miss hazel jade - DIRECTOR, LYRICIST, MUSICAL BOOK WRITER, MUSICAL DIRECTOR, PLAYWRIGHT
Miss Hazel Jade is a Broadway dramaturg and investor, and Off-B’way producer, whose current producing projects include her own original musical, QUEER, which is currently in development in Los Angeles with plans of taking it to Broadway, a trans rock opera that's in development in San Francisco, along with being an investor on three musicals that went to Broadway this season and have collectively acquired 22 Tony nominations.
She has also been pursuing a successful career as a private dramaturg for several musicals —including two currently running on Broadway — of which she has passion and dedication for consulting with writers to see more, developed pieces with strong female leads.
Prior to focusing her attention on investing and producing, Miss Hazel Jade was a classically-trained theatrical performer who worked on over thirty regional and touring musicals and plays, where she has also spent a great deal of time as an award-winning playwright, librettist, and director. In her extensive history, Hazel Jade has worked with the likes of: Jennifer Hudson, Gladys Knight, Adam Lambert, Mary Lambert, Judith Light, Our Lady J, Sara Ramirez, Jill Soloway, Justin Tranter, and more.
In late 2017, Miss Hazel Jade partnered with her former business partner Kyle Anthony to refocus their attention on Broadway investing and producing, and together they are the founders of The Jade/Anthony Company, which is the production management for QUEER.