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Robert Jess Roth
ROBERT JESS ROTH received a Tony nomination for Beauty and the Beast, his Broadway debut. Rob has directed productions of the show the world over, garnering many awards including the Olivier Award for Best Musical in London. He directed the world premiere of Elton John and Tim Rice's Elaborate Lives and is continuing his collaboration with Sir Elton on The Vampire Lestat, a musical based on the works of Anne Rice, with lyrics by Bernie Taupin. Rob has co-written and will direct a musical based on the Don Roos film, The Opposite of Sex, with a score by Douglas J. Cohen. Outside New York, Rob has been developing a Las Vegas spectacular, Buzz!!, the story of famed film director Busby Berkeley, with Alan Menken, David Zippel and Larry Gelbart. He has had a long collaboration with rock star Alice Cooper and has directed two world tours: Dragontown and Brutal Planet.

Bio as of September, 2009.



American Theatre Wing programs, interviews and/or credits include:

Working in the Theatre (video)
Playwright, Director and Choreographer - April, 1994 - Watch now.

Internet Broadway Database Listing (IBDB.com)