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On May 15th. 2014 
The Roundabout Company will present

"Just Jim Dale"
for a twelve week season at the Laura Pels Theatre, New York. 

The creative team for  the show  
Richard Maltby (Director)
Mark York (pianist and co-arranger), 
Aaron Gandy (music direction by co-arranger),
Anna Louizossets, set designer, Rui Rita, (lights) and Carl Casella, (sound).

Richard Maltby (Director) writes:
Jim is an unequaled performer who has had an extraordinary range of careers:  
Music Hall comic, teen pop star, Shakespearean actor,  film actor, comedian, musical theatre star, 
dramatic actor, song writer, a member of the famous British Carry On team,
not to mention narrating and creating all the character voices of the seven Harry Potter audio books. 
This show really presents one of the great stage entertainers in a one-man show based on his life.

Jim was nominated for a Drama Desk Award 
 for his appearance in the
Roundabout Theatre production of 
Athol Fugard's, 
"The Road to Mecca"
Rosemary Harris and Carla Gugino 
Directed by Gordon Edelstein

"Dale almost steals the show - 
if it wasn't for Rosemary Harris up there too, he'd sneak home with the play."
Mark Kennedy AP Drama Writer

"Dale, also a great treasure of the theater, is deceivingly brilliant as Marius."

Jims last appearance on Broadway was in November 2012 
The Roundabout Company at the American Airlines Theatre
presented a sold out preview of his one man show,
"Just Jim Dale"

Jim's last musical on Broadway was
Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's,

"The Threepenny Opera" 

For his performance as Mister Peachum 
he was honored with a 
Tony Award Nomination  
Drama Desk Award
 Outer Critics Circle Award 
 Richard Seff Award 
 Drama League Award

The American Theatre Critics Assoc. 
recently inducted Jim into the 
American Theatre Hall of Fame 

Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre

Latest Audiobook Narration

"The Fire Chronicle"
written by John Stevens
"The Emerald Atlas"
written by John Stevens 
"The Night Circus"
written by Erin Morgenstern
"Peter and the Wolf"
with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra
"Liesl and Po"
Written by Lauren Oliver
"The Shoe Bird"
written by Eudora Welty
with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra

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