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Richard Willis

 
Bio:
RICHARD WILLIS operates The Wadsworth and Brentwood Theatres in Los Angeles. Producer credits include: Next Fall, 33 Variations, Souvenir, Golda's Balcony, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only and Def Poetry Jam (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
RICHARD WILLIS operates The Wadsworth and Brentwood Theatres in Los Angeles. Producer credits include: Next Fall, 33 Variations, Souvenir, Golda's Balcony, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only and Def Poetry Jam (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [West End]
Original London Production, 1972
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2019]
Producer
 
[West End, 2012]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2010]
Producer
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Producer

Photos



Barbara Manocherian and Richard Willis

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Date:
03/11/2010


Cotter Smith, Connie Ray, Patrick Heusinger, Barbara Manocherian, Anthony Borelli, Maddie Corman, Richard Willis, Sean Dugan and Patrick Breen

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Date:
03/11/2010


(L-R) Producer Barbara Manocherian, playwright Geoffrey Nauffts, director Sheryl Kaller and producer Richard Willis

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Date:
03/11/2010


Cotter Smith, Patrick Breen, Connie Ray, Barbara Manocherian (Producer), Geoffrey Nauffts, Richard Willis (Producer), Sheryl Kaller, Anthony Barrile (Producer), Patrick Heusinger, Maddie Corman, and Sean Dugan

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Date:
01/29/2010


Anthony Cochrane, Robert Richmond, Richard Willis and Alex Webb

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Date:
03/01/2005

 

Stage

Performances
  [West End]
Original London Production, 1972
Performer

Productions

[Broadway, 2019]
Producer

[West End, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2010]
Producer

[Broadway, 2001]
Producer

Richard Willis Biography

RICHARD WILLIS operates The Wadsworth and Brentwood Theatres in Los Angeles. Producer credits include: Next Fall, 33 Variations, Souvenir, Golda's Balcony, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only and Def Poetry Jam

Richard Willis Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2010 - Best Play
Richard Willis, Next Fall

Richard Willis News

Lincoln Common Celebrated Its Official Ribbon Cutting With Alderman, Community Member Photo Lincoln Common Celebrated Its Official Ribbon Cutting With Alderman, Community Members, And More
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2019

Lincoln Common, the new crossroads of Lincoln Park, today announced its newest tenants: Dearborn Denim & Apparel, Blowout Junkie, Pharmaca and Verve Wine, coming soon to the community.

Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List! Photo Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by Nicole Rosky - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.

THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations! Photo THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld.

Coming Up On HBO's New Limited Series SHARP OBJECTS, Starring Amy Adams Photo Coming Up On HBO's New Limited Series SHARP OBJECTS, Starring Amy Adams
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2018

Coming Up On HBO's New Limited Series SHARP OBJECTS Starring Amy Adams

Amy Adams Series SHARP OBJECTS Debuts on HBO This Sunday Photo Amy Adams Series SHARP OBJECTS Debuts on HBO This Sunday
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 13, 2018

Reporter Camille Preaker returns to her small hometown to cover the murder of one preteen girl and the abduction of another. Trying to put together a psychological puzzle from her past, she finds herself identifying with the young victims a bit too closely.

Coming Up On HBO's New Limited Series SHARP OBJECTS, Starring Amy Adams Photo Coming Up On HBO's New Limited Series SHARP OBJECTS, Starring Amy Adams
by TV Scoop - Jun 13, 2018

Coming Up On HBO's New Limited Series SHARP OBJECTS Starring Amy Adams

Tovah Feldshuh Will Bring Her Award-Winning Performance As Golda Meir In GOLDA'S BALC Photo Tovah Feldshuh Will Bring Her Award-Winning Performance As Golda Meir In GOLDA'S BALCONY To Montreal
by Julie Musbach - May 4, 2018

Four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh will recreate her award-winning performance as Golda Meir in Golda's Balcony, when the acclaimed William Gibson play comes to the Segal Centre for Performing Arts from May 22 to June 10, 2018. There will be an ASL-interpreted performance on June 9.

THE TEMPEST to Run 4/15-23 at Drayton Hall
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 25, 2016

The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance will present The Tempest, William Shakespeare's masterful tale of revenge and redemption, April 15-23 at Drayton Hall Theatre. 

