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Date Of Birth:
May 24, 1953 (62)
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Syracuse, New York, USA
Gender: Male
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@rja_tkydky - 5/3/16 10:47am Just woke up in L.A. and read the TONY nominations. VERY exciting and happy for SO MANY friends and people I love.


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Richard Jay-Alexander News

Date of Birth: May 24, 1953 (62)
Birth Place: Syracuse, New York, USA
Gender: Male
Amas Musical Theatre Honors Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala Benefit TonightAmas Musical Theatre Honors Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, celebrates its 47th Anniversary at a gala benefit tonight, Monday, March 28th, 2016 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center(East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Donna McKechnie.  The master of ceremonies for the evening is noted theatre journalist Peter Filichia. (more...)

Maestro Eduardo Marturet, Rudy Perez & Richard Jay-Alexander Will Lead the The Miami Symphony Orchestra in MIAMI ROCKSMaestro Eduardo Marturet, Rudy Perez & Richard Jay-Alexander Will Lead the The Miami Symphony Orchestra in MIAMI ROCKS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

On Sunday, March 20th 2016, The Miami Symphony Orchestra (MISO) led by Maestro Eduardo Marturet, alongside Stage Director Richard Jay-Alexander and Classical-Crossover Director Rudy Perez, will perform with an awe-inspiring list of artists which include Afro-Cuban ensemble Tiempo Libre, virtuoso pianist-composer Lola Astanova, electric guitarist Brev Sullivan, vocalists Louis Amanti, Haven Star, EnVee, Malena Burke, Victor Valdez, King David, and R&B legend Sam Moore, who will be honored at the concert. (more...)

Roslyn Kind Opens Tonight at the Catalina Jazz Club; Plays Again Sunday March 20thRoslyn Kind Opens Tonight at the Catalina Jazz Club; Plays Again Sunday March 20th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

Singer star Roslyn Kind will play the Catalina Jazz Club for two performances only - Thursday March 17th at 8:30pm, and Sunday, March 20th at 7:30pm. According to the venue's web site, it is 'an all-new show which she debuted at '54 Below' in New York. After a 4 year absence - Rozzie and her band will make a splashy return with her show which includes new material and vintage 'Rozzie' tunes featuring career highlights, pop songs, show tunes and personal favorites...She'll share some great stories, too' (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at GalaAmas Musical Theatre to Honor Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez at Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre, New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, will celebrate its 47th Anniversary at a gala benefit on Monday, March 28th, 2016 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center (East 25th Street between Lexington and 3rd Avenues). Honorary Chair for the event is Tony Award winning actress, singer and dancer Donna McKechnie. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Norm Lewis Celebrates the Season with A SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS- Watch Highlights!BWW TV Exclusive: Norm Lewis Celebrates the Season with A SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS- Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 25, 2015

Norm Lewis finished his Feinstein's/54Below 5 night run last night, on Christmas Eve. Norm's show, NORM LEWIS WISHES YOU A SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS, played to packed houses and the venue had an amazing week, with Michael Feinstein also making his debut at the newly namesaked club, doing the 7:00 P.M. shows and Norm conquering the 9:30 slot. By the way, Mr. Feinstein plays through the 30th, while Norm enjoys his Christmas Holiday and then can find him at the Smith Center in Las Vegas, on New Year's Eve with friends Patina Miller, Capathia Jenkins, Eric Bergen and Clint Holmes. (more...)

BWW Review: NORM LEWIS' Swingin' Christmas Show Strives For Hominess At Feinstein's 54 BelowBWW Review: NORM LEWIS' Swingin' Christmas Show Strives For Hominess At Feinstein's 54 Below
by Alix Cohen - Dec 23, 2015

With a song list comprised partially of holiday numbers, partially of high points in his Broadway career having nothing to do with Christmas, and partially of--I don't know, how would you categorize “Fever” in this context?--Norm Lewis is making his debut at Feinstein's/54 Below this week (9:30 shows continue tonight and tomorrow night) in a show called 'Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas,' directed by veteran Broadway actor/singer/dancer Richard Jay-Alexander. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis Wishes You A SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS at Feinstein's/54 Below!Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis Wishes You A SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 21, 2015

