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Alexander Hanson

 
Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
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 ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Almeida Theatre UK Premiere, 2020
Performer
  [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
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Fredrik Egerman
  [West End]
Original London Production, 2008
Otto
  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Captain von Trapp
  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1999
Performer
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1991
Performer
  [West End]
London Revival, 1989
Henrik Egerman
  [Regional (UK)]
Regional Revival, 1987
Performer

Photos

Alexander Hanson, Tracie Bennett Photo

Alexander Hanson, Tracie Bennett

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02/19/2019
Alexander Hanson, Janie Dee Photo

Alexander Hanson, Janie Dee

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02/19/2019
Joanna RIding and Alexander Hanson Photo

Joanna RIding and Alexander Hanson

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02/04/2019
Alexander Hanson and Sandra Marvin Photo

Alexander Hanson and Sandra Marvin

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06/12/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Almeida Theatre UK Premiere, 2020
Performer

  [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
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2009
Fredrik Egerman

  [West End]
Original London Production, 2008
Otto

  [West End]
London Revival, 2006
Captain von Trapp

  [West End]
Royal National Theatre Production, 1999
Performer

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1991
Performer

  [West End]
London Revival, 1989
Henrik Egerman

  [Regional (UK)]
Regional Revival, 1987
Performer

Alexander Hanson Biography

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.

Alexander Hanson Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2010 - Best Actor in a Musical or Entertainment
Alexander Hanson, A Little Night Music
 
Olivier Awards - 2009 - Best Performance In A Supporting Role In A Musical
Alexander Hanson, Marguerite

Alexander Hanson News

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC se estrenaba en Broadwayd Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC se estrenaba en Broadwayd
by Cristina Martinez - Feb 25, 2021

Un 25 de febrero, en 1973, se estrenaba por primera vez en Broadway A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, el musical con m√ļsica y letra de Stephen Sondheim y libreto de Hugh Wheeler. Inspirado en la pel√≠cula de Ingmar Bergman SMILES OF A SUMMER NIGHT, el musical sub√≠a el tel√≥n del Shubert Theatre bajo la direcci√≥n de Harold Prince y con las coreograf√≠as de Patricia Birch.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT Streams Free at Konserthuset Photo CHRISTMAS CONCERT Streams Free at Konserthuset
by Annette Stolt - Dec 20, 2020

Annual Christmas Concert free to stream at Konserthuset Play

VIDEO: On This Day, December 13- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Returns to Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, December 13- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Returns to Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 13, 2020

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 Photo Almeida Theatre Announces Full Cast For DADDY By Jeremy O. Harris
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2020

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! Photo End of the 2010s: BroadwayWorld's Best Shows of the Decade!
by Marianka Swain - Dec 8, 2019

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 Photo BWW Flashback: Getting to Know the Plays of Florian Zeller
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 1, 2019

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 Photo Last Chance To See Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES At The National Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2019

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.

Song Insights: 'I'm Still Here', FOLLIES Photo Song Insights: 'I'm Still Here', FOLLIES
by Rona Kelly - Apr 17, 2019

Taking us through the gamuts A to Z of 'I'm Still Here', Tracie Bennett and Nigel Lilley breakdown the demands, delivery and tiny details of the number.

National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019 Photo National Theatre Announces Listings For May - October 2019
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 28, 2019

National Theatre has announced its listings for May - October 2019. Check out the full lineup below!

The National Theatre to Host A Conversation with Stephen Sondheim Photo The National Theatre to Host A Conversation with Stephen Sondheim
by Julie Musbach - Mar 26, 2019

On Friday 29 March, 6.10pm - 6.50pm, at the Olivier Theatre, the National Theatre will host Stephen Sondheim in conversation to accompany the currently running production of Follies.

Alexander Hanson Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, December 13- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Returns to Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, December 13- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Returns to Broadway
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2017

Trevor Nunn's production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC 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 through July 25, 2009 at the Garrick Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: Highlights - 'Songs of Daniel & Laura Curtis' at Royal Albert Hall
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2014

Cassie Compton (Wicked, Les Miserables), Katie Paine (We Will Rock You) and Ian Stroughair (Cats, Fame, Chicago, Rent) and more came together at the Royal Albert Hall's Elgar Room to sing the work of British composers, Daniel and Laura Curtis on October 14. Click below to watch highlights from the concert!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Andrew Lloyd Webber Guests on THE ELAINE PAIGE SHOW Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Tonight, June 11th, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber will pay a visit to THE ELAINE PAIGE SHOW. The episode will air at 8 pm on Sky Arts 1HD. Check out a sneak peek below!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Andrew Lloyd Webber Guests on THE ELAINE PAIGE SHOW, 6/11
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 6, 2014

On Wednesday June 11th, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber will pay a visit to THE ELAINE PAIGE SHOW. The episode will air at 8 pm on Sky Arts 1HD. Check out a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer For STEPHEN WARD
by Stage Tube - Feb 3, 2014

Here's the new theatrical trailer for Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Stephen Ward, starring Alexander Hanson as the titular character

STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber Discusses the Sex, Lies, and Espionage of STEPHEN WARD
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2013

Stephen Ward, which has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics by playwright Christopher Hamptonand lyricist Don Black, opens on 19 December 2013 at the Aldwych Theatre. The production, directed by Richard Eyre, is currently previewing with booking to 1 March 2014. Set and Costume designs are by Rob Howell, with lighting byPeter Mumford, sound by Paul Groothuis, projection design by Jon Driscoll and choreography by Stephen Mear. Stephen Ward is produced by Robert Fox Limited and The Really Useful Group. In the video below, Andrew Lloyd Webber discusses the sex, lies, and espionage of the story!

STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks STEPHEN WARD on Graham Norton Show
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2013

Andrew Lloyd Webber just stopped by the Graham Norton Show, where he chatted about creating the new show and the possibility of changing the ending. Check out the full interview below!

BWW TV: Watch Performance Preview from New Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical- STEPHEN WARD!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2013

Earlier today at a special event at The Box in Soho, Stephen Ward was launched with cast and creative team as well as VIP guest MAndy Rice-Davies. Opening in the West End later this year, Stephen Ward, which has music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and book and lyrics by playwright Christopher Hampton and lyricist Don Black, previews at the Aldwych Theatre from 3 December 2013 with press night on 19 December 2013. The production, directed by Richard Eyre, is currently booking to 1 March 2014. Set and Costume designs are by Rob Howell, with lighting by Peter Mumford, sound by Paul Groothuis, projection design by Jon Driscoll and choreography by Stephen Mear. Stephen Ward is produced by Robert Fox Limited and The Really Useful Group. Check out highlights from today's event below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Ben Foster Talks JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Movie Theaters 10/29 & 11/1
by Robert Diamond - Oct 25, 2012

In this interview, Ben Foster talks about playing the title role of Jesus, performing in arenas, his first experiences with the musical, the challenge of singing songs like 'Gethsemane', the audition process, the rest of the cast - and more!

BWW TV Exclusive: Chris Moyles Talks JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Movie Theaters 10/29 & 11/1
by Robert Diamond - Oct 25, 2012

Here, Chris Moyles talks about the role of King Herod, what made him want to do the production, whether or not he had singing lessons, his appearances on the UK edition of THE X FACTOR, acting, and of course his red suit.


Alexander Hanson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Alexander Hanson been in?
Alexander Hanson has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Alexander Hanson been in?
Alexander Hanson has appeared on London's West End in 9 shows.

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

What awards has Alexander Hanson been nominated for?
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 .