JAMES J. COX (PLAYWRIGHT/ACTOR/PRODUCER is an actor, writer and a comic. He is a twenty year veteran of the United States Navy and grew up on Long Island, NY. James is a proud member of Theatre West, SAG/AFTRA and Actors’ Equity and has appeared in several stage, film and television productions. His most recent stage production was as “Chuck” in “The Man Who Saved Everything” at Theatre West. James has also appeared in “Six Characters in Search of an Author” in which he played the leading role of “The Father”. James wrote and starred in the short, “Coffee Diaries”. He has also written a novel, “Roppongi” and a screenplay, “Forgiving Jack”.
Other recent stage productions include “Tribute to Tennessee Williams” , ’Spindle City – The Lizzie Borden Musical" (Directed by Trace Oakley)
““The Merchant of Venice” , “Our Town” ,
and the “The Diary of Anne Frank”. He also wrote and performed in “Discontent” at West Fest 2018 at Theatre West. James is extremely grateful to Hudson Theatres, his wonderful director Trace Oakley as well as the entire creative community at Theatre West where this cathartic work was born.
James dedicates this show to his late father, Walter, who never got to play the flute.