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Jim Dale

The Top Five Audiobook Voice Artists

Scott DiMarco | Posted 06.26.2015 | Books
Scott DiMarco

The author creates a world in words on a page. A voice artist gives audio life to those words and world through the "theatre of the mind." The very best of voice artists become invisible as you listen to the life they have created.

Atwitter With Dan Stevens: House of SpeakEasy

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.01.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"Are there any thespians in the house?" asked Simon Doonan at City Winery for the second annual House of SpeakEasy gala on Wednesday night, looking for sympathy.

Dr. Zhivago and Other Possible Broadway Entries

Cara Joy David | Posted 01.19.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Ever since Dr. Zhivago was announced last month for a spring Broadway berth, I've been thinking: "What other shows that I never thought would make it will come?"

How Jim Dale Turned His 60+ Years in Show Business Into 90 Minutes of Broadway Magic

Jim Hill | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So how do you know Jim Dale? To be honest, it kind of depends on which decade you grew up in.

Aisle View: Lambeth Lad Makes Good

Steven Suskin | Posted 08.03.2014 | Arts
Steven Suskin

The star makes it look effortlessly simple, weaving his tales and adventures into gloriously funny set-pieces. He has made a side career as reader of the phenomenally-successful Harry Potter audiobooks; he clearly knows how to tell a tale.

Theater Review: Just Jim Dale, a Slim and Stale Musical Memoir

Zach Udko | Posted 08.03.2014 | Arts
Zach Udko

After a brief career as a pop singer in his early 20s, Dale commits to serious acting after seeing a Noel Coward play. He soon finds success playing many of Shakespeare's clowns, before moving onto leading Broadways roles.

Stage Door: The Road to Mecca and The Philanderer

Fern Siegel | Posted 03.22.2012 | New York
Fern Siegel

2012-01-22-20120122Roadddd.jpg The Roundabout's revival of The Road To Mecca is a beautifully staged and acted drama.