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Alex Bender

 
Bio:
Broadway role debut! Broadway musician: Cirque du Soleil's Paramour (onstage), Finding Neverland, Side Show. Trumpet: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, "Peter Pan Live!," Idina Menzel tour. MMus, Manhattan School of Music; BMus, James Madison University. Special thanks to LHP, my parents and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway role debut! Broadway musician: Cirque du Soleil's Paramour (onstage), Finding Neverland, Side Show. Trumpet: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, "Peter Pan Live!," Idina Menzel tour. MMus, Manhattan School of Music; BMus, James Madison University. Special thanks to LHP, my parents and ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Nick Radel
Trumpet

Photos

August Rush: The Musical company shot: (front row, from left) Jessie Linden, Marta Ba Photo

August Rush: The Musical company shot: (front row, from left) Jessie Linden, Marta Bagratuni, Jack McCarthy, Katrina Yaukey, Ginna Doyle, (back row, from left) Brad Giovanine, Alex Bender, Matt Deitchman, John Hickok, Huxley Westemeier, Leenya Rideout, Tr

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Date:
04/15/2019
Geoff Packard, Joe Carroll, Brandon James Ellis, Corey Cott, Alex Bender, James Natha Photo

Geoff Packard, Joe Carroll, Brandon James Ellis, Corey Cott, Alex Bender, James Nathan Hopkins

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Date:
06/23/2017
Geoff Packard, Joe Carroll, Brandon James Ellis, Corey Cott, Alex Bender, James Natha Photo

Geoff Packard, Joe Carroll, Brandon James Ellis, Corey Cott, Alex Bender, James Nathan Hopkins

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Date:
06/23/2017
Alex Bender, Joe Carroll, Brandon James Ellis Photo

Alex Bender, Joe Carroll, Brandon James Ellis

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Date:
06/23/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2017
Nick Radel

Trumpet

Alex Bender Biography

Broadway role debut! Broadway musician: Cirque du Soleil's Paramour (onstage), Finding Neverland, Side Show. Trumpet: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, "Peter Pan Live!," Idina Menzel tour. MMus, Manhattan School of Music; BMus, James Madison University. Special thanks to LHP, my parents and brother, Captain Nicholas Bender, USMC (Ret).




Alex Bender News

Jazz At Lincoln Center Announces Winners Of 2022 Jack Rudin Jazz Championship Photo Jazz At Lincoln Center Announces Winners Of 2022 Jack Rudin Jazz Championship
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2022

In an awards ceremony last night, April 20, 2022 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City, Jazz at Lincoln Center Managing and Artistic Director Wynton Marsalis announced the top three university and college jazz band winners and section awards in the second annual Jack Rudin Jazz Championship.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 26- BANDSTAND Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 26- BANDSTAND Opens On Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2021

On this day in 2017, the musical Bandstand opened on Broadway in a production directed and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler.

Highland Park Players Staff To Guest On Chicago Radio Photo Highland Park Players Staff To Guest On Chicago Radio
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 25, 2020

On Friday, November 27 at 3 PM Central, Jacob Cohen and Holly Weis of Highland Park Players will be the guests on It's Showtime with Rikki Lee ‚Äď a weekly half hour informational radio show focused on the entertainment industry that airs on suburban Chicago station 101.5 FM. Those outside the broadcast area can stream the show for free by going to www.HuntleyRadio.com and clicking on the ‚ÄúListen Live‚ÄĚ icon.

Highland Park Players, Big Noise Theatre and BC/EFA Team Up for 'Winter Wondergram: T Photo Highland Park Players, Big Noise Theatre and BC/EFA Team Up for 'Winter Wondergram: The Ultimate Holiday Card Experience'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 24, 2020

What happens when a bunch of performing artists are stuck at home because of a pandemic? They get creative! This holiday season, Highland Park Players, Big Noise Theatre, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS have teamed up to bring you Winter Wondergram: The Ultimate Holiday Card Experience.

VIDEO: Celebrate Veterans Day with a BANDSTAND Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at Photo VIDEO: Celebrate Veterans Day with a BANDSTAND Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 11, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a BANDSTAND Reunion, in honor of Veteran's Day, with Corey Cott, Laura Osnes, Joey Pero and Beth Leavel.

Broadway Rewind: Nobody Can Stop BANDSTAND at Broadway in Bryant Park! Photo Broadway Rewind: Nobody Can Stop BANDSTAND at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 16, 2020

Today we flashback to 2017, when Bandstand performed on the Bryant Park stage. Bandstand played for 166 performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, starring Laura Osnes, Corey Cott, Beth Leavel, Alex Bender, Joe Carroll, Brandon J. Ellis, James Nathan Hopkins and Geoff Packard.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH
by Julie Musbach - Apr 15, 2019

Chicago audiences will be the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents. Get a sneak peek with some rehearsal photos below!

George Abud, Jack McCarthy and Huxley Westemeier Lead Cast of AUGUST RUSH Photo George Abud, Jack McCarthy and Huxley Westemeier Lead Cast of AUGUST RUSH
by Julie Musbach - Mar 26, 2019

Chicago audiences will be the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents.

Photo Flash: Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Krysta Rodriguez and More Attend BANDSTAND in Cine Photo Photo Flash: Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Krysta Rodriguez and More Attend BANDSTAND in Cinemas
by Julie Musbach - Jun 21, 2018

Bandstand will bring high-octane, heart-stopping, spectacular dancing to movie theaters nationwide this summer. The stars came out to attend a special premiere, check out the photos below!

The Green Room 42 presents THE SHAKESPEAREAN JAZZ SHOW Photo The Green Room 42 presents THE SHAKESPEAREAN JAZZ SHOW
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 - Broadway's newest intimate concert venue - has announced the return of "The Shakespearean Jazz Show" featuringFun Home star and Tony Award nominee Emily Skeggs and the Nine Worthies jazz ensemble in the exciting and original "The Shakespearean Jazz show" for two nights onFriday, February 2 and Friday, February 9.The show is directed by Emily Grill, produced by Ari Conteand Emily Grill, and features original music by Patrick Greeley.

Alex Bender Videos

Broadway Rewind: Nobody Can Stop BANDSTAND at Broadway in Bryant Park! VideoBroadway Rewind: Nobody Can Stop BANDSTAND at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 16, 2020

Today we flashback to 2017, when Bandstand performed on the Bryant Park stage. Bandstand played for 166 performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, starring Laura Osnes, Corey Cott, Beth Leavel, Alex Bender, Joe Carroll, Brandon J. Ellis, James Nathan Hopkins and Geoff Packard.

BWW Exclusive: Get Ready to Swing with Highlights from BANDSTAND on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 25, 2017

The brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) with music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, opens on Wednesday, April 26 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.


Alex Bender Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alex Bender been in?
Alex Bender has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Alex Bender been in?
Alex Bender has not appeared in the West End