Jim Newsome

headshots-jim“Master Hand”

Jim is a software engineer at Google, gamer, operatic bass, and goofball. He has performed several comedic and singing roles on-stage, including General Zod (SupermAnnie), Captain Corcoran (Utopia Limited), Nobby (The Parallax Zone), Carpenter’s Mate (H.M.S. Pinafore), Pish Tush (The Mikado) and several ensemble roles with the Pittsburgh Savoyards and Undercroft Opera. He co-created (with wife Bonnie Bogovich) and starred in fan-videos for Jonathan Coulton’s songs I Feel Fantastic and Travels of Code Monkey. He was also a prolific extra in Evenings in Quarantine: The Zombie Opera, giving rise to the “spot Jim in the background video” drinking game.