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David Benoit

 
Bio:
Most recently he appeared in Phantom of the Opera tour, William Finn’s reworking of Romance in Hard Times (Polly) at Barrington Stage. David has appeared in both the Broadway and National Touring companies of: Jekyll and Hyde (Bishop/Spider), Avenue Q (Nicky/Trekkie) and Les Misérables ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Most recently he appeared in Phantom of the Opera tour, William Finn’s reworking of Romance in Hard Times (Polly) at Barrington Stage. David has appeared in both the Broadway and National Touring companies of: Jekyll and Hyde (Bishop/Spider), Avenue Q (Nicky/Trekkie) and Les Misérables ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
2013
Spider
Bishop
  [US Tour]
Nederlander Presentations, Inc. National Tour, 2012
Performer
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2006
Sheriff Earl
  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2005
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2003
Trekkie Monster [Replacement]
Nicky [Replacement]
Bear [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 2002
Villager, Vampire and Creature of the Night
Ensemble/Other Roles
Chagal (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
New York Concert, 2001
Ensemble
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Bishop of Digne [Replacement]
Diner [Replacement]
Montparnasse [Replacement]
Javert (Understudy) [Replacement]
Thénardier (Understudy) [Replacement]

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1987] [Replacement]
Dance Captain[Replacement]

Writing

Composer

Photos

Rick Braun, Dave Koz, Peter White, David Benoit (seated) Photo

Rick Braun, Dave Koz, Peter White, David Benoit (seated)

From: 
Date:
10/05/2017
David Benoit, Rick Braun, Peter White, Dave Koz Photo

David Benoit, Rick Braun, Peter White, Dave Koz

From: 
Date:
10/05/2017
David Benoit, Peter White, Rick Braun, Dave Koz Photo

David Benoit, Peter White, Rick Braun, Dave Koz

From: 
Date:
10/05/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
2013
Spider

Bishop

  [US Tour]
Nederlander Presentations, Inc. National Tour, 2012
Performer

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2006
Sheriff Earl

  [Las Vegas]
Las Vegas Production, 2005
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 2003
Trekkie Monster [Replacement]

Nicky [Replacement]

Bear [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 2002
Villager, Vampire and Creature of the Night

Ensemble/Other Roles

Chagal (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
New York Concert, 2001
Ensemble

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1987
Bishop of Digne [Replacement]

Diner [Replacement]

Montparnasse [Replacement]

Javert (Understudy) [Replacement]

Thénardier (Understudy) [Replacement]

Productions

Dance Captain[Replacement]

Writing
Composer

David Benoit Biography

Most recently he appeared in Phantom of the Opera tour, William Finn’s reworking of Romance in Hard Times (Polly) at Barrington Stage. David has appeared in both the Broadway and National Touring companies of: Jekyll and Hyde (Bishop/Spider), Avenue Q (Nicky/Trekkie) and Les Misérables (Thénardier). Broadway: Dance of the Vampires. National Tour: Young Frankenstein(Kemp/Blind Hermit), All Shook Up (Sheriff Earl), Forbidden Broadway (Japan & U.S.), The Captain’s Daughter (Pugachev) at The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Off Broadway: Forbidden Broadway: 10th Anniversary & Summer Shock!, Forever Plaid (Sparky) The Big Bang (Jed), Forbidden Hollywood (Chicago Co.). Regional: Sweeney Todd (Sweeney), Adding Machine (Mr. Zero – Helen Hayes Best actor nom.), Fiddler on the Roof (Tevye).

David Benoit Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical
David BenoitAdding Machine: A Musical

David Benoit News

New Shows Announced at The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Photo New Shows Announced at The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

Mary Bensel, Executive Director of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, has announced ten additional shows for the upcoming season. Tickets for these shows go on sale Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m. The remainder of the 2022-2023 season will be announced at a later date.

Kolstein Center Announces June and July Performances at Essex House Photo Kolstein Center Announces June and July Performances at Essex House
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 13, 2022

In response to Covid to provide some money to NYC’s many out-of-work or underemployed string musicians, Manny Alvarez launched a “Kolstein Performance Showcase” in collaboration with the Essex House on Central Park South/7th.  There is an ongoing schedule every Friday evening from 7-8 PM.

Steven Skybell, Debbie Gravitte & More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Lyric Opera  Photo Steven Skybell, Debbie Gravitte & More to Star in FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Lyric Opera of Chicago
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Lyric Opera of Chicago has announced principal casting for its new to Chicago production of Fiddler on the Roof, the North American premiere of an internationally heralded reinvention of the Broadway classic, set to hit the Lyric stage this Fall.

AN EVENING WITH DAVE KOZ AND FRIENDS Announced at King Center Photo AN EVENING WITH DAVE KOZ AND FRIENDS Announced at King Center
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 1, 2022

Regalitos Foundation, Brevard Music Group and the King Center for the Performing Arts are proud to announce An Evening With Dave Koz and Friends 25th Anniversary Christmas Tour with special guests: David Benoit, Rick Braun, Peter White and Rebecca Jade.  Returning to the L3HARRIS Technologies Theatre Main Stage on Tuesday November 29th at 8 PM. 

