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William Cantler

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Casting
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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[Off-Broadway, 2016]
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[Broadway, 2015]
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[Broadway, 2013]
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[Broadway, 2013]
Producer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Associate Artistic Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Associate Director

Photos

MCC Co-Artistic Director Bernard Telsey, MCC Managing Director Blake West and MCC Co- Photo

MCC Co-Artistic Director Bernard Telsey, MCC Managing Director Blake West and MCC Co-Artistic Director William Cantler

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Date:
11/12/2021
 MCC Co-Artistic Director Bernard Telsey, MCC Managing Director Blake West and MCC Co Photo

MCC Co-Artistic Director Bernard Telsey, MCC Managing Director Blake West and MCC Co-Artistic Director William Cantler

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Date:
11/12/2021
MCC Co-Artistic Director Bernard Telsey, Director Saheem Ali, Charlie Hudson III, Ade Photo

MCC Co-Artistic Director Bernard Telsey, Director Saheem Ali, Charlie Hudson III, Ade Otukoya, Nana Mensah, Sandra Okuboyejo, Emana Rachelle, Playwright Jocelyn Bioh, Abena and MCC Co-Artistic Director William Cantler

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Date:
11/12/2021
Bernard Telsey, Charlie Hudson III, Abena Mensah-Bonsu, Ade Otukoya, William Cantler, Photo

Bernard Telsey, Charlie Hudson III, Abena Mensah-Bonsu, Ade Otukoya, William Cantler, Emana Rachelle, Jocelyn Bioh, Nana Mensah, Sandra Okuboyejo, Saheem Ali, Blake West

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Date:
02/27/2020
Blake West, Bernard Telsey, Robert LuPone and William Cantler Photo

Blake West, Bernard Telsey, Robert LuPone and William Cantler

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Date:
11/03/2019

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Casting

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Casting

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Casting

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Casting

[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Broadway, 2013]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2009]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2008]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2007]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2006]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2005]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2004]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2003]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2002]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2001]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 2000]
Associate Artistic Director

[Off-Broadway, 1992]
Associate Director


William Cantler Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2004 - Best Play
William Cantler, Frozen

William Cantler News

Photos: NOLLYWOOD DREAMS Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photos: NOLLYWOOD DREAMS Celebrates Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 12, 2021

Nollywood Dreams, the first production of MCC's 2021-22 season, began previews at the Newman Mills Theater on October 21, 2021. Directed by Saheem Ali (Fires in The Mirror), Nollywood Dreams opened on November 11, 2021 and will play a limited run through November 28, 2021.

Nikki M. James, Zachary Noah Piser, Micaela Diamond & More Join Williamstown Theatre  Photo Nikki M. James, Zachary Noah Piser, Micaela Diamond & More Join Williamstown Theatre Festival 2021 Live Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced additional casting and members of the creative teams for all three of their 2021 Live Season productions, which begins July 6 and will take place outdoors, socially distanced, and with safety prioritized.

Rising Phoenix Rep Will Stream THE SIBLINGS PLAY Photo Rising Phoenix Rep Will Stream THE SIBLINGS PLAY
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2020

Rising Phoenix Rep, along with Rattlestick and piece by piece, will offer an online streaming version of THE SIBLINGS PLAY starting today - Monday, March 22nd through April 5th.

Photo Flash: 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony Photo Photo Flash: 2020 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Ceremony
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2020

On Monday night, Playwrights Horizons hosted the 42nd Annual Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the largest and oldest international prize honoring women playwrights.

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of MCC's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS Photo Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of MCC's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 27, 2020

MCC Theater will soon present the World Premiere of Nollywood Dreams by Jocelyn Bioh (MCC Theater's Burnt Umber Playwright-In-Residence) with direction by Saheem Ali. The cast will feature Charlie Hudson, III (A Raisin in the Sun), Outer Critics Circle and Lortel Award nominee Nana Mensah (Man From Nebraska), Sandra Okuboyejo (Hamilton, Chicago), Ade Otukoya ('Shades of Blue'), Emana Rachelle ('Insecure'), and Abena Mensah-Bonsu.

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of AMERICAN BUFFALO on Broadway! Photo Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of AMERICAN BUFFALO on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 26, 2020

Rehearsals are underway for the Broadway revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo, which begins previews on March 24, 2020 with an official opening on April 14, 2020 at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W 50th Street). This is a 16-week limited engagement through July 12, 2020.

Photo Flash: First Look at Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss in AMERI Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss in AMERICAN BUFFALO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

The first photo of Laurence Fishburne, Sam Rockwell and Darren Criss for Broadway's AMERICAN BUFFALO has been released!

Limited Number of Specially Priced Tickets to AMERICAN BUFFALO Will Be Made Available Photo Limited Number of Specially Priced Tickets to AMERICAN BUFFALO Will Be Made Available
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020

To celebrate the upcoming revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo, directed by Neil Pepe, a limited number of specially priced tickets will be made available on Thursday, February 20 at the Circle in the Square Theatre box office (235 W 50th Street). These one-time only prices are commensurate with the cost of a ticket to one of the play's previous productions, including the 1977 world premiere staging where American Buffalo received the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best American Play.

