Xander James

Xander “XAXA” James makes his triumphant return to the Mac Haydn Theater as the one and only Shakespeare in SOMETHING ROTTEN. He is so excited to be back at The Mac after having the pleasure of playing such roles as Georg in SHE LOVES ME and Jerry in THE FULL MONTY in past seasons. You can also catch Xander in New York City as a full time musician under the moniker XAXA playing regular shows all around the city. He has had the pleasure of playing NYC landmarks such as Groove, Cafe Wha?, The Red Lion, City Winery, and the Rainbow Room. Visit www.xaxamusic.com for more information and to stream his original music. Xander is so grateful for all the wonderful times and the amazing friends he has made here in Chatham. Huge thanks to John Saunders and everyone involved here at The Mac Haydn.

Roles this Season

Shakespeare in Something Rotten
She Loves Me
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August 12–August 22, 2021

Season Ended

Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Book by Joe Masteroff

Considered by many to be the most charming musical ever written, She Loves Me is a warm, romantic comedy with an endearing innocence and a touch of old-world elegance. Set in a 1930s European perfumery, two feuding shop clerks both respond to a “lonely hearts advertisement” in the newspaper. They now live for the love letters that they exchange, but the identity of their admirers remains unknown.

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