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Michael Williams

 
Bio:
Broadway/national tour: Diana, My Fair Lady, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On the Town, Wicked, Come Fly Away, the revival of West Side Story. Love to Mrs. W and H. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway/national tour: Diana, My Fair Lady, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On the Town, Wicked, Come Fly Away, the revival of West Side Story. Love to Mrs. W and H. (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2021
Swing [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
Revival Tour, 2019
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2018
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2007
Gehring
  [Broadway]
Special Benefit Production, 2005
Don
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
Ensemble [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1985
Steve Edwards
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1965
Performer
Herald
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1966
Performer

Productions

 
[West End, 1975]
Lighting Designer

Michael Williams Biography

Broadway/national tour: Diana, My Fair Lady, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, On the Town, Wicked, Come Fly Away, the revival of West Side Story. Love to Mrs. W and H.

Michael Williams Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best Supporting Actor
Michael WilliamsThe Forest
 
Olivier Awards - 1984 - Comedy Performance of the Year
Michael WilliamsTwo Into One
 
Olivier Awards - 1983 - Actor of the Year in a New Play
Michael WilliamsPack Of Lies

Michael Williams News

Living Her Dream: Julia Abueva Makes Broadway Debut Photo Living Her Dream: Julia Abueva Makes Broadway Debut
by Jude Cartalaba - Nov 22, 2022

'You have to want it more than anything. You have to be willing to WORK for it. Sacrifice for it. It’s not as glamorous as it seems. That’s why the passion needs to be for the work, not the fame,' those were striking words of Julia Abueva, one of the stars of the Broadway musical KPOP, inspired by a global phenomenon.

Cast Announced For HENRY V at Shakespeare's Globe Photo Cast Announced For HENRY V at Shakespeare's Globe
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2022

Launching Shakespeare’s Globe’s Winter Season, Henry V opens in the candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse on 10 November, running until 4 February.

Review: EDEN ESPINOSA LIVE AT THE ORINDA! at Orinda Theatre Photo Review: EDEN ESPINOSA LIVE AT THE ORINDA! at Orinda Theatre
by Steve Murray - Oct 17, 2022

What did our critic think of EDEN ESPINOSA LIVE AT THE ORINDA! at Orinda Theatre?

VIDEO: Peacock Shares I LOVE YOU, YOU HATE ME Barney Series Trailer Photo VIDEO: Peacock Shares I LOVE YOU, YOU HATE ME Barney Series Trailer
by Michael Major - Sep 28, 2022

I Love You, You Hate Me is a series chronicling the rise and fall of Barney the Dinosaur's furious backlash — and what it says about the human need to hate. From Barney-bashing to frat parties to homicidal video games, something in American society broke into a million pieces, and it's never been put together again. Watch the video trailer now!

UK's Original and Premier Motown Touring Theatre Production REACH OUT Returns Photo UK's Original and Premier Motown Touring Theatre Production REACH OUT Returns
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

25 years ago, there was only one Motown concept production in the UK theatres that ran for 5 years - REACH OUT.

THE HYPE Streetwear Competition Series Sets Return to HBO Max For Season Two Photo THE HYPE Streetwear Competition Series Sets Return to HBO Max For Season Two
by Michael Major - Sep 7, 2022

Hosted by Speedy Morman and featuring Co-Signers Offset, Bephie Birkett, and Marni Senofonte, this one-of-a-kind competition series promises to unveil the future of streetwear. The series will also feature a variety of special guests including Law Roach, DJ Khaled, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander,  Angelo Baque, among others.

VIDEO: The Broadway Boys Join Shoshana Bean For 'Maybe It Starts With Me' From MR. SA Photo VIDEO: The Broadway Boys Join Shoshana Bean For 'Maybe It Starts With Me' From MR. SATURDAY NIGHT
by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022

The Broadway Boys have shared their latest collaboration, this time joining Shoshana Bean for a remix of 'Maybe It Starts With Me' from Mr. Saturday Night. The video, which features Bean's performance on the TODAY Show, features Brad Greer, Nick Cartell, Jamarice Daughtry, Jesse Nager, and Michael Williams.

See Andrew Barth Feldman, Lillias White & More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo See Andrew Barth Feldman, Lillias White & More Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2022

Next week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Against The Wall: The Songs Of Zach Spound Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Against The Wall: The Songs Of Zach Spound Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

Zach Spound makes his Feinstein's/54 Below debut with a concert of world premieres, as well as songs from Leap (NMI/Disney New Voices Award), What The F*ck Is Going On?, and a suite from his new, anatomical actor-musician musical, In This Body.

