Richard Jay-Alexander News

Date Of Birth:
May 24, 1953 (61)
Birth Place:
Syracuse, New York, USA
Tune-in Alert: Jay-Alexander Talks Streisand, Chenoweth, Les Miz & More on Sirius XM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

Sirius XM On Broadway debuts a new interview this weekend: Broadway Names With Julie James has Richard Jay-Alexander in the Studio and in the Guest chair. Recorded on his last New York trip, Julie talks EVERYTHING with Richard Jay, and we're told that no topic was off limits. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Hints at Serious Health Issue; Asks Fans to Keep Her in Their Prayers
by TV News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Star of stage and screen, Kristin Chenoweth has turned to Twitter to share news that she may be facing a serious health issue and asks her fans to keep her in their prayers this week. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 04, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. The new season features a star-studded lineup of performers making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of a few favorites. The season kicks off on Saturday, September 27, 2014 with a tribute to songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt), starring Mr. Schwartz, SNL's Ana Gasteyer, Broadway's Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. The season continues November 2 with Tony winner Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Beulah, Roots) and December 7 with Andrew Lloyd Webber protege and star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera and Little Mermaid Sierra Boggess. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Make Provincetown Debut, 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Kristin Chenoweth, star of Broadway's original "Wicked" and Tony-Winner for "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown," will make her anticipated Provincetown debut in Broadway @ Town Hall (a part of the acclaimed Broadway @ The Art House series) on August 10 for two shows only at 6:30pm and 9:00pm. Chenoweth will be appearing in Provincetown after two sold-out concerts at Carnegie Hall this past May and the Royal Albert Hall in London two weeks ago. She will be directed by Richard Jay-Alexander, with music direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell. For tickets please visit The Art House website or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Exclusive! Kristin Chenoweth In Concert At The Royal Albert Hall!
by Darren Bell - Jul 13, 2014

With special guests Kerry Ellis, Peter Lockyer and Alison Jiear, musical theatre royalty Kristin Chenoweth blew the roof off the Royal Albert Hall - here are our exclusive pics! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence Presented to Fathom Entertainment and
by Walter McBride - May 30, 2014

On Monday evening, was proud to watch its CEO and Founder, Robert Diamond, receive the 2014 Theatre Museum Award for Excellence in Arts Education. That same evening, Fathom Entertainment received an award for Excellence in Theatre History Preservation, which was presented to their new CEO, John Rubey. (more...)

BWW Invite: Go Inside Making of BROADWAYWORLD.COM VISITS OZ Tonight at Apple Store Panel!
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

On Monday night, January 20, 2014 kicked off its 10th Anniversary Celebration with the first in a series of concerts to be presented this year- Visits Oz. Tonight, join producer Lynn Pinto, editor Nicole Rosky, director Richard Jay-Alexander, and's Robert Diamond for a behind-the-scenes look at how we produced the concert in 'Capturing and Editing a Concert: Visits Oz'. (more...)

Photo Coverage: and Fathom Events Honored at The Theatre Museum Awards - Cocktail Party
by Walter McBride - May 28, 2014

The Theatre Museum awarded its 2014 Theatre Museum Awards for Excellence at the Players Club, on Tuesday May 27, 2014. The mission of The Theatre Museum is to preserve, protect, and perpetuate the legacy of the theatre. It is the first and only chartered non profit museum dedicated to the history of Theatre. Since 1995 The Awards for Excellence have recognized individuals and organizations for their contribution to theater arts, education, theater history and preservation. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Tony Honors Joan Marcus - A Tony Awards Special Feature
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2014 thought it would be interesting to go a little more 'in-depth' about the recipients, to help you better understand their being chosen and to look more closely into their lives, worlds and work. In addition, we wanted them to be interviewed by someone with whom they shared some sort of history. (more...)

SPOTLIGHT ON: JOAN MARCUS - Photographic Highlights of a Stellar Career
by BWW Special Coverage - May 19, 2014

As a bonus, we delved into Joan's archives to pick 10 of her most iconic photos (a near impossible task!). Scroll below for some of our favorites... (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth, Cheyenne Jackson and More to Make Provincetown Debuts, Summer 2014
by BWW Special Coverage - May 14, 2014

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale, now entering his fourth season at the helm of Provincetown's Art House Theater, has made the picturesque Cape Cod town a must-do stop on the itinerary of Broadway's brightest stars. The Art House continues to somehow top itself with each successive summer's celebrity lineup. (more...)

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE! Footage of Kristin Chenoweth's THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO at Carnegie Hall
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2014 is proud, and feels very privileged, to have been given EXCLUSIVE access to the evening's historic performance. (more...)

Weekend Reminder - Can't Miss PATTI ISSUES Solo Show to Play Miami Beach on May 9th
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

PATTI ISSUES, the hit Off-Broadway play is set to play Miami Beach on Friday, May 9th at 8pm (presented by legendary Broadway and concert producer-director Richard Jay-Alexander in association with Edison Farrow and South Beach Cabaret) at The Cabaret South Beach (233 12th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth - Exclusive Performance Shots - THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO at Carnegie Hall
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - May 06, 2014 was there, and Kevin Thomas Garcia captured the evening with these beautiful images. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth's Carnegie Hall After-Party at New York's Palace Hotel
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - May 05, 2014

Saturday night, May 3rd, after Kristin Chenoweth wowed 'em at Carnegie Hall, the star's family, friends and guests were invited to a very intimate party at New York's Palace Hotel. The famed property threw Ms. Chenoweth the congratulatory party with the Palace Hotel's Timothy Kirkpatrick, Bebhinn Gallen, Lauren Rebholz and friend Angelique O'Neil, who worked tirelessly to make her special night even more special. (more...)

Freeze Frame Exclusive: Kristin Chenoweth Conquers Carnegie Hall!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - May 04, 2014

They say a picture is worth a thousand words and, this morning, has the picture. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth Returns to Carnegie Hall with THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO Tonight
by BWW Special Coverage - May 03, 2014

Tonight, May 3 at 7:30 p.m., Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress and recording artist Kristin Chenoweth returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with an all-new program entitled The Evolution of a Soprano. (more...)

BWW Blog: Meet BWW's May Blogger, Andrea McArdle
by Guest Blogger: Andrea McArdle - May 01, 2014

Hello everybody at BWW! My name's Andrea! What's yours?! (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth On New Carnegie Hall Concert, Dream Roles & Tammy Faye Bakker
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 27, 2014

Broadway headliner and recognizable star Kristin Chenoweth opens up about her new Carnegie Hall show, THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO, as well as dream roles and much more as part of an intriguing new interview. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse Presents Leslie Caron & David Engel in SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS, Now thru 6/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present screen legend Leslie Caron, in her first Southern California theatrical performance in over 25 years! SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS, written by Richard Alfieri, with choreography by Donna McKechnie (A Chorus Line) and directed by Michael Arabian (Waiting for Godot). SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS will also feature 6-time Ovation Award-winning actor David Engel. 'What an honor to have on our stage the incomparable Leslie Caron and the multi-talented David Engel,' remarks Wood. 'It's a dream cast and a dream come true. With Michael Arabian and Donna McKechnie directing and choreographing, this has to be one of the most anticipated productions in the Playhouse's storied history,' adds Wareham. SIX DANCE LESSONS IN SIX WEEKS will begin previews tonight, April 26 and will open on Saturday, May 3 at 7:30pm and run through Sunday, June 8, 2014 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

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