Project Description

JAMES GLEASON

Theatre: Broadway: An Act of God, Guys in the Truck, The Miser. Off-Broadway: Curse of the Starving Class. Mark Taper Forum – Stuff Happens (US Premiere), History of American Film. Geffen Theatre – The Weir. Regional: Streamers, Speed-The-Plow, Bedroom Farce, Snoopy (Original Cast & Cast Recording), Counselor–At-Law, State of the Union, Raisin The Sun, Broadway Bound. National & International Tours: LA Theatre Works – The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial, The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, The Battle For The Pentagon Papers, Twelve Angry Men. Television: Modern Family, Men of a Certain Age, Frasier, First Monday, Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, Brooklyn Bridge etc. Film – Mother, Revenge of the Nerds, The World’s Greatest Lover, The Warren Beatty Project. Starred in and wrote the play ACTOR UNDER FIRE which was a semi- finalist at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Festival. Member of the Groundlings (1977-1981).

  • Death of a Salesman​​
  • Counsellor-At-Law *
  • Guys and Dolls
  • Under Milk Wood (Director)
  • Splitsville (Actor/Director)
  • Counsellor-At-Law
  • The Cherry Orchard
  • Three Sisters
  • Yes is For A Very Good Man
  • Guy’s and Dolls
  • The Matchmaker
  • Actor Under Fire( One Man Show) (Writer and Actor)
  • State of the Union

* L.A. Drama Critic’s Circle Award, L.A. Weekly Award, Ovation Award, Drama-Logue Award
* Member of the Groundling Theatre Company * Performed In All Shows * 1978-1982

  • An Act of God – Booth Theatre/N.Y.
  • Night Alive​​​Doc​​​ – Geffen Playhouse
  • Stuff Happens – ​Mark Taper Forum
  • The Weir​​​Jack​​​ – Geffen Playhouse
  • The Miser​​​ – ​​Circle in the Square
  • The Guys in the Truck – ​​​New Apollo Theatre
  • Snoopy (Original Cast)​ – ​​Little Fox Theatre
  • History of American Film​ – Mark Taper Forum
  • Curse of the Starving Class – ​​​Promenade Theatre
  • Bedroom Farce – Hartman Theatre
  • Blanco​​​​Rev. Stone​​- Opera

NATIONAL TOURS

  • Tennessee Monkey Trail​
  • Caine Mutiny Court Martial
  • Top Secret (Pentagon Papers)​
FILM

  • Warren Beatty Project
  • Stealing Roses
  • American Dreamz
  • Simone​​​​​​​
  • Mother
  • Why Do Fools Fall in Love?
  • Fatal Instinct​​​​​​
  • The World’s Greatest Lover​​​​

MINISERIES & MOW’s

  • Revenge of the Nerds IV​​​
  • Bloodlines: Murder in the Family

TV

  • Modern Family
  • Men of a Certain Age
  • Fast Forward​​​​
  • Sarah Connor Chronicles
  • Dirt
  • First Monday​​​​
  • Frasier​​​​​
  • Touched By An Angel​​​
  • Days & Nights of Molly Dodd​​
  • Son of the Beach​​​
  • Brooklyn Bridge​​​
  • Malibu Shores
  • Almost Home
  • Larsen’s of Las Vegas​​​ (Pilot)
  • Star Trek: Next Generation​​
  • Fresh Prince of Bel Air