James Yaegashi

LCT: debut. Broadway: Breakfast at Tiffany’s, A Naked Girl on the Appian Way, Take Me Out (original cast). Off-Broadway: Durango, Richard III, Take Me Out (The Public); I_NY (Ma-Yi); A Few Stout Individuals (Signature); Macbeth (TFANA). Regional includes Long Wharf, South Coast Rep, Alabama Shakespeare, Kennedy Center. International: Singapore Arts Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Donmar Warehouse, Taganka Theatre. Also director of the feature Lefty Loosey Righty Tighty, translator of numerous contemporary Japanese plays and conceiver of the international benefit Shinsai: Theaters for Japan.

LCT Blog Posts

  • James Yaegashi Tells His Stories

    James Yaegashi Tells His Stories

    James Yaegashi, who plays Father in THE OLDEST BOY, grew up in Japan. “That fact was helpful when it came time to begin work on the play,” Yaegashi told me the other day, backstage, between a matinee and evening performance.