Willy Appelman is an actor, writer and improvisor who is incredibly excited to be performing on Maude night with FANTASY. He has appeared in videos for Comedy Central, Sesame Street, Budweiser, TruTV and Google. His writing, acting and directing have been featured on The Today Show, The Huffington Post, MLB.com, Mashable, Elite Daily, Cosmopolitan and NPR's All Things Considered. This summer he'll be performing alongside Christopher Lloyd in The Weston Playhouse's production of "Our Town". He recently performed in the Drama Desk nominated production of Dave Malloy's indie rock musical "BEARDO", where he was called "wonderfully comic" by The New York Times. He is a member of Pipeline Theatre Company, The Story Pirates and Ten Bones Theatre Company where he performs with "Entirely From Memory..." (Time Out NY Critics' Pick). Willy is a graduate of Skidmore College and has studied at The Second City, UCB and Magnet Theater. He is a Vermonter and lives in Brooklyn with his wife and beautiful daughter Essie.


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