Had fun doing this recent interview with the great Mark Bazer of “The Interview Show” in Brooklyn. My sister Kate James flew in from Chicago to chime in about being naked on stage. I also perform Billy Joel’s “Vienna,” accompanied by the amazing Dan Lipton (currently working on a musical with Sting).Read More
We’ve started shooting the much-anticipated SMASH, here in NYC. I’m playing Debra Messing’s husband. The NBC/Dreamworks TV series also stars Angelica Houston and Katharine McPhee. And great guest stars like Bernadette Peters and Nick Jonas are being announced every week.
What’s SMASH about? From the NBC website: “Executive producers Steven Spielberg and Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, and songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, bring you the blood, sweat, and tears of the making …Read More
I played a lawyer in the CBS pilot for PERSON OF INTEREST, and I’ll be playing another lawyer in HBO’s GAME CHANGE based on the bestselling book by John Heilemann and Mark Halperin, and starring Julianne Moore (at right) and Ed Harris as Sarah Palin and Senator John McCain respectively. I’m playing Ted Frank, one of the lawyers who vetted Palin for the McCain camp. I’ve had some fun getting to know the real Ted Frank via Twitter (@tedfrank).Read More
I’ll be in the upcoming movie FRIENDS WITH KIDS, directed by Jennifer Westfeldt (of KISSING JESSICA STEIN) and starring Jon Hamm, Kristin Wiig, Adam Scott, and Megan Fox. The film got a great reception at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
See this NY mag interview with Jennifer about the film.Read More
I will be joining Mark Bazer for “The Interview Show” October 13th at Union Hall in Brooklyn. Should be a great night. More info here about the show and other guests: http://www.markbazer.com/2010/05/29/hideout/Read More
Brian reprised his role in the Tony Award Nominated play TIME STANDS STILL by Donald Margulies. Brian joined the cast along with Laura Linney, Eric Bogosian and Christina Ricci, in what the New York Times called “a flawless production of a powerful drama.” More info at TimeStandsStillonBroadway.comRead More
Brian and Laura Linney did an extensive interview on the Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC Radio. Brian appeared in a lively video interview with Seth Rudetsky for Playbill.com titled — “OBSESSED!: Brian d’Arcy James and His Patented Six-Minute Eyebrow Removal System”Read More
A highlight for Brian was his appearance at the White House for the PBS series IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE. (Brian appears in Chapter 5 of the linked video.) Of the evening, the Washington Post said, “James’s easygoing rendition of Irving Berlin’s ‘Blue Skies’ was a jazzy gem.” Photos from the star-studded evening are at Broadway.com and check out this op-ed piece from the New York Times about the evening.
Brian appeared in a cool RADIO Drama called Read More
Check out photos from the TIME STANDS STILL press event at broadwayworld.com. Rehearsals for TIME STANDS STILL start today! (Sept. 7th) Brian was featured in a New York Times article titled You Never Forget That Star-Struck Encounter With Your IdolRead More