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Andrea Hood is a talented actress, singer, and dancer who has made a name for herself on both the Broadway stage and in television and film. Born and raised in New York City, Hood began her career as a child performer, appearing in numerous commercials and stage productions. She went on to attend the prestigious Juilliard School, where she honed her craft and developed her unique style.


Hood made her Broadway debut in the hit musical "The Lion King," where she played the role of Nala. Her powerful voice and commanding stage presence quickly caught the attention of audiences and critics alike, and she soon became one of the most sought-after performers on the Great White Way.
Over the years, Hood has appeared in numerous Broadway productions, including "Rent," "Aida," and "The Color Purple." She has also worked extensively in regional theater, starring in productions of "Dreamgirls," "Chicago," and "Hairspray."
In addition to her stage work, Hood has also made a name for herself on television and film. She has appeared in a number of popular shows, including "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," "The Good Wife," and "Orange is the New Black." She has also appeared in several films, including "The Devil Wears Prada" and "The Adjustment Bureau."
Despite her success in other mediums, Hood has always remained committed to the stage. In recent years, she has continued to work in theater, starring in productions of "The Wiz," "The Color Purple," and "The Bodyguard." Her performances have earned her critical acclaim and numerous accolades, including a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical.
In addition to her work as a performer, Hood is also a passionate advocate for the arts. She has worked with numerous organizations to promote arts education and support young artists, and she is a frequent speaker and mentor at schools and universities across the country.

Andrea Hood Productions

 
[Broadway, 2024]
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[Off-Broadway, 2024]
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[US Tour, 2023]
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[Broadway, 2022]
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[Off-Broadway, 2019]
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[Washington, DC (Regional), 2019]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2017]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
Costume Designer

Andrea Hood Awards and Nominations


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Obie Awards - 2020 - Design Award

Andrea Hood


winner
Obie Awards - 2020 - Design Award

Andrea Hood

The Lortels - 2014 - Outstanding Costume Design

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Andrea Hood News


Michael Urie Joins Sutton Foster in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS on Broadway

 Drama Desk Award winner and SAG Award nominee Michael Urie will star alongside Tony Award winner Sutton Foster in Once Upon A Mattress on Broadway this summer! Tickets are on sale now!
Sutton Foster Will Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS on Broadway Beginning This Summer

 ONCE UPON A MATTRESS will open on Broadway this summer at The Hudson Theatre, starring Tony Award winner Sutton Foster! Foster will lead the Broadway cast, reprising her acclaimed performance as Winnifred the Woebegone.
Review: TICK, TICK ...BOOM! at John F. Kennedy Center For The Performing Arts

Tick, tick …BOOM! is a raw and moving semi-autobiographical musical by Rent's Jonathan Larson. The Kennedy Center revisits the work with a spiffy new Broadway Center Stage production directed by Neil Patrick Harris and brings together three of Broadway’s most exciting and award-winning talents: Brandon Uranowitz Denée Benton and Grey Henson.
Review Roundup: Neil Patrick Harris-Directed TICK, TICK... BOOM! at the Kennedy Center

Jonathan Larson's tick, tick... BOOM! is now on stage at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The musical is directed by Emmy® and Tony Award® winner and New York Times bestselling author Neil Patrick Harris. What did the critics have to say?
Photos: First Look at TICK, TICK... BOOM! at the Kennedy Center

All new production photos have been released for the production of Jonathan Larson's tick, tick... BOOM! at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Check out the photos here!
Brandon Uranowitz, Denée Benton, and Grey Henson Will Lead TICK, TICK... BOOM! at the Kennedy Center

The cast has been revealed for the upcoming Broadway Center Stage production of Jonathan Larson's tick, tick... BOOM! at the Kennedy Center next year. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!
Review: A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey-A Stirring Historical Production

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey continues their successful season with 'A Man for All Seasons.' It is an impactful, must-see show of the fall entertainment season.
Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey to Present A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS Beginning Next Month

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (STNJ) will present its penultimate production for the 2023 Main Stage season, Robert Bolt’s A Man for All Seasons beginning, next month.
INTO THE WOODS, SWEENEY TODD, and More Nominated For 2023 Hewes Design Awards

The Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee has announced the 2023 Henry Hewes Design Awards Honorees who will be recognized at the 59th annual ceremony on October 23 in New York. Find out who will be honored here!
Krysta Rodriguez Will Return to INTO THE WOODS For Final Weeks of National Tour

The National Tour of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods will welcome back Krysta Rodriguez to the company, playing Cinderella for the production’s final weeks of the national tour engagement.
Review: INTO THE WOODS at Ahmanson Theatre

the latest Broadway revival of INTO THE WOODS that wraps up its national tour at the Ahmanson Theatre, is fantastic. Director Lear deBessonet’s spin on this tale of wishes granted and their consequences both embraces the spirit of Lapine’s original productions and also sends the material off in a different direction.
Video: Cast of INTO THE WOODS Talks Opening Night in Los Angeles

BroadwayWorld was at the final opening night for the Into the Woods tour, as the production begins its final engagement in Los Angeles at the Ahmanson Theater. See what the cast had to say about bringing this production to cities across the country.
Review: INTO THE WOODS At The Curran San Francisco

What did our critic think of INTO THE WOODS at Curran?
Star-studded INTO THE WOODS Tour Comes to Nashville for Eight-Performance Run at TPAC

Truth be told, this may be the most impressive assemblage of talent we’ve ever encountered on the Jackson Hall stage in our 30-some years of reviewing Broadway at TPAC. Seriously.
Interview: Gavin Creel reflects on returning to live theater with INTO THE WOODS, Sondheim's legacy, and his new original show

I interviewed Tony Award winner Gavin Creel about his experience as The Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince in the national tour of Stephen Sondheim’s INTO THE WOODS. The production started as a City Center Encores staging and later transferred to Broadway. Now, Chicago audiences can see the tour — with some of the original Broadway company, including Gavin himself— through May 7.
Review: INTO THE WOODS at Blumenthal Performing Arts

The new Broadway revival of INTO THE WOODS, now touring with a significant portion of the New York cast, dispels the too-clever-by-half aftertaste I've experienced in previous productions and bares Stephen Sondheim's heart in an affecting tribute to the late master.
Video: Gavin Creel and Jason Forbach Talk INTO THE WOODS on 'The Hot Sauce Sessions'

Watch the stars of Into the Woods are get spicy in a new interview with Bluz Rogers, Director of Creative Engagement at Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts.
Review Roundup: INTO THE WOODS Hits the Road, What Are the Critics Saying?

The tour of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods officially opened at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC earlier this year. Read the reviews for the tour of Into The Woods here!
Review: INTO THE WOODS at Opera House/Kennedy Center

What did our critic think of INTO THE WOODS at Opera House/Kennedy Center?
Andy Karl to Rejoin INTO THE WOODS at the Kennedy Center This Weekend

The critically acclaimed and much-beloved production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Into the Woods will welcome back Andy Karl to the company playing Rapunzel’s Prince for the production’s opening weekend in D.C. Additionally, Jason Forbach, presently playing Rapunzel’s Prince, steps into the role of The Baker while Sebastian Arcelus recovers from an injury sustained earlier in the week.

Andrea Hood FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Andrea Hood been nominated for?

Andrea Hood has been nominated for the Design Award at the Obie Awards and the Outstanding Costume Design at The Lortels for the production of Love and Information.

What awards has Andrea Hood won?

Andrea Hood has won the Design Award at the Obie Awards.

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