Last 2008, James Barbour decided to start his holiday concert series. This was held at Sardis restaurant in New York. Every performance of James Barbour featured a guest star and these guest stars include Kevin Earley, Marc Kudisch, Marla Schaffel, Deborah Gibson, Natalie Toro and Brandi Burkhardt. Due to the success of this concert, Sardi’s ask James Barbour to create another concert which he made a Love Songs concert. His concert featured numerous Broadway classics. James Barbour is a professional and most respected Broadway actor and singer. He was born on April 25, 1966 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. He graduated from Hofstra University
In the year 2007, James Barbour performed the role of Sydney Carton in a world premiere pre-Broadway musical adaptation of Charles Dickens entitled “A Tale of Two Cities” at the Asolo Repertory Theatre in Sarasota, Florida. It was finally announced that James Barbour would take the role of Phantom in the most popular Broadway musical known as Phantom of the Opera. It is a good news to everyone. In addition to this, James Barbour was cast once more as Sydney Carton in the Broadway musical adaptation entitled “A Tale of Two Cities”. It was opened to preview on August 19, 2008 at the Al Hirschfeld Theater in New York. The concert was later extended to more performances as a result of excellent sales. Just like the Holiday Concert of James Barbour, this concert also included guest performer in every performance. The guest performers in his concert include Kevin Greene, Jeff McCarthy, John Schuck, Andrea McArdle, Robert Cuccioli, Patrick Page, Paige Davis, Todd Murray, Lee Roy Reams, Constantine Maroulis, Laura Osnes, Julia Murney, Lauren Kennedy and Jenny Powers. These guests were announced one by one on the official blog of James Barbour.
Last 2009, he decided to repeat his Holiday concerts in Los Angeles and New York. In addition to this, James Barbour also starred on Broadway Tony Award-winning nominated shows. These include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Stephen Sondheim’s Assasins, Urinetown, Carousel and Jane Eyre wherein he was nominated for Drama League Award. During this time, he performed countless charitable fundraisers in support of the Fund and Broadway Cares and Equity Fights AIDS. In the year 2009, James Barbour decided to give a benefit concert for The Actor’s Fund of America at Finesteins at The Regency in New York City. In the year 2014, he gave a fundraising performance that was intended for Scientology.
Together with Steve Binder, James Barbour co-founded the Laughing Dog Entertainment. It was a great experience for him. James Barbour was married to Dana Stackpole. She was his fellow performer. James Barbour gives benefit concert for his Alma Mater. Hofstra University was the school James Barbour graduated. The Broadway actor and singer is also the host of the internationally acclaimed radio show known as The Star Power Hour. He also create content for the VoiceAmerica Internet television network. The Broadway actor and singer were also known for his powerful portrayal of Edward Rochester in Jane Eyre. James Barbour received awards and nominations for his starring roles. He received prestigious awards in the 2008 Broadway production called A Tale of Two Cities.
James Barbour also won the Sarasota Magazine best actor award for this role. He has been an Artist Committee Board member of the Actors Fund of America in the year 2010. During that time, James Barbour performed numerous charitable fundraisers in support of the Fund and Broadway Cares and Equity Fights AIDS. His standing is improved. This is right after hosting the series called as “James Barbour Now”. He even operated his popular production business firm called as the “Laughing Dog Media”.