Tom Gualtieri is a Drama Desk Nominee for That Play: A Solo Macbeth (created with director Heather Hill).
He maintains an ongoing collaboration with composer David Sisco and they performed together in Sisco’s Bait n’ Swish at Stage Left Studio (for which Tom was named Best Actor by the National Gay & Lesbian Theatre Festival.) Gualtieri & Sisco are working on their musicals, Falling to Earth, as well as I'm Afraid/You're Afraid: 448 Things to Fear and Why. Tom has written two short musicals, The Supper at Elsinore (with Joy Son) and Last Call, My Darling (with William Wade) and provided additional material for Broadway Bares, and We Are the Song to benefit the After the Storm Foundation.
His staging of Daniel MacIvor's His Greatness was a 4-star critic's pick in Time Out. He also directed the premiere of Shore Points by Richard Rodgers Award winner Jeff Hughes. He was the Associate Director on Right You Are for the National Actors Theatre starring Tony Randall, Penny Fuller and Maria Tucci, and for The Night of the Hunter and Sherlock Holmes: The Early Years at NYMF. Also for National Actors Theatre, he was Assistant to writer Abby Mann for the Broadway adaptation of The Judgment at Nuremberg with Maximillian Schell, George Grizzard and Marthe Keller.
Tom has acted opposite Joanne Woodward in Hay Fever, Marin Mazzie in South Pacific (choreography by Rob Marshall), and has appeared in Privates on Parade, Dragapella , A Midsummer Nights Dream, Cloud 9. Film work includes the award-winning short Bedfellows, as well as Fade to White, Rubberneck Disease, Blinding Goldfish and That’s All She Wrote. He is a proud original cast member of Off-Broadway’s Naked Boys Singing, having written and directed 7 of their popular events for BC/EFA (appearing twice as Mrs. Anna).
Tom is also an essayist and his work has appeared at The Weeklings, The Good Men Project, and Salon.
He is an advanced member of the BMI Workshop and was trained at Syracuse University.