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Bailey Hanks

 
Birth Place:
Anderson, South Carolina, USA
Bio:
Broadway: Legally Blonde (2008). Other credits: High School Musical at the Paper Mill Playhouse, Seussical (Gertrude McFuzz), Bye Bye Birdie (Kim McAfee), The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Philia), Gypsy (Baby June). Sang The National Anthem at a National ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: February 06, 1988 (34)

Birth Place: Anderson, South Carolina, USA

Bio:
Broadway: Legally Blonde (2008). Other credits: High School Musical at the Paper Mill Playhouse, Seussical (Gertrude McFuzz), Bye Bye Birdie (Kim McAfee), The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Philia), Gypsy (Baby June). Sang The National Anthem at a National ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Elle Woods [Replacement]

Photos

Bailey Hanks

Date Of Birth:
February 06, 1988 (24)
Birth Place:
Anderson, South Photo

Bailey Hanks Date Of Birth: February 06, 1988 (24) Birth Place: Anderson, South Carolina, USA Gender: Female

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10/12/2012
Cary Street, Bailey Hanks and Angela Gimlin Photo

Cary Street, Bailey Hanks and Angela Gimlin

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10/12/2012
Hugh Britt, Cary Street, Bailey Hanks, Angela Gimlin and Jennifer Richmond Photo

Hugh Britt, Cary Street, Bailey Hanks, Angela Gimlin and Jennifer Richmond

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10/12/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2007
Elle Woods [Replacement]

Bailey Hanks Biography

Broadway: Legally Blonde (2008). Other credits: High School Musical at the Paper Mill Playhouse, Seussical (Gertrude McFuzz), Bye Bye Birdie (Kim McAfee), The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Philia), Gypsy (Baby June). Sang The National Anthem at a National Democratic Fundraiser for President Bill Clinton in 2000. Hanks also appeared in the daytime television soap opera Guiding Light in April 2009.




Bailey Hanks News

VIDEO: Watch a SEARCH FOR THE NEXT ELLE WOODS Reunion on Stars in the House Photo VIDEO: Watch a SEARCH FOR THE NEXT ELLE WOODS Reunion on Stars in the House
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 12, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a LEGALLY BLONDE: The Musical - The Search for Elle Woods with Autumn Hurlbert, Emma Zaks, Lena Hall (FKA Celina Carvajal), Natalie Lander and Lauren Zakrin.

LEGALLY BLONDE: THE SEARCH FOR ELLE WOODS Cast Including Lena Hall, Lauren Zakrin & M Photo LEGALLY BLONDE: THE SEARCH FOR ELLE WOODS Cast Including Lena Hall, Lauren Zakrin & More to Virtually Reunite
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 10, 2020

Omigod you guys! The girls are getting back together again! The cast of Legally Blonde: The Search For Elle Woods will take part in a socially distanced 2nd reunion on Saturday April 11th at 8:00PM EST. The special reunion will coincide with Feinstein's/54 Below's stream of Legally Blonde: The Search For Elle Woods 10 Year Reunion Concert.

Photo Flash: The Elle's of LEGALLY BLONDE: The Search for Elle Woods Take Over Feinst Photo Photo Flash: The Elle's of LEGALLY BLONDE: The Search for Elle Woods Take Over Feinstein's/54 Below
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 25, 2018

On Monday, July 23rd, Feinstein's/54 Below was painted pink, as the ladies of MTV's Legally Blonde: The Search For Elle Woods reunited for the first time to celebrate the show's 10 year anniversary. The evening was pure perfection and boasted songs from Legally Blonde, surprise special guests and lots of Bend & Snap! Take a peek at all the action below!

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 2, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 2, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI: Welcome to Friday, June 2, 2017! The weekend is upon us (thank you, very much) and we cannot conceive of a better way to live life dramatically than by catching a first night performance of a show? It's opening night for several new shows and we send out warm wishes of "break a leg"...

BWW Interviews: TUTS' Geneva Cisneros Talks Tommy Tune Awards
by David Clarke - Mar 15, 2013

It's almost spring, which means that high school musical theatre season has wrapped and teachers and students are focusing on UIL One Act competitions. However, the people at TUTS are getting ready for their annual high school musical theatre awards show, the extravagant Tommy Tune Awards. I recently chatted with Geneva Cisneros at TUTS about the program, getting some nice inside scoop and history behind the popular event.

