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Will Connolly

 
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Will Connolly is an actor, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Originally from Montclair, NJ, Will made his Broadway debut in the Tony-winning musical “Once,” and is a featured vocalist & musician on the Grammy-winning soundtrack. Other stage credits include “This Ain’t No ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Will Connolly is an actor, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Originally from Montclair, NJ, Will made his Broadway debut in the Tony-winning musical “Once,” and is a featured vocalist & musician on the Grammy-winning soundtrack. Other stage credits include “This Ain’t No ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [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

Playwright

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Will Connolly, Erik Lochtefeld, and Erin Markey

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Will Connolly, Erik Lochtefeld, Erin Markey, Evangeline Young, and Bryce Michael Wood

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Stage

Performances
  [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
Playwright

Will Connolly Biography

Will Connolly is an actor, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Originally from Montclair, NJ, Will made his Broadway debut in the Tony-winning musical “Once,” and is a featured vocalist & musician on the Grammy-winning soundtrack. 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.

Will Connolly Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Book of a Musical
Will Connolly, Fly By Night

Will Connolly News

Photos: Erin Markey, Erik Lochtefeld & More Rehearse for Industry Reading of KAREN DA Photo Photos: Erin Markey, Erik Lochtefeld & More Rehearse for Industry Reading of KAREN DALTON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 3, 2021

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 Photo Erin Markey to Lead Industry Reading of KAREN DALTON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

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! Photo Meet the Stars of Stage Door: Will Connolly Wants YOU to Book a Shoutout!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 7, 2021

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 H Photo Jesse Eisenberg, Ari Graynor, Hope Lauren, Jin Ha and More to be Featured in THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MONOLOGUES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 15, 2021

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 CROSS Photo BWW Exclusive: Listen to Antonio Cipriano and Krystina Alabado Sing from STONE CROSSED Concept Recording
by Nicole Rosky - May 20, 2021

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, Photo Krystina Alabado, Alex Boniello, Gabi Campo and More to be Featured on STONE CROSSED, A NEW MUSICAL Concept Recording
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2021

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 Photo Jelani Remy, Christopher Fitzgerald and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Team BWW - Jan 14, 2021

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 Photo Taylor Louderman, Alice Ripley, and More Join BroadwayWorld's Stage Door
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jan 4, 2021

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 Co Photo BWW Album Review: BE MORE CHILL (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Does Not Always Compute
by David Clarke - May 9, 2019

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, Photo American Music Theatre Project 2018-2019 Season Continues With Workshop Performances, A Songwriters' Showcase And More
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019

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 Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Dove Cameron and Dave Thomas Brown Belt Out 'She's So High' f VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Dove Cameron and Dave Thomas Brown Belt Out 'She's So High' from CLUELESS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 19, 2018

Below, check out an exclusive clip of 'She's So High,' featuring Cameron and Brown!

BWW TV: Dove Cameron & Company Celebrate a Totally Awesome Opening of CLUELESS, THE M VideoBWW TV: Dove Cameron & Company Celebrate a Totally Awesome Opening of CLUELESS, THE MUSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2018

The New Group is currently presenting Clueless, the Musical by Amy Heckerling in a world premiere production with choreography by Kelly Devine, directed by Kristin Hanggi. The show officially opened last night, December 11, and BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the big night below!

BWW TV: It's a Beautiful Life! Watch Highlights from CLUELESS, THE MUSICAL! VideoBWW TV: It's a Beautiful Life! Watch Highlights from CLUELESS, THE MUSICAL!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 11, 2018

The New Group is currently presenting Clueless, the Musical by Amy Heckerling in a world premiere production with choreography by Kelly Devine, directed by Kristin Hanggi. Performances began November 20 in advance of an Official Opening Night on Tuesday, December 11. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is slated through January 12 at The Pershing Square Signature Center (The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre, 480 West 42nd Street).

VIDEO: BE MORE CHILL Cast and Fans Discuss the Show's Overnight Success VideoVIDEO: BE MORE CHILL Cast and Fans Discuss the Show's Overnight Success
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2018

Fans have no chill when it comes to Be More Chill, the show making its off-Broadway debut now after taking the world by storm, seemingly overnight.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chilina Kennedy, Theo Stockman & More in THIS AIN'T NO DI VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chilina Kennedy, Theo Stockman & More in THIS AIN'T NO DISCO
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2018

This Ain't No Disco opened on Tuesday, July 24 and runs through August 12, 2018 at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY, And More Perform In Bryant Park! VideoVIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY, And More Perform In Bryant Park!
by Alan Henry - Jul 26, 2018

This week's performers will include: Come From Away (Petrina Bromley, Geno Carr, Alex Finke, De'Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Tony LePage, Lee MacDougall, Julie Reiber, Caesar Samayoa, Pearl Sun, Astrid Van Wieren, and Sharon Wheatley); Kinky Boots (Mia Gentile, John Jeffrey Martin, and Stephane Duret); The Band's Visit (Katrina Lenk, John Cariani, Ari'el Stachel, and Etai Benson); This Ain't No Disco (Will Connolly, Tony d'Alelio, Hannah Florence, Chilina Kennedy, Peter LaPrade, Krystal Mackie, Nicole Medoro, Ian Paget, Theo Stockman, and Samantha Marie Ware)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Cristin Milioti, William Jackson Harper and More in LCT3 VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Cristin Milioti, William Jackson Harper and More in LCT3's AFTER THE BLAST
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 23, 2017

Eboni Booth, Will Connolly, William Jackson Harper, Ben Horner, Cristin Milioti, David Pegram, and Teresa Yenque comprise the cast of the LCT3/Lincoln Center Theaterproduction of After the Blast, a new play by Zoe Kazan, directed by Lila Neugebauer. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the production below!

STAGE TUBE: In the Recording Studio for Joe Iconis' BE MORE CHILL Cast Album, Out Today!
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2015

Ghostlight Records and Two River Theater have released the Original Cast Recording of the new musical BE MORE CHILL in digital formats today, October 30. Check out a special 'Making of the Cast Album' video -- featuring several songs along with exclusive footage of the recording session, the production and interviews with the cast and creative team -- below! The international digital release will be on Friday, November 13; with physical CDs in stores and online Friday, December 18.

STAGE TUBE: New Trailer for Two River Theater's World Premiere Musical BE MORE CHILL
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2015

Two River Theater presents the world premiere of Be More Chill, a new musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and book by Joe Tracz, based on the acclaimed 2004 novel by Ned Vizzini. The press opening is tonight, June 5, and performances will continue through Sunday, June 21 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. Click below to watch a new trailer with footage from the show!

BWW TV: Allison Case, Adam Chanler-Berat, Patti Murin & More Preview Playwrights Horizons' FLY BY NIGHT
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2014

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of Fly By Night: A New Musical, conceived byKim Rosenstock (Tigers Be Still), written by Will Connolly (performer, Once), Michael Mitnick (Sex Lives of Our Parents, the upcoming film The Giver) and Ms. Rosenstock, and directed by Carolyn Cantor (The Great God Pan and After the Revolution at PH, Pumpgirl, Orange Flower Water). The cast met the press and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on hand to chat with the company about the new musical. Check out what they had to say in the video below!


Will Connolly Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Will Connolly been in?
Will Connolly has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Will Connolly been in?
Will Connolly has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Will Connolly been nominated for?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Fly By Night .

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