JAMES BARRYYell Leader
James joined this roving band of incendiary art makers as Pedro on drums in the Yale, Geffen, and Atlantic productions of These Paper Bullets! As an actor, he is best known for his involvement with Million Dollar Quartet (1st national tour & like 6 billion regional productions as Carl Perkins/Musical Director), and was in the three NYC productions of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at The Public and on Broadway. As a director, he got to revisit Bloody Bloody with the amazing students of Wagner College in early 2018, and he won the 2017 Berkshire Critics Association best director of a musical award for the Million Dollar Quartet he staged at Berkshire Theatre Group (with fellow neighbors Jessica Ford and Nick Hussong!). As a composer, he wrote original music for the New Neighborhood/Studio Theatre productions of Three Sisters and No Sisters directed by Jackson Gay and Aaron Posner respectively. His album of original rock songs Embrace Yourself Tonight is available on all the places people stream stuff and on hot pink vinyl LP through Etsy. Love on, ya!