Winner of the 2019 BroadwayWorld Award for Best Director, Will Nunziata is a New York City based theatre and concert director.
He recently directed the first revival of the 1974 Tony-winning musical “Over Here.” The production starred Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte and Broadway’s Jessica Hendy, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, and Haley Swindal.
Will also directed the first revival of the Kander and Ebb musical "The Act" starring Julia Murney, Randy Graff, Cady Huffman, Anna Chlumsky, Mamie Parris, Stacie Bono, and Karen Mason.
He has recently directed the first NYC reading of the new play "Chasing the River" with Tony Award winner Cady Huffman, Tony Award nominees Carolee Carmello and Marc Kudisch, and Broad City's Arturo Castro.
Will has recently conceived and directed a number of theatre projects including the critically-acclaimed off-Broadway revue “Our Guy, Cy: The Songs of Cy Coleman.” The revue starred four Tony Award winners — Lillias White, Cady Huffman, Randy Graff, and Judy Kaye — who all worked with the late-great composer Cy Coleman.
Collaborating with the late-great singer-songwriter Charles Aznavour on an original musical was the thrill of a lifetime. Will conceived and directed "Game of Love: The Songs of Charles Aznavour" with Award-winning performers Clint Holmes, Ariana Savalas, Nicole Henry, and Lindsay Roginski.
Co-conceived with and starring Tony Award winner Cady Huffman, he 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.
As a concert director, he has written and directed concerts for Platinum recording artist Jackie Evancho, Tony Award winner Lillias White, Broadway's Haley Swindal, TV and Theatre star Joan Ryan, Bistro Award winner Marieann Meringolo, and Soul Train Award winner Nicole Henry (to name a few).
As a performer, Will has performed in major venues across the country and around the world including Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center and as a headliner at Carnegie Hall.
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).