Music Theatre Writer & Actor
JAMIE BUXTON is music theatre writer and composer based in New York.
Writing credits include QUILLÉN, a new Chilean fantasy musical with composer Pablo Concha; THE FOX, a twenty-minute musical with composer Lucy O'Brien that premiered in London last fall; MOONPHASE, a short-form audio musical with composer Sean Eads; and MY FIRST START, a musical short film co-written and directed by Tony winner Victoria Clark (Niko Frank Productions, Amazon Prime premiere). As a composer, Jamie most recently added music to Melissa Center's one-woman show MARRYING JAKE GYLLENHAAL, broadcast live from Los Angeles earlier this year.
As an actor, Jamie performed in TOURS: A CHORUS LINE (Val, dir. Mitzi Hamilton), HAIR (feat. Adam Lambert), THE MIKADO: reimagined, CLICK CLACK MOO (Darlene), and THE RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR; REGIONAL: ME AND MY GIRL (Sally Smith, IRNE Best Actress Nomination), 42ND STREET (Peggy Sawyer), 9 TO 5 (Doralee Rhodes), SOUTH PACIFIC IN CONCERT (Nellie), OKLAHOMA! (Ado Annie), GYPSY (June), HAIRSPRAY (regional premiere), Cruella DeVil for Disney Cruise Line, and most recently as the fairy Fleta in NYGASP’s light opera IOLANTHE.
Jamie holds an MFA in Musical Theatre Writing from NYU and a Bachelor of Music in Music Theatre from the University of Central Oklahoma. When not writing or performing, she can be found teaching voice, piano, and music theatre performance to students in New York City and Connecticut.
MOONPHASE. A short form audio musical. Based on the Norse myth of "Hjuki and Bil" which may have inspired the nursery rhyme "Jack and Jill." Book and Lyrics: Jamie Buxton. Music: Sean Eads. Cast: Mani: Adam Bashian. Hjuki: Sean Eads. Bil: Lydia Breckon. Audio/Music Production and Artwork: Sean Eads. Copyright 2020.
"It's Up To You, Quillén!" from the musical Quillén
Music by Pablo Concha, Lyrics by Jamie Buxton
Starring Noellia Hernandez, Tere Bertucci, Venuz Delmar, Felipe Vasquez-Encamilla (singers) with Joel Paszkowski (guitar) and Luis Lubbé (cajon), Copyright 2020.
My First Start, 2018. (IMDB listing under "For Me & My Gal.") Short film directed by Victoria Clark. Written by Jamie Buxton and Victoria Clark. Produced by NikoFrank Productions. Cast: Brittany Jeffery Glenn Alterman Brooke Davis Mya Rose Puryear Michael Stiggers Jr. Datus Puryear Matt Cusack Kathleen Brett Jordan Barrow Cory Moreno Amy Schwegel Maggie Politi Spiro Marcos Jamie Buxton Executive Producers: Maggie Stiggers, Amy Schwegel, and Spiro Marcos Director of Photography: Ruben O'Malley. Original Score by Jane Kelly Williams and David Richards. "My First Start," original song by Jane Kelly Williams.
"Birthday Party Princess" Music and lyrics by Jamie Buxton Starring Gina Milo Accompanied by Taisiya Pushkar,
live at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, Copyright 2020.
"Tippy-Toe Under the Mistletoe" Performed by Nicole Ferguson & Eric Chambliss. Written by Jamie Buxton
& Nathan Riebli. Copyright 2020.