William and Sue Wills

Bill and Sue 
    William and Sue Wills have been working together as a team on stage ever since the day they met doing a show together in Baltimore, Maryland in 1970. By the end of  2015, they will pass 8,700  performances on stage of various shows.

    For the Presidents and Their First Ladies, dramatically speaking programs, William does the research (using mostly existing books and magazine articles and some original research), writes the first draft of the scripts, then Sue edits the same.  Sue either "finds" or creates all of their costuming. Many years they gave over 300 appearances each year,including 340 in 2004! But 2012 brought a change in Bill and Sue's lives and they have stopped their routine of touring for 9 months every year.  They now are performing only in Florida and for special events throughout the USA.
    Sounds grueling, doesn't it ? But this is basically the same routine they used for 20 years when they operated their own theater company in the resort of Ocean City, Maryland. They presented not only Broadway fare, but 30 original musicals for children for which William wrote the scripts and Sue the music.

    Those years were made more special because their three children grew up on stage with them:

Jennifer Hope Wills


Jennifer is now a professional Equity Actress living in NYC.
On April 15, 2006, Jennifer became Broadway's newest Christine Daae in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and became the 2nd longest running actress in that role; Jennifer ended her run on September 4, 2010. She also has appeared on Broadway starring as Eileen in the Broadway musical WONDERFUL TOWN at the Al Hirshfeld Theater and was in the ensemble and understudy for the female lead of Belle in Beauty and the Beast .
In 2011, she appeared in a lead role in "Aspects of Love" in Philadelphia and in 2012 portrayed Marian in "The Music Man" in Vero Beach, FL and in Philadelphia, PA. Also in the summer of 2012, she appear as Eliza in "My Fair Lady" at the Gateway Playhouse on Long Island, NY.
In 2005, she played lead in the musicals Carousel in Pittsburgh and in Finian's Rainbow in Philadelphia
  Previously she appeared as Sandy in Grease at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey
Camelot at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey
 Jekyll and Hyde at The Carousel Dinner Theater in Akron, Ohio
The Secret Garden in Virgina Beach, and Norfolk, Virginia.
Besides raising her young son , Jennifer is appearing in various Equity theaters all over the USA.
Please visit her web page jenniferhopewills.com


Daniel Parker Wills

    Dan is now 40 years old and in December, 2006 finished serving nearly 5 years of active duty serving his country in the Army Airborne, Long Range Recon. Dan went into the Army late at the age of 26 and specifically wanted Airborne. Dan was involved with  OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM where he spent one year in the Kuwait/Iraqi theater of operation.
    Dan was promoted to Sergeant on July 1, 2004 and in 2005 went  back in Iraq for his second tour of duty. Keeping with the family's theater tradition, while Dan was stationed in Darmstadt, Germany he appeared in the play The Compleat Works of William Shakespeare at the base theater.
Dan has now returned to civilian life and returned to his hometown of Ocean City, MD. The Ocean City Town Council honored Dan with a special proclamation upon his return  home. He is currently an EMT dispatcher and volunteer fireman for the Town of Ocean City. Dan has continued his education receivving his EMT certification and is persuing certification for paramedic.


Rebecca Anne Wills
 

Becky is the mother of five, Toran, Joe, Ripton, Ethlyn, and Yishka. Rebecca, after serving 7 years as our Office Manager for Presidents and Their First Ladies, obtained her Licensed Practical Nurse certification is working as an LPN and is working toward her RN certification.


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