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Dan Cooney

 
Bio:
Daniel is the Co-Founder/Producing Artistic Director of The Encore Theatre in Dexter, MI, and is the Head of Musical Theatre at CCPA (Roosevelt University - Chicago, IL). His Broadway credits include Mamma Mia (Bill), Les Miserables, 9 to 5 the Musical, and Bonnie and Clyde. Off-Broadway: Heathers ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Daniel is the Co-Founder/Producing Artistic Director of The Encore Theatre in Dexter, MI, and is the Head of Musical Theatre at CCPA (Roosevelt University - Chicago, IL). His Broadway credits include Mamma Mia (Bill), Les Miserables, 9 to 5 the Musical, and Bonnie and Clyde. Off-Broadway: Heathers ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Playhouse World Premiere Production, 2015
Ensemble
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2014
Principal
Veronica's Dad
Kurt's Dad
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Dick
  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Dick
  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
Signature Theatre Company, 2006
Edgar
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2005
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Kevin/Ray/Dave/Lane (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Jacques/Police Officer
Jacques/Police Officer
Armand (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Tom/Sebastian/Man (Understudy)
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Peter
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Bill Austin [Replacement]
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1996
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Babet [Replacement]
Marius (Understudy) [Replacement]

Photos

Graham Rowat, Judy Craymer, Dan Cooney and Aaron Lazar Photo

Graham Rowat, Judy Craymer, Dan Cooney and Aaron Lazar

From: 
Date:
09/13/2015
Anthony Crivello and Dan Cooney Photo

Anthony Crivello and Dan Cooney

From: 
Date:
03/26/2014
Billy Butler, Dane Leeman, Dan Cooney, Ashley Kate Adams, Maggie Politi, Megan Kane,  Photo

Billy Butler, Dane Leeman, Dan Cooney, Ashley Kate Adams, Maggie Politi, Megan Kane, Rachel Knein, Tony Spinosa, Wade Elkins, Derek Carley and Bradley Gale (Gay Bride of Frankenstein)

From: 
Date:
08/02/2012
Dan Cooney and Jessica Grov√É∆'√ā¬© Photo

Dan Cooney and Jessica Grov√É∆'√ā¬©

From: 
Date:
09/11/2010

 

Stage

Performances
  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Playhouse World Premiere Production, 2015
Ensemble

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2014
Principal

Veronica's Dad

Kurt's Dad

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2011
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2009
Dick

  [Los Angeles]
World Premiere, 2008
Dick

  [Arlington, VA (Regional)]
Signature Theatre Company, 2006
Edgar

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 2005
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
2005
Kevin/Ray/Dave/Lane (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2005
Jacques/Police Officer

Jacques/Police Officer

Armand (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2003
Tom/Sebastian/Man (Understudy)

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Sondheim Festival Production, 2002
Peter

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Bill Austin [Replacement]

  [Milburn, NJ (Regional)]
Paper Mill Production, 1996
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Babet [Replacement]

Marius (Understudy) [Replacement]

Dan Cooney Biography

Daniel is the Co-Founder/Producing Artistic Director of The Encore Theatre in Dexter, MI, and is the Head of Musical Theatre at CCPA (Roosevelt University - Chicago, IL).
His Broadway credits include Mamma Mia (Bill), Les Miserables, 9 to 5 the Musical, and Bonnie and Clyde.
Off-Broadway: Heathers (Kurt's Dad/Veronica's Dad), The Thing About Men (Man).
National Tours: Evita (Che), Fiddler on the Roof (Perchik), The Civil War, and Les Miserables.
Directed at The Encore: Into the Woods (Wilde Award Nomination), Les Miserables, Evita, Sweeney Todd (Wilde Award Nominee: Best Musical), The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Damn Yankees, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Last 5 Years, Godspell, and Nevermore. Performances at The Encore: Evita (Che), Jesus Christ Superstar (Judas), and Nevermore (Edgar Allen Poe).
Dan is a graduate of The Yale School of Drama.




