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Richard Hester

 
Bio:
Broadway: Jersey Boys, Gypsy, Sweet Smell Of Success, Annie Get Your Gun, Patti LuPone's Matters Of The Heart, A Delicate Balance, The Old Neighborhood, Titanic, The Phantom Of The Opera, The Red Shoes, The Secret Garden. National Tours: Wicked, The Phantom Of The Opera, West Side Story. Regional: ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Jersey Boys, Gypsy, Sweet Smell Of Success, Annie Get Your Gun, Patti LuPone's Matters Of The Heart, A Delicate Balance, The Old Neighborhood, Titanic, The Phantom Of The Opera, The Red Shoes, The Secret Garden. National Tours: Wicked, The Phantom Of The Opera, West Side Story. Regional: ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1986
Puppeteer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2021]
Production Supervisor
 
[Las Vegas, 2008]
Production Supervisor
 
[West End, 2008]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 2005]
Production Stage Manager
Production Supervisor[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 2002]
Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 2000]
Production Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1999] [Replacement]
Production Stage Manager[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 1998] [Replacement]
Production Stage Manager[Replacement]
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Production Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1997]
Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1996]
Assistant Stage Manager
 
[Broadway, 1993]
Assistant Stage Manager

Richard Hester Biography

Broadway: Jersey Boys, Gypsy, Sweet Smell Of Success, Annie Get Your Gun, Patti LuPone's Matters Of The Heart, A Delicate Balance, The Old Neighborhood, Titanic, The Phantom Of The Opera, The Red Shoes, The Secret Garden. National Tours: Wicked, The Phantom Of The Opera, West Side Story. Regional: Jersey Boys (La Jolla Playhouse). Currently: Production Supervisor for Patti LuPone's national concert appearances. Co-Founder/Producer of "Broadway Barks" with Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore.





Richard Hester News

Broadway Reads Presents Inaugural Reading At Lincoln Center Photo Broadway Reads Presents Inaugural Reading At Lincoln Center
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2022

Broadway Reads presents an evening of Broadway theater veterans reading from their published works. Hosted by Julie Halston (You Can't Take it With You, Virtual Halston), the event will feature playwright Rick Elice (Peter and the Starcatchers, Jersey Boys), producer and actress Jenna Gavigan (A Strange Loop, Gypsy), stage manager Richard Hester (Jersey Boys), and former wigmaster Amy Neswald (Jersey Boys) reading from their published novels and memoirs in a celebration of the multi-talented landscape of Broadway's above and below-the-line talent.

Video: Broadway Stage Manager And Author Richard Hester Joins THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW Wi Photo Video: Broadway Stage Manager And Author Richard Hester Joins THE EARLY NIGHT SHOW With Joshua Turchin
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022

Season eight, episode four (which is also available on the Broadway Podcast Network: http://bpn.fm/TENS) stars Broadway Stage Manager and Author Richard Hester (Broadway's Summer, Jersey Boys, Gypsy, Sweet Smell of Success, Matters of the Heart, Annie Get Your Gun, Cabaret, The Old Neighborhood, Titanic, A Delicate Balance, The Red Shoes). The episode can be streamed here:

Casting Announced For JERSEY BOYS Providence Engagement Photo Casting Announced For JERSEY BOYS Providence Engagement
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2022

Casting has been announced for the Providence return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing the Providence Performing Arts Center for two performances.

JERSEY BOYS To Complete Its Run At New World Stages May 22 Photo JERSEY BOYS To Complete Its Run At New World Stages May 22
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 21, 2022

The current engagement of Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Jersey Boys at New World Stages will finish its run Sunday, May 22.

Read Excerpts from Stage Manager Richard Hester's HOLD, PLEASE: STAGE MANAGING A PAND Photo Read Excerpts from Stage Manager Richard Hester's HOLD, PLEASE: STAGE MANAGING A PANDEMIC
by Team BWW - Apr 16, 2022

Veteran Broadway Stage Manager Richard Hester (Jersey Boys) has just release 'Hold, Please: Stage Managing A Pandemic,' a memoir of the year Broadway went dark.

28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List Photo 28 Theater Books for Your Spring 2022 Reading List
by Team BWW - Apr 9, 2022

Spring has sprung and the great weather calls for a great book to enjoy outdoors! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 28 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's spring reading list.

Photos: The Early Night Show with Josh Turchin at the Broadway Marketplace Photo Photos: The Early Night Show with Josh Turchin at the Broadway Marketplace
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 2, 2022

The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin announced that it is bringing back live performances for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The shows will begin taping starting in April from the Broadway Makers Marketplace, the new For Broadway Fans, By Broadway Fans Pop Up Shop located in the Turnstyle Underground Market at Columbus Circle (57th & 8th Ave Subway Station).

JERSEY BOYS Launches IPA With New Jersey Beer Company Photo JERSEY BOYS Launches IPA With New Jersey Beer Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 31, 2022

Jersey Boys IPA will be available for purchase beginning April 2 exclusively at New Jersey Beer Company in North Bergen, NJ on April 2, and beginning April 7 in New Jersey and New York, including at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street), where Jersey Boys is playing.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances Photo VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

JERSEY BOYS Off-Broadway released a behind-the-scenes video celebrating the show’s return to live performances. 

JERSEY BOYS is Coming to Popejoy Hall Photo JERSEY BOYS is Coming to Popejoy Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

The Albuquerque return engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical¬†JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, is playing the Popejoy Hall April 7 ‚Äď 10, 2022.¬†

Richard Hester Videos

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes With JERSEY BOYS' Return to Live Performances

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

JERSEY BOYS Off-Broadway released a behind-the-scenes video celebrating the show’s return to live performances. 

VIDEO: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 1000 Performances in New York City Videoplay
VIDEO: JERSEY BOYS Celebrates 1000 Performances in New York City

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 9, 2022

The Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award winning musical Jersey Boys celebrates its 1000th performance at New York City’s New World Stages today, Sunday, January 9, 2022.

VIDEO: Casts of JERSEY BOYS Around the World Sing 'Who Loves You' Videoplay
VIDEO: Casts of JERSEY BOYS Around the World Sing 'Who Loves You'

by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2020

275 cast members from 15 companies around the world of JERSEY BOYS have come together to honor Covid-19 relief efforts.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS - Mark Edwards Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS - Mark Edwards

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 9, 2017

The Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys is making its off-Broadway return this season at New World Stages. Meet Mark Edwards, who will star as Nick Massi in the off-Broadway mounting of the show below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS- Nicolas Dromard Videoplay
BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the New Boys of JERSEY BOYS- Nicolas Dromard

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 4, 2017

The Tony, Grammy & Olivier Award-Winning Best Musical Jersey Boys is making its off-Broadway return this season at New World Stages. Nicolas Dromard will be taking on the role of Tony DeVito. Meet Nick Dromard who will reprise his Broadway role, Tommy DeVito, in the off-Broadway mounting of the show below!