Cezar Williams


Leopold Lowe and Toccarra Cash in Slow Gin Fits, written by Angelica Cheri and directed by Cezar Williams

Cezar Williams is an award-winning director. Recent credits include the Off-Broadway premiere of Dancing on Eggshells (Billie Holiday Theatre), Till: A Musical (American Theater Group), Sweat (Purchase Repertory Theater), The October Storm (Hudson Stage Company), Crowndation: I Will Not Lie to David (National Black Theatre), The Hunting Season (Planet Connections Festivity, Award for Best Direction), You Wouldn’t Expect (American Bard Theater), How To Be Safe (The Dirty Blondes in rep at the Kraine Theater), directing all seven short plays in the 8th Annual (The Fire This Time Festival), Free Will (The Arthur Seelen Theatre), Ghost Town and Tailypo (Detroit NY Festival), Lunchtime in Heaven (48 hours in Harlem), Nightfall and Slow Gin Fits (The Fire This Time Festival 2013 & 2014). He has worked at venues including The Actor’s Studio, Williamstown Theater Festival, 59 e.59th Street Theater, La Mama, The Cherry Lane, and the Bleeker Street Theater. Cezar is a graduate of New York University where he was the recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship. He is the Artistic Director of the Obie Award winning Fire This Time Festival. Cezar Williams is a member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society. For professional inquiries contact him at [email protected]

Cezar Williams and Geoffrey Cantor in "Sec. 310, Row D, Seats 5 and 6." Written by Warren Leight and directed by Fred Berner. Photo Credit: Carol Rosegg

Workshop of Dancing on Eggshells, The Billie Holiday Theatre.

Playwright Cynthia G. Robinson and director Cezar Williams

How To Be Safe by Ashley Jacobson and directed by Cezar Williams

Pictured: Jenna D'Angeo and Faith Sandberg

Photo Credit: Rachael Elana Photography