Will Lyman’s diverse career encompasses roles both behind and in front of the camera. You’ve probably heard his voice: he’s the exclusive narrator of Public Television’s long-running Frontline series; other voice-over credits include documentaries for National Geographic, The History Channel, The Discovery Channel, and The Learning Channel, to name a few. He is also much sought-after as a commercial voice actor, for clients such as Dos Equis, BMW, Sprint, Subway, and numerous film trailers. In front of the lens, he’s done extensive work in both film and television, including roles in the films "What Doesn't Kill You," "Little Children," "Mystic River," "The Siege," "A Perfect Murder," and "Welcome to the Dollhouse,” as well as in the TV series "Commander-in-Chief," "Threat Matrix”, "Crossbow," "Hull High," and numerous daytime soaps. His past also includes hundreds of Off Broadway performances and engagements at Regional Theaters all across the country..

He is now one of Boston's highly regarded actors, winner of multiple Eliot Norton and IRNE awards and the recipient of the 2013 Eliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence. He is Chairman of the Board of the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, now in its 19th season on Boston Common.

Later this month, Will appears on the Symphony Hall stage as Oberon in a program featuring music from Felix Mendelssohn's 'A Midsummer Night Dream,' under the baton of Andris Nelsons.
He will start the season by returning to the Huntington Theatre and director David Esbjornson (All My Sons) in a stage adaptation of the 1968 film classic Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? In February he returns to the Boston Playwright's Theatre and director Michael Hammond (A Girl's War) for Uncle Jack, Michael's adaptation of Uncle Vanya.
April finds Will at the Black Box at the Paramount for Israeli Stage's first fully-staged production, Gilad Evron's Ulysses on Bottles.
In addition, be sure to watch for to-be-announced local performances of "Oh God," which will be making its New York City debut on Monday, February 2, 2015.
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