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Lena Hall

Also Credited As: Celina Carvajal
 
Bio:
Born and raised in San Francisco, Lena Hall traveled the world performing and received her first big break singing for St. John Paul II at Candlestick Stadium for over 50,000 people at the young age of 7. Hall was a member of the Young People's Teen Musical Theatre Company in San Francisco and at ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Born and raised in San Francisco, Lena Hall traveled the world performing and received her first big break singing for St. John Paul II at Candlestick Stadium for over 50,000 people at the young age of 7. Hall was a member of the Young People's Teen Musical Theatre Company in San Francisco and at ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
NY City Center Production, 2019
Sloane
  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Pip
  [US Tour]
Broadway National Tour, 0
Hedwig (Alternate)
Yitzhak
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Yitzhak
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Nicola [Replacement]

Photos

Lena Hall and Bradley Dean during Jim Steinman's "Bat Out of Hell - The Musical" - Op Photo

Lena Hall and Bradley Dean during Jim Steinman's "Bat Out of Hell - The Musical" - Open Rehearsal at New York City Center on July 30, 2019 in New York City.

From: 
Date:
12/28/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
NY City Center Production, 2019
Sloane

  [Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Pip

  [US Tour]
Broadway National Tour, 0
Hedwig (Alternate)

Yitzhak

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Yitzhak

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2013
Nicola [Replacement]

Lena Hall Biography

Born and raised in San Francisco, Lena Hall traveled the world performing and received her first big break singing for St. John Paul II at Candlestick Stadium for over 50,000 people at the young age of 7. Hall was a member of the Young People's Teen Musical Theatre Company in San Francisco and at the age of 17, joined the national tour of Cats. When not on the Broadway stage, Lena performs with her band The Deafening

Previous Broadway and Off-Broadway roles include starring as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a role for which she won a Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical. She appeared as Sloane in the New York Premiere of Jim Steinman's Bat Out of Hell and as Nicola in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots (original cast), starred in the award-winning The Toxic Avenger at New World Stages, Disney's Tarzan (original cast), Dracula (original cast), 42nd Street (Anytime Annie), Cats (Demeter), Bedbugs (NYMF) and Green Eyes (Fringe). Film and TV roles include Young Miranda in the Sex and the City film, The Stepford Wives, The Graduates, "All My Children," and "Legally Blonde, the Search for the Next Elle Woods."

Lena Hall Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2014 - Distinguished Performance Award
Lena Hall, Hedwig and the Angry Inch
 
Tony Awards - 2014 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Gold Star
Lena Hall, Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Lena Hall News

Photos: Bernadette Peters, Michael R, Jackson, Matt Doyle and More Hit the Stage for  Photo Photos: Bernadette Peters, Michael R, Jackson, Matt Doyle and More Hit the Stage for BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2022
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2022

The best of Broadway came together to salute love in all forms on May 23, 2022, singing and dancing in celebration of LGBTQ+ stories and musical theater at the first live performance of Broadway Backwards since 2019.

Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Photo Sally Mayes, Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel & More Join NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022

Tony nominee¬†Sally Mayes, Bistro winner¬†Nicolas King,¬†Shereen Pimentel, and Bistro winner¬†Amy Jo Jackson¬†(Joe‚Äôs Pub) have joined the line-up for the 10th¬†annual¬†‚ÄúNight¬†Of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†‚Ästthe Pride concert to benefit¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†written and hosted by¬†Justin Elizabeth Sayre¬†‚Äď at¬†Joe‚Äôs Pub¬†on¬†Sunday, June 5.

BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2022 Adds Norm Lewis, Michael R. Jackson, Joaquina Kalukango, and  Photo BROADWAY BACKWARDS 2022 Adds Norm Lewis, Michael R. Jackson, Joaquina Kalukango, and More!
by A.A. Cristi - May 12, 2022

More than a dozen of Broadway’s best have been added to the lineup performing songs from the musical theater canon through the lens of the LGBTQ+ experience at the in-person homecoming of Broadway Backwards, which is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and New York City’s LGBT Community Center.

Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted Photo Kathryn Gallagher, Bonnie Milligan & More to Star in NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

The 10th¬†annual¬†‚ÄúNight¬†Of A¬†Thousand¬†Judys‚Ä̬†‚Ästthe Pride concert to benefit¬†The Ali Forney Center¬†written and hosted by¬†Justin Elizabeth Sayre¬†‚Äď will take place at¬†Joe‚Äôs Pub¬†on¬†Sunday, June 5.¬†

Alexandra Billings, Jenn Colella, Bernadette Peters, George Salazar & More Join BROAD Photo Alexandra Billings, Jenn Colella, Bernadette Peters, George Salazar & More Join BROADWAY BACKWARDS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2022

Queer icons and adored allies will perform songs from the musical theater canon through the lens of the LGBTQ+ experience at next month’s in-person return of Broadway Backwards, which is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and New York City’s LGBT Community Center.

LISTEN: Alan Cumming, Lena Hall & More Join THE ARTS IN CONVERSATION Podcast Photo LISTEN: Alan Cumming, Lena Hall & More Join THE ARTS IN CONVERSATION Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

Today, the National Arts Club¬†has premiered¬†the second episode of The Arts in Conversation, a new podcast series. In this episode, aptly titled ‚ÄúAn Act of Theatre,‚ÄĚ the Club explores and celebrates the artform of theatre.

LISTEN: Kevin Chamberlin Talks TikTok & More on TAKE A BOW Photo LISTEN: Kevin Chamberlin Talks TikTok & More on TAKE A BOW
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022

This episode has it all! In this episode he takes us through his career, life journey, and inside scoop from his favorite productions.