Charlie Hudson, III, Nana Mensah and More to Star in MCC Theater's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS;  Photo Charlie Hudson, III, Nana Mensah and More to Star in MCC Theater's NOLLYWOOD DREAMS; Tickets On Sale Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) announced today the complete casting for the World Premiere of Nollywood Dreams by Jocelyn Bioh (MCC Theater's Burnt Umber Playwright-In-Residence) with direction by Saheem Ali.

Tickets On Sale to the World Premiere of THE SIBLINGS PLAY at Rattlestick Playwrights Photo Tickets On Sale to the World Premiere of THE SIBLINGS PLAY at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2020

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and piece by piece productions, in association with Rising Phoenix Repertory, have announced that tickets are on sale to the world premiere Ren Dara Santiago's The Siblings Play, which marks the professional debut of the Fila-Rican playwright. Directed by Jenna Worsham (Agnes), The Siblings Play gives voice to multicultural New Yorkers rarely seen on the stage with breathtaking theatricality, stinging poignancy, biting humor, and deep empathy. The Siblings Play runs March 4-April 5, 2020, at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (224 Waverly Place) with an opening night of March 18.

William Cantler Videos

VIDEO: Mary-Louise Parker Says the Relationship in THE SOUND INSIDE 'Defies Descripti VideoVIDEO: Mary-Louise Parker Says the Relationship in THE SOUND INSIDE 'Defies Description'
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019

Mary-Louise Parker stopped by Live with Kelly and Ryan on Friday to talk about her Broadway show, 'The Sound Inside.' During the interview, Parker says the relationship between the two characters in the show 'defies description'.

VIDEO: Mary-Louise Parker Talks Starring on Broadway in THE SOUND INSIDE VideoVIDEO: Mary-Louise Parker Talks Starring on Broadway in THE SOUND INSIDE
by Stage Tube - Sep 20, 2019

Tony winner Mary-Louise Parker joins the 3rd hour of TODAY to discuss her return to Broadway for the play a?oeThe Sound Inside.a?? In it, she plays a professor diagnosed with a potentially terminal cancer who strikes up a relationship with a student.

BWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's BLKS! VideoBWW TV: Meet the Company of MCC's BLKS!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 29, 2019

MCC Theater will soon present the New York Premiere production of BLKS, written by Aziza Barnes, and directed by Robert O'Hara. The cast will feature Marie Botha, Antoinette Crowe-Legacy, Alfie Fuller, Paige Gilbert, Chris Myers and Coral Pe√Īa. The creative team for BLKS includes scenic design by Clint Ramos, costume design by Dede Ayite, lighting design by Alex Jainchill, sound design by Palmer Hefferan, and casting by Telsey + Company/Adam Caldwell,CSA, William Cantler, CSA, Karyn Casl, CSA. The Production Stage Manager is Brett Anders.

BWW TV: What's MCC's TRANSFERS All About? The Cast Explains! VideoBWW TV: What's MCC's TRANSFERS All About? The Cast Explains!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 3, 2018

MCC Theater will soon present the fourth show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere production of Transfers, written by MCC Theater's Youth Company Playwriting Lab Director and Obie Award winner Lucy Thurber, and directed by Jackson Gay.

VIDEO: Lenny Wolpe Stars in THE OUTSIDER at Paper Mill Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Lenny Wolpe Stars in THE OUTSIDER at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jan 26, 2018

In politics, the less you know, the higher you'll go! At once a razor-sharp satire and an inspirational tribute to democracy, The Outsider is a timely and hilarious send-up of modern American politics, written by Paul Smith and directed by David Esbjornson.

BWW TV: What's RELEVANCE All About? Jayne Houdyshell & Company Explain! VideoBWW TV: What's RELEVANCE All About? Jayne Houdyshell & Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 10, 2018

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) will soon present the third show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of Relevance, written by J. Lee ('How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Looking') with direction by Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed).

VIDEO: Annleigh Ashford Talks Playing a Dog in Broadway's SYLVIA
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 22, 2015

In a new interview with USA Today, Tony award winner Annleigh Ashford talks about playing a dog Broadway's SYLVIA, co-starring Matthew Broderick.

VIDEO: Matthew Broderick Chats Starring in Broadway's SYLVIA on 'The View'
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 19, 2015

Matthew Broderick stopped by ABC's THE VIEW to chat about starring in the revival of A.R. Gurney's play SYLVIA, now running for a limited engagement on Broadway.

VIDEO: Bruce Willis Channels Donald Trump; Talks Broadway Debut on TONIGHT
by - Oct 19, 2015

Bruce Willis stopped by Friday's TONIGHT SHOW and revealed his new look, which looks an awful lot like Donald Trump's. Later, the actor talks about making his Broadway debut with MISERY and his new comedy "Rock the Kasbah."

STAGE TUBE: SYLVIA Announces Broadway Tickets Now on Sale in New Video!
by Stage Tube - Jun 29, 2015

Tickets for SYLVIA, a modern romantic comedy about a midlife crisis, empty nesters, commitment, therapists, and a dog who is life-changing are now on sale at www.telecharge.com or by calling (212) 239-6200. In celebration, the production has unleashed an adorable new video - check it out below!


William Cantler Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has William Cantler been nominated for?
Best Play (Tony Awards) for Frozen .