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Damon Daunno

 
Bio:
Daunno is a Brooklyn based actor and musician. Recent theater: The Bengsons' THE LUCKY ONES (Lucille Lortel Award Best Lead Actor in a Musical, Drama Desk Nom.), Daniel Fish's OKLAHOMA! (St Ann's, Bard), Dave Malloy's BEARDO, Anais Mitchell's HADESTOWN (nytw). With UK based Kneehigh Theater Co. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Daunno is a Brooklyn based actor and musician. Recent theater: The Bengsons' THE LUCKY ONES (Lucille Lortel Award Best Lead Actor in a Musical, Drama Desk Nom.), Daniel Fish's OKLAHOMA! (St Ann's, Bard), Dave Malloy's BEARDO, Anais Mitchell's HADESTOWN (nytw). With UK based Kneehigh Theater Co. ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Boston]
2022
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2019
Curly McLain
  [Off-Broadway]
St. Ann's Warehouse Production, 2018
Curly
  [Off-Broadway]
Ars Nova Original Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Premiere, 2017
Beardo
  [Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Off-Broadway Production, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Production, 2010
Bill
Ensemble
Albert (Understudy)
Fred (Understudy)
Stanley (Understudy)

Damon Daunno Biography

Daunno is a Brooklyn based actor and musician. Recent theater: The Bengsons' THE LUCKY ONES (Lucille Lortel Award Best Lead Actor in a Musical, Drama Desk Nom.), Daniel Fish's OKLAHOMA! (St Ann's, Bard), Dave Malloy's BEARDO, Anais Mitchell's HADESTOWN (nytw). With UK based Kneehigh Theater Co. BRIEF ENCOUNTER (Bway, Int'l Tour), WILD BRIDE, TRISTAN AND YSEULT, THE TIN DRUM. He has performed with orchestras on behalf of the US State Dept throughout Russia and Europe. He is a multi-instrumentalist and has scored feature and short length films. Graduate of NYU's Tisch SOA.

Damon Daunno Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Damon Daunno, Oklahoma!
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2019 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Damon Daunno, Oklahoma!
 
Tony Awards - 2019 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Damon Daunno, Oklahoma!
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2018 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Damon Daunno, The Lucky Ones
 
The Lortels - 2018 - Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical Gold Star
Damon Daunno, The Lucky Ones

Damon Daunno News

Joe's Pub to Present Justin Vivian Bond, Murray Hill & More This Holiday Season Photo Joe's Pub to Present Justin Vivian Bond, Murray Hill & More This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 28, 2022

Get in the holiday spirit at Joe's Pub with Murray Hill, Justin Vivian Bond, Bridget Everett, Justin Hicks and more!

Damon Daunno, Amber Gray, Grace McLean and Margo Seibert Join LOVE THE STRUGGLE Joe's Photo Damon Daunno, Amber Gray, Grace McLean and Margo Seibert Join LOVE THE STRUGGLE Joe's Pub Concert
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2022

Rehearsals began last week for a concert on Monday, December 5 at Joe's Pub being presented in collaboration with Maestra Music featuring song highlights from Love The Struggle, a new musical co-written by Stacy Krayand Yair Evnine about the French existential philosophers and social activists Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre.

Photos: Inside the Dramatists Guild Foundation's 60th Anniversary Gala Photo Photos: Inside the Dramatists Guild Foundation's 60th Anniversary Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 25, 2022

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) held its 60th Anniversary Gala last night at Ziegfeld Ballroom, hosted by Jennifer Simard.

Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery, and More to Perform at Joe's Pub This Holiday Season Photo Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery, and More to Perform at Joe's Pub This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 24, 2022

Experience sparkling holiday moments with Jane Lynch & Kate Flannery, Bridget Everett and the Tender Moments, Murray Hill, and Justin Vivian Bond. See the full holiday calendar here!

Jennifer Simard Will Host Tonight's Dramatists Guild Foundation 60th Anniversary Gala Photo Jennifer Simard Will Host Tonight's Dramatists Guild Foundation 60th Anniversary Gala
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2022

Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced Jennifer Simard will host the organization's 60th Anniversary Gala tonight at Ziegfeld Ballroom. 

Town Hall Presents Meredith Monk + BoaC All-Stars In New York Premiere Of MEMORY GAME Photo Town Hall Presents Meredith Monk + BoaC All-Stars In New York Premiere Of MEMORY GAME, September 15
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2022

The Town Hall opens its 2022/23 concert series spotlighting women composers who have shaped American culture with the New York premiere of Meredith Monk's MEMORY GAME, Saturday, October 15 (8 pm).

Town Hall Celebrates Four Women Composers This Season Photo Town Hall Celebrates Four Women Composers This Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

The Town Hall has announced details on a series of concerts spotlighting four esteemed women composers who have shaped American culture over the decades: the ‚ÄúMother of Contemporary Gospel music,‚ÄĚ Dr.¬†Elbernita ‚ÄúTwinkie‚ÄĚ Clark; legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins; acclaimed opera composer Laura Kaminsky; and trailblazing composer/singer Meredith Monk.

