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VIDEO: Will Chase Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! Photo VIDEO: Will Chase Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 23, 2021

Watch as he chats with Broadway favorite Will Chase, whose debut short film, Dagger, is now available to watch on Vimeo.The 24-minute film was written and directed by Chase, and he stars in it alongside Jack Davenport. It was edited by Jan Klier with music by Saul Simon MacWilliams. 'To be or not to be?' A man near the end of his rope gets an unexpected visit from the Bard.

VIDEO: Will Chase Releases Debut Short Film, DAGGER Photo VIDEO: Will Chase Releases Debut Short Film, DAGGER
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2021

Will Chase's debut short film, Dagger, is now available to watch on Vimeo. The 24-minute film was written and directed by Chase, and he stars in it alongside Jack Davenport. It was edited by Jan Klier with music by Saul Simon MacWilliams.

Will Chase and Ingrid Michaelson Share How They Met, Sing Broadway Tunes & More on ST Photo Will Chase and Ingrid Michaelson Share How They Met, Sing Broadway Tunes & More on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2020

The Actors Fund has teamed with SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky and his husband, producer James Wesley, to produce a daily mini-online show, entitled Stars in The House, featuring stars of stage and screen singing and performing live (from home!) on social media to promote support for The Fund.

Wake Up With BWW 9/12: Rupert Everett in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 9/12: Rupert Everett in WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2019

Today's top stories: Rupert Everett replaces Eddie Izzard in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and more!

Brief 9/12: Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin Will Return to Broadway, and More! Photo Brief 9/12: Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin Will Return to Broadway, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Nathan Lane and Andrea Martin will return to Broadway this season, and more!

BWW Flashback: Relive the Many Roles of Will Chase! Photo BWW Flashback: Relive the Many Roles of Will Chase!
by Nicole Ciravolo - Jun 28, 2018

BroadwayWorld recently announced that stage and screen star Will Chase will join Kelli O'Hara in the Broadway-bound Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Kiss Me, Kate. Roundabout welcomes back longtime friends of the theater: Tony winner Kelli O'Hara who was nominated for her role in the 2006 revival of The Pajama Game opposite Harry Connick, Jr., and Will Chase returns to Roundabout following his Tony nominated role in 2012 revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood. In 2016, O'Hara and Chase also starred in a sold-out benefit concert reading of Kiss Me, Kate directed by Scott Ellis. In preparation for Chase making his return to the stage, let's take a look back at his work, on and off Broadway.

Breaking: Wunderbar! Will Chase Will Join Kelli O'Hara in Broadway-Bound KISS ME, KAT Photo Breaking: Wunderbar! Will Chase Will Join Kelli O'Hara in Broadway-Bound KISS ME, KATE
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 28, 2018

Kiss Me, Kate has found its leading man! Roundabout Theatre Company just announced that Tony Award nominee Will Chase (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, "Nashville" and upcoming HBO's "Sharp Objects") will join Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara in a new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate. Chase will star as "Fred GrahamPetruchio."

Still A SMASH: Catching Up with the Stars of the Gone (But Not Forgotten) Musical Ser Photo Still A SMASH: Catching Up with the Stars of the Gone (But Not Forgotten) Musical Series
by Danielle Gutierrez - Apr 28, 2018

Smash fans' dreams came true last week when Katharine McPhee made her Broadway debut as Jenna in Waitress! So what's the rest of the star-studded cast of NBC's Smash been up to? We took a look at where just a few of our favorite Smash alums are now!

Will Chase and More to Join Michael Cerveris & Loose Cattle for Holiday Concert at Sh Photo Will Chase and More to Join Michael Cerveris & Loose Cattle for Holiday Concert at Sheen Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

On Monday, December 11 at 7:30PM, The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture presents two-time Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris (Fun Home, Assassins, The Who's Tommy) and Loose Cattle in 'Seasonal Affective Disorder,' a live concert celebrating the release of their holiday LP of the same name.

Jessie Mueller, Christopher Jackson, Will Chase, and Adrienne Warren to Perform with The New York Pops
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On April 21, 2017 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, by bringing to life the soundtrack of a generation, including songs by James Taylor, Carole King, and more.

Michael Swift Videos

VIDEO: Will Chase Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now! VideoVIDEO: Will Chase Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jan 23, 2021

Watch as he chats with Broadway favorite Will Chase, whose debut short film, Dagger, is now available to watch on Vimeo.The 24-minute film was written and directed by Chase, and he stars in it alongside Jack Davenport. It was edited by Jan Klier with music by Saul Simon MacWilliams. 'To be or not to be?' A man near the end of his rope gets an unexpected visit from the Bard.

