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David Garrison

 
Birth Place:
Long Branch, NJ, USA
Bio:
David Garrison, best known as Steve Rhoades on television's "Married With Children," began his career as a member of the resident company at Tony Award-winning Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. His Broadway credits include Serge B. Samovar in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in The Ukraine, for which he ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 30, 1952 (69)

Birth Place: Long Branch, NJ, USA

Bio:
David Garrison, best known as Steve Rhoades on television's "Married With Children," began his career as a member of the resident company at Tony Award-winning Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. His Broadway credits include Serge B. Samovar in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in The Ukraine, for which he ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Richard Nixon
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2019
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Mr. Mister
  [New York]
Two River Theater World Premiere, 2018
Bernie S. Gerry
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Performer [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2016
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Peter Dummermut
  [Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
Williamstown Theatre Festival Production, 2014
Peter
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Patrick Dennis
  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2013
Capulet
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Dr. Hannibal Lecter [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Production, 2011
Robert
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Voice of Announcer
  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2010
Greg
Public Speaker
Male Doctor
  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Abraham van Valkenburgh
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Weinstein/Izzy
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Sandor
  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Frederick Ritter
  [New York]
Reading, 1999
Clyde
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1999
George Antrobus
  [New York]
Workshop, 1998
George Antrobus
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
C. Edgar Sloane
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
J. Bruce Ismay
  [New York]
Workshop, 1996
George Antrobus
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1996
Michael
Michael
  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Ed/Dave
  [West End]
London Concert Revival, 1992
Ozzie
  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 1990
Charley Kringas
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1986
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Frank Finger
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1985
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1983
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1982
Snoopy
Snoopy
  [Broadway]
1982
Arnold Beckoff [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Milo McGee McGarr
  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1981
The Sergeant of Police [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1980
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble
Serge B. Samovar
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1978
John Bogle
  [New York]
New York Concert, 1987
Performer
  [New York]
New York Concert, 1987
Performer

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2019
Richard Nixon

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Off-Center Revival, 2019
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway Revival, 2019
Mr. Mister

  [New York]
Two River Theater World Premiere, 2018
Bernie S. Gerry

  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Original Off-Broadway Production, 2017
Performer [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Off-Broadway World Premiere, 2016
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2015
Peter Dummermut

  [Williamstown, MA (Regional)]
Williamstown Theatre Festival Production, 2014
Peter

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Patrick Dennis

  [Off-Broadway]
Classic Stage Company Production, 2013
Capulet

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 2011
Dr. Hannibal Lecter [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Primary Stages Production, 2011
Robert

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Voice of Announcer

  [Off-Broadway]
Vineyard Theatre Production, 2010
Greg

Public Speaker

Male Doctor

  [Off-Broadway]
2008
Abraham van Valkenburgh

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 2005
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2003
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
2003
Weinstein/Izzy

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2001
Sandor

  [Off-Broadway]
2000
Frederick Ritter

  [New York]
Reading, 1999
Clyde

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1999
George Antrobus

  [New York]
Workshop, 1998
George Antrobus

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 1998
C. Edgar Sloane

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
J. Bruce Ismay

  [New York]
Workshop, 1996
George Antrobus

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 1996
Michael

Michael

  [Off-Broadway]
1994
Ed/Dave

  [West End]
London Concert Revival, 1992
Ozzie

  [Regional (US)]
Regional Production, 1990
Charley Kringas

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1986
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1986
Frank Finger

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1985
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Concert, 1983
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
Original Off-Broadway Production, 1982
Snoopy

Snoopy

  [Broadway]
1982
Arnold Beckoff [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
1982
Milo McGee McGarr

  [Broadway]
Broadway Transfer, 1981
The Sergeant of Police [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Broadway Production, 1980
"A Day in Hollywood" Ensemble

Serge B. Samovar

Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1978
John Bogle

  [New York]
New York Concert, 1987
Performer

  [New York]
New York Concert, 1987
Performer

David Garrison Biography

David Garrison, best known as Steve Rhoades on television's "Married With Children," began his career as a member of the resident company at Tony Award-winning Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.

