Bill Whitefield, Musical Theatre
Bill Whitefield is a professional singer, actor, composer and voice instructor. He is the former Executive Director and Artistic Director at Algonquin Arts Theatre. He was the composer and co-lyricist with Ray Bradbury for The Day It Rained Forever, with Mary Higgins Clark for The Magical Christmas Horse, and composer for Queen Esther, Crash Club and The 13 Hallucinations of Julio Rivera.
As an actor he was seen in the lead role of Giuseppe in the The Gondoliers, the role of Florian in Princess Ida, the role of Bill Bobstay in H.M.S Pinafore and as a pirate in The Pirates of Penzance starring Hal Linden at City Center in New York City. He was featured in The Presidents starring Rich Little, a TV movie that was taped at The Paris Theatre in Las Vegas and aired on PBS.
Regionally, he was seen at Detlef in Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of The Student Prince directed by Robert Johanson, as well as the American in Paper Mill’s production of Rags. At Goodspeed Opera House, he played the role of John in Shenandoah. He has performed at other regional theatres such as Tennessee Repertory Theatre, American Stage Company, Northshore Music Theatre, Monomoy Theatre and Algonquin Arts Theatre where he played Mitch Albom in the gripping drama, Tuesdays with Morrie and Sir Robin in Spamalot.
He earned his BA in Theatre at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA and is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA, Actors Equity Association and Dramatist Guild.