Last night, Sunday, Dec. 20, Feinstein's/54 Below celebrated opening night for Norm Lewis' holiday engagement. 'Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas,' which runs through December 24th, is an all-new show featuring Lewis and his swingin' putting their mark on holiday classics, some of the songs that Lewis is best known for, as well as some surprises you would never expect to hear him sing. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekMichael Feinstein, Norm Lewis & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Lena Hall, Well-Strung & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This WeekLena Hall, Well-Strung & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Marin Mazzie, Well-Strung, Lena Hall & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below in Coming WeeksMarin Mazzie, Well-Strung, Lena Hall & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below in Coming Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

This December and January, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at Feinstein's/54 Below and to purchase tickets, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Norm Lewis Previews SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS at Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Norm Lewis Previews SWINGIN' CHRISTMAS at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Walter McBride - Nov 25, 2015

Norm Lewis Wishes You a Swingin' Christmas, running December 20-24 at 54 Below, is an all-new show (directed by Richard Jay-Alexander) that will help you ring in the holidays and remind you why he is one of Broadway's greatest singers and most sought-after leading men. Check out photos from a special preview of the show below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Lena Hall, Norm Lewis, and Ann Hampton Callaway Preview Feinstein's/54 Below ShowsFREEZE FRAME: Lena Hall, Norm Lewis, and Ann Hampton Callaway Preview Feinstein's/54 Below Shows
by Walter McBride - Nov 21, 2015

Performers Ann Hampton Callaway, Norm Lewis, and Lena Hall recently previewed their Feinstein's/54 Below shows, and BroadwayWorld was on the scene! Check out photos of the actors below! (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford, Norm Lewis, Marin Mazzie & More to Celebrate the Holidays at Feinstein's/54 BelowAnnaleigh Ashford, Norm Lewis, Marin Mazzie & More to Celebrate the Holidays at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

This December and January, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club offers an exciting lineup of holiday entertainment. Holiday shows features the talents of Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, The 8th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular, Well-Strung, The Muppet Christmas Carol, Vodka Stinger, Christine Pedi and more. Additionally, celebrate New Years Eve with special performances from Marin Mazzie and Annaleigh Ashford. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Kaye Ballard's Never-Before-Seen Performance of 'Maybe This Time' from Rick McKaySTAGE TUBE: Kaye Ballard's Never-Before-Seen Performance of 'Maybe This Time' from Rick McKay
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2015

Rick McKay's new film Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age will be out next year -- support his Broadway Trilogy by making a tax-deductible donation here, and be sure to watch the trailer for the upcoming installment! (more...)

Well-Strung to Bring Holiday Show to Feinstein's/54 Below Next MonthWell-Strung to Bring Holiday Show to Feinstein's/54 Below Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

 On the heels of their Billboard Top 10 Classical Crossover album, Well-Strung returns to New York with a "A Well-Strung Christmas" at 54 Below on December 9, 10, and 14.  The new show has been devised by Well-Strung, Mark Cortale and director Richard Jay-Alexander, and features the group's own unique pop-classical spin on some of the most beautiful and traditional holiday favorites, such as 'Silent Night' and irreverent newly-observed versions of songs like 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus' and 'Sleighride,' all the way to George Michael's 'This Christmas' and everything in between.   For tickets and information please visit http://54below.com/artist/well-strung/. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 11/3/2015 - 11/10/2015Hottest Articles on BWW 11/3/2015 - 11/10/2015
by - Nov 10, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 11/3/2015 - 11/10/2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes A Dazzling Feinstein's/54 Below Debut with IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE)
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 9, 2015

Just last night, Feinstein's/54 Below presented the debut of Jennifer Diamond, currently co-starring in the smash hit musical RUTHLESS!. Jennifer's new show IT'S MY FIRST TIME (PLEASE BE GENTLE) was directed by Broadway veteran Richard Jay-Alexander. The two first worked together on LES MISERABLES and a number of benefits and Jay-Alexander found her uniquely talented and versatile enough to put a special spin on a debut act for her, recounting her arrival in the business, her story as an up-and-coming actress and all the good (and bad) that goes with it. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes Feinstein's/54 Below DebutPhoto Coverage: Jennifer Diamond Makes Feinstein's/54 Below Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 9, 2015

Feinstein's/54 Below presented the debut of Jennifer Diamond last night, and BroadwayWorld was of course on the scene to capture the evening. Check out photos below! (more...)

Richard Jay-Alexander Directs Jennifer Diamond Tonight at Feinstein's/54 BelowRichard Jay-Alexander Directs Jennifer Diamond Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2015

Feinstein's/54 Below presents the debut of Jennifer Diamond, currently co-starring in the smash hit musical RUTHLESS!, tonight November 8th at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/7/2015
by - Nov 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/7/2015. (more...)

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