Teen Flick AT THE TOP OF THE PYRAMID Heads to Theaters in Limited Release Today
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 4, 2015

Slamgate Productions in conjunction with the Mozell Entertainment Group is happy to announce the limited theatrical release of the new teen flick ‚ÄúAt the Top of the Pyramid.‚ÄĚ

Teen Drama AT THE TOP OF THE PYRAMID Heads to Theaters This March
by Caryn Robbins - Feb 25, 2015

Oh, the teen angst of those high school years! No matter how old you are, memories of high school, whether good or bad, seem to always linger.

Richard Willis Videos

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Featured on CURTAIN UP!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 22, 2011

Broadway's Tony Award winning hit PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL kicked off PIX-11's 'Curtain Up!' Broadway week series with an exclusive behind the scenes television segment this morning. PIX11 host Tamsen Fadal went backstage at the Palace Theatre to visit Tony Award nominee Tony Sheldon, took a tour of Priscilla's Tony Award winning costumes, spoke with star Will Swenson in the middle of Times Square and went behind the hit music of the show with 'Divas' Anastacia McCleskey and Ashley Spencer. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA's Divas Perform on WCBS FM
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2011

Broadway's PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT 'Divas' Jacqueline B. Arnold, Anastacia McCleskey and Ashley Spencer visited WCBS FM 101.1 radio host Bob Shannon in the studio to belt out a medley of dance floor favorite hit songs from the Tony Award winning smash musical tomorrow, Thursday, August 18 to kick off 'Divas of Rock-n-Roll Hall of Fame' Thursday. Click below to check out the performance!

STAGE TUBE: Inside the PRISCILLA Photo Shoot with Nick Adams, Tony Sheldon, and Will Swenson!!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2011

Bette Midler proudly presents the most outrageously fun musical on Broadway, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT! This spectacular show tells the story of three best friends on the wildest road trip ever. With over 500 dazzling costumes and a hit parade of dance-floor favorites including 'It's Raining Men' and 'I Will Survive,' PRISCILLA promises the two happiest hours on Broadway! In the video below, go behind the cenes of a photo shoot with the stars of the show, Nick Adams, Tony Sheldon, and Will Swenson!

STAGE TUBE: Gay Couple Gets Engaged at Priscilla Queen of the Desert
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 14, 2011

The first gay Broadway proposal happened last night at Priscilla Queen of the desert. Yuri Rodriguez proposed to his partner Stephen Troiano in front of a packed house of almost 1700 audience members at the Palace Theatre.

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Celebrates Marriage Equality!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 28, 2011

The Broadway cast and crew of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT celebrates marriage equality with a snazzy new video featuring clips from the show and announcement's from New York's state officials. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: Will Swenson and PRISCILLA Cast Perform on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2011

The cast of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL performed on the premiere results show of season 6 of NBC's hit summer talent competition series 'America's Got Talent' last night. Tony-nominee Will Swenson led the cast in a diva-tastic medley of some of Priscilla's most popular songs - 'Finally,' 'Shake Your Groove Thing,' and 'MacArthur Park' - featuring the show's trademark 2011 Tony-winning costumes designed by Oscar and Tony-winning designers Tim Chappel and Lizzy Gardiner.

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Cast Tributes GLEE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 12, 2011

Following hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL opened to critical acclaim on March 20 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway). In the video below, the cast of Priscilla (led by John Brannoch) perform their homage to Glee in their own unique way.

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Debuts New TV Ad!
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 12, 2011

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT has just debuted a brand new TV commercial, featuring a voice-over by the show's producer, Bette Midler. The ad focuses on three best friends on a road trip of a lifetime, one searching for fame, one for love and one for home. To view the new spot, click below.

STAGE TUBE: Lizzy Gardiner on Her PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Inspiration
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 5, 2011

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT's Oscar and Tony Award¬ģ winning costume designer Lizzy Gardiner gives MORE Magazine a special look backstage at the Tony-winning hit Broadway musical, sharing the inspiration behind her and partner Tim Chappel's internationally-acclaimed costume designs and offering some personal fashion advice. Click below to watch the video!

STAGE TUBE: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Cast Celebrates Pride at NYC Parade!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 28, 2011

Broadway's Tony Award winning hit musical PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT showed their true colors with a 'journey to the heart of fabulous' on a Priscilla bus float at this Sunday's Pride parade. Catch an inside look at the bus' trip through Manhatten by clicking below!


Richard Willis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Richard Willis been in?
Richard Willis has not appeared on Broadway.

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

What was Richard Willis's first West End show?
Richard Willis's first West End show was Tom Brown's Schooldays which opened in 1972

What awards has Richard Willis been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Next Fall .