A New York native, Jim has worked for the past three years Directing in NYC’s vibrant festival scene, with Live! from Lincoln Center, and assisted Broadway and Television Director, Lonny Price. Jim is also a contributing artist with The Cry Havoc Company as a playwright and director. He writes for the television show, AMC’s “Story Notes,” a movie trivia program, and his play “Love Always” has been published with Playscripts.com and performed throughout the country. He has a masters in Direcing from the Actors Studio Drama school and is a Boston College alum.
In addition to working in theater, Jim works with fellow Boston College alums on creating new media as Co-Executive Producer of The New York Picture Company. Most recently, they’ve worked with brand Frito Lays, selling a commercial to help launch their rebranded Wavy Potato chip. They are currently working on their first sketch series.
The only thing Jim loves more than the New York Giants is his beautiful wife Carolyn. They live together in Queens.
Live on Stage
Currently in Production
Jim will be directing a live stream for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook watch.LincolnCenter.org AT 8PM on March 21, starring Matt Alber (www.MattAlber.com)
Jim’s sketch series with his company, the New York Picture Company (<-click for more info) Launched in FEBRUARY and is quickly accumulating a nice following. Check out the website for current and past episodes if you want to laugh your face off.
Jim just finished assistant directing Lonny Price’s SWEENEY TODD with the NY Philharmonic, starring Emma Thompson, Bryn Terfel, Audra McDonald, Christian Borle, Jay Armstrong, Erin Mackey, Philip Quast, and Jeff Blumenkrantz!Click here for the NY TIMES rave review!
Jim will be directing a
DAPHNE and CARL: THE EXPERIENCE this Summer. Check back for more info!
There’s much more coming down the pipeline for 2014!
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A look at the work
Images from some of my favorite productions.
If you scroll fast, it’s almost like an
old timey moving picture!
An imaginative dark comedy and a talented cast from ...
James Lipton called this production of BOEING BOEING...
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What an awesome fall so far! Working on AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION with playwright Sean Michael Welch and an awesome group of actors, every moment of rehearsal was a crazy ride. We started out working over the end of the summer. The play was particularly challenging, by design. It included several absurdist breaks in continuity, an [...]
Hard to believe summer is wrapping up. Here’s what’s been going on: An exciting start to August where I was able to return to Live! From Lincoln Center to assist Executive Producer Andrew Wilk and Tony-winning director Jack O’Brien on a three-day filming of THE NANCE starring NathanLane on Broadway. It’s going to air on PBS [...]
It’s been a great start right out of Grad School and Summer is Heating Up! A festival, a film, a new play, a class, and some meetings…Check out what I’ve been up to!