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He appeared in the West End production of An Ideal Husband in November 2010, opposite his wife Samantha Bond. He starred in the West End production of A Little Night Music, and also appeared in the transfer of that production to Broadway in 2009-2010.
Hanson starred in the high-profile West End revival of The Sound of Music in 2006 as Captain Georg Von Trapp. He was brought in to replace Simon Shepherd, who bowed out of the show during previews. Hanson originated the role of Khashoggi in London's We Will Rock You, leaving the production after seven months.
He played Captain Macheath in the Royal National Theatre production of The Villain's Opera, Nick Dear and Stephen Warbeck's updating of The Beggars Opera in 2000.
in 1995, he played Joe Gillis, the male lead in Sunset Boulevard, opposite Elaine Paige and then Petula Clark at the Adelphi Theatre. He played Pilate in the 2012 UK arena tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's popular musical Jesus Christ Superstar, and reprised the role in the 2013 leg of the tour.
In 2013, he was cast in the title role in Stephen Ward the Musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical telling the story of the Profumo scandal.

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Alexander Hanson STAGE CREDITS

[West End]

[West End]
Almeida Theatre UK Premiere, 2020

[West End]
London Return Engagement, 2019
Ben Stone

[West End]
Donmar Warehouse Original Production, 2017
Bernard Jenkin MP

[West End]
Menier Chocolate Factory Original West End Production, 2016

Broadway Revival, 2009
Fredrik Egerman

[West End]
Original London Production, 2008

[West End]
London Revival, 2006
Captain von Trapp

[West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1999

[West End]
Original London Production, 1991

[West End]
London Revival, 1989
Henrik Egerman

[Regional (UK)]
Regional Revival, 1987

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Review: FAREWELL MISTER HAFFMANN, Theatre Royal Bath

The English language premiere of Farewell Mister Haffman at Theatre Royal Bath’s intimate Ustinov studio is the most gripping, funny and startling play you’re likely to see this year.

Mathew Horne and Tamzin Outhwaite Join NOISES OFF in the West End

Theatre Royal Bath Productions has announced further casting for the upcoming West End run of Michael Frayn’s multi award-winning farce, Noises Off which will play at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from 27 September - 16 December 2023.

Liza Goddard, Matthew Kelly and Simon Shepherd Join the Cast of UK Tour of NOISES OFF

The 40th anniversary production of Michael’s Frayn’s multi award-winning farce, Noises Off is heading out on a major UK tour this autumn, following a sell-out West End season at the Phoenix Theatre earlier this year. Directed by Lindsay Posner, the touring production will star Liza Goddard as Dotty Otley, Matthew Kelly as Selsdon Mowbray and Simon Shepherd as Lloyd Dallas.

NOISES OFF Will Return to the West End in September 2023

Michael Frayn’s multi award-winning farce, Noises Off, will return to the West End with a twelve week season at the Theatre Royal Haymarket from September 27 2023. Learn more about the show and how to purchase tickets here!

Cast Revealed For FAREWELL MISTER HAFFMANN at Bath Theatre Royal

Adam Blanshay Productions and Norel Productions have announced full casting for Jean-Philippe Daguerre’s Farewell Mister Haffmann, the English language world première of one of France’s most successful new plays.

Initial Casting Revealed For English-Language World Premiere of FAREWELL MISTER HAFFMANN at Bath Theatre Royal

Initial casting has been announced for Jean-Philippe Daguerre's Farewell Mister Haffmann, the English language world première of one of France's most successful new plays, which will open at Bath Theatre Royal in August.

Video: Celebrate 50 Years of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

A Little Night Music opened on Broadway on February 25, 1973. Watch videos of the original and revival casts!

Katherine Kingsley Joins the Cast of NOISES OFF in the West End

Michael Frayn's multi award-winning farce Noises Off continues its highly praised and critically acclaimed run at the West End's Phoenix Theatre until 11 March 2023. From Monday 13 February 2023, West End star and three-time Olivier Award-winning actress Katherine Kingsley (Piaf, Singin' in the Rain, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) will play Belinda Blair.

Review: NOISES OFF, Phoenix Theatre

What’s that famous quote, never work with children or animals? After a peek behind the curtain at Noises Off, there should be no doubt that drunks, adulterers, or actors prone to nosebleeds should be added to that list.

NOISES OFF Will Open in the West End Next Year; Cast Announced

Michael Frayn's multi award-winning farce, Noises Off, will head to the West End's Phoenix Theatre for a strictly limited run from 19 January to 11 March 2023 with tickets now on sale.

Review: NOISES OFF, Richmond Theatre

Noises Off is the original play that goes wrong. Michael Frayn's farce-within-a-farce is now forty years old and this revival both amuses and resonates more powerfully than ever.

Full Cast Revealed for 40th Anniversary Tour of NOISES OFF

The full cast has been announced for the 40th Anniversary tour of Michael Frayn’s multi award-winning farce, Noises Off, which will visit Theatre Royal Brighton from Tuesday 18 to Saturday 22 October 2022. 

Tracy-Ann Oberman and Matthew Kelly Join Felicity Kendal in the NOISES OFF 40th Anniversary Tour

The full cast has been announced for the 40th Anniversary tour of Michael Frayn's multi award-winning farce, Noises Off, which will open at Theatre Royal Bath from 22 September 2022, before heading on to Richmond, Brighton and Cambridge.

UN DÍA COMO HOY: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC se estrenaba en Broadwayd

Un 25 de febrero, en 1973, se estrenaba por primera vez en Broadway A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, el musical con música y letra de Stephen Sondheim y libreto de Hugh Wheeler. Inspirado en la película de Ingmar Bergman SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT, el musical subía el telón del Shubert Theatre bajo la dirección de Harold Prince y con las coreografías de Patricia Birch.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT Streams Free at Konserthuset

Annual Christmas Concert free to stream at Konserthuset Play

VIDEO: On This Day, December 13- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Returns to Broadway

Trevor Nunn's production debuted to critical acclaim at London's Menier Chocolate Factory in November 2008 and subsequently transferred to the West End where it played a successful limited engagement at the Garrick Theatre before moving to Broadway. 

Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For DADDY By Jeremy O. Harris

In this Bel Air tale of love and family, intimacy is a commodity and the surreal gets real.

End of the 2010s: BroadwayWorld's Best Shows of the Decade!

As the 2010s draw to a close, we thought we'd look back at all the incredible theatre of the past decade. What's been your highlight? Here, BroadwayWorld reviewers share some of theirs!

BWW Flashback: Getting to Know the Plays of Florian Zeller

Just last week, Broadway celebrated the opening of yet another Florian Zeller play- The Height of the Storm. The new play, starring acting greats Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins, continues a streak of English-translated works by the French novelist and playwright, whose work was last seen on Broadway in 2016 with The Father, starring Frank Langella.

Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre

Follies returns to the NT for its final eight performances at the National Theatre on 6 May. Stephen Sondheim's legendary musical includes such classic songs as 'Broadway Baby', 'I'm Still Here' and 'Losing My Mind'. Featuring a cast of 40 and an orchestra of 21, Follies is directed by Dominic Cooke.


Alexander Hanson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Alexander Hanson has appeared on London's West End in 10 shows.

Alexander Hanson's first West End show was A Little Night Music which opened in 1989

Best Actor in a Musical or Entertainment (Olivier Awards) for A Little Night Music and Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical (Olivier Awards) for Marguerite .

Alexander Hanson's next show will be Noises Off which opens on 9/27/2023 on West End.

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