Welcome to the official website for the new musical, GRACE.
Nolan Williams, Jr. (Composer/Writer/Music Director) is an American composer and producer who uses his art to advocate, educate and inspire. His work includes theatrical productions including: STIRRING THE WATERS ACROSS AMERICA (Kennedy Center, currently touring nationwide), DEVINE HAMER GRAY (in development), GO, TELL IT! (Lincoln Theatre), and CHRISTMAS GIFT! (The Clarice); choral/orchestral works premiered by major American orchestras; music for television; songwriting credits on two Grammy-nominated projects; arts and educational festivals produced in partnership with The Kennedy Center and Philadelphia’s Mann Center; and cultural programming developed with the Smithsonian Institution, U.S. State Department, and the Embassies of India, France and South Africa.
A graduate of Oberlin College, Williams is one of the Kennedy Center’s inaugural Social Impact Arts Residents and recipient of the Center’s National Committee for the Performing Arts 2019 Award for Arts Advocacy.