men undertakes both through November 8th , under the direction of Alexander Burns.

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Broadway World

Sadoski, Davis & Bennet Complete Cast for HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES; Rehearsals Begin Today, 3/1

Rehearsals begin today for the Broadway revival of John Guare's comedic masterpiece THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES starring Ben Stiller, Edie Falcoand Jennifer Jason Leigh. 

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

St. Louis actor makes his Broadway debut

Appearing on Broadway is pretty great according to James Davis, a young actor from St. Louis. He's making his Broadway debut in the new production of John Guare's "The House of Blue Leaves."

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NPR

This is Talk of the Nation. I'm Lynn Neary in Washington sitting in for Neal Conan. And now, as we learn in high school English class, Shakespeare plays were all-male affairs during his day, and that means Juliet, one of his greatest female characters, was actually written for a boy.

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