His Broadway credits include Serge B. Samovar in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in The Ukraine, for which he received a Tony Award nomination and a Drama-Logue Award; J. Bruce Ismay in the Tony-winning Titanic; The Wizard of Oz in Wicked; Peter Dummermut in The Visit; Sandor in the Faith Prince revival of Bells Are Ringing; C. Edgar Sloan in Strike Up the Band and Patrick Dennis in LIttle Me (both for City Center Encores!); Arnold Beckoff in Torch Song Trilogy; The Police Sergeant in The Pirates of Penzance; and David in Christopher Durang's A History of the American Film.

His Off-Broadway credits include the 30th Anniversary revival of I Do! I Do!, for which he received a Drama Desk Award nomination, By the Way Meet Vera Stark, Geniuses, Middletown, New Jerusalem, The Torch-Bearers, The Family of Mann, Terrence McNally's It's Only a Play , Charles Busch's Olive and the Bitter Herbs, and Silence! the Musical.

David won a Helen Hayes Award for his work as Charlie in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along at Arena Stage, and has been featured in prestigious regional productions of Die Fledermaus (Santa Fe Opera), Candide (Glimmerglass Opera), Tom Stoppard's Travesties (Williamstown Theatre Festival), and as the Devil in the world premiere of Randy Newman's Faust (La Jolla/Goodman). He played Nathan Detroit and the Wizard of Oz, respectively, in the first national tours of Guys and Dolls and Wicked, receiving a Carbonell Award for the latter.

David's other television credits include Norman on "It's Your Move" and Stan on "Working It Out," as well as guest appearances on "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "Madame Secretary," "The Good Wife," "30 Rock," "Law and Order," "The West Wing," "The Practice," "NYPD Blue," "Without a Trace," "Everybody Loves Raymond," "Judging Amy," "Murphy Brown," "Murder She Wrote," "Ed," "L.A. Law," Tom Clancy's "Op Center" and the PBS Great Performances presentations of "On the Town" with the London Symphony and "Ira Gershwin at 100: A Celebration at Carnegie Hall."

In addition to the cast albums of Hollywood/Ukraine, Titanic, Bells Are Ringing, I Do! I Do!, On the Town and The Visit, David's many recordings include Songs of New York, Show Boat, Kiss Me Kate, Annie Get Your Gun, Of Thee I Sing/Let Em Eat Cake, Girl Crazy, You Never Know, Tell Me More, Oh! Lady! Lady!!, George and Ira: Standards and Gems, and Dawn Upshaw Sings Rodgers and Hart (guest artist). He is a summa cum laude graduate of Boston University's School of Theater Arts, and is the recipient of its Distinguished Alumni Award.

David Garrison Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1996 - Outstanding Actor - Musical
David Garrison, I Do! I Do!
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 1991 - Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical
David GarrisonMerrily We Roll Along
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical
David Garrison, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine

David Garrison News

DAVID LOUD: FACING THE MUSIC Comes to 92Y as Part of Lyrics & Lyricists Photo DAVID LOUD: FACING THE MUSIC Comes to 92Y as Part of Lyrics & Lyricists
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

Lyrics and Lyricists 50th anniversary season opens with David Loud: Facing the Music on March 19, 20 and 21, celebrating the career of the renowned Broadway music director. Filled with astonishing stories, collected during his 34 years of working on Broadway, his perspective on musical theater, which includes both the view from the orchestra pit and from the stage, is wry, compassionate, and funny.

Merola Announces Online Enrichment Program And Public Master Chats Throughout July Photo Merola Announces Online Enrichment Program And Public Master Chats Throughout July
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2020

San Francisco's acclaimed Merola Opera Program announced plans to debut online coaching and instruction for the young artists selected for the 2020 program, and a public series of master chats with performing arts luminaries, who will share their artistic and career experiences with the artists unable to take part in this year's training program and Summer Festival, which were canceled due to COVID-19.

Christy Altomare, Mandy Gonzalez, Chita Rivera and More to be Featured in STAGE's STU Photo Christy Altomare, Mandy Gonzalez, Chita Rivera and More to be Featured in STAGE's STUDIO SESSIONS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2020

Theatre streaming service STAGE continues to unlock popular titles from its catalog during the COVID-19 pandemic and make them available free of charge as part of its 'Free Streams on STAGE' initiative. Following last weekend's offering of SMASH'd, STAGE has teamed with creator Michael Croiter for a special release of Studio Sessions.

