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Alex Hairston

 
Bio:
Alex is a New York City based performer. Originally from North Carolina, she worked in film and television as a child. Young Alex can be see in commercials for Target, Rooms-To-Go Kids Furniture, and NASCAR. She also played the lead role of Princess Zulie in "Barney: The Land of Make ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Alex is a New York City based performer. Originally from North Carolina, she worked in film and television as a child. Young Alex can be see in commercials for Target, Rooms-To-Go Kids Furniture, and NASCAR. She also played the lead role of Princess Zulie in "Barney: The Land of Make ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Swing [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2019
Disco Donna
  [US Tour]
Second US National Tour, 2017
Ensemble [Replacement]
Performer (Swing) [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]

Photos

Alex Hairston (Disco Donna) and the Company of SUMMER  Photo

Alex Hairston (Disco Donna) and the Company of SUMMER

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Date:
10/15/2019
Dan’yelle Williamson (Diva Donna), Alex Hairston (Disco Donna), Olivia Elease  Photo

Dan’yelle Williamson (Diva Donna), Alex Hairston (Disco Donna), Olivia Elease Hardy (Duckling Donna) and the Company of SUMMER

From: 
Date:
10/15/2019
Dan’yelle Williamson (Diva Donna), Alex Hairston (Disco Donna) and the Company Photo

Dan’yelle Williamson (Diva Donna), Alex Hairston (Disco Donna) and the Company of SUMMER

From: 
Date:
10/15/2019
Dan’yelle Williamson (Diva Donna), Alex Hairston (Disco Donna), Olivia Elease  Photo

Dan’yelle Williamson (Diva Donna), Alex Hairston (Disco Donna), Olivia Elease Hardy (Duckling Donna) and the Company of SUMMER

From: 
Date:
10/15/2019
Alex Hairston (Disco Donna) and the Company of SUMMER Photo

Alex Hairston (Disco Donna) and the Company of SUMMER

From: 
Date:
10/15/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2022
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Swing [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2019
Disco Donna

  [US Tour]
Second US National Tour, 2017
Ensemble [Replacement]

Performer (Swing) [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]

Alex Hairston Biography

Alex is a New York City based performer. Originally from North Carolina, she worked in film and television as a child. Young Alex can be see in commercials for Target, Rooms-To-Go Kids Furniture, and NASCAR. She also played the lead role of Princess Zulie in "Barney: The Land of Make Believe" and is the face of Laylie on the cover of "Laylie's Daring Quest", part of the Life of Faith book series.

After discovering a love for live performance, Alex studied Drama at the North Carolina School of the Arts where she recieved her High School Diploma. She went on to recieve her BFA in Musical Theatre and Minor in Dance from a North Carolina University.
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Alex spent a lot of time at sea on various contracts with Norwegian Cruise Line, performing in productions including Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (Diva 1), Legally Blonde the Musical (Pilar), Burn the Floor (Principle Female Vocalist), and Vegas the Show! (Principle Vocalist). She has performed regionally in productions including West Side Story (Francisca) at North Shore Music Theatre and Hairspray (Dynamite) at Flat Rock Playhouse.

In 2018 Alex toured the US and Canada, beginning as a Swing and later transitioning into the roles of Florence Ballard and Suzanne dePasse in Motown the Musical. Later that year she made her Broadway debut in Beautiful: The Carole King Musical as Janelle Woods.
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Alex is a proud member of the Actor's Equity Association.




Alex Hairston News

Video: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Original Broadway Cast Recording W Photo Video: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Released November 2
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2022

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will be released on all streaming platforms via UMe on November 2, 2022, and on CD and December 2, 2022, just ahead of the official opening night. The production released an exclusive behind-the-scenes music video of the cast, band, and creative team at New York’s famed Power Station studio recording Diamond’s classic song 'Cracklin’ Rosie'!

Box Office Is Now Open For A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Photo Box Office Is Now Open For A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

The Broadhurst Theatre box office opens today at 10 AM for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical. A Beautiful Noise will begin preview performances Wednesday, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Will Swenson, Mark Jacoby, Robyn Hurder & More to Lead A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DI Photo Will Swenson, Mark Jacoby, Robyn Hurder & More to Lead A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL on Broadway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 6, 2022

The cast has been announced for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical which will begin preview performances Wednesday, November 2 ahead of a Sunday, December 4 opening night at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre.

Robyn Hurder Will Miss Upcoming Performances of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Due to COVID-19 Photo Robyn Hurder Will Miss Upcoming Performances of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Due to COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2022

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Robyn Hurder will miss upcoming performances of A Beautiful Noise due to testing positive for COVID-19. Robyn took to Instagram to share the unfortunate news, where she also stated that she will return to the production on July 20th.

Review Roundup: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Pre-Broadway World Premie Photo Review Roundup: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Pre-Broadway World Premiere
by Review Roundups - Jul 12, 2022

The world premiere engagement of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will opened on Sunday, July 10, after a postponement due to COVID cases in the company. Let's see what the critics had to say!

Photos: First Look at A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Pre-Broadway World  Photo Photos: First Look at A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Pre-Broadway World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022

The world premiere engagement of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will resume performances on Thursday, July 7 at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre. Opening night for the new musical will remain Sunday, July 10 with tickets for the extended engagement now available through Sunday, August 7. Get a first look at production photos here!

Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Begins Performances Tonight Photo Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Begins Performances Tonight
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2022

The world premiere of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will begin performances tonight at Boston’s Emerson Colonial Theatre. Learn about the new production!

