The Business Of Broadway

Jamie deRoy is the queen of SHOW BIZ— first as an entertainer then as a Broadway and off-Broadway producer.

Jamie has appeared onstage with Joan Rivers and Norm Crosby, and has headlined at many of New York’s major clubs. She has 9 CDs.

She’s a 7 time Tony Award winning Broadway producer, her credits include:
The Ferryman, Angels in America, The Band’s Visit, The Play That Goes Wrong, 1984, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Fiddler On The Roof, The Heidi Chronicles, Catch Me If You Can, The Addams Family, Blithe Spirit, The Miracle Worker, The Seagull, and many many more.

Off-Broadway, the list is even longer — Comedies, Dramas, Musicals.

“Lying on the Beach,” co-hosted by Steve Greenberg and Lois Whitman-Hess, is so lucky to have captured Jamie’s words of wisdom about Broadway. The information here is invaluable.

The Business Of Broadway

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Ron Abel’s Winning Formula For A Life Long Career In Entertainment

Ron Abel is a multi-award winning composer, producer, arranger, orchestrator, conductor and musical director. His client list ranges from multi-million selling pop diva Taylor Dayne to opera diva and Kennedy Center Honoree, Jessye Norman. He also had a recurring role on the Fran Drescher television series “Happily Divorced” playing, who else, but himself.

Ron is currently composing the scores for several new Broadway musicals: ROCKWELL, LIFE ON A PALETTE, a musical tour of the 20th century through the paintings of America’s most beloved artist, (book & lyrics by Eleanor Albano & Anthony Barnao) as well as BRICKTOP, QUEEN OF THE NIGHT, RE-INTRODUCING LAURETTE BISHOP and UNDRESSED with his long-time writing partner, the celebrated lyricist, Chuck Steffan.

A major sweep of every Los Angeles theatre award was won by Ron for his score of TWIST OF FATE, a musical written with Kleban award winning bookwriter/lyricist Lissa Levin.

Recently, Ron, Chuck & Lissa’s collaboration of their new musical HAZEL, A MUSICAL MAID IN AMERICA premiered at Chicago’s Drury Lane Theatre.

Ron has arranged, orchestrated and conducted world-wide for artists such as Liza Minnelli, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Mandy Gonzales, Lucie Arnaz, Michele Lee, Bryce Pinkham and Shirley Jones among many others.

Ron joins TV personality Steve Greenberg and PR expert Lois Whitman-Hess on their podcast “Lying on the Beach.”

Ron Abel’s Winning Formula For A Life Long Career In Entertainment

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