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DAVID GLENN ARMSTRONG has staged over 160 productions/workshops seen in 49 states including work at the NY Shakespeare Festival, Goodspeed Opera, Walnut Street, Manhattan Theatre Club, Library of Congress, Inge Festival, Chicago Humanities Festival, Amas, HERE, York Theatre, New Dramatists, Pacific Repertory Opera, Mason Street Warehouse, Arkansas Rep, NYMF, Riverside Theatre, Anchorage Opera, Iowa Shakespeare Festival, and NY Fringe. Favorite premieres include Sheldon Harnick's A Doctor in Spite of Himself (Jeff McCarthy, Jose Llana, Burke Moses, Anthony Rapp, John Schuck, Elena Shaddow, Patrick Richwood), Judith Steir's Only a Kingdom (Max von Essen, Jill Paice, Donna Lynne Champlin), Carey Ramos/Lamont Dozier's Many Happy Returns (Matt Cavenaugh, Jenny Powers, Nick Wyman), Joan Ross Sorkin's (mis)Understanding Mammy (Drama Desk nominee Capathia Jenkins); Sorkin/Steven Fisher's In the Theatre (Beth Fowler, Judy Kaye); Ed Dixon's Scenery (Lynne Wintersteller); and Jonathan Larson's Saved! An Immoral Musical on the Moral Majority (also co-author, ASCAP Award). Favorite first-ever revivals include Bock/Harnick/Stein's The Body Beautiful (Brad Oscar, Megan Lawrence); Arlen/Gershwin/Harburg's Life Begins at 8:40 (Faith Prince, Kate Baldwin, Rebecca Luker, Montego Glover, Jessica Stone, Philip Chafin, Christopher Fitzgerald, Graham Rowat,); Lerner & Loewe's The Day Before Spring (Amanda Watkins, Hunter Bell, Ed Watts); and most specially, dear Joe Stein's Plain and Fancy (Cady Huffman, Charlotte Rae, Nancy Anderson). David was born in a tiny Iowa farm town, raised in western Michigan and central Virginia, graduated from Adelphi University on Long Island, and now spends a lot of time in his Upper West Side backyard, Central Park, with Rufus, the most amazing Brussels Griffon ever.

Credits include:

ROADSIDE
York Theatre
New York, NY
2012

AFFAIR OF HONOUR
NYMF
New York, NY
2012

HUNGARIAN NIGHTS
NYMF
New York, NY
2012

GO GREEN!
New York Children's Music Festival
New York, NY
2012

DIRTY LITTLE SECRET
York Theatre
New York, NY
2012

A DOCTOR IN SPITE OF HIMSELF
York Theatre
New York, NY
2012

BEST FRIENDS
Shetler Theatre
New York, NY
2012

CLUTTER - THE TRUE STORY OF THE COLLYER BROTHERS WHO NEVER THREW ANYTHING OUT
Shetler Theatre
New York, NY
2011

THE BIG BANK
NYMF
New York, NY
2011

HUCKLEBERRY HAYWOOD - A SPUNK ROCK MUSICAL
NYMF
New York, NY
2011

MANY HAPPY RETURNS
NYMF
New York, NY
2011

THE BODY BEAUTIFUL
York Theatre
New York, NY
2007

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The York Theatre Company Presents ROADSIDE Panel With Tom Jones

The York Theatre Company tonight, November 23 at 7pm will present a Roadside panel with legendary lyricist/librettist Tom Jones, and more. Join them as they revisit Uncle Billy and his traveling tent show on a Wild West adventure in this pioneering musical that received its Off-Broadway premiere production in 2001.

York Theatre Company to Host SHOW(+ TELL): ROADSIDE Panel

Join York Theatre Company for a special panel discussion on the musical Roadside to revisit Uncle Billy and his traveling tent show on a Wild West adventure in this pioneering show that received its Off-Broadway premiere production in 2001 and a 2012 Musicals in Mufti presentation at The York.

Photo Flash: The York Theatre Company Celebrates 50 Years with a CELEBRATION

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, as part of its 50th Anniversary season, presented a special York Legacy Concert of the 1969 Broadway musical Celebration, written by the revered songwriting team of Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones for two performances only on January 27th at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's.  

Fred Applegate, Samantha Bruce and More Will Star in York Theatre Company Concert of CELEBRATION

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, as part of its 50th Anniversary season, has announced the cast for the York Legacy Concerts of the 1969 Broadway musical Celebration, written by the revered songwriting team of Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones.

The York Theatre Company Will Present Two Special One-Night Only Events as Part of its 50th Anniversary Season

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, as part of its 50th Anniversary season celebration, will present two special events during the month of January: A York Chat: '50 Years of The York,' first in a series of panel discussions, and a staged concert of the 1969 Broadway musical Celebration written by the legendary songwriting team Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. Both special events will take place at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).

Photo Flash: York Theatre Company Presents One Night Only Concert Reading of I DO, I DO!