Wollman Rink Presents BROADWAY SINGS Beyoncé And Lady Gaga Photo Wollman Rink Presents BROADWAY SINGS Beyoncé And Lady Gaga
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 23, 2022

Grab some skates, a signature drink from the rink side Hot Toddy Tent, and come party with Broadway Sings at Wollman Rink in Central Park for their final rink side concert event of the season!

The Skivvies Will Celebrate Their 10th Anniversary at Joe's Pub Next Month Photo The Skivvies Will Celebrate Their 10th Anniversary at Joe's Pub Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Feb 14, 2022

The Skivvies will return to Joe's Pub to celebrate their 10th anniversary on March 7. Guests for this performance will include Lena Hall, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Andrea Burns, Jackie Cox, Josh Breckenridge, Marissa Rosen, Logan Hart, and Felicia Boswell! 

Lena Hall, Sophia Anne Caruso & More to Star in Staged Reading of TWIST OF FATE Photo Lena Hall, Sophia Anne Caruso & More to Star in Staged Reading of TWIST OF FATE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2022

The York Theatre Company in association with Willette Klausner and Jim Kierstead, Executive Producer, will present a presentation of the musical comedy Twist of Fate with book and lyrics by Lissa Levin (Kleban Award Winner) and music by Ron Abel (Ben Jones Love Songs). 

Lena Hall Videos

VIDEO: Book Your Next Vacation with The Broadway Cruise! VideoVIDEO: Book Your Next Vacation with The Broadway Cruise!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 22, 2021

Calling all Broadway fans! Join your favorite Broadway stars and luminaries for the inaugural sailing of The Broadway Cruise, heading from New York City, with a special stop in Norfolk, Virginia, to the beautiful beaches of Bermuda, April 9-14, 2022 on Norwegian Gem.

VIDEO: Watch Highlights Of Lena Hall's OBSESSED Series Before Her Next Show 4/9 at 7  VideoVIDEO: Watch Highlights Of Lena Hall's OBSESSED Series Before Her Next Show 4/9 at 7 PM ET!
by Team BWW - Apr 6, 2021

Lena Hall’s popular Obsessed series is back on April 9 at 7pm EST celebrating the band Heart - live for one night only! Check out highlights of some of her past obsessed concerts!

VIDEO: Watch Lena Hall Sing from ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS VideoVIDEO: Watch Lena Hall Sing from ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS
by Stage Tube - Nov 30, 2020

Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens is set to stream on World AIDS Day -Tuesday, December 1 (5pm), featuring 51 performers and benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens honors the lives lost to AIDS through free-verse monologues with a blues, jazz and rock score.

VIDEO: See Daveed Diggs in a First Look at SNOWPIERCER Season Two VideoVIDEO: See Daveed Diggs in a First Look at SNOWPIERCER Season Two
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2020

TNT announced today during its New York Comic Con panel that season two of its top-rated, post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer will premiere on Monday, January 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

VIDEO: Get Obsessed with Lena Hall on Backstage Live with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Get Obsessed with Lena Hall on Backstage Live with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Aug 13, 2020

Tomorrow, August 14 (9pm), Lena Hall will present a new concert, OBSESSED: Alanis Morissette, exclusively with BroadwayWorld Events. Audiences will have the option of a VIP concert experience, joining Hall on zoom for the event as well as an additional post show performance/virtual meet & greet.

VIDEO: John Cameron Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Darren Criss, Andrew Rannells, and VideoVIDEO: John Cameron Mitchell, Neil Patrick Harris, Darren Criss, Andrew Rannells, and More Hedwigs Perform 'Wig in a Box'
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2020

During the 'Can't Cancel Pride' event, John Cameron Mitchell appeared alongside other past Hedwigs to perform 'Wig in a Box' from Hedwig and the Angry Inch!

BWW Exclusive: Watch Lena Hall Perform 'Say It Ain't So, Joe' on SNOWPIERCER VideoBWW Exclusive: Watch Lena Hall Perform 'Say It Ain't So, Joe' on SNOWPIERCER
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 22, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Lena Hall's first scene on TNT's Snowpiercer! In the exclusive clip Daveed Diggs' character Layton is  introduced to the mysterious night car and he watches a stunning singing performance by Hall's character Miss Audrey.

VIDEO: See Daveed Diggs in the New Trailer For SNOWPIERCER VideoVIDEO: See Daveed Diggs in the New Trailer For SNOWPIERCER
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2020

A new trailer has been released for the upcoming series Snowpiercer, featuring Broadway's Daveed Diggs!

VIDEO: Lena Hall Hosts a Q&A For BroadwaySF's Instagram VideoVIDEO: Lena Hall Hosts a Q&A For BroadwaySF's Instagram
by Stage Tube - May 1, 2020

Lena Hall hosted a Q&A on Instagram Live for BroadwaySF's Instagram account on April 17!

#TBT: Lena Hall Celebrates Opening Of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Video#TBT: Lena Hall Celebrates Opening Of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 30, 2020

Ladies and gentleman, whether you like it or not, Hedwig! We're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award winner Lena Hall by looking back at her opening night of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at Broadway's Belasco Theatre! Check out the video to see Lena alongside Neil Patrick Harris, composer Stephen Trask, book writer John Cameron Mitchell, and more celebrating Hedwig's arrival on Broadway!


Lena Hall Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Lena Hall been in?
Lena Hall has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Lena Hall been in?
Lena Hall has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Lena Hall been nominated for?
Distinguished Performance Award (Drama League Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch .

What awards has Lena Hall won?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Hedwig and the Angry Inch.