William DeMeritt


William DeMeritt

Regional: Will in Shakespeare In Love (U.S. premiere), Fenton in The Merry Wives of Windsor, Sholem Asch in Indecent at Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  Orsino in Twelfth Night at Yale Rep. We, The Invisibles at the Humana Festival of New American Plays, Actors Theatre of Louisville. Writer & Co-creator of the one-man show, Origin Story (winner New York Innovative Theatre Award, Best Solo Performance). Sense & Sensibility at Dallas Theatre Center. The Slam Jam at the Upright Citizens’ Brigade Theatre.

Off-Broadway: The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA: the Negro Book of the Dead at Signature Theatre Company.  Liz Swados' Violence Project at LaMaMa ETC. Mom, How Did You Meet the Beatles? at The Public Theatre. 

International: Hamlet at the Bridge Lane Theater, London.  October in the Chair & Other Fragile Things at the Amsterdam International Fringe Festival.

Film:The Normal Heart, The Lennon Report, The Surrogate, What’s Up, Lovely?, Bad Luck Dandelion. 

TelevisionThe Flight Attendant (HBOMax), NCIS: New Orleans, Person of Interest, Law&Order:SVU, One Life to Live, The Outs (Vimeo), Guiding Light.

Additional Credits:

Audiobooks: Underground Airlines (AUDIE nomination, Earphones award winner), the Mortifications, Snapshot, The Wild Ones trilogy, The Resisters, the Isaiah Coleridge series. 

Featured Narrator for The New Yorker The New York Times on the AUDM app (streaming service for narrated long-form journalism)

BFA Marymount Manhattan, MFA Yale School of Drama.