BWW TV: BRIGHT STAR's Hannah Elless Sings The Star-Spangled Banner at Mets Game
Broadway's Hannah Elless, from the hit musical BRIGHT STAR, performed the National Anthem at last night's METS Game against the Cincinnati Reds. Click below to watch her sing The Star-Spangled Banner, plus follow this link for photos!
Elless is a proud native of southwest Michigan, where she grew up playing music and making movies with her ten other siblings. While pursuing her BFA at Western Michigan University she was a top winner at the American College Theatre Festival as well as a nominee for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship recognizing and honoring outstanding performers.
Elless made her Broadway debut singing "Bless the Lord" in the revival of Stephen Schwartz's Godspell followed by a very "Neil" turn in the Drama Desk-nominated The Other Josh Cohenunder the direction of Tony Award-winner Ted Sperling. She recently starred as Elise McKenna in the world premiere of the new musical Somewhere in Time and can be seen this spring originating the lead ingénue role in Steve Martin's and Edie Brickell's Broadway musical, Bright Star. Elless has been seen on Fox Television's Glee and her screen credits include Before Winter, The Lake Effect, and the upcoming film When Mary Met Ally.
Elless has been a part of several readings, workshops & concerts in New York City including performances at The Roundabout, Lincoln Center, The Carlyle, Birdland Jazz Club, 54 Below and many more! She is also an accomplished musician, playing over six different instruments. Elless is currently working on her debut EP album.
Video courtesy New York Mets