James Newcomb: About the Artist


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James Newcomb appeared at the Goodman Theater in Measure for Measure during the 2012/2013 Season. His Chicago credits include Apemantus in Timon of Athens, Dr. Willis in The Madness of George III and Ross in Macbeth at Chicago Shakespeare Theater. He appeared for 14 seasons with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, seven seasons with Denver Center Theatre Company, four seasons with Shakespeare Santa Cruz and three seasons with the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Other regional credits include productions at South Coast Repertory, Berkley Repertory Theatre, Geva Theatre Center, Portland Center Stage, The Old Globe and Brooklyn Academy of Music.  Mr. Newcomb is a founding member of Shakespeare & Company and an adjunct professor in the University of California San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance.  His awards include a Drama Logue Award, Denver Theatre Critics Award and an Oxford Society Award for Artistic Excellence for Richard III.

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