The York Theatre Company presented a one-night only concert version of the newly re-imagined version of the beloved Broadway hit musical I Do! I Do!, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, based on the play The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog, directed by York Theatre favorite David Glenn Armstrong and with music direction by David Hancock Turner, accompanied on piano by Evans Haile.  This special one-of-a-kind evening kicked off an eighteen-month celebration of The York Theatre Company's landmark 50th Anniversary. 

Photo Coverage: Inside The I DO! I DO! 2019 Spring Benefit Concert at The York Theatre

The York Theatre Company recently presented its one-night only concert version of the newly re-imagined version of the beloved Broadway hit musical I Do! I Do!, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, based on the play The Fourposter by Jan De Hartog. York Theatre favorite David Glenn Armstrong (Roadside, Happy Hunting) directed with music direction by David Hancock Turner (York's Desperate Measures).

Brad Oscar, Tom Jones, and More Join Cast of I DO! I DO!

The York Theatre Company has today announced the cast for its one-night only concert version of the newly re-imagined version of the beloved Broadway hit musical I Do! I Do!, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, based on the play The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog.

York Theatre Co Launches 50th Anniversary Gala with I DO! I DO!

The York Theatre Company kicks off a year-long celebration of its landmark 50th Anniversary with a newly re-imagined version of the beloved Broadway hit musical I Do! I Do!, with book and lyrics by Tom Jones and music by Harvey Schmidt, based on the play The Fourposter by Jan de Hartog.

Julia Murney to Star in GYPSY at Cape Playhouse; Additional Star Casting Announced

The Great White Way comes to The Cape Playhouse this summer as TONY award winners and stars from Wicked, Mamma Mia, Veep, Les Miserables and Modern Family take the stage in a season of Tony, Olivier, and Drama Desk Award-winning shows.

Murney, Scatliffe, Mayes, Bowman, and More Come to Cape Playhouse

The Great White Way comes to The Cape Playhouse this summer as TONY award winners and stars from Wicked, Mamma Mia, Veep, Les Miserables and Modern Family take the stage in a season of Tony, Olivier, and Drama Desk Award-winning shows.

Cape Playhouse Announces 2017 Creative Teams

The historic Cape Playhouse, American's oldest continually operating summer theatre, is thrilled to announce our creative teams for our upcoming 2017 Summer Season.

York Theatre Company's Third Installment of TUNE IN TIME Set for Tomorrow

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, partners with producers Amy Engelhardt and Heather Shields to present the third installment of the new game show for musical theater lovers called Tune in Time, hosted by Emily McNamara, music direction by Nate Buccieri, with Sheila Head as the annoyingly insistent timekeeper, on Tuesday, November 11 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peters (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). The fourth and final installment in the 2014 series is set for Tuesday, December 2. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

Official: Norm Lewis to Star in Industry Reading of MANDELA: A NEW MUSICAL, 3/31

Norm Lewis - the Tony Award nominated leading man who will soon make history as the first African-American Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway- will play the title role in a special industry reading of Mandela: A New Musical with book, music and lyrics by Steven M. Fisher on Monday, March 31 at 3:00 PM. It will be directed by David Glenn Armstrong with Music Direction by Micah Young.

Photo Flash: MALPRACTICE MAKES PERFECT at York Theater Company

The York Theatre Company continues the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Malpractice Make Perfect with Book, Music and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night for MALPRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Over the weekend, the York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) continued the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Malpractice Makes Perfect with Book, Music and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The show featured direction by David Glenn Armstrong, music direction by Amanda Morton, and casting by Geoff Josselson. Check out photos from opening night below!

York Theatre Company's MALPRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Begins Performances Tonight

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) continues the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Malpractice Make Perfect with Book, Music and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes direction by David Glenn Armstrong, music direction by Amanda Morton, and casting by Geoff Josselson.

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York's MALPRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Robin de Jesus, David Ayers, Christina Bianco & More

The York Theatre Company continues the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with Malpractice Make Perfect with Book, Music and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and a nine-member cast features David Ayers, Christina Bianco, Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman, Tony Award-nominee Robin de Jesus, Tony Award-nominee Megan Lawrence, Tony Award-nominee Brad Oscar, Robb Sapp), Conrad John Schuck, and Nick Wyman. Meet the performers below!

Robin de Jesus, David Ayers, Christina Bianco & More Set for York's MALPRACTICE MAKES PERFECT, 2/14-16

The York Theatre Company continues the Winter 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series Celebrating Sheldon Harnick with Malpractice Make Perfect with Book, Music and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. The creative team includes direction by David Glenn Armstrong, music direction by Amanda Morton, and casting by Geoff Josselson.

Josh Walker's New Musical TOULOUSE! Set for NYTB in the D-Lounge, 11/11

New works home New York Theatre Barn will present the first New York City presentation of musical excerpts from Toulouse! The Musical! by Chicago-based writers Josh Walker (Jeff-nominated for music directing Sexy Baby) and John David Nelson on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 7:30 PM at the Daryl Roth Theatre in New York City as part of New York Theatre Barn's revolutionary new musical development platform NYTB in the D-Lounge, produced by Laura Brandel and Jason Najjoum. Josh Walker is currently featured in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular.

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