Will Nunziata is a New York City based director and creator 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.

2022-2023 upcoming projects include: “Van Gogh: A New Musical”, an original musical about the life and times of Vincent Van Gogh as seen through the eyes of his sister-in-law, Jo Van Gogh-Bonger, who is the reason Vincent's work was sold  (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); "Platinum Girls: The Musical" written by Russell Moss and Brad Zumwalt (Director); "Poupelle of Chimney Town: A New Musical" (Director), "Chronic", a situational television comedy written by Danielle Carroll (Developer, Director), "Eddie", an animated short written by Francois Goudreault, created with Goudreault and Julia Appleton (Co-Creator, Director), and "Hase-Hime", an anime featured film, created with Laura Schein, Screenplay by Velina Hasu-Houston, and Music by Noriko Sunamoto (Co-Creator, 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).

 

For more, please visit https://www.WillNunziata.com