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Get to Know 'Hamilton' Actress Joanna A. Jones with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

Get to Know 'Hamilton' Actress Joanna A. Jones with These 10 Fun Facts (Exclusive)

Joanna A. Jones is a Broadway star who is now back in her home state of California to perform in the hit musical Hamilton!

After playing the role of Peggy in the Broadway production of Hamilton, Joanna is now portraying the lead female role of Eliza at the historic Pantages Theatre in Hollywood.

We caught up with Joanna to learn more about her, including how she got her start in the industry, one of her irrational fears, and her go-to snack. Check out 10 Fun Facts below:

  1. I am a dual citizen of the US and UK.
  2. I have an irrational fear of kitchen appliances randomly exploding.
  3. In college, my acapella group “The Backbeats” made it to the finals on Season 2 of NBC’s The Sing-Off!
  4. I watch The Golden Girls almost every night before I go to sleep.
  5. I am obsessed with cats, but I don’t have one.

Click inside to check out the rest of the fun facts…

  1. I was Homecoming Queen at my high school.
  2. Easter is my favorite Holiday.
  3. I graduated early from UCLA and moved to London to be in a Michael Jackson show on the West End.
  4. I can never EVER resist popcorn.
  5. In the words of Carrie Bradshaw, “Shopping is my cardio.”

Hamilton is playing at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles through January 2!

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