Dan Cooney News

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', DREAMGIRLS & More Announced for The Encore 2022-2023 Season Photo AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', DREAMGIRLS & More Announced for The Encore 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

After a challenging, yet successful year of producing theatre, concerts and special events amidst unpredictable circumstances, The Encore Musical Theatre Company is moving forward into their 14th Season! 

The Encore to Present TRIBUTE: BILLY JOEL Photo The Encore to Present TRIBUTE: BILLY JOEL
by Marissa Tomeo - May 8, 2022

Billy Joel turns 73 this week and The Encore is celebrating in a big way. One of the best-selling artists of all time, with over 160 million records sold worldwide, Billy Joel has had a successful career as a solo artist since the 1970s. With memorable hits like New York State of Mind, Just the Way You Are, Scenes From an Italian Restaurant and more, The Encore will once again take audiences back in time with their popular tribute concert series. 

A THOUSAND FACES: THE LON CHANEY MUSICAL's Danny Gardner Takes Over Our Instagram Tod Photo A THOUSAND FACES: THE LON CHANEY MUSICAL's Danny Gardner Takes Over Our Instagram Today
by Social Watch - Apr 29, 2022

Tune in to our Instagram story today, as Danny Gardner takes over to take you behind the scenes of his day at The Encore's A Thousand Faces: The Lon Chaney Musical.

A THOUSAND FACES: The Lon Chaney Musical to Premiere at the Encore in Dexter, MI Photo A THOUSAND FACES: The Lon Chaney Musical to Premiere at the Encore in Dexter, MI
by - Apr 21, 2022

Special Offer - A THOUSAND FACES: The Lon Chaney Musical to premiere at The Encore in Dexter, MI

The Eagles Tribute Concert Comes to The Encore Stage in February Photo The Eagles Tribute Concert Comes to The Encore Stage in February
by Stephi Wild - Jan 25, 2022

The Encore Musical Theatre Company kicks off 2022 with another exciting live music event, The Eagles Tribute Concert.  As with their sell-out Queen Tribute last fall, The Encore promises to Take It to the Limit once again with an evening of classic hits, smooth harmonies and a rockin’ band led by music director, BRIAN ROSE. 

Kahil El'Zabar and his ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE To Play at The Encore Stage Photo Kahil El'Zabar and his ETHNIC HERITAGE ENSEMBLE To Play at The Encore Stage
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 23, 2022

Modern Jazz Meets Musical Theatre runs for two performances only, Feb. 18th and 19th at 7:30pm, at The Encore Musical Theatre Company. Tickets for this event are $40 and can be purchased (along with all remaining Season 13 productions) online by clicking here, through the box office (no fee) by calling 734-268-6200, or in-person at The Encore Musical Theatre Company, 7714 Ann Arbor Street, Dexter, MI 48130. Box office hours are currently Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 10AM to Noon.

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; Sauk's PETER AND THE STARCA Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; Sauk's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; PETER AND THE STARCATCHER L Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; Sauk's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Lead Photo Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards; Sauk's PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Leads Best Musical
by BWW Staff - Dec 13, 2021

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Detroit Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Broadway-Style Holiday Cheer Comes To The Encore Photo Broadway-Style Holiday Cheer Comes To The Encore
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 10, 2021

The Encore Musical Theatre Company kicks off a month of joyful seasonal events with MERRY & BRIGHT, a delightful holiday concert starring Broadway's GEOFF AND CHELSEA PACKARD. In what promises to be a fun and festive evening, this talented couple will perform many holiday favorites, such as It's The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, O Holy Night and Winter Wonderland. 

Dan Cooney Videos

VIDEO: Peter Danish and Friends Create 'We Are New York Strong' Tribute to Frontline  VideoVIDEO: Peter Danish and Friends Create 'We Are New York Strong' Tribute to Frontline Workers
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2020

WE ARE NEW YORK STRONG is a musical and video tribute to the first responders, police, firemen, EMTs, doctors and nurses who have been our heroes and guardian angels during this pandemic.


Dan Cooney Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Dan Cooney been in?
Dan Cooney has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has Dan Cooney been in?
Dan Cooney has not appeared in the West End