Jim Walton has written with his brother, Bob, since 1991 when they wrote and performed in, MY BROTHER’S KEEPER, originally a Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS benefit. This show later played the Pasadena Playhouse and several other regional theaters. Jim and Bob went on to collaborate on a two-actor musical, DOUBLE TROUBLE, which they performed at Goodspeed at Chester and Stage One in Wichita, Kansas. This led to their creation of MID-LIFE! THE CRISIS MUSICAL and MID-LIFE 2! (#WhatDidIComeInHereFor). Jim also appeared with Bob in THE ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 1936 (revival) for Encore Presentations. Some of his Broadway credits as an actor include: THE MUSIC MAN, SWEENEY TODD, 42ND STREET, MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, SHE LOVES ME and SUNSET BOULEVARD. Off-Broadway credits are: AND THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND, CLOSER THAN EVER and SCRAMBLED FEET. Jim also starred as ‘Bobby Child’ in CRAZY FOR YOU, ‘Young Buddy’ in FOLLIES: IN CONCERT, 'Larry' in COMPANY (all on PBS) and as himself in the documentary, BEST WORST THING THAT EVER COULD HAVE HAPPENED. Jim was born in Tachikawa, Japan, raised in Marion, Indiana and graduated from the University of Cincinnati's, College-Conservatory of Music.
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