Alexa Criscitiello

Alexa Criscitiello

Alexa is a proud graduate of the College of Staten Island with a degree in Communications. She has performed both onstage and behind the scenes with La MaMa Experimental Theater Club, Theater For the New City, Midtown International Theater Festival, Richard Frankel Productions, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Scorpio Entertainment, Commercial Theater Institute, Fringe NYC, Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, and CAGE Theatre Company. Alexa enjoys short walks on long beaches, warm breezes on cool days, baked goods, having an opinion, and making things pretty.




MOST POPULAR ARTICLES
LAST 30 DAYS

Stage Door Secrets: Visiting KINKY BOOTS with Brendon Urie's Biggest Fans!Stage Door Secrets: Visiting KINKY BOOTS with Brendon Urie's Biggest Fans!
Posted: Aug. 2, 2017


Social Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to InstagramSocial Spotlight: Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to Instagram
Posted: Aug. 11, 2017


Michael Moore Buses Audience to Trump Tower Protest Following Performance of THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDERMichael Moore Buses Audience to Trump Tower Protest
Posted: Aug. 15, 2017


Keala Settle, Hugh Jackman, and the Cast of THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Featured in This Month's VogueKeala Settle, Hugh Jackman, and the Cast of THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Get Vogue Feature
Posted: Aug. 11, 2017


Anatomy of a Showtune: Exploring the Magic of 'Friend Like Me' from Disney's ALADDINAnatomy of a Showtune: Exploring the Magic of 'Friend Like Me' from Disney's ALADDIN
Posted: Aug. 12, 2017


Bill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate ShowBill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate Show
Posted: Aug. 11, 2017


LAST 365 DAYS

In Their Own Words: Arts Organizations on the Importance of the National Endowment for the ArtsIn Their Own Words: Arts Organizations on the the National Endowment for the Arts
Posted: Feb. 18, 2017


Betty Buckley Calls Out Donald Trump for Playing 'Memory' at RallyBetty Buckley Calls Out Donald Trump for Playing 'Memory' at Rally
August 22, 2017

The gloves are off for Betty Buckley this evening, after the star caught word that her iconic recording of the Broadway ballad, 'Memory' from the musical Cats was played at tonight's rally for Donald Trump in Phoenix, Arizona.

National Treasures: Celebrating Broadway at the Kennedy Center HonorsNational Treasures: Celebrating Broadway at the Kennedy Center Honors
August 22, 2017

The Kennedy Center Honors is an annual celebration held to honor those in the arts for a lifetime of contributions to American culture. Beginning in 1978, the honors are held annually in the Kennedy Center Opera House.

Keeping Up with Daveed Diggs: Five Upcoming Projects You Should Know AboutKeeping Up with Daveed Diggs: Five Upcoming Projects You Should Know About
August 22, 2017

Daveed Diggs stole the hearts of audiences when he leapt into the spotlight in the original cast of 'Hamilton.' Earning instant acclaim and nabbing a Tony for Best Performance by a Featured actor in a musical, the Oakland-born rapper shot to stardom throughout his run as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson in Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit hip hop history lesson.

Video: Getting to Know ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's New Ti Moune, Hailey KilgoreVideo: Getting to Know ONCE ON THIS ISLAND's New Ti Moune, Hailey Kilgore
August 18, 2017

This week, producersKen DavenportandHunter Arnoldannounced that Hailey Kilgore has been cast asTi Moune in the new Broadway production ofOnce On This Islandfollowing an extensive international search by the show's casting team.

Michael Moore Buses Audience to Trump Tower Protest Following Performance of THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDERMichael Moore Buses Audience to Trump Tower Protest Following Performance of THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER
August 15, 2017

Following Donald Trump's inflammatory comments sympathizing with Nazi protesters in Charlottesville, VA this afternoon, activist and director, Michael Moore who is currently making his Broadway debut in the one-man show The Terms of My Surrender, decided to mobilize audiences in more ways than one this evening.

Keala Settle, Hugh Jackman, and the Cast of THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Featured in This Month's VogueKeala Settle, Hugh Jackman, and the Cast of THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Featured in This Month's Vogue
August 11, 2017

Tony nominee, Keala Settle, Hollywood star Hugh Jackman, and the cast of the upcoming motion picture musical, 'The Greatest Showman' are featured in this month's issue of Vogue. The directorof the film, Michael Gracey,discussed the making of the film with the publication, discussing the process and challenges of making the filmwith fashion icon Hamish Bowles.

Bill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate ShowBill Murray Talks GROUNDHOG DAY on The Leonard Lopate Show
August 11, 2017

ActorBill Murraymade headlines this week as he mademultipletripsto revisit one of his finest roles in the musicalversion of his iconic film Groundhog Day on Broadway.

Social Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to InstagramSocial Spotlight: The Wacky and Wonderful Jessica Vosk Brings the Magic of WICKED on Tour to Instagram
August 11, 2017

Jessica Vosk's pathway to Wicked stardom has been anything but conventional.

