Alexa Shae Niziak

Also Credited As: Alexa Niziak

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Alexa Niziak is an actor, singer, and dancer who has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in film and television. At age 11, Alexa made her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated A Christmas Story the Musical. In other Broadway performances Alexa played one of the "no-neck monsters" in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and performed for eighteen-months in the Tony award-winning show Matilda the Musical.

You can see Alexa as Margie in Mr. Harrigan's Phone, streaming on Netflix on October 5th! Based on the novella by Stephen King, Mr. Harrigan's Phone is produced by Jason Blum and Ryan Murphy. The film is written and directed by John Lee Hancock.

Alexa has also performed in three Off-Broadway plays, receiving rave reviews from the New York Times for her leading role in the world premiere of The Thing With Feathers. In addition to securing two IRNE nominations, Alexa also performed in two Broadway national tours, playing the role of Jane Banks in Disney’s Mary Poppins and reprising her role at Madison Square Garden in A Christmas Story the Musical. At age 11, Alexa sang a duet with Kelli O’Hara in Far From Heaven at The Williamstown Theatre Festival.

Alexa’s foray into television began in Peter Farrelly's NBC Thanksgiving Showdown commercial. She then represented A Christmas Story the Musical at the 67th Annual Tony Awards and performed alongside Neil Patrick Harris in one of television’s most highly rated opening numbers. Alexa has appeared in episodes of Orange is the New Black (Netflix), The Sinner (USA), Evil (CBS), Love Life (HBO), and FBI (CBS). She can also be seen in Paranormal Activity: Next of Kin on Paramount+, directed by William Eubank. Alexa also performed the lead in two award-winning independent films, the most recent of which won the 2019 Sarasota Independent Vision Jury Prize.

Alexa is classically trained in ballet, has performed with the New York City Ballet, and continues to train in a variety of dance at Broadway Dance Center. Alexa receives musical instruction in voice and plays both beginner piano and guitar. She is proficient in American Sign Language and in Irish, Southern, and British dialects. Alexa looks forward to being part of another great musical, play, film, or television series.

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THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theatres Enters Final Weeks of Performances

The Lucky Star, produced by Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, The Directors Company, and 59E59 Theaters will conclude its limited engagement on Sunday, June 12 as originally planned. The production began previews on April 26, 2022, and opened May 5, 2022 in Theatre A. 

BWW Interview: Alexandra Silber Discusses Feeling Called to Play Dola/Vita in THE LUCKY STAR, VOLT Festival & Much More

Alexandra Silber is often known for her nuanced and powerful portrayals of strong Jewish women, including Tzeitel in Fiddler on the Roof, Halina in Indecent and more. Silber is back on stage now in the dual roles of Dola/Vita in Karen Hartman's The Lucky Star, being presented as part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. 

Photos: Inside Opening Night of THE LUCKY STAR

Producers Douglas Denoff & Beth Goldsmith, and 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) present the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted). The Lucky Star began previews on April 26, 2022 in Theater A and opened May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

BWW Review: THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters is a Compelling Drama in the Theater's VOLT Festival

We attended a poignant production of The Lucky Star produced by The Directors Company, that featured outstanding direction by Noah Himmelstein, and an excellent cast.

Photos: First Look at Alexandra Silber, Steven Skybell & More in THE LUCKY STAR

Producer Douglas Denoff and 59E59 Theaters are presenting the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, opening tonight, Thursday, May 5, as part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59.

Photos: First Day of Rehearsals for THE LUCKY STAR at 59E59 Theaters

Producer Douglas Denoff and 59E59 Theaters have announced the full cast and creative team of The Directors Company's production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. Directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted), The Lucky Star begins previews on April 26, 2022, in Theater A and opens May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

Full Cast & Creative Team Announced for THE LUCKY STAR

The full cast & creative team has been announced for the Directors Company’s production of The Lucky Star by Karen Hartman, part of the inaugural VOLT Festival at 59E59. Directed by Noah Himmelstein (Rooted), The Lucky Star begins previews on April 26, 2022, in Theater A and opens May 5 for a run through June 12, 2022.

Max von Essen, Todd Cerveris and More Star in YOURS UNFAITHFULLY Stream Presented by Mint Theater Company

Mint Theater Company will continue the Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson directed by Jonathan Bank beginning Monday, March 22nd, and continuing through May 16th.

