James Edward Becton


James Edward Becton, a United States Army Veteran, holds a BFA from Niagara University and is a product of training from Stella Adler, Matthew Corozine Studio and Shakespeare & Co. of Lenox, MA. James Edward, an alumni of Stephan Wolferts’ DE-CRUIT has recently called Amphibian home as Actor 2/The First Duke of Suffolk in the world premiere of She-Wolf and is happy to be considered a new family member. 


October 18 - November 10


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Accolades & Information

James Edward’s experience in acting for stage and film is as diverse as it is eclectic. He is associated with several theater houses in NY, which include: The Classical Theatre of Harlem; The Warrior Chorus; Veteran Voices; The New York Theatre Workshop; La MaMa Etc.; Manhattan Theatre Workshop; The Cherry Lane Theatre Co.; and The Workshop Theatre Company, just to name a few. Some of the Directors he has worked with are Austin Pendleton; Sue Lawless;, George Ferencz; Timothy D. Stickney; Charles Ney; Frank Licato; Dathan B. Williams. James Edward has been honored to breathe life into such characters as Edmund in King Lear starring Trazana Beverley; Viscount Goring in An Ideal Husband; Cherea in Caligula; The Gentleman Caller in The Glass Menagerie; Miss Roj/The Kid in The Colored Museum to say nothing of the innumerable list of original cast of characters in original productions over his twenty plus years of activity in the industry which include, but are by no means limited to: Professor Hubben in Have Mercy by Mac Rogers; Essex Hemphill in Passing Ceremonies; Addison in Safe House by Keith Josef Adkins; Bibi LaFlam in Thoroughly Stupid Things by Montserrat Mendez; Oscar Micheaux in Triumph of Love. This list could go on and on, so for best results of James Edward’s complete history and experience please stop by: JamesEdwardBecton.com