Amy Poehler to Adapt THE GENTLE ART OF SWEDISH DEATH CLEANING for Peacock Photo Amy Poehler to Adapt THE GENTLE ART OF SWEDISH DEATH CLEANING for Peacock
by Michael Major - Apr 7, 2022

Based on the best seller by Margareta Magnusson, the Peacock Original is an hour-long transformation series featuring people who are at a major crossroads and need to get their houses and lives in order. A Swedish “Death Cleaner” will help organize and demystify homes, lives, and relationships, allowing us to prepare for death while we enjoy life.

Michael Williams Videos

VIDEO: The Broadway Boys Join Shoshana Bean For 'Maybe It Starts With Me' From MR. SA Videoplay
VIDEO: The Broadway Boys Join Shoshana Bean For 'Maybe It Starts With Me' From MR. SATURDAY NIGHT

by Michael Major - Jun 7, 2022

The Broadway Boys have shared their latest collaboration, this time joining Shoshana Bean for a remix of 'Maybe It Starts With Me' from Mr. Saturday Night. The video, which features Bean's performance on the TODAY Show, features Brad Greer, Nick Cartell, Jamarice Daughtry, Jesse Nager, and Michael Williams.

VIDEO: Jeanna de Waal & Judy Kaye Talk DIANA on NBC NIGHTLY NEWS Videoplay
VIDEO: Jeanna de Waal & Judy Kaye Talk DIANA on NBC NIGHTLY NEWS

by Michael Major - Nov 19, 2021

Jeanna de Waal and Judy Kaye appeared on NBC Nightly News to discuss Diana: The Musical with Joe Fryer. The two stars opened up about Diana's impact and what sets the musical apart from other adaptions of the beloved Princess' life.

VIDEO: Go Inside DIANA's Royal Opening Night on Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside DIANA's Royal Opening Night on Broadway

by Team BWW - Nov 18, 2021

Diana, The Musical celebrated its official opening night last night, Wednesday, November 17 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Diana, The Musical stars Jeanna de Waal as Diana, Roe Hartrampf as Prince Charles, Erin Davie as Camilla Parker Bowles and Judy Kaye as Queen Elizabeth.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of DIANA Perform 'If' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of DIANA Perform 'If' on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Nov 4, 2021

Jeanna de Waal, Erin Davie, Judy Kaye, and Roe Hartrampf and the cast of Diana, The Musical appeared on Good Morning America this morning to perform the musical's closing number, 'If'. The production resumed previews on Broadway Tuesday night.

VIDEO: Go Inside DIANA, THE MUSICAL's First Curtain Call! Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside DIANA, THE MUSICAL's First Curtain Call!

by Team BWW - Nov 3, 2021

DIANA, THE MUSICAL has officially begun previews at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), where it will officially open on Wednesday, November 17th. Check out footage from the first curtain call.

VIDEO: HBO Max Releases Trailer for Streetwear Competition Series THE HYPE Videoplay
VIDEO: HBO Max Releases Trailer for Streetwear Competition Series THE HYPE

by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2021

THE HYPE is produced by Scout Productions, the team behind the Max Original ballroom competition series “Legendary” and Emmy®-winning series “Queer Eye.”

VIDEO: Netflix Releases the QUEER EYE Season Five Trailer Videoplay
VIDEO: Netflix Releases the QUEER EYE Season Five Trailer

by Stage Tube - May 21, 2020

Netflix has released the trailer for the fifth season of Queer Eye!

VIDEO: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for LEGENDARY Videoplay
VIDEO: HBO Max Debuts Trailer for LEGENDARY

by Stage Tube - May 18, 2020

HBO Max has released the trailer for the upcoming series Legendary. Pulling directly from the underground ballroom community, voguing teams (aka “houses”) must compete in unbelievable balls and showcase sickening fashion in order to achieve “legendary” status.

PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At Shereen Ahmed, Laird Mackintosh & More In MY FAIR LA Videoplay
PHOTO/VIDEO: Get A First Look At Shereen Ahmed, Laird Mackintosh & More In MY FAIR LADY

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 18, 2019

The North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater's critically-acclaimed production of Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady will open tomorrow, Thursday, December 19, at The Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production! Check out all new photos and video!

VIDEO: Watch a Trailer for QUEER EYE: WE'RE IN JAPAN! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch a Trailer for QUEER EYE: WE'RE IN JAPAN!

by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2019

Queer Eye: We're in Japan!, a four-episode special season of the Emmy® Award-winning series Queer Eye, will debut globally November 1, featuring model and actress Kiko Mizuhara as the Fab Five's guide to Japan, along with comedian Naomi Watanabe as their special guest.


Michael Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Michael Williams been in?
Michael Williams has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Michael Williams been in?
Michael Williams has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Michael Williams's first West End show?
Michael Williams's first West End show was Us which opened in

What awards has Michael Williams been nominated for?
Best Supporting Actor (Olivier Awards) for The Forest Comedy Performance of the Year (Olivier Awards) for Two Into One and Actor of the Year in a New Play (Olivier Awards) for Pack Of Lies .