Alex Purcell

Birth Place: Redwood City, California

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A Northern California native turned Manhattan based actor, Alex earned his BFA in Film & TV Production from NYU before following a growing desire to act to the Stella Adler Studio. He's been happily acting since. Broadway/New York highlights: The Kite Runner (BDWY), Public Enemy and Stupid Fu**ing Bird (Pearl Theatre); Romeo & Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Smith Street Stage); Hot L Baltimore (Harold Clurman Lab Theatre). Regional highlights: Twelfth Night (Denver Center for the Performing Arts); Disgraced (Hangar Theatre / Portland Stage Company); Peter & The Starcatcher, A Christmas Carol (Cincinnati Playhouse). TV credits: The Endgame, FBI: Most Wanted, and Bull. AlexGPurcell.com

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Original Broadway Production, 2022
Amir (Understudy)


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Portland Stage to Present Holiday Classic A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Portland Stage Company is bringing back a locally adapted holiday classic paired with a winter clothing drive to benefit Maine Needs.

THE KITE RUNNER Will Launch North American Tour in 2024

Dramatic Publishing has licensed the Broadway production of The Kite Runner, and a North American tour is being planned for 2024. Tour cities, dates and casting will be announced. The Kite Runner will have played 17 previews and 117 regular performances on Broadway.

THE KITE RUNNER Plays Final Broadway Performance

On October 30, 2022, Broadway says goodbye to The Kite Runner, which plays its final performance at the Hayes Theater. The Kite Runner ran for 17 previews and 101 regular performances. 

VIDEO: THE KITE RUNNER's Azita Ghanizada Gives Curtain Call Speech on the Anniversary of the Taliban Takeover of Kabul

On the year anniversary of the Taliban takeover of Kabul, The Kite Runner's Azita Ghanizada made a speech at curtain call, recognizing the anniversary, and the human rights violations of the past year. Watch the speech here.

THE KITE RUNNER Will Require Masks For Friday Evening Performances Beginning Next Week

Beginning next Friday, August 19th,  Broadway’s The Kite Runner will require audiences to wear masks at Friday evening performances at the Hayes Theater. This will be effective through the limited engagement ending on October 30. 

Photos: On The Red Carpet For Opening Night of THE KITE RUNNER on Broadway!

The Kite Runner is officially open on Broadway! Based on Khaled Hosseini's internationally best-selling novel and adapted by Matthew Spangler, the production comes to New York from two successful seasons in London's West End and will run through October 30 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos from the rred carpet below!

Photos: THE KITE RUNNER Company Celebrates Opening Night

BroadwayWorld was on hand for opening night of The Kite Runner on Broadway and you can check out photos from the post-show festivities here!

Photos: THE KITE RUNNER Takes Opening Night Bows

The Kite Runner is officially open on Broadway! The show will run through October 30 at The Hayes Theater. Based on Khaled Hosseini's internationally best-selling novel and adapted by Matthew Spangler, the production comes to New York from two successful seasons in London's West End. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and we have photos from the curtain call.

Review Roundup: THE KITE RUNNER Opens On Broadway!

The stage adaptation of the classic novel The Kite Runner opens tonight night on Broadway. The show will run through October 30 at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street). Read the reviews!

Photos: See New Photos from THE KITE RUNNER On Broadway!

The stage adaptation of the classic novel The Kite Runner opens tomorrow night on Broadway. See photos from the production!

VIDEO: See Highlights from THE KITE RUNNER On Broadway!

The stage adaptation of the classic novel The Kite Runner is currently in previews on Broadway!

Photos: First Look at Amir Arison, Faran Tahir & More in THE KITE RUNNER on Broadway

The Kite Runner is now in performances on Broadway! Opening night is July 21, and it will run through October 30 at The Hayes Theater. Leading the cast is Amir Arison (Amir) and Faran Tahir (Baba). Get a first look at photos here!

Photos: THE KITE RUNNER Company Gets Ready for Broadway

The Kite Runner is on its way to Broadway! The limited engagement is set to begin previews at The Hayes Theater on July 6; opening night is July 21, and it will run through October 30.   The cast just met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the festivities!

Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE KITE RUNNER

The cast and creative team for the Broadway-bound limited engagement of The Kite Runner at The Hayes Theater (240 West 44th Street) this summer.

BWW Review: Portland Stage Perseveres with A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Forced to cancel its holiday production of Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL because of Covid issues, Portland Stage has forged ahead and created a digital-on-demand version to bring some cheer to audiences. The streamlined and re-imagined production, directed by Sally Wood. is captured effectively in Mical Huston’s video editing and serves to keep the Christmas message of this perennial favorite alive.

ETERNAL, The Third Immersive Audio Experience From Darkfield Launches This Week

DARKFIELD has announced that tickets are on sale now for the third show on DARKFIELD RADIO. ETERNAL is a new 20 minute immersive audio experience for one person... alone in their bed. It explores the lure of eternal life and wonders what you would willingly give up to achieve it...

Tweed & Company Theatre To Present Their First Ever Musical MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE!

Clear your calendars and bring your appetite, because Tweed & Company has another first ever don't miss production planned for this October, THE HAUNTING OF HUNGERFORD HOUSE! Recognizing the popularity and appeal of the dinner and a show combo, Hasting's County's resident professional theatre company has gone big this season, programming their first ever Musical Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre production amidst an already large, exciting, and successful 2019 season.

DCPA Theatre Company Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For TWELFTH NIGHT

The DCPA Theatre Company, the regional producing theatre arm of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA), is proud to announce the full casting and creative team for Twelfth Night.

Photo Flash: First Look at LEAR: THAT OLD MAN I USED TO KNOW at A.R.T/New York Theatres

Lear: That Old Man I Used To Know, a new play based on Shakespeare's King Lear, is currently in performances at A.R.T/New York Theatres - Gural Theatre - 3rd Floor (502 W. 53rd Street, between 10th and 11th) for a limited engagement through September 22. The opening is Sunday, September 8. Lear: That Old Man I Used To Know is adapted and directed by Beth Ann Hopkins (Enemy; The Tempest) with musical direction and arrangements by Elliot Roth (Our Sinatra; resident composer- Jeff Davis Dance), and is produced by Smith Street Stage.

LEAR: THAT OLD MAN I USED TO KNOW Will Play A.R.T/New York Theatres

Lear: That Old Man I Used To Know, a new play based on Shakespeare's King Lear, will play A.R.T/New York Theatres (502 W. 53rd Street, between 10th and 11th) beginning September 5 for a limited engagement through September 22, it was announced today.

Alex Purcell FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Alex Purcell's next show will be The Kite Runner which opens on 7/21/2022 on Broadway.

Alex Purcell has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Alex Purcell has not appeared in the West End.

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