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Will Connolly is an actor and singer / songwriter. His Broadway debut was in the Tony-winning musical, “Once”, and he is a featured vocalist & instrumentalist on the Grammy winning album. He is a Carbonell Award winner & Drama Desk Award nominee. MFA Yale School of Drama. Other stage credits include “This Ain’t No Disco” (Atlantic Theater Company), “After The Blast” (LCT3), “Clueless: The Musical” (The New Group), and “Be More Chill” (Two River Theater) among others. He is a co-writer/composer of the musical “Fly By Night,” which premiered at Playwrights Horizons and received a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Musical. His original albums Caterpillars of the Commonwealth and Freddie Won the Toss are available on all streaming platforms.

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[Off-Broadway]
Playwrights Horizons Off-Broadway Premiere Production, 2024
Brad

Truthseeker

[Off-Broadway]
The New Group World Premiere, 2018
Travis

[Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company World Premiere, 2018
The Artist

[Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Theater Off-Broadway Premiere, 2017
Arthur

Lowes

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2012
Andrej

[Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2011
Andrej

Writing


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World Premiere of Michael R. Jackson's TEETH Extended at Playwrights Horizons

Playwrights Horizons will present a two-week extension of the world premiere production of Teeth, a new musical with book and music by Anna K. Jacobs and book and lyrics by Michael R. Jackson. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.

Steven Pasquale Joins the Cast of Michael R. Jackson and Anna K. Jacobs's TEETH

Get the latest news on the cast of TEETH, the new musical by Michael R. Jackson and Anna K. Jacobs. Broadway star Steven Pasquale joins the talented ensemble in this limited engagement at Playwrights Horizons.

Jason Gotay, Alyse Alan Louis & More to Star in Michael R. Jackson and Anna K. Jacobs's TEETH

Playwrights Horizons has revealed the cast for the world premiere of TEETH, a new musical by Michael R. Jackson and Anna K. Jacobs. Learn how to purchase tickets!

JOB, Starring Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon, Returns Off-Broadway Next Month

JOB, the critically acclaimed psychological thriller about the toll life on the internet takes on all of us, which played a sold-out, twice-extended Off Broadway run this fall, will return for an encore engagement next month.  Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

Every Broadway Actor in THE GILDED AGE Season Two

The Gilded Age has returned for season two with a fresh lineup of Broadway stars! The first season of Julian Fellowes' series featured over 60 Broadway alums, including Audra McDonald, Nathan Lane, Cynthia Nixon, and more. Check out which faces you recognize from the theatre, including new additions like Laura Benanti and Jeremy Shamos.

World Premiere of JOB Extends Through Mid-October at SoHo Playhouse

JOB, the world premiere of a new play by Max Wolf Friedlich, starring Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon has extended its critically acclaimed run.

Peter Friedman and Sydney Lemmon Will Lead New Off-Broadway Play JOB

Tony nominee Peter Friedman (Ragtime, “Succession,” Single White Female) and Sydney Lemmon (TÁR, “Helstrom,” 'Succession') will star in the world premiere of JOB by Max Wolf Friedlich (SleepOver), directed by Michael Herwitz (Mr. Parker).

FLY BY NIGHT Opens At Theatre Arlington, June 16

Theatre Arlington has announced the fourth installment for their 50th anniversary season, Fly by Night. The show takes place against the backdrop of bustling New York City during the 1965 blackout. With its innovative music, lyrics, and book by Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, and Kim Rosenstock, Fly by Night takes audiences on a journey filled with true romance, dry humor, and the power of dreams.

Krystina Alabado Sings 'If I Can Sleep' From Philip David Stern's STONE CROSSED

Krystina Alabado (Mean Girls Broadway) is featured on the new release of If I Can Sleep  from Philip David Stern's new musical Stone Crossed. The studio cast album featuring Broadway favs Antonio Cipriano, Will Connolly, Elle Mclemore and many more was released on Broadway records.

Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell & Kelli O'Hara to Star in RAGTIME Reunion Concert

The Entertainment Community Fund's one-night-only benefit reunion concert of Ragtime, originally scheduled for 2020, will take place on Monday, March 27, 2023 at the Minskoff Theatre. Learn who is starring in the concert, and how to purchase tickets!

Photos: Erin Markey, Erik Lochtefeld & More Rehearse for Industry Reading of KAREN DALTON

Karen Dalton, a play with music written by Evan Enderle, will receive an industry reading tomorrow, Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 3:00pm at The Flea's Siggy Theater (20 Thomas Street), directed by Portia Krieger (Fun Home) with live guitar and banjo accompaniment.

Erin Markey to Lead Industry Reading of KAREN DALTON

Megan Doyle and Creston Whittington announced today that Karen Dalton, a play with music written by Evan Enderle, will receive an industry reading on Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 3:00pm at The Flea’s Siggy Theater (20 Thomas Street), directed by Portia Krieger (Fun Home) with live guitar and banjo accompaniment.

Meet the Stars of Stage Door: Will Connolly Wants YOU to Book a Shoutout!

Today, we're getting to know Broadway vet Will Connolly, with whom you can book a shoutout today!

Jesse Eisenberg, Ari Graynor, Hope Lauren, Jin Ha and More to be Featured in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Monologues will premiere tonight with an all new series of unforgettable performances on IGTV @24hourplays. Fourteen actors have each been paired with one of fourteen writers who have crafted unique pieces especially for their actors.

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Antonio Cipriano and Krystina Alabado Sing from STONE CROSSED Concept Recording

Broadway Records announced today the release of the 2021 studio concept recording of STONE CROSSED, the new musical by Philip David Stern. The recording features performances by Krystina Alabado (Green Day's American Idiot), Alex Boniello (Dear Evan Hansen), Gabi Campo (The Prom), Antonio Cipriano (Jagged Little Pill), Will Connolly (Once), Telly Leung (Allegiance), Elle McLemore (Heathers: The Musical), Celia Rose Gooding (Jagged Little Pill), Jon Rua (Hamilton) and Samantha Williams (Dear Evan Hansen).

Krystina Alabado, Alex Boniello, Gabi Campo and More to be Featured on STONE CROSSED, A NEW MUSICAL Concept Recording

Broadway Records announced today the release of the 2021 studio concept recording of STONE CROSSED, the new musical by Philip David Stern. The recording features performances by Krystina Alabado (Green Day's American Idiot), Alex Boniello (Dear Evan Hansen), Gabi Campo (The Prom), Antonio Cipriano (Jagged Little Pill) and more.

Jelani Remy, Christopher Fitzgerald and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door

Check out the newest theater names that are now available for video shoutouts and more on Stage Door!

Taylor Louderman, Alice Ripley, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door

Check out the newest theater names that are now available for video shoutouts and more on Stage Door!

BWW Album Review: BE MORE CHILL (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Does Not Always Compute

With a slightly different cast and some changes to the music, it is no surprise that BE MORE CHILL's Broadway production was recorded for Ghostlight Records BE MORE CHILL (Original Broadway Cast Recording). The album is full of energy and teeters on the verge of frenetic, masterfully capturing the best and worst aspects of the upgraded Broadway production.

American Music Theatre Project 2018-2019 Season Continues With Workshop Performances, A Songwriters' Showcase And More

The American Music Theatre Project (AMTP) at Northwestern University's School of Communication will present workshop performances of three new music theater works as the 2018-2019 season continues.

Will Connolly FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Will Connolly has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Will Connolly has not appeared in the West End.

Will Connolly has been nominated for the Outstanding Book of a Musical category at the Drama Desk Awards for the show "Fly By Night".

Will Connolly has written 1 shows including Fly By Night: A New Musical (Playwright).

Will Connolly's next show will be Teeth which opens on 2/21/2024 on Off-Broadway.

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