Jane Monheit, Daniel Glass Trio & More Upcoming at Birdland Photo Jane Monheit, Daniel Glass Trio & More Upcoming at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include Jane Monheit, Meg Okura Pan Asian Jazz Ensemble, Bill Charlap Trio and Solo and Andy Farber Big Band. 

Wake Up With BWW 4/19: THE MINUTES Opening Night Photos and Video, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/19: THE MINUTES Opening Night Photos and Video, and More!
by - Apr 19, 2022

Today's top stories include our coverage of The Minutes, which opened on Broadway on Sunday night! Check out photos and clips from the show below! Plus, Katrina Lenk will perform from Company on Late Night with Seth Meyers this week, and more!

Preston Truman Boyd, David Benoit & More Announced for World Premiere of BRUCE at Sea Photo Preston Truman Boyd, David Benoit & More Announced for World Premiere of BRUCE at Seattle Rep
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Seattle Rep today announced complete casting of its world-premiere production of Bruce, the new musical is based on Carl Gottlieb’s The Jaws Log, a novel about the making of the iconic film. Bruce will perform on the Bagley Wright stage from May 27-June 26, 2022, and will celebrate its official opening night on June 8.

BIRDLAND Announces Programming Through May 1st Photo BIRDLAND Announces Programming Through May 1st
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 16, 2022

Below, you'll find details on all jazz programming at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater running April 18 - May 1. Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include Cyrille Aimée, Ashley Pezzotti with the Birdland Big Band, Jane Monheit and Meg Okura Pan Asian Jazz Ensemble.

McCallum Theatre Announces Full Lineup for 2022-2023 Season Photo McCallum Theatre Announces Full Lineup for 2022-2023 Season
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 10, 2022

The new season includes an assortment of iconic superstars, innovative tribute shows, dance, jazz, comedy, plus a robust music, holiday and variety lineup, one of the best Broadway seasons in years and more than two dozen shows making their McCallum debuts. Find out the full calendar and how to get tickets.

Birdland Announces April 2022 Schedule Photo Birdland Announces April 2022 Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this April with a full slate of nightly performances! 

David Benoit Videos

VIDEO: Matthew Morrison Performs Original Song 'Just Like Me' on ABC Special
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 1, 2015

The show featured a performance from Broadway's Matthew Morrison of an original song, 'Just Like Me.' Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Get to Know THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour's Katie Travis!
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2015

In a new video interview, The Phantom of the Opera national tour's resident 'Christine Daae', Katie Travis, opens up about taking on the iconic role, Andrew Lloyd Webber's music and more. Check it out below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: JEKYLL & HYDE Tour Celebrates 200th Performance!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 16, 2013

The four-time Tony nominated musical sensation JEKYLL & HYDE is celebrating its 200th performance at Chicago's Cadillac Palace as part of the show's pre-Broadway tour. Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis stars in the title dual role of Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde, alongside Grammy Award nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox as Lucy. Watch an exclusive video toast from the cast and creative team below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Constantine Maroulis, Deborah Cox, Frank Wildhorn and More at JEKYLL & HYDE's Pantages Theatre Opening in LA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2013

Broadway World Los Angeles Correspondents Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans of the JLE Media Group were once again on the red carpet Tuesday, February 12, 2013 for the much anticipated Los Angeles opening of the Four-time Tony Nominated Musical Sensation JEKYLL & HYDE. Watch BWW's opening night interviews below!

STAGE TUBE: New Teaser Trailer Released for JEKYLL & HYDE!
by Stage Tube - Oct 10, 2012

The Broadway-bound musical JEKYLL AND HYDE has just released a new chilling teaser trailer starring Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox. Watch it below!

STAGE TUBE: Constantine Maroulis & Deborah Cox Talk JEKYLL & HYDE on My FOX Houston
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2012

Stars of JEKYLL AND HYDE Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox stopped by My FOX Houston to talk about the Broadway-Bound national tour, which opens tonight at the Hobby Center. Watch the interview below!

STAGE TUBE: Constantine Maroulis Talks JEKYLL & HYDE, Opening in San Diego Tonight, Oct 2!
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2012

Star of the Broadway-bound musical JEKYLL AND HYDE Constantine Maroulis stopped by San Diego's KUSI News to talk about the show's national tour, launching tonight, October 2nd, at San Diego's Civic Theatre. Watch the interview below!

STAGE TUBE: JEKYLL & HYDE Releases New TV Commercial Featuring Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox!
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2012

The Broadway-bound musical JEKYLL AND HYDE has just released a new TV commercial starring Constantine Maroulis and Deborah Cox and featuring the catch phrase, 'No musical has ever held you like this.' Watch it below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - ABC's I WANT A DOG FOR CHRISTMAS CHARLIE BROWN Airing 12/12
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 5, 2011

This holiday season ABC will again air the 'PEANUTS' Christmas special, 'I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!,' produced and animated by the same team that has gave us the other, now classic cartoon specials based on Charles M. Schulz's famed comic strip. 'I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown!' will air MONDAY, DECEMBER 12 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET)


David Benoit Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has David Benoit been in?
David Benoit has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has David Benoit been in?
David Benoit has not appeared in the West End

What awards has David Benoit been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Adding Machine: A Musical .

How many shows has David Benoit written?
David Benoit has written 1 shows including Play It Cool (Composer).