STAGE TUBE: 2013 Tonys Red Carpet - VANYA & SONIA's Shalita Grant and DROOD's Will Chase
by Stage Tube - Jun 9, 2013

Click below to see what The Mystery of Edwin Drood's Will Chase and Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike's Shalita Grant had to say on the Tonys red carpet! Chase is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical. Grant is nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play.

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the 2013 Tony Nominees- DROOD's Stephanie J. Block and Will Chase on Weeping and Laughing Over Their Nominations
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 1, 2013

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was thrilled to sit down and speak with nearly all of this year's Tony Award nominees at the official Tonys Meet & Greet on May 1, 2013, and we will be bringing you special coverage on all of them throughout the awards season. Today we bring you Will Chase and Stephanie J. Block , nominees for Best Performance by an Actor/Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical for The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Check out what she had to say below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Sneak Peek of Will Chase on NECESSARY ROUGHNESS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 29, 2013

Broadway favorite Will Chase will make an appearance on this week's episode of USA's NECESSARY ROUGHNESS, titled “Hits And Myths. In the episode, David Blaze (Chase) and Paul VonDozer (Josh Hamilton) were rock gods before 'creative differences' broke up their band ten years ago, but even rock gods have to pay the bills, so they turn to Dr. Dani to solve their problems and help them pull off a reunion tour. Check out a sneak peek of Chase in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Miss SMASH's 'Previews?' Watch It Here!
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2012

On last night's episode of SMASH, viewers finally got their first look at 'Bombshell,' the Marilyn Monroe musical at the heart of NBC's new musical drama. The show opened for a test run in Boston. In the episode entitled 'Previews', the writing team of Tom (Christian Borle) and Julia (Debra Messing) scrambled to fix the show when the first preview fell short, and Frank (Brian d'Arcy James) had to adjust to the unwelcome return of Michael Swift (Will Chase) to his life. Dev (Raza Jaffrey) seeked reconciliation with Karen (Katharine McPhee), but explosive information about Ivy (Megan Hilty) lurked just beneath the surface.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Marc Kudisch in Next Week's SMASH
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2012

On next week's episode of SMASH, viewers will finally get their first look at 'Bombshell,' the Marilyn Monroe musical at the heart of NBC's new musical drama. The show will open for a test run in Boston. In the episode entitled 'Previews', the writing team of Tom (Christian Borle) and Julia (Debra Messing) scramble to fix the show when the first preview falls short, and Frank (Brian d'Arcy James) must adjust to the unwelcome return of Michael Swift (Will Chase) to his life. Dev (Raza Jaffrey) seeks reconciliation with Karen (Katharine McPhee), but explosive information about Ivy (Megan Hilty) lurks just beneath the surface. Check out 'Gotta Be a Smash' from the episode below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - 'Bombshell the Musical' Debuts on 5/7 SMASH
by Stage Tube - May 2, 2012

On this Monday's episode of SMASH, viewers will finally get their first look at 'Bombshell,' the Marilyn Monroe musical at the heart of NBC's new musical drama.

STAGE TUBE: First Look - Uma Thurman Sings as Marilyn on SMASH!
by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2012

On the Monday, April 30 episode of NBC's SMASH entitled 'Tech', 'Bombshell' moves to Boston. Ivy (Megan Hilty) faces trouble as Derek (Jack Davenport) finds himself drawn ever closer to Rebecca Duvall (special guest Uma Thurman), while Karen (Katharine McPhee) reaches a turning point -- she must choose between Dev (Raza Jaffrey) and the show. Eileen (Anjelica Huston) faces off against Julia (Debra Messing) over the possible return of Michael Swift (Will Chase). Sam (Leslie Odom, Jr.) brings Tom (Christian Borle) into the biggest battle of all - family dinner. The episode airs Monday, April 30 at 10:00 pm/ET on the NBC network. View a sneak peek below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of SMASH's 'Tech' Episode!
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2012

Next week on SMASH,'Bombshell' moves to Boston. Ivy (Megan Hilty) faces trouble as Derek (Jack Davenport) finds himself drawn ever closer to Rebecca Duvall (special guest Uma Thurman), while Karen (Katharine McPhee) reaches a turning point- she must choose between Dev (Raza Jaffrey) and the show. Eileen (Anjelica Huston) faces off against Julia (Debra Messing) over the possible return of Michael Swift (Will Chase). Sam (Leslie Odom, Jr.) brings Tom (Christian Borle) into the biggest battle of all- family dinner. Check out a sneak peek of the episode below!


Michael Swift Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Michael Swift written?
Michael Swift has written 1 shows including Hot Pan (Playwright).