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David Burtka

 
Bio:
David Burtka last appeared on Broadway as Tulsa in Sam Mendes√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ production of Gypsy, for which he was nominated for a Fred Astaire Award. His role as The Boy in the American premiere of Edward Albee√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs The Play About the Baby earned him the Clarence Derwent Award. Other New York ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
David Burtka last appeared on Broadway as Tulsa in Sam Mendes√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ production of Gypsy, for which he was nominated for a Fred Astaire Award. His role as The Boy in the American premiere of Edward Albee√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs The Play About the Baby earned him the Clarence Derwent Award. Other New York ... (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Brian Howard
  [Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
East Coast Premiere, 2006
Matt
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2003
Farm Boy
Tulsa
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Boy

David Burtka Movies

24 Nights
 
[1999]
Toby
A Very Harold & Kumar Christmas
 
[2011]
David Burtka
Annie and the Gypsy
 
[2012]
Martin
Dance-Off
 
[2014]
JT
Cicada
 
[2020]
Bo

David Burtka TV Shows

How I Met Your Mother
 
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Scooter

David Burtka Biography

David Burtka last appeared on Broadway as Tulsa in Sam Mendes√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ production of Gypsy, for which he was nominated for a Fred Astaire Award. His role as The Boy in the American premiere of Edward Albee√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs The Play About the Baby earned him the Clarence Derwent Award. Other New York appearances include the Broadway production of Edward Albee√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs The Goat or Who is Sylvia and the Off-Broadway productions of Beautiful Thing and Bad Boy Johnny. Burtka starred in the World Premiere of the musical The Opposite of Sex in San Francisco, later reprising his role at The Williamstown Theatre Festival. He has appeared regionally at The Hollywood Bowl, Alley Theatre, Paper Mill Playhouse, North Shore Music Theatre, and the Weston Playhouse. His film credits include Dance-Off, Annie and the Gypsy, Regrets Only, A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas and Hollywood Ending, under the direction of Woody Allen. Known to television audiences for his recurring role on How I Met Your Mother, Burtka appears in the current season of American Horror Story: Freak Show. He earned a BFA from the University of Michigan and studied at the William Esper Studios in New York. David's one man show Burtka, David played a sold-out engagement in November 2014 at 54 Below. A trained chef, Burtka is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu and has worked with Mario Batali. He resides in Manhattan with his husband Neil Patrick Harris and their twin children, Harper and Gideon.

David Burtka Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1994 - Best Actor in a Musical
David BurtThe Beggar's Opera

David Burtka News

Photos: Stars Arrive at THE PIANO LESSON Opening Night Photo Photos: Stars Arrive at THE PIANO LESSON Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 15, 2022

The best of Broadway was at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Thursday, where The Piano Lesson, directed by Tony Award nominee LaTanya Richardson Jackson and starring Samuel L. Jackson, John David Washington, and Danielle Brooks, opened on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the arrivals and you can check out photos of Patti LuPone, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and more on the red carpet below!

Southampton Arts Center to Host SummerFest Benefit & Culinary Arts Festival Photo Southampton Arts Center to Host SummerFest Benefit & Culinary Arts Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2022

Southampton Arts Center has announced the return of SummerFest on Thursday, September 1 at 6 PM.

FOOD NETWORK NEW YORK CITY WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL Presented by Capital One Announces 15 Photo FOOD NETWORK NEW YORK CITY WINE & FOOD FESTIVAL Presented by Capital One Announces 15th Anniversary Lineup
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 14, 2022

The¬†Food Network New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One announced its lineup of events to celebrate 15 years in the Big Apple. Widely recognized as the largest gourmet gathering in New York City, the four-day Festival will take place¬†October 13 ‚Äď 16, 2022¬†and feature more than 80 events around the city.

Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of MCC's WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of MCC's WHICH WAY TO THE STAGE
by Bruce Glikas - May 11, 2022

Just last night, MCC Theater celebrated the opening of the World Premiere of Which Way to the Stage by Ana Nogueira (Empathitrax) and directed by Mike Donahue (MCC's Collective Rage). Previously titled Here She Is, Boys, Which Way to the Stage will run through May 22 at the Newman Mills Theater at MCC Theater.

Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Photo Photos: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 20, 2022

Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club celebrated opening night of the Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hang for the big night and you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet arrivals.

Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night Photo Photos: Stars Arrive on the Red Carpet at TAKE ME OUT Opening Night
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 6, 2022

Second Stage Theater production of Richard Greenberg's Tony Award-winning play Take Me Out opened Monday night at the Hayes Theatre and we've got all the photos of the starry attendees for opening night.

Photos: Jessica Vosk Celebrates Sold Out Carnegie Hall Show at Amali's 10th Anniversa Photo Photos: Jessica Vosk Celebrates Sold Out Carnegie Hall Show at Amali's 10th Anniversary Party
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2021

The stars were out to toast Broadway star Jessica Vosk on her sold out Carnegie Hall show at the Mediterranean restaurant Amali's 10th Anniversary Party on Monday, November 8th. 