Photos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' Photo Photos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' at the Red Sox Game
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2022

In a rare public appearance, Neil Diamond joined Will Swenson and the cast of the A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical at a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in a rousing and joyous performance of his iconic song “Sweet Caroline.” Check out photos and video here! 

Complete Cast Announced For Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL  Photo Complete Cast Announced For Pre-Broadway A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Starring Will Swenson
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2022

Meet the complete cast for A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical, as rehearsals began in New York ahead of the musical's world premiere, pre-Broadway engagement this summer at Boston's Emerson Colonial Theatre.

DIANA, THE MUSICAL to Conclude Broadway Run December 19 Photo DIANA, THE MUSICAL to Conclude Broadway Run December 19
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2021

Sunday, December 19, 2021, marks the closing date for Diana, The Musical at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Tickets purchased for cancelled performances will be refunded at the point of purchase.

Alex Hairston Videos

Video: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Original Broadway Cast Recording W VideoVideo: A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL Original Broadway Cast Recording Will Be Released November 2
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 28, 2022

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical will be released on all streaming platforms via UMe on November 2, 2022, and on CD and December 2, 2022, just ahead of the official opening night. The production released an exclusive behind-the-scenes music video of the cast, band, and creative team at New York’s famed Power Station studio recording Diamond’s classic song 'Cracklin’ Rosie'!

Photos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' VideoPhotos & Video: Neil Diamond & the Cast of A BEAUTIFUL NOISE Perform 'Sweet Caroline' at the Red Sox Game
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 19, 2022

In a rare public appearance, Neil Diamond joined Will Swenson and the cast of the A Beautiful Noise, The Neil Diamond Musical at a Red Sox game at Fenway Park in a rousing and joyous performance of his iconic song “Sweet Caroline.” Check out photos and video here! 

VIDEO: Jeanna de Waal & Judy Kaye Talk DIANA on NBC NIGHTLY NEWS VideoVIDEO: Jeanna de Waal & Judy Kaye Talk DIANA on NBC NIGHTLY NEWS
by Michael Major - Nov 19, 2021

Jeanna de Waal and Judy Kaye appeared on NBC Nightly News to discuss Diana: The Musical with Joe Fryer. The two stars opened up about Diana's impact and what sets the musical apart from other adaptions of the beloved Princess' life.

VIDEO: Go Inside DIANA's Royal Opening Night on Broadway VideoVIDEO: Go Inside DIANA's Royal Opening Night on Broadway
by Team BWW - Nov 18, 2021

Diana, The Musical celebrated its official opening night last night, Wednesday, November 17 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Diana, The Musical stars Jeanna de Waal as Diana, Roe Hartrampf as Prince Charles, Erin Davie as Camilla Parker Bowles and Judy Kaye as Queen Elizabeth.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of DIANA Perform 'If' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA VideoVIDEO: Watch the Cast of DIANA Perform 'If' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Nov 4, 2021

Jeanna de Waal, Erin Davie, Judy Kaye, and Roe Hartrampf and the cast of Diana, The Musical appeared on Good Morning America this morning to perform the musical's closing number, 'If'. The production resumed previews on Broadway Tuesday night.

VIDEO: Go Inside DIANA, THE MUSICAL's First Curtain Call! VideoVIDEO: Go Inside DIANA, THE MUSICAL's First Curtain Call!
by Team BWW - Nov 3, 2021

DIANA, THE MUSICAL has officially begun previews at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where it will officially open on Wednesday, November 17th. Check out footage from the first curtain call.

VIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL in San Francisco VideoVIDEO: Get a Sneak Peek at SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL in San Francisco
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2019

The national tour of SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL, a moving tribute to the voice of a generation, is coming to the Golden Gate Theatre December 3 a?" 29, 2019. Go behind the scenes in the video!

BWW TV: SUMMER Cast Gets Ready to Hit the Road; Watch a Sneak Peek! VideoBWW TV: SUMMER Cast Gets Ready to Hit the Road; Watch a Sneak Peek!
by TV - On the Road - Sep 12, 2019

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical is hitting the road!  The musical will kickoff  a national tour at RBTL's Auditorium Theater in Rochester, NY (October 1-6, 2019) prior to the official tour press opening at the Connor Palace in Cleveland, OH (October 8-27, 2019). A list of tour dates for the 2019-2020 season is below. Casting will be announced later.

VIDEO: Watch Kara Lindsay, Melissa Errico, Ali Ewoldt & More Perform at Broadway in B VideoVIDEO: Watch Kara Lindsay, Melissa Errico, Ali Ewoldt & More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by Alan Henry - Jul 19, 2018

This week's performers will include: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (Ben Crawford, Ali Ewoldt, Jay Armstrong Johnson); DESPERATE MEASURES (Lauren Molina, Conor Ryan); ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER (Stephen Bogardus, Melissa Errico, John Cudia, William Bellamy, Rachel Coloff, Peyton Crim, Caitlin Gallogly, Matt Gibson, Daisy Hobbs, Craig Waletzko); BEAUTIFUL (Kara Lindsay, Ben Jacoby, Sara Sheppard, Gabrielle Elisabeth, Salisha Thomas, Yasmeen Sulieman, Alex Hairston)


Alex Hairston Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alex Hairston been in?
Alex Hairston has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

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

What is Alex Hairston next theatre project?
Alex Hairston's next show will be A Beautiful Noise which opens on 12/4/2022 on Broadway.