Richard Allen is a Contributing Editor for Broadway World and works full time as a Manager in the Information Services department in the State of West Virginia. In his free time he is a freelance writer and an avid reader. In the past, Mr. Allen had a recurring column in the Herald Dispatch Entertainment Section and more recently he completed work on his first novel. He has a Regents Bachelor of the Arts Degree from West Virginia University Tech and an Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Systems from Huntington Junior College.
Mr. Allen is passionate about all forms of music and the arts. He was heavily involved in his local music scene for many years, co-owning a music venue during his time in college. Richard regularly attends local and national theatre performances, art shows, and concerts with his wife.