Alex Jennings, of Netflix’s ‘The Crown,’ is set to perform in ‘The Light in the Piazza’ and ‘Hansard’

Data pix.

The charming three-time Olivier Award winner and Netflix’s "The Crown" actor, Alex Jennings, dropped in with the Morning News team to share his upcoming live roles.

In the Tony Award-winning musical and love story, "The Light in the Piazza,"  Jennings takes on the role of Signor Naccarelli. In it he co-stars with four-time Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Renée Fleming.

You can catch "The Light in the Piazza" at the Lyric Opera House December 14 - 29. For more information on the show and for tickets, visit

Additionally, Jennings will be featured in the National Theatre live screening of the engrossing new work, "Hansard," on December 6 and 8 at at the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In this witty and devastating portrait of the ruling class by Simon Woods, Jennings co-stars with Olivier and Tony Award-winning actress Lindsay Duncan.

Jennings will also make a special appearance Friday, December 6 at the Gene Siskel Film Center following the live screening.

For more information on "Hansard," visit



Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.