BWW's Top Nashville Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Nashville in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

BWW's Top Birmingham Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Birmingham in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

Photo Coverage: First Night Robe Presented to Irvin, Holder, Waldrep and Stokes
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 25, 2012

Carol Irvin, who has been a mainstay at Crossville's Cumberland County Playhouse for more than 20 years, is the latest recipient of The First Night Robe,presented on Saturday, November 17, prior to curtain of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Earlier in the same week, Bralyn Stokes received the robe at Rhubarb Theater's Birds in Church, and Michael Holder and Josh Waldrep claimed it at Street Theatre Company's Miss Saigon in Concert.

Photo Coverage: The First Night Robe is Presented to OUTSIDE PARADISE's Clay Steakley
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 10, 2012

Clay Steakley, who plays the role of F. Scott Fitzgerald in the Actors Bridge Ensemble's world premiere production of Bill Feehely's Outside Paradise, is the latest recipient of The First Night Robe. Jeffrey Ellis, founder and executive producer of The First Night Honors, presented the robe to Steakley on Saturday, November 10, prior to curtain of Outside Paradise at Belmont University's Black Box Theatre.

The Color Purple's KELSEY PORTER Presented With The First Night Robe
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 27, 2012

Kelsey Porter, who plays the role of Nettie in Circle Players' production of The Color Purple, is the latest recipient of The First Night Robe. Jeffrey Ellis, founder and executive producer of The First Night Honors, presented the robe to Porter on Thursday, October 25, prior to the opening night performance of The Color Purple, a joint production of Circle Players and Tennessee State University, at TSU's Performing Arts Center.

Bailey Hanks Videos

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Bailey Hanks in Diablo Theatre Company's LEGALLY BLONDE
by Stage Tube - Feb 20, 2012

Bailey Hanks, who dazzled audiences as Elle Woods in 'Legally Blonde, The Musical' on Broadway repeats the lead role in Diablo Theatre Company's production of the show, which runs through March 3. Hanks won the role in 'Legally Blonde, The Musical' after a nationwide search and audition process aired on MTV. She performed the show at Broadway's Palace Theatre until it closed in October of 2008.

STAGE TUBE: Bailey Hanks Returns to LEGALLY BLONDE AT DTC
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2012

Bailey Hanks, who dazzled audiences as Elle Woods in 'Legally Blonde, The Musical' on Broadway will repeat the lead role in Diablo Theatre Company's production of the show in February. Hanks won the role in 'Legally Blonde, The Musical' after a nationwide search and audition process aired on MTV. She performed the show at Broadway's Palace Theatre until it closed in October of 2008.

BWW TV: Paper Mill Playhouse's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL
by Eddie Varley - Nov 13, 2008

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) presents Paper Mill's premiere of Disney High School Musical. Paper Mill's Artistic Director, Mark S. Hoebee directs and Denis Jones (Associate Choreographer of Legally Blonde) choreographs. Disney High School Musical is based on the Emmy Award¬ģ winning Disney Channel hit musical and triple-platinum selling soundtrack. Disney High School Musical will run at the Millburn theatre from November 5 through December 7, 2008. Disney High School Musical is sponsored by RBC Wealth Management. BWW TV joined in on the school spirit as Bailey Hanks, Chase Peacock and the rest of the dynamic young cast got ready to bring this successful favorite to the Paper Mill stage!

BWW TV: An 'Elle' of a Chat with Legally Blonde's Bailey Hanks
by Eddie Varley - Jul 27, 2008

Bailey Hanks won the MTV competition 'The Search For The New Elle Woods' making her the new successor to Laura Bell Bundy in the role of Elle Woods. On July 23rd, 2008 Bailey took the stage for her Broadway debut, but the day before that huge step she shared a table at Sardi's with BroadwayWorld TV to discuss all the excitement!


Bailey Hanks Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Bailey Hanks been in?
Bailey Hanks has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Bailey Hanks been in?
Bailey Hanks has not appeared in the West End