ARTISTIC ADVISORY BOARD
Director & Producer
Richard Hester is the supervisor for all productions of Jersey Boys internationally (Broadway, US Tour, Las Vegas, Toronto, London, Australia, South Africa, Asia, Netherlands). His Broadway stage managing credits include: Gypsy, starring Bernadette Peters, Sweet Smell of Success, Annie Get Your Gun, A Delicate Balance, The Old Neighborhood, Titanic, The Phantom of the Opera, The Red Shoes, and The Secret Garden. National Tours: Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story.
Richard spent ten years as Production Supervisor with Patti LuPone on the road. He is the Co founder/producer of Broadway Barks! An annual NYC Animal Adoption event with Bernadette Peters and Mary Tyler Moore.
Richard joined the Artistic Advisory Board in 2014 after being involved with the Play Reading for several years.