Anatomy of a Showtune: Exploring the Magic of 'Friend Like Me' from Disney's ALADDINAnatomy of a Showtune: Exploring the Magic of 'Friend Like Me' from Disney's ALADDIN
August 12, 2017

When Disney's Aladdin hit theaters in summer of 1992, the tale transported audiences to a whole new world of wonder, love, and adventure through the fictional streets of Agrabah. Following the titular street rat, Aladdin, from bread thief to Prince Ali, audiences were instantly captivated by the story, the characters, and most notably, the songs.

Stage Door Secrets: Visiting KINKY BOOTS with Brendon Urie's Biggest Fans!Stage Door Secrets: Visiting KINKY BOOTS with Brendon Urie's Biggest Fans!
August 2, 2017

Grammy Award-nominated Panic! At the Disco front man Brendon Urie is currently making his Broadway debut as 'Charlie Price' in the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Kinky Boots!

Things Get Chilly at D23 with New Details on FROZEN 2 and OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTUREThings Get Chilly at D23 with New Details on FROZEN 2 and OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTURE
July 14, 2017

Disney continues to keep details mostly under wraps for Frozen 2, but the film's stars Kristen Bell and Josh Gad were on hand to dish about the hotly anticipated sequel and itssister project, a short titled Olaf's Frozen Adventure.

'Experience is the Teacher of All Things': A Question of Marketing and Politics on Broadway'Experience is the Teacher of All Things': A Question of Marketing and Politics on Broadway
July 22, 2017

Throughout the early days of the Trump administration, the arts community has played no small role in engaging fans and motivating audiences to take greater part in the political process. From Hamilton's showdown with the Vice President to the presence of Broadway Strong at the Women's March, the Broadway community has banded together to help bring greater awareness to our audiences.

Lisa Kron Responds to FUN HOME Costume Controversy with Open LetterLisa Kron Responds to FUN HOME Costume Controversy with Open Letter
June 30, 2017

Tony Award-winning Fun Home book writer, Lisa Kron, has responded to some recent unrest among fans of the popular musical.

BWW First Person: Dear Phil Connors- Finding Truth in GROUNDHOG DAY, A Musical For All of UsBWW First Person: Dear Phil Connors- Finding Truth in GROUNDHOG DAY, A Musical For All of Us
July 2, 2017

I have trouble finding joy in life. I didn't plan this column intending to out myself as a curmudgeon right at the top, in fact some people would discourage me from revealing such a damning truth at all, but let's go ahead and make this all about me right away and see where that takes us.

Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up All the Best Looks from the Tony Awards Red Carpet!Broadway Beauties: Rounding Up All the Best Looks from the Tony Awards Red Carpet!
June 12, 2017

The stars aligned tonight for Broadway's biggest partyand as everyone slipped out of costume and into their formal finery, some stars shone a little more brightly than some.

Lucky Number Seven: Celebrating the Many Tony Recognized Turns of Patti LuPoneLucky Number Seven: Celebrating the Many Tony Recognized Turns of Patti LuPone
June 8, 2017

Sassy, brassy, bawdy, and bold-- these are just a few adjectives used to describe the monstrous talent and intrepid persona of the one and only Patti LuPone. Throughout her career, these attributes have taken Pattito the absoluteheights of stardom and this year has been no different as the star enjoys her seventh Tony nomination for her role playing opposite Christine Ebersole in the hit musical, War Paint,

Overlooked Honors: Twelve 2017 Tony Categories We Wish ExistedOverlooked Honors: Twelve 2017 Tony Categories We Wish Existed
June 10, 2017

Each year, the Tony Awards honor Broadway's best and brightest from the current season. And though the awards are many, each year there are a few shows that bring a little something new and different to the stage that deserve their own brand of recognition.

Regional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on BroadwayRegional Riches: Celebrating the Legacy of Regional Theatres on Broadway
May 27, 2017

Broadway shows are made, not born. Though the polished final product of a Broadway show seems to land before our very eyes as if put there by some divine circumstance, the life of the average show before it makes its way to New York is long.

Social: Broadway Represents at Fashion's Biggest Night- See All the Looks from the 2017 Met GalaSocial: Broadway Represents at Fashion's Biggest Night- See All the Looks from the 2017 Met Gala
May 1, 2017

Broadway's brightest have infiltrated fashion's biggest night. From stage veterans to Hollywood's frequent visitors to the stage, the talent of the Great White Way is turning it out on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art along with A-list Hollywood celebrities, models, musicians, sports, stars and more.

Sharing is Caring: A Short History of Tony Ties,  Multiple Wins, and Split Performances on the Great White WaySharing is Caring: A Short History of Tony Ties, Multiple Wins, and Split Performances on the Great White Way
May 6, 2017

This season, Manhattan Theatre Club stunned and excited theatregoers when it was announced that Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, two of the most formidable females of stage and screen, would be returning to the boards in an unconventional new revival of Lillian Hellman's family drama, The Little Foxes.



1