Last appeared here as Dindon/Renaud in La Cage Aux Folles. Some of his favorite Elmwood roles include Richard in Time Stands Still, Morty in Awake and Sing, Foreman/Pimp in Les Misérables, Cladwell in Urinetown, Charles in Blithe Spirit, Vladimir in Waiting for Godot, Jasper in Edwin Drood, and Rutledge in 1776. This now makes 27 main stage shows since Sweeney Todd in the spring of 1983 – the most among active members. Jim studied at The Lee Strasberg Theater Institute and The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He also serves on the Board of Directors and as past Treasurer for the Playhouse.