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Alex Brightman is a writer and two-time Tony-nominated actor who has been seen on Broadway in School of Rock, Matilda, Big Fish, Wicked, and Glory Days. TV credits include “Law & Order: SVU”, “Documentary Now,” “The Good Fight,” “Impractical Jokers,” “Blue Bloods,” “SMILF,” and “Important Things w/ Demetri Martin.” You can hear Alex on the acclaimed animated series, “Helluva Boss”, and the upcoming Netflix series, “Dead End: Paranormal Park.” Musical writing credits include It's Kind of a Funny Story (Universal Theatrical), The Whipping Boy, and Make Me Bad (all with writing partner Drew Gasparini). His newest play, Everything is Fine, and television series, “Singular”, are currently in development. He dedicates his performance to those living with chronic pain and illness, and urges you to check out and donate to The Arthritis Foundation.

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Alex Brightman STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Return, 2022

Original Broadway Production, 2019

[Washington, DC (Regional)]
Pre-Broadway Engagement at National Theatre, 2018

[Regional (US)]
Powerhouse Season Workshop, 2018

Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2017
Giuseppe Zangara

New York Premiere Production, 2016

Original Broadway Production, 2015
Dewey Finn

Dewey Finn [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2013
Zacky Price


Will Bloom (Understudy)

Original Broadway Production, 2013
Michael Wormwood [Replacement]

Original Broadway Production, 2008
Jack (Understudy)

Will (Understudy)

Original Broadway Production, 2003
Boq [Replacement]

Alex Brightman Movies

[2009]Red Hook Roy

[2021]Here Today Justin

Alex Brightman TV Shows

Helluva Boss Fizzarolli

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THE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF NEW YORK: THE PARODY MUSICAL is Coming to The Green Room 42 for Two Performances

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the return of The Real Housewives of New York: The Parody Musical on Friday, June 16 at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from SIX THE MUSICAL; PARADE; CAMELOT; THE BOOK OF MORMON; HADESTOWN and MILLENNIALS ARE KILLING MUSICALS.

Liz McCartney to Present ONE FINE DAY at The Green Room 42 in June and July

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Liz McCartney, the celebrated stage veteran currently appearing in the Broadway revival of Funny Girl, for two performances on Sunday, June 25 at 9:30 PM and Sunday, July 2 at 7:00 PM.

Wake Up With BWW 5/23: THE COLOR PURPLE Trailer, PETER PAN GOES WRONG Extends, and More!

Top stories: watch the trailer for The Color Purple movie musical, Peter Pan Goes Wrong extends its Broadway run, and more!

Video: See Iglehart, Kritzer, Brightman, McClure & More in SPAMALOT

Check out footage from The John F. Kennedy Center for the performing Arts' Monty Python’s Spamalot, which starred Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, and Rob McClure.

Social Roundup: BEETLEJUICE Opens at the National Theatre in DC

He earned his stripes on Broadway… now the ghost-with-the-most is in DC! Audiences are raving about the national tour of Beetlejuice, now on stage at the National Theatre through May 28th!

Lady Bunny's DON'T BRING THE KIDS Extended at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 has announced that the Lady Bunny show “Don’t Bring the Kids,” an hour of jokes and demented song parodies from the New York drag legend, has extended its run due to popular demand.

Review: MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT at Eisenhower Theatre At The Kennedy Center

This riotously funny production takes the beloved, hilarious Monty Python musical comedy to a whole new level.

Janine LaManna to Make New York Solo Concert Debut With BLACK & GOLD at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present the New York solo concert debut of beloved Broadway veteran Janine LaManna in “Black & Gold” for two shows on Saturday, June 10 and Monday, June 26, both at 7:00 PM.

Wake Up With BWW 5/15: Tony Awards Will Not Air on June 11, Plus a Message From Suzy Eddie Izzard

Top stories: The Tony Awards will not air on the planned date of June 11 due to the WGA strike, plus watch a message from Suzy Eddie Izzard in honor of BroadwayWorld's 20th anniversary!

Photos: First Look at Brightman, Iglehart, McClure, Urie, and More in SPAMALOT at The Kennedy Center

Check out photos from the Kennedy Center production of Spamalot starring Alex Brightman, James Monroe Iglehart, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Rob McClure, Matthew Saldivar, Michael Urie, and more!

Company Members From NEW YORK, NEW YORK, HAMILTON & More to Join AT THIS PERFORMANCE at The Green Room 42

Stephen DeAngelis is continuing his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…™ to be held on Monday, May 22nd at The Green Room 42.

Flotilla DeBarge to Present A BIG HUNK OF GHETTO at The Green Room 42 in June

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present NYC drag royalty Flotilla DeBarge in the special Pride evening “A Big Hunk of Ghetto” on Thursday, June 1 at 7:00 PM.

Catherine O'Hara to Return For BEETLEJUICE Sequel; Monica Bellucci Joins as Beetlejuice's Wife

Catherine O'Hara will return to the role of Delia Deetz for the upcoming Beetlejuice sequel, which is now being filming London. Monica Bellucci has also joined the film, playing Beetlejuice's wife. Michael Keaton, Winona Ryder, Jenna Ortega, and Justin Theroux will also appear in the new film.

BEETLEJUICE 2 to Debut in 2024 With Jenna Ortega, Michael Keaton & More

Beetlejuice 2, the long-awaited sequel to the classic 1988 comedy, will premiere in theaters in 2024. Michael Keaton will be returning in the title role, with Winona Ryder returning as Lydia Deetz. Wednesday star Jenna Ortega and Justin Theroux have also joined the cast. The film's script is by Mike Vukadinovich.

Video: The Company of SPAMALOT Gets Ready for the Kennedy Center

Watch BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge as he meets with the cast of Spamalot at the Kennedy Center!

Drew Droege and Mitch Silpa's IT'S MITCH AND DREW… AND WE'VE NEVER FELT YOUNGER is Coming to The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present comedy favorites Drew Droege and Mitch Silpa in “It’s Mitch & Drew… and We’ve Never Felt Younger!” on Sunday, June 18 at 7:00 PM.

Photos: The Cast of SPAMALOT at the Kennedy Center Meet the Press

The Broadway Center Stage production of Monty Python's Spamalot plays the Eisenhower Theater at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts May 12-21, 2023.

LEWBERGER: THE WIZARD OF FRIENDSHIP Original Cast Recording to be Released in June

Broadway Records will release the original cast recording of Lewberger: The Wizard of Friendship. See when the recording will be released and learn more about Lewberger.

Lisa Vroman to Present ON INGENUE... INGE-NOT-SO-NEW! at The Green Room 42 in May

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present internationally acclaimed soprano Lisa Vroman in “On Ingénue... Ingé-not-so-new!” on Saturday, May 27 and Monday, May 29, both at 7:00 PM.


Alex Brightman's next show will be Beetlejuice which opens on 4/8/2022 on Broadway.

Alex Brightman has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

Alex Brightman has not appeared in the West End

Alex Brightman has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He received the Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for his roles in both Beetlejuice and School of Rock. He was also nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his performances in both Beetlejuice and School of Rock - The Musical. In addition, he received the Outstanding Actor in a Musical award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for his role in School of Rock.

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