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David Deratzian

 
Birth Place:
United States
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David has been acting, directing and performing for more than forty years. He holds a degree in Theatre from Potsdam College, where he had the privilege of designing main stage productions, directing and acting as Technical Director and Stage Manager for productions in the Theatre and Dance ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
David has been acting, directing and performing for more than forty years. He holds a degree in Theatre from Potsdam College, where he had the privilege of designing main stage productions, directing and acting as Technical Director and Stage Manager for productions in the Theatre and Dance ... (read complete bio)
 

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James Cordingley, Chris Capitolo, John Wishnie, David Deratzian and Evan O'Rourke
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James Cordingley, Chris Capitolo, John Wishnie, David Deratzian and Evan O'Rourke

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David Deratzian Biography

David has been acting, directing and performing for more than forty years. He holds a degree in Theatre from Potsdam College, where he had the privilege of designing main stage productions, directing and acting as Technical Director and Stage Manager for productions in the Theatre and Dance Departments, and for the Crane School of Music.

David has most recently directed the World Premiere of Pursued by a Bear, by Philadelphia playwright John O'Hara, The Little Mermaid, and Sister Act. He has also serverd as Orchestra Director for Little Shop of Horrors, Hair, Nine and Legally Blonde. Some of David's favorite roles include Raim in The Queen and the Rebels, and ‚ÄúWidow Twankey‚ÄĚ in Aladdin, a Panto. David's favorite shows as a Director include Cabaret and Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. David has also created a new performance edition of the Arthur Sullivan operetta The Rose of Persia.




David Deratzian News

ActorsNET Provides Free Online Video Of MRS WARREN'S PROFESSION Photo ActorsNET Provides Free Online Video Of MRS WARREN'S PROFESSION
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2020

In keeping with the tradition a?oethe show must go on,a?? ActorsNET has released on YouTube a video of their March production of George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession, it was announced in a press release by Cheryl Doyle, the theatre company's artistic director.

Photo Flash: ActorsNET Presents MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION Photo Photo Flash: ActorsNET Presents MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020

Once considered scandalous, George Bernard Shaw's witty Mrs. Warren's Profession takes to ActorsNET's Heritage Center stage March 13 through 29, starring area stage veterans Carol Thompson and George Hartpence.

ActorsNET to Open MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION Photo ActorsNET to Open MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

Sparks fly when wealthy Mrs. Warren's daughter learns her mother's fortune was built upon a string of brothels. The daughter is shocked and disapproves, while Mrs. Warren defends her career choice. Considered scandalous in its day, this play balances comedy and drama and brims with Wilde's renowned wit. David Deratzian directs a brilliant cast -- Carol Thompson, George Hartpence, Lea Jeffers, Justin Mancini, Rick Pine, and George Agalias. Stage managed by Em Ricciardi. Lighting design by Andrena Wishnie.

ActorsNET Stages Glorious Sondheim Musical A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Photo ActorsNET Stages Glorious Sondheim Musical A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 26, 2018

Scandals explode, laughter erupts in response to a brilliant book by Hugh Wheeler, while the glorious music of Stephen Sondheim soars in Morrisville's Heritage Center Theatre weekends through May 6 as ActorsNET presents A Little Night Music.

Photo Flash: ActorsNET Presents Stephen Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Photo Photo Flash: ActorsNET Presents Stephen Sondheim's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 16, 2018

In Sweden circa 1900, the romantic entanglements of actress Desiree Armfeldt and others are revealed through Hugh Wheeler's book and Stephen Sondheim's lilting score, which was orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Suggested by a film by Ingmar Bergman and originally produced on Broadway by Harold Prince, the show introduced the world to the classic song, Send in the Clowns. 

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Comes to ActorsNET Photo A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Comes to ActorsNET
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 5, 2018

In Sweden circa 1900, the romantic entanglements of actress Desiree Armfeldt and others are revealed through Hugh Wheeler's book and Stephen Sondheim's lilting score, which was orchestrated by Jonathan Tunick. Suggested by a film by Ingmar Bergman and originally produced on Broadway by Harold Prince, the show introduced the world to the classic song, Send in the Clowns. David Deratzian directs a stellar ActorsNET cast led by Carol Thompson, George Hartpence, Nicholas Pecht , Susan Blair, Alize Rozsnyai, Matt South, Keli Ganey, Noelle Fiorentino and John R. Helmke and featuring (alphabetically) Alyssa Brode, Tim Bryan, Carolyn Cuesta, Timothy Faulkner and Rachel Alise Sigman. Musical Direction by Lee Milhous. Stage managed by Emma Ricciardi. Lighting design by Andrena Wishnie. Presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

ActorsNET Announces RED VELVET Photo ActorsNET Announces RED VELVET
by Julie Musbach - Feb 19, 2018

Lolita Chakrabarti's award-winning play is based on the life of the Ira Aldridge, an African-American actor who had an international career in the 1800s.

Rumer Willis, Jennifer Diamond and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. Scroll down for details!

Melissa Manchester, Tamara Tunie, Lena Hall Coming Up This Nov at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

This November, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street.

Original Broadway Kids of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the original Broadway kids of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL in THE KIDS FROM A CHRISTMAS STORY on Monday November 2, 2015 at 7:00pm.