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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.


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[Off-Broadway, 2014]
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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?

INTO THE WOOD's Ta'Nika Gibson Takes Over Our Instagram Today!

Tune in to our Instagram story as Ta'Nika Gibson takes you behind the scenes of Into the Woods as they make their way to cities across the U.S. - starting with The Kennedy Center in D.C.!

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.

Photos/Video: First Look at Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Montego Glover, Gavin Creel, and More in the INTO THE WOODS Tour

The national tour of Into the Woods will begin at Shea’s Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, N.Y. before officially opening soon at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. Check out photos and videos of the cast in action!

INTO THE WOODS Tour Starring Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus & More is Coming to the Miller Theater in April

The Kimmel Cultural Campus and The Shubert Organization will present the Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award-winning Into the Woods, as part of a strictly limited engagement running April 4 through 9, 2023 at the Miller Theater in Philadelphia.

National Tour of INTO THE WOODS Extends Boston Engagement

The national touring production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award®-winning triumph, Into the Woods, has been extended in Boston by popular demand. The limited engagement will now play for two weeks only from March 21-April 2 at Emerson Colonial Theatre.

Complete Cast and Additional Cities Announced For INTO THE WOODS Tour

The complete cast and additional cities have been announced for the highly anticipated limited engagements of across the United States of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods, beginning February 2023 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, following preview performances in Buffalo, NY. Find out how to get tickets here.

Review: JANE ANGER at Shakespeare Theatre

What did our critic think of JANE ANGER at Shakespeare Theatre?

Sebastian Arcelus to Return INTO THE WOODS; Diane Phelan to Take Over as Cinderella

New casting has been announced for the rest of the Broadway run of Into the Woods. Check out who is returning for the final weeks!

INTO THE WOODS Broadway Production is Coming to the Ahmanson Summer 2023

The Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Tony Award-winning triumph, “Into the Woods,” will play a series of exclusive engagements across the U.S. in 2023, including Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.

INTO THE WOODS Will Bring Broadway Cast to Cities Across America

The Broadway revival of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods, which concludes its engagement at the St. James Theatre on January 8, play engagements in select cities across the United States. Learn more about the cast, where the show will be, how to get tickets, and more!

Joaquina Kalukango Will Play The Witch in INTO THE WOODS Beginning Next Month

2022 Tony Award winner Joaquina Kalukango will join the cast of the New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s revival of Into the Woods as ‘The Witch’ beginning Friday, December 16th through the end of the run at the St. James Theatre.

INTO THE WOODS to Offer Rush Tickets Beginning Tonight

The New York City Center Encores! production of James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim’s revival of Into the Woods will now offer general rush tickets for every performance at $59 per ticket. As previously announced, Into the Woods has extended for the final time, by popular demand, through January 8, 2023. 

VIDEO: INTO THE WOODS Cast Performs 'Last Midnight' & Title Song on THE VIEW

Watch a video of the cast of Into the Woods performing on The View's Halloween episode! The appearance included the cast performing the title number and Patina Miller performing 'Last Midnight.' The performance also featured Stephanie J. Block as the Baker's Wife, Sebastian Arcelus as The Baker, Krysta Rodriguez as Cinderella, and more.

INTO THE WOODS to Perform on THE VIEW on Halloween

The cast of Into the Woods will perform on The View for their Halloween episode. The production recently made its broadcast television debut, with the cast performing the title number and Andy Karl and Gavin Creel performing 'Agony' on the TODAY Show.


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