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WILL CONNOLLY (1984 - )
Will Connolly originated the role of "Andrej" in the Tony-winning musical Once on Broadway. He has also worked with New York Theater Workshop, Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, Roundabout Theater Company, New York Stage & Film, A.R.T., Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Center Theatre Group, The Old Globe, Yale Rep, Southern Rep, Amsterdam Fringe Festival, and others. As a musician, Will has performed at Lincoln Center, 54 Below, Joe's Pub, Ars Nova, The Bitter End, and others. He plays bass, guitar, ukulele and percussion on the Grammy-winning Once soundtrack. Will is a founding member of The NOLA Project, a resident artist with Studio 42, and a Carbonell Award recipient. BFA, NYU; MFA in Acting from Yale School of Drama.
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Fly By Night
Fly By Night
A star-crossed prophecy. A lot of music. Just not a lot of light. In this darkly comic rock-fable, a melancholy sandwich maker's humdrum life is intersected by two entrancing sisters. A sweeping ode to young love set against the backdrop of the northeast blackout of 1965, Fly By Night is a tale about making your way and discovering hope in a world beset by darkness.
conceived by Kim Rosenstock; written by Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick and Kim Rosenstock. Winner!!! 2011 Edgerton Foundation New American Play Award
Theatreworks (Palo Alto, Ca) 13 Jul 2011
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musical comedy 120 min
Male: 5 Female: 2 Other: -
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