Get To Know Kristin Chenoweth’s Director Richard Jay-Alexander

Get To Know Kristin Chenoweth’s Director Richard Jay-Alexander
Richard Jay Alexander

Richard Jay-Alexander

Richard Jay-Alexander is an American Broadway producer and director, who has been part of the stage world for over 40 years. He was a dancer, singer and actor in two minor roles on Broadway and later branched into stage management. He served as Executive Director of the New York office of producer Cameron Mackintosh. Cameron Mackintosh is known for productions including Les Misérables, Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Five Guys Named Moe, Oliver! and Putting It Together. Jay-Alexander ran Mackintosh’s North American operations for twelve years.

Richard Jay Alexander, Kristen Chenoweth

Richard and Kristin

His recent directorial credits include the concert versions of Les Miz in 2008 and Guys and Dolls in August 2009, both at the Hollywood Bowl. He has also staged concert productions for performers such as Kristin Chenoweth, Bernadette Peters, Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lea Salonga, Polly Bergen, Russell Watson, Il Volo, Il Divo, Norm Lewis, Debby Boone, Mary Cleere Haran, Roslyn Kind, Melissa Errico, Betty Buckley, Donny & Marie Osmond, Ricky Martin, Well-Strung, Melora Hardin, Jennifer Leigh Warren, and others.

Richard Jay-Alexander

Richard Jay-Alexander

He is currently directing Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth in her her upcoming one women Broadway show. My Love Letter to Broadway will open at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre  November 2-13. This adorable bundle of energy just released her new album, The Art of Elegance September 23.

Richard Jay-Alexander

Kristin and Richard Jay-Alexander

Richard Jay-Alexander, Kristin Chenoweth

Richard Jay-Alexander, Kristin Chenoweth

Richard Jay-Alexander, Kristin Chenoweth

Richard Jay-Alexander, Kristin Chenoweth

 

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Magda Katz has been in the entertainment world for most of her life as a child actress, assistant to the head publicist of Avco Embassy Pictures, theatrical print agent. She went on to manage the show business career of her 2 children for over 15 years. For the last five years Magda has been filming and editing video trailers of live performances as well as celebrity interviews. Broadway After Dark was the first website to feature her video trailers. She contributed in creating a star studded 90th birthday party for Mickey Rooney at Feinstein’s at the Regency Hotel. Her video trailers have a large international following. Videos are featured on www.t2conline.com. All of Magda’s videos can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/user/MagdaCorrespondent

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