Photos: Ari'el Stachel, Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada and More Attend the Public Theate Photo Photos: Ari'el Stachel, Reeve Carney, Eva Noblezada and More Attend the Public Theater 2021 Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 21, 2021

The Public Theater hosted its 2021 gala, with the final performance of Merry Wives, last night, September 20.

LaChanze and Jennifer Damiano Join Tonight's I'M STILL HERE Benefit; Online Auction a Photo LaChanze and Jennifer Damiano Join Tonight's I'M STILL HERE Benefit; Online Auction and Additional Archival Footage Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2021

Learn more about all of the additional archival footage added to the event, including Ariana Grande (at age 15 making her Broadway debut) and Brynn Williams in 13; Angela Lansbury in Blithe Spirit, Philip Seymour Hoffman in Death of a Salesman, Brian Stokes Mitchell in Ragtime, Sutton Foster in Thoroughly Modern Millie, and more!

Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López & More Join NYPL's I'M STLL HER Photo Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López & More Join NYPL's I'M STLL HERE Benefit
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 16, 2021

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts announced today that Jason Robert Brown, Savion Glover, Priscilla López, Susan Stroman, Marisha Wallace, and Christopher Wheeldon have joined the growing list of Broadway stars participating in I'm Still Here: A Virtual Benefit for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, airing June 23, 2021 on Broadway On Demand at 8pm EST and 8pm PST. The fundraiser will help raise critical funds for the Library for the Performing Arts' beloved Theatre Division as it celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.

David Burtka Videos

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GET ORGANIZED WITH THE HOME EDIT Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for GET ORGANIZED WITH THE HOME EDIT

by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2020

Join Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin, the master organizers and bestselling authors behind the innovative home organization company The Home Edit as they bring their skills to their new Netflix lifestyle series.

VIDEO: Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, and More Support LGBT Pride in Video-Poem 'Love Videoplay
VIDEO: Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, and More Support LGBT Pride in Video-Poem 'Love Goes Never Alone'

by Stephi Wild - Jul 10, 2019

Primera Fila, one of Spain's top theatre magazines, has released a video, called 'Love Goes Never Alone.' The video-poem brings together some of the most talented international artists to celebrate LGBT+ Pride.

VIDEO: Whether You Like It Or Not! Neil Patrick Harris Reprises Hedwig at Wigstock Dr Videoplay
VIDEO: Whether You Like It Or Not! Neil Patrick Harris Reprises Hedwig at Wigstock Drag Festival

by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2018

Neil Patrick Harris pulled the wig down from the shelf to bring his Tony Award-winning Hedwig, of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, to his revival of the legendary New York City tradition, WIGSTOCK!

BWW TV: Brunch Gets a Theatrical Twist at Broadway Tastes, with Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 23, 2016

Just last week, Mastercard cardholders got the chance to take a culinary tour of the Great White Way at NYCWFF's brand new event, Broadway Tastes, where renowned chefs will served up delicious brunch dishes inspired by over a dozen of today's most popular Broadway musicals. Celebrities and foodies Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka served as hosts for this magical morning at Metropolitan West, where guests got the chance to interact with cast members from their favorite Broadway shows and sample tasty brunch fare prepared by all-star chefs.

VIDEO: NPH Joins Reba for Wild West BEST TIME EVER Finale! Watch Clips from Last Night's Show
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 21, 2015

Guest announcer Reba sings Taylor Swift's 'I Knew You Were Trouble,' while Little NPH, Little Nicole and Nicole Scherzinger join Neil for a wild west show of epic proportions.

VIDEO: NPH Talks Hosting the Oscars, HIMYM Reunion & More on Bravo
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 28, 2015

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE! on Bravo, guest Neil Patrick Harris (HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH) explained to a caller why hosting the Oscars was harder than doing the "Gone Girl" sex scene with Rosamund Pike.

STAGE TUBE: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU On-Stage Proposal and Wedding Montage
by Sally Henry - Aug 8, 2015

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU has seen the most on-stage proposals and even weddings of any show this season. Given its subject matter, it makes sense. Where better to get engaged than a musical about marriage? Below, take a look back at some of those sweet moments in this highlights reel!

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka Guest on Food Network Favorite!
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 4, 2015

Watch an exclusive sneak peek of Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka's upcoming guest appearance on the popular cooking show BAREFOOT CONTESSA, starring celebrity chef Ina Garten.

BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with the Cast of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 17, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. The most recent conversation featured the cast of It Shoulda Been You (Sierra Boggess, David Burtka,Montego Glover, Harriet Harris, Lisa Howardand Chip Zien) moderated by BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge. Watch below to find out how things are going at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, their individual journeys with the new musical, and so much more. Check out the full interview below!

VIDEO: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU's David Burtka Visits Today's 'Live'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 15, 2015

David Burtka stopped by today's LIVE to talk about his new Broadway play IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU and told a cute story about a mishap from his own wedding with husband Neil Patrick Harris.


David Burtka Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has David Burtka been in?
David Burtka has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

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

What awards has David Burtka been nominated for?
Best Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for The Beggar's Opera .