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Will Davis

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1953
Performer
  [Broadway]
1949
Father Benton
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1947
Front of Horse
Heart
  [Broadway]
1947
Orderly
  [Broadway]
1946
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
1946
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
1946
Performer

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Choreographer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director

Photos

Will Davis and Ana Cristina Da Silva Photo

Will Davis and Ana Cristina Da Silva

From: 
Date:
09/29/2021
Will Davis, James Clements, Bailey Nassetta, Briana Archer and Pat Dwyer Photo

Will Davis, James Clements, Bailey Nassetta, Briana Archer and Pat Dwyer

From: 
Date:
09/29/2021
Will Davis and Ana Cristina da Silva Photo

Will Davis and Ana Cristina da Silva

From: 
Date:
11/18/2019
John Weidman, director Will Davis, Mary Beth Peil, Stephen Sondheim, Anne Kauffman Photo

John Weidman, director Will Davis, Mary Beth Peil, Stephen Sondheim, Anne Kauffman

From: 
Date:
07/25/2019
Jay Lusteck, Vishal Vaidya, director Will Davis, Matt Moisey, Brandon Contretas Photo

Jay Lusteck, Vishal Vaidya, director Will Davis, Matt Moisey, Brandon Contretas

From: 
Date:
07/25/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1953
Performer

  [Broadway]
1949
Father Benton

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1947
Front of Horse

Heart

  [Broadway]
1947
Orderly

  [Broadway]
1946
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
1946
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
1946
Performer

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Choreographer

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director


Will Davis Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2017 - Outstanding Director
Will Davis, Men On Boats
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play, HAYES Production Gold Star
Will DavisColossal

Will Davis News

New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows Photo New York Theatre Workshop Announces 2022/23 2050 Artistic Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 28, 2022

New York Theatre Workshop has announced the playwrights and directors selected for the 2022/23 Season 2050 Artistic Fellowship. The 2022/23 Artistic Fellows are Miranda Cornell, Thaddeus McCants, Aileen Wen McGroddy, Attilio Rigotti, Andrew Rodriguez and Minghao Tu.

Queer|Art's 2023 Mentors include Lilly Wachowski, Zackary Drucker and Will Davis Photo Queer|Art's 2023 Mentors include Lilly Wachowski, Zackary Drucker and Will Davis
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

Queer|Art, NYC’s home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists, is pleased to announce the new Mentors for the 2023 Queer|Art|Mentorship (QAM) program cycle. The Mentorship program is the cornerstone of Queer|Art’s work, providing a platform of support for LGBTQ+ artists focused on creative issues and long-term sustainability of artistic practice.

HowlRound Theatre Commons Announces Publication of a New Anthology Photo HowlRound Theatre Commons Announces Publication of a New Anthology
by Stephi Wild - Jun 2, 2022

After celebrating its ten-year anniversary in 2021, HowlRound Theatre Commons announces its first published anthology, featuring essays from each year of the last decade, available for preorder now.

Sunday Morning Michael Dale:  They're Over The Moon For Idina Menzel in Which Way To  Photo Sunday Morning Michael Dale: They're Over The Moon For Idina Menzel in Which Way To The Stage
by Michael Dale - May 29, 2022

Musical theatre fandom and body image issues in Ana Nogueira's hilarious and touching Which Way To The Stage. Also, Clubbed Thumb's Summerworks commences with Trish Harnetiaux's fun and offbeat California and jazz favorite Nancy Harrow scores a pair of Russian classics.

Denise Burse, Nora Cole, Ebony Marshall-Oliver & More to Star in Clubbed Thumb's BODI Photo Denise Burse, Nora Cole, Ebony Marshall-Oliver & More to Star in Clubbed Thumb's BODIES THEY RITUAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022

Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the final production of the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays, Bodies They Ritual. Performances will run June 22-July 2.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Casts for 25th Annual SUMMERWORKS Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has announced complete casting for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. 

KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Added to La Jolla Playhouse 2022/2023 season Photo KRISTINA WONG, SWEATSHOP OVERLORD Added to La Jolla Playhouse 2022/2023 season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 20, 2022

La Jolla Playhouse has announced that¬†Kristina Wong, Sweatshop Overlord, written and performed by¬†Kristina Wong¬†(who was featured in the Playhouse‚Äôs Digital WOW production of¬†Binge), directed by¬†Chay Yew¬†(Playhouse‚Äôs¬†Cambodian Rock Band), will be added to its 2022/2023 season, running¬†September 20 ‚Äď October 16.

Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival Photo Clubbed Thumb Announces Full Programming For 25th SUMMERWORKS Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2022

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb has¬†announced the complete line-up for the rescheduled 25th SUMMERWORKS festival of new plays. SUMMERWORKS will run May 20 ‚Äď July 2, 2022 at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street) and will feature productions of three new plays.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces Slate Of Commissions Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces Slate Of Commissions
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2022

Baltimore Center Stage has announced this year's slate of commissioned artists, continuing the organization's long standing support for developing new projects by some of today's most exciting theater makers. These commissioned artists are Will Davis, Marisa Carr, Miranda Rose Hall, Otis Ramsey-Zoe, Storm Thomas, Ronee Penoi, Michelle J. Rodriguez, and John Tyler­­.

Baltimore Center Stage Announces New Commissioning Models and Recipients Photo Baltimore Center Stage Announces New Commissioning Models and Recipients
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2022

Baltimore Center Stage has announced this year’s slate of commissioned artists, continuing the organization’s long standing support for developing new projects by some of today’s most exciting theater makers.

Will Davis Videos

VIDEO: Nickelodeon Suits Up for THE ASTRONAUTS VideoVIDEO: Nickelodeon Suits Up for THE ASTRONAUTS
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2020

The first two episodes of The Astronauts premiere back-to-back on Friday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. (ET/PT) on Nickelodeon.

BWW TV Exclusive: Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman Tell the Story of ROAD SHOW at Enco VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman Tell the Story of ROAD SHOW at Encores! Talkback
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 4, 2019

Following a performance last weekend, Sondheim and John Weidman sat down with Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Anne Kauffman and Director Will Davis to discuss  the show's journey from conception to stage. 

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! ROAD SHOW VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! ROAD SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 24, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running tonight, July 24, through July 27.

BWW TV: Raul Esparza, Jin Ha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! ROAD SHOW VideoBWW TV: Raul Esparza, Jin Ha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! ROAD SHOW
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 18, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is  Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running July 24-27. Directed and choreographed by Will Davis, with music direction by James Moore, Road Show tells the somewhat true story of the Mizner brothers who inherit a small fortune at the turn of the 20th Century and set out to grab their piece of the American Dream in a country where anything seems possible. The production will star Chuck Cooper (Papa Mizner), Raul Esparza (Wilson Mizner), Jin Ha (Hollis Bessemer), Mary Beth Peil (Mama Mizner), and Brandon Uranowitz (Addison Mizner).

BWW TV: Meet the Charming Cast of MCC's Transgender-Themed CHARM! VideoBWW TV: Meet the Charming Cast of MCC's Transgender-Themed CHARM!
by TV - Press Previews - Aug 8, 2017

MCC Theater will launch its 2017-18 season with the NYC premiere of the acclaimed transgender-themed play Charm- inspired by the real-life story of Miss Gloria Allen.

BWW Blog: Will Davis and Shelbea Owen at the Jimmy Awards in NYC
by Guest Blogger: Will Davis - Jun 28, 2016

Buford High School's Will Davis and Marietta High School's Shelbea Owen won Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively, in the 2016 Shuler Hensley Awards.

STAGE TUBE: Shuler Awards Winners, Will Davis and Shelbea Owen, On Their Road to the Jimmys!
by Guest Blogger: Shelbea Owen - Jun 27, 2016

Buford High School's Will Davis and Marietta High School's Shelbea Owens won Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively, in the 2016 Shuler Hensley Awards.

STAGE TUBE: Shuler Awards Winners, Will Davis and Shelbea Owens Give Inside Look on Their Journey to the Jimmys!
by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2016

Buford High School's Will Davis and Marietta High School's Shelbea Owens won Best Actor and Best Actress, respectively, in the 2016 Shuler Hensley Awards.

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of the 2016 Shuler Awards
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2016

ArtsBridge Foundation, the producer of the 8th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards, last night announced the winners of the 2016 awards during a ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. Check out the highlight video below!

STAGE TUBE: Shelbea Owen and Will Davis Perform Mock Auditions to Represent Shuler Awards in NYC
by Stage Tube - Jun 22, 2016

Shelbea Owen, a rising senior at Marietta High School, is one of the winners who will be representing the Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards in New York City this week as she competes in the 8th annual National High School Musical Theatre Awards - The JimmyTM Awards. Shelbea won the 2016 Shuler Leading Actress award for her role as Tracy Turnblad in Hairspray. 


Will Davis Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Will Davis been in?
Will Davis has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

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

What awards has Will Davis been nominated for?
Outstanding Director (The Lortels) for Men On Boats and Outstanding Director of a Play, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Colossal .

What awards has Will Davis won?
Outstanding Director of a Play, HAYES Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for Colossal.