Merola Opera Program Announces Participants/Dates for 2020 Summer Festival Photo Merola Opera Program Announces Participants/Dates for 2020 Summer Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2020

After debuting its first-ever commissioned work in the program's history last season, San Francisco's acclaimed Merola Opera Program, one of the most prestigious and selective opera training programs in the world, returns with a new group of rising opera stars for its 63rd season.

THE GREAT SOCIETY Closes on Broadway Today, November 30 Photo THE GREAT SOCIETY Closes on Broadway Today, November 30
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2019

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society, starring Brian Cox ('Succession') as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance, as scheduled, on Saturday, November 30 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St) at Lincoln Center. At the time of closing, The Great Society will have played 26 preview performances and 72 regular performances.

Senator Elizabeth Warren Slips in the Polls at THE GREAT SOCIETY Photo Senator Elizabeth Warren Slips in the Polls at THE GREAT SOCIETY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2019

With more than 8,000 ballots counted to date, and with two weeks left to vote in the 'Great Society Primary' at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater, it is still anyone's race for President. In recent weeks, Senator Elizabeth Warren's once strong lead over the crowded Democratic field has slipped, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg has overtaken Vice President Joe Biden for the #2 spot in the poll. In addition, speculation of Mayor Michael Bloomberg joining the race has resulted in a handful of write-ins on his behalf, possibly fueled by his recent attendance at The Great Society.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nix Photo BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nixon and George Wallace
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as David Garrison gives us a lesson on Richard Nixon and George Wallace.

THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30 Photo THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, starring Brian Cox (a?oeSuccessiona??) as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance, as scheduled, on Saturday, November 30 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St) at Lincoln Center. At the time of closing, The Great Society will have played 26 preview performances and 72 regular performances.

THE GREAT SOCIETY Primary Week 7 Puts Elizabeth Warren In The Lead Photo THE GREAT SOCIETY Primary Week 7 Puts Elizabeth Warren In The Lead
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2019

Week after week, and with more 6,500 ballots now counted for the 'Great Society Primary' at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, theatergoers of The Great Society continue to choose Senator Elizabeth Warren as the Democratic presidential candidate with 36% of the vote (-1% from Week 6), followed by Vice President Joe Biden (17%, NC), Mayor Pete Buttigieg (16%, NC). In the Republican primary field, President Donald Trump comes in at 4% (NC), followed by Governor Bill Weld (2%, NC) and Congressman Mark Sanford (0.6%, NC).

Elizabeth Warren Maintains Her Lead In THE GREAT SOCIETY Primary, Week 6 Photo Elizabeth Warren Maintains Her Lead In THE GREAT SOCIETY Primary, Week 6
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2019

With over 6,000 ballots now counted for the 'Great Society Primary' at the Vivian Beaumont Theater at Lincoln Center, theatergoers of The Great Society continue to vote for Senator Elizabeth Warren as the Democratic presidential candidate with 37% of the vote (-1% from Week 5), followed by Vice President Joe Biden (17%, NC), Mayor Pete Buttigieg (16%, NC), Kamala Harris (6%), Bernie Sanders (5%), Amy Klobuchar (4%), Cory Booker (2%) and Andrew Yang (2%). In the Republican primary field, President Donald Trump comes in at 4% (NC), followed by Governor Bill Weld (2%, NC) and Congressman Joe Walsh (0.3%, NC).

David Garrison Videos

THE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30 VideoTHE GREAT SOCIETY To Join Broadway Bridges, Must Close November 30
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, starring Brian Cox (a?oeSuccessiona??) as LBJ, directed by Bill Rauch, will play its final performance, as scheduled, on Saturday, November 30 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65th St) at Lincoln Center. At the time of closing, The Great Society will have played 26 preview performances and 72 regular performances.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nix VideoBWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- David Garrison on Richard Nixon and George Wallace
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as David Garrison gives us a lesson on Richard Nixon and George Wallace.

