Interview with James Earl Jones II

This interview between dramaturg Jared Strange and actor James Earl Jones II was recorded on April 15th, 2022. It is presented as a part of The National Theatre’s Teens Behind The Scenes program. James talks about his journey to performing as a company member in Come From Away (spoiler: he originally wanted to become a doctor), the affect of Tourette’s Syndrome on his life, the difficulties of working as a touring performer, and the importance behind the message of Come From Away. Find out more about our Teens Behind the Scenes program here.