Jay-Alexander Will Join Barsha and Haran for Manhattan Premiere of On the Town

News   Jay-Alexander Will Join Barsha and Haran for Manhattan Premiere of On the Town Debra and Mary's Night on the Town — the weekly variety/talk show held in The Night and Day Room at Park Slope's Biscuit BBQ — will head to Manhattan for one night only on March 31.
Richard Jay-Alexander
Richard Jay-Alexander Photo by Bruce Glikas

Director-producer Richard Jay-Alexander will be Debra Barsha and Mary Cleere Haran's special guest for the Manhattan outing, which will be held at the Cornelia Street Cafe. Show time is 8:30 PM. The evening, according to press notes, features "song and witty repartee . . . and one very special guest interview."

Debra Barsha is the composer of Radiant Baby, which was seen at the Public Theater. Mary Cleere Haran has been dubbed "cabaret's most literature chanteuse." Richard Jay-Alexander was formerly a Broadway actor, singer and dancer, who has since directed the critically acclaimed concerts of Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley and Cleere Haran. He was the executive director of Cameron Mackintosh's American company for a decade and was the associate director and executive producer of the original Broadway, touring and Canadian companies of Les Misérables. One of his many current jobs is executive director of Playbill Records; he will also direct the all-star Les Miserables in Concert this summer at the Hollywood Bowl.

There is a $20 cover charge ($10 for students) plus a one-drink minimum.

Cornelia Street Cafe is located in Manhattan at 29 Cornelia Street. Call (212) 989-9319 for reservations; visit www.corneliastreetcafe.com for directions.

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