A gifted singer/comedienne, Jamie has appeared as Joan Rivers' opening act, and headlined at major clubs in New York, Los Angeles, Atlantic City and Lake Tahoe. Since 1990, Jamie has hosted and produced the critically acclaimed variety show, Jamie deRoy & friends, which also serves as the basis for her cable television show. The show has earned tenTelly Awards and won the Northeast Video Festival. She has produced eight CDs in the Jamie deRoy & friends series, which are available on Harbinger Records and PS CLASSIC labels. The Child in Me: Volume 1, ‘Tis the Season and Animal Tracks each earned Jamie MAC Awards for Recording of the Year and her latest CD “If I Sing” was nominated for a 2007 MAC Award.
Jamie’s love for theater has turned into an illustrious Broadway producing career. Her theatre producing credits include: Catch Me If You Can, The Addams Family, Lend Me A Tenor, Finian's Rainbow, Ragtime, Enron, A Behanding In Spokane, and All About Me. Other Broadway credits include: The Norman Conquests (TONY, Drama Desk and outer Critics Circle Awards winner for Best Play Revival), Desire Under the Elms, Blithe Spirit, Impressionism, Speed-the-Plow, Arthur Miller's All My Sons, The Seagull, George Steven Jr.'s Thurgood, Clifford Odets' The Country Girl, David Mamet’s November, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only, Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, and Say Goodnight Gracie; Off-Broadway: Black Tie, Beebo Brinker Chronicles, Make Me A Song: The Music of William Finn, Dividing The Estate (Outer Critics Circle Award), Opus, Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell, Athol Fugard’s Exits and Entrances, Christopher Durang’s Adrift in Macao, A.R. Gurney's Buffalo Gal and Indian Blood (Outer Critics Circle Award), Terrence McNally’s Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Her London credits include: Marguerite, Make Me a Song and the upcoming The King’s Speech.
Jamie’s credits as a TV producer include the Emmy-nominated "The Biggest Little Operas in Town," "All That Glitters” and "Where Do Musicals Come From?" all for City Arts. She’s also one of the producers of Rick McKay's Broadway: The Golden Age. Jamie has earned a total of eight MAC Awards, four Back Stage Bistro Awards and CaB Magazine's Lifetime Achievement Award and a total of ten Telly Awards for a variety of projects.
She is President Emeritus of MAC, and was one of the first women to join the famed New York Friars Club. She also sits on the Board of The Friars Foundation, and is on the Honorary Boards of CAP21,The Humane Society of New York and The Theater World Awards. Jamie also has strong affiliations with New York Women in Film & Television, American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT) and The League of Professional Theatre Women.