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David Staller

Birth Place: Glencoe, IL, USA

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Staller is an American theatre director and actor. He is the founding artistic director of the Off-Broadway theatre company, Gingold Theatrical Group.

As an actor, Staller's appearances on Broadway include Cabaret, where he originated the role of Ernst Ludwig in the 1987 revival, Evita, and Hello, Dolly!

Staller has made over 50 appearances Off-Broadway, including performances in Gas Light, for which he received a Drama League Citation for Distinguished Performer, Mrs. Warren's Profession, The Bald Soprano, and Hay Fever.

Staller became the first person to direct all of George Bernard Shaw's 65 plays, including his last unfinished work, Why She Would Not, wherein Staller commissioned writers Israel Horovitz, David Cote, Michael Feingold, Jeremy McCarter and Robert Simonson to write their own endings to the piece.

Staller has directed six off-Broadway play by George Bernard Shaw for Gingold Theatrical Group: Caesar and Cleopatra (2019), Heartbreak House (2018), Widowers' Houses (2016), Major Barbara (2014), You Can Never Tell (2013) and Man and Superman (2012). All productions have been filmed by the New York Public Library of Performing Arts at Lincoln Center.

In 2006, Staller founded Gingold Theatrical Group, a New York based theater company that presents works based on George Bernard Shaw's humanitarian precepts. They present monthly script-in-hand performances at New York City’s Symphony Space, produce off-Broadway productions, and partner with several New York educational programs.

Staller has directed performances of all of Bernard Shaw’s 65 plays.

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David Staller STAGE CREDITS

[Off-