James Earl Jones II
Marriott Theatre: She Loves Me, Madagascar, Elf, October Sky, Dreamgirls, Full Monty.
Regional credits: Company, Sweet Charity (Writers), Carlyle (Goodman), The Secret Garden, The Good Book, and Porgy and Bess (Court Theatre), The Scottsboro Boys, Sondheim on Sondheim (Porchlight), Shrek (Chicago Shakespeare), Cymbeline (First Folio), Mr. Rickey Calls Meeting (Lookingglass), Porgy and Bess (Lyric Opera Chicago, SF Opera), The Wiz (Jeff nomination, Theatre at the Center), Aida, Spamalot, Ragtime (Drury Lane Oakbrook), A Civil War Christmas (Northlight), Annie Get Your Gun (Ravinia Festival), 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (Broadway in Chicago and Mason Street Warehouse), Dessa Rose (Appletree), Aspects of Love (JPAC), I Pagliacci, On the Town (New Classic Singers), The Gondoliers, Patience, H.M.S. Pinafore, and The Pirates of Penzance. 1st National tour of The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. TV/Film: “Pokerhouse”, “Chicago Fire” (NBC) and “Empire “(FOX).