Mint Theater Company Continues Silver Lining Streaming Series With WOMEN WITHOUT MEN

Mint Theater Company will continue its Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of Women Without Men by Hazel Ellis, directed by Jenn Thompson beginning Monday, February 22nd, and continuing through March 21st.

Mint Theater Kicks Off Silver Lining Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME

Mint Theater Company will kick off its Silver Lining Streaming Series today with the on-demand streaming of the HD recording of Days To Come by Lillian Hellman (The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine, Toys in the Attic, The Children's Hour), directed by J.R. Sullivan, beginning January 4th and continuing through February 21st. 

Mint Theater Company Continues Free Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME, KATIE ROCHE and More

Mint Theater Company Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced the line-up for Mint’s popular Streaming Series for 2021, featuring HD recordings of past productions: Days To Come by Lillian Hellman, directed by J.R. Sullivan (will begin airing January 4th and continue through February 21st); plus much more!

Mint Theater's SUMMER STOCK STREAMING FESTIVAL Begins Today

Mint Theater Company's Summer Stock Streaming Festival, featuring archival recordings of three past productions, begins today, Monday July 6th. All three productions will be available through July 19th only from the Mint website.

Mint Theater Announces Cast for Benefit Reading of LILIOM

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director) today announced the cast for a rare reading of Ferenc Molnar's Liliom which will be presented for one night only, onMonday, June 11 at 7pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).  Liliom was turned into the musical Carousel by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II which is now enjoying a successful revival on Broadway.

Charles Strouse To Sign Memoir At UNSUNG STROUSE At 54 Below

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will proudly present an evening of trunk songs by one of America's most celebrated composers, Charles Strouse, on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert will salute the three-time Tony Award-winner with some of his best trunk songs, featuring material cut from some of his hit musicals, as well as songs that have never found their way to the stage, including numbers from the never-completed Star Wars musical. The legendary songwriter will sign copies of his celebrated memoir, Put On A Happy Face, after the performance.

Liz McCartney, Lilla Crawford And More Join UNSUNG STROUSE At Feinstein's/54 Below

As previously announced, Feinstein's/54 Below will proudly present an evening of trunk songs by one of America's most celebrated composers, Charles Strouse, on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert will salute the three-time Tony Award-winner with some of his best trunk songs, featuring material cut from some of his hit musicals, as well as songs that have never found their way to the stage, including numbers from the never completed Star Wars musical. Joining the starry ensemble are Broadway's Liz McCartney (My Fair Lady, Annie, Sunday In The Park With George) and Lilla Crawford (Annie, Into the Woods).

McArdle, Fuller, Leavel, Eikenberry and More to Sing UNSUNG STROUSE at 54 Below

Feinstein's/54 Below will proudly present an evening of songs by one of America's most celebrated composers, Charles Strouse, on Sunday, May 13th at 7:00pm. The one-night-only concert will salute the three-time Tony Award-winner with some of his best trunk songs, featuring material cut from some of his hit musicals, as well as songs that have never found their way to the stage. 

BWW Review: THE THING WITH FEATHERS at The Barrow Group

The famous Emily Dickinson poem reads, 'Hope is the thing with feathers--that perches on the soul--and sings the tune without words--and never stops--at all.' The idea of hope continuing on after tragedy is the very notion that resonates with the audiences after THE THING WITH FEATHERS by Scott Organ that is celebrating its premiere run at The Barrow Group. 

BWW TV Exclusive: Up Close with Star of THE THING WITH FEATHERS, Zachary Booth!

Below, watch as Richard Ridge checks in with Booth to find out more about the play and reminisce about his career on stage and screen. 

Photo Flash: The Barrow Group Presents THE THING WITH THE FEATHERS

The Barrow Group Theatre Company (Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, Co- Artistic Directors; Robert Serrell, Executive Director), recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ. Directed by Company Co-Artistic Director Seth Barrish, the four-member cast features Zachary Booth (The Winslow Boy, Damages ), as Eric, DeAnna Lenhart (Point Last Seen, Phoenix) as Beth, Robert Manning, Jr. (Magic/Bird, Blue Bloods ) as Tim, and Alexa Shae Niziak (Matilda the Musical, A Christmas Story the Musical) as Anna.

THE THING WITH FEATHERS Begins Tonight at The Barrow Group

The Barrow Group Theatre Company, recipient of a Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award, continues their 2017-2018 season with the World Premiere of The Thing with Feathers, a play by Scott Organ.

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