Henry V

April 29

June 15, 2014

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by William Shakespeare
directed by Christopher Luscombe

James Newcomb

Fluellen, French Ambassador

James Newcomb returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: Tug of War: Foreign Fire and Civil Strife, Henry V, Timon of Athens, The Madness of George III and Macbeth. Other Chicago credits include the Duke in Measure for Measure (Goodman Theatre). Regional credits include: fourteen seasons with Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Denver Center Theatre, The Old Globe, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, South Coast Repertory, Utah Shakespeare Festival, New York Shakespeare Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Geva Theatre Center, San Diego Repertory Theatre and Shakespeare & Company (founding company member). Representative roles include: Richard III, Coriolanus, Iago, Touchstone, Feste, Benedick, Oberon, Apemantus, Gloucester, Thersites, Bullingbrook and Bottom. Awards include: Denver Critics Award, Drama Logue Award and Oxford Society Award for Artistic Excellence. As a fight director, Mr. Newcomb’s credits include productions with: Chicago Shakespeare Theater, The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, Portland Stage Company, South Coast Repertory and Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where he serves as resident fight director. Television credits include Honky (PBS). Mr. Newcomb teaches at the University of California, San Diego.

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