James Davis will reprise his role as Will Parker in Oklahoma! at The Young Vic in London, UK April 26th - June 25th, 2022.

 

He can most recently be seen on television co-starring in Season 5, Episode 5 of "Search Party" on HBO Max.

 

James is best known for his Theatre World Award winning "breakout performance" of Will Parker in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! on Broadway which had also been seen Off-Broadway at St. Ann's Warehouse and Bard Summerscape. He made his Broadway debut in John Guare's The House of Blue Leaves, directed by David Cromer alongside Ben Stiller, Edie Falco, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.

 

Off Broadway, he starred in the Obie-winning premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's We Are Proud to Present..., The Mother of Invention by James Lecesne (founder of The Trevor Project), The More Loving One, and Hamlet

 

Early on in his career James performed extensively in Regional Theatre receiving rave reviews for American Buffalo at the Studio Theater & for playing Juliet opposite Finn Wittrock's Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at the Shakespeare Theater Company; both in Washington DC, Clybourne Park at the Long Wharf Theatre, playing King Richard II in Richard IIAs You Like ItLong Day's Journey Into Night  all at Quintessence Theater Group in Philadelphia with whom he is a Company Member.

 

James trained and graduated from

The Juilliard School.

He currently calls Brooklyn, New York home.

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