Will Nunziata is a New York City based director of theatre, film, and television. He is the 2019 recipient of BroadwayWorld's Best Director Award.

 

Recently, Will directed the first NYC revival of the Tony-winning musical “Over Here” starring Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte and Broadway stars Haley Swindal, Jessica Hendy, and Nikka Graff Lanzarone; the first NYC revival of the Kander and Ebb musical "The Act" starring Tony Award winners Randy Graff and Cady Huffman, Broadway's Julia Murney, Karen Mason, Mamie Parris, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Veep's Anna Chlumsky; and conceived and directed the critically-acclaimed off-Broadway revue “Our Guy, Cy: The Songs of Cy Coleman” starring four Tony Award winners — Lillias White, Cady Huffman, Randy Graff, and Judy Kaye — all of whom worked with the late-great composer Cy Coleman.

 

Co-conceived with and starring Tony Award winner Cady Huffman, Will co-conceived, wrote, and directed the critically-acclaimed off-Broadway run of  “Miss Peggy Lee: In Her Own Words and Music" for which he won the 2019 BroadwayWorld Award for Best Director for his work on the show.

2021-2022 upcoming projects include: “Van Gogh: A Theatrical Experience”, an original dance-play about the life and times of Vincent Van Gogh (Co-Conceiver, Co-Writer, Director); “Little Black Book”, an original pop-rock musical with book, music and lyrics by Billy Recce about the life and times of Heidi Fleiss (Co-Conceiver, Director); “A Very Irish Killing”, a dark comedy by Derek Murphy (Director); “The Witches of Broadway”, a situational television comedy written by Billy Recce (Developer, Director); "The Valley: A New Musical" by Eric Fegan and Jamie Maletz (Director); A Theatrical-Concert-Event about the life and times of Gospel Legend Duranice Pace (Co-writer, Conceiver, Director);"Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical" written by Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman (Director); "Platinum Girls: The Musical" written by Andrew Beall, Russell Moss and Brad Zumwalt (Director); "Hase-Hime: A New Musical" (Co-Conceiver, Director).

Will began his career in show business at 10 years old singing jingle commercials with his twin brother, Anthony (an acclaimed singer-songwriter). He went on to perform for 25 years after that with Anthony across the country and around the world with dozens of symphony orchestras eventually headlining Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops.

Will graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and is a proud member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC).

Will Nunziata

Theatre & Concert Director

Will Nunziata

Theatre and Concert Director

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