St. Ann's Warehouse to Kick Off Summer Concerts Tonight with Eli Fola Photo St. Ann's Warehouse to Kick Off Summer Concerts Tonight with Eli Fola
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2022

St. Ann’s Warehouse is presenting Get Back! Summer Concerts 2022, a series of free performances presented on four consecutive Wednesday evenings on the panoramic Empire Fulton Ferry Lawn, adjacent to Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Tickets on Sale Now for Art Lab's THE MUSE SESSIONS Photo Tickets on Sale Now for Art Lab's THE MUSE SESSIONS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2022

Tickets are on sale now for Art Lab’s The Muse Sessions, the premiere of a unique concert series about inspiration and the creative process and the role of the muse in some of the world’s most beloved works of art.

Art Lab Announces New Date & Venue for The Muse Sessions Featuring Lilli Cooper & Mor Photo Art Lab Announces New Date & Venue for The Muse Sessions Featuring Lilli Cooper & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 6, 2022

Art Lab has announced a new performance date and venue for The Muse Sessions, the premiere of a unique concert series about inspiration and the creative process and the role of the muse in some of the world’s most beloved works of art. 

Damon Daunno Videos

VIDEO: On This Day, May 23: HADESTOWN Debuts Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Worksho Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, May 23: HADESTOWN Debuts Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop

by Stage Tube - May 23, 2020

On this day in 2016, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical HADESTOWN celebrated its off-Broadway opening at New York Theatre Workshop.

BWW TV: Stars from HADESTOWN, MOULIN ROUGE, JAGGED LITTLE PILL & More Pick Favorite C Videoplay
BWW TV: Stars from HADESTOWN, MOULIN ROUGE, JAGGED LITTLE PILL & More Pick Favorite Cast Albums!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 26, 2020

Tonight, cast recordings of Ain't Too Proud, Hadestown, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Moulin Rouge and Oklahoma! are up for Best Musical Theatre Album, and before we find out who wins, the stars are telling us which cast recordings they loved growing up!

BWW TV: Stars of MOULIN ROUGE! HADESTOWN & More Celebrate Grammy Nominations! Videoplay
BWW TV: Stars of MOULIN ROUGE! HADESTOWN & More Celebrate Grammy Nominations!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2020

Last night in celebration of the 62nd Annual GRAMMY nominations and the 61st Anniversary of the Recording Academy New York Chapter, the Recording Academy New York hosted a special Nominee Celebration in NYC that hosted musicians, producers, actors, singer and more!

VIDEO: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Performs 'The Farmer and the Cowman' in New 360-Degree V Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Performs 'The Farmer and the Cowman' in New 360-Degree Video

by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2019

Get in the center of the action with an all new 360-degree video of the cast of Oklahoma! performing 'The Farmer and the Cowman'!

BWW TV: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Grammy Nominations And New Vinyl Album Videoplay
BWW TV: OKLAHOMA! Celebrates Grammy Nominations And New Vinyl Album

by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 20, 2019

The cast of a?oeRodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!a?? celebrated today their 2020 Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album. 

BWW TV: We're Doin' Fine with OKLAHOMA! Stars Rebecca Naomi Jones & Damon Daunno Videoplay
BWW TV: We're Doin' Fine with OKLAHOMA! Stars Rebecca Naomi Jones & Damon Daunno

by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 20, 2019

Broadway's original lovebirds, Curly and Laurey, are portrayed for a whole new generation in the Tony-winning revival of Oklahoma!, currently running on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theatre. And this productions is not your grandparents' Oklahoma! Or is it?

VIDEO: OKLAHOMA's Ali Stroker Tells Us What To Do When They Say No Videoplay
VIDEO: OKLAHOMA's Ali Stroker Tells Us What To Do When They Say No

by Stage Tube - Oct 11, 2019

Oklahoma!'s Tony-winning star Ali Stroker is talking about overcoming struggle and moving past obstacles like people saying 'you can't.' Check out the video to see her motivational speech about what to do when the world tells you no.

VIDEO: OKLAHOMA! Performs on the Today Show Videoplay
VIDEO: OKLAHOMA! Performs on the Today Show

by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2019

Oh, what a beautiful day because the cast of the Tony-winning revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! performed this morning on the Today Show! Check out the full video to see Damon Daunno, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Ali Stroker, and more perform 'I Cain't Say No' and 'Oklahoma'!

VIDEO: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Performs 'I Cain't Say No/ Oklahoma' at the 2019 TONYS Videoplay
VIDEO: The Cast of OKLAHOMA! Performs 'I Cain't Say No/ Oklahoma' at the 2019 TONYS

by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2019

The cast of OKLAHOMA! showed the 2019 Tony Awards their take on Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic when they performed 'I Cain't Say No/ Oklahoma' during Sunday night's broadcast. The show won two Tonys during the show: Best Revival of a Musical and star Ali Stroker won Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical.

VIDEO: Damon Daunno and Rebecca Naomi Jones Perform from OKLAHOMA! Videoplay
VIDEO: Damon Daunno and Rebecca Naomi Jones Perform from OKLAHOMA!

by Stage Tube - May 31, 2019

Check out the new music video from "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!" nominated for 8 Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical.  Directed by Ezra Hurwitz, the video features Tony Award nominee Damon Daunno and Rebecca Naomi Jones performing  "People Will Say We're In Love".


Damon Daunno Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Damon Daunno been in?
Damon Daunno has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Damon Daunno been in?
Damon Daunno has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Damon Daunno been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Oklahoma! , Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Oklahoma! , Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Oklahoma! Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for The Lucky Ones and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for The Lucky Ones .

What awards has Damon Daunno won?
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical (The Lortels) for The Lucky Ones.