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DON'T MISS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF "GRACE"

Nolan's new musical, GRACE, will premiere during the 2020 Humana Festival of New American Plays at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY. The show features a cast of Broadway veterans, directed by Robert Barry Fleming, and will run from March 25 through April 12, 2020. Click below for ticket info. 

And check out this Washington Post feature story about how a long-standing tradition in Nolan's family helped to inspire "GRACE!"

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"STIRRING THE WATERS ACROSS AMERICA" OPENs In nashvillE

The national touring production of "Stirring the Waters Across America," conceived, written and music directed by Nolan, premiered on Friday, February 28, 2020, at Vanderbilt University's Langford Auditorium. Click here for more details about the production. 

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Theatrical Works

Musical Compositions

Musical Compositions

Nolan's current roster of original theatrical works include: Grace, selected work for the 2020 Humana Festival of New American Plays, Actors Theatre of Louisville, KY (March 27 through April 12, 2020); Stirring the Waters Across America, a theatrical concert production workshopped at the Kennedy Center and set to tour nationwide beginning in February 2020; and Devine Hamer Gray, a new American musical (currently in development) presented in workshop for the 2019 March On Washington Film Festival.

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Musical Compositions

Musical Compositions

Musical Compositions

An American composer with songwriting credits on two Grammy-nominated projects and numerous commissions, Nolan's eclectic library of original compositions includes rousing symphonic and choral works, inspirational and popular songs, and music for television. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, "Williams has a musical language all his own. It brims with vernacular American optimism..." And, internationally-renowned opera star Denyce Graves has branded Nolan "a musical genius!" 

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Festivals

Musical Compositions

Festivals

Since 2010, Nolan has developed festival programming featuring a range of performance, educational, visual arts and social impact initiatives. This programming has been developed in partnership with the Kennedy Center (Joyful Sounds: Gospel Across America) and Philadelphia's Mann Center (Philadelphia Freedom Festival, Liberty: Unplugged!, New Frontiers, Firebird: Spirit Rising, Brilliantly Bernstein: Beyond the Baton), engaging a stellar slate of artists, educational institutions, and cultural organizations.

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