BWW TV: The Cast and Creatives of THE GREAT SOCIETY Meet the Press VideoBWW TV: The Cast and Creatives of THE GREAT SOCIETY Meet the Press
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 21, 2019

The cast and creatives of Robert Schenkkan's THE GREAT SOCIETY, his upcoming Broadway play celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy, met the press this week! Check out the video below of the stars discussing what the show means, and what all the hype is about, before they hit the stage!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! Off-Center's WORKING! VideoBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! Off-Center's WORKING!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 26, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American workers-from the hardworking waitress to the worn out millworker. A living, breathing testament to the people who make this country run, the Off-Center production will incorporate stories from City Center's employees in celebration of the 75th Anniversary Season, acting as a time capsule for the landmark occasion.

BWW TV: Christopher Jackson, Helen Hunt and More Give a Sneak Peek of Encores! WORKIN VideoBWW TV: Christopher Jackson, Helen Hunt and More Give a Sneak Peek of Encores! WORKING
by TV - Press Previews - Jun 20, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American workers-from the hardworking waitress to the worn out millworker. A living, breathing testament to the people who make this country run, the Off-Center production will incorporate stories from City Center's employees in celebration of the 75th Anniversary Season, acting as a time capsule for the landmark occasion.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Alliance Theatre's EVER AFTER in Atlanta VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Alliance Theatre's EVER AFTER in Atlanta
by Alan Henry - Jan 25, 2019

Get a first look at the Alliance Theatre production of EVER AFTER in the new montage below! Alliance Theatre's production of EVER AFTER - a captivating musical based on the hit film that starred Drew Barrymore is now on stage. From award-winning songwriting team Zina Goldrich and Marcy Heisler (Junie B. Jones, Dear Edwina), and boasting a creative team led by Director Susan V. Booth (Native Guard, Troubadour) and Choreographer JoAnn M. Hunter (Disaster!, School of Rock - The Musical), EVER AFTER celebrates the true magic at the heart of the beloved Cinderella tale - the strength of the human spirit. EVER AFTER had its world premiere at the Paper Mill Playhouse in 2015, and Heisler and Goldrich have been tweaking it ever since in preparation for the new production at the Alliance.

VIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan Sing 'Out Of The Darkness' From EVER AFTER VideoVIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan Sing 'Out Of The Darkness' From EVER AFTER
by Stage Tube - Jan 11, 2019

In a special 'Behind the Musical' event, Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan recently sang 'Cousin's Cousin' from Ever After. Check out the full performance in the video below!

VIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan Sing 'Cousin's Cousin' From EVER AFTER VideoVIDEO: Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan Sing 'Cousin's Cousin' From EVER AFTER
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2019

In a special 'Behind the Musical' event, Sierra Boggess and Tim Rogan recently sang 'Cousin's Cousin' from Ever After. Check out the full performance in the video below!

VIDEO: Sierra Boggess Sings 'Who Needs Love' from EVER AFTER VideoVIDEO: Sierra Boggess Sings 'Who Needs Love' from EVER AFTER
by Alan Henry - Dec 21, 2018

In a video from a special 'Behind the Musical' event, watch below as Sierra Boggess sings the song 'Who Needs Love' from Ever After.

VIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Andrea Burns and More in Two River's PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Carolee Carmello, Andrea Burns and More in Two River's PAMELA'S FIRST MUSICAL
by Alan Henry - Sep 18, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an inside look at Pamela's First Musical, a world premiere with a book by Wendy Wasserstein and Christopher Durang, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by David Zippel, directed and choreographed by Graciela Daniele at Two River Theatre. Performances continue through Sunday, October 7 in Two River's Rechnitz Theater, 21 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank, NJ. Tickets are available from 732.345.1400 or tworivertheater.org.


David Garrison Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has David Garrison been in?
David Garrison has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has David Garrison been in?
David Garrison has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was David Garrison's first West End show?
David Garrison's first West End show was On the Town which opened in 1992

What awards has David Garrison been nominated for?
Outstanding Actor - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for I Do! I Do! Outstanding Lead Actor, Resident Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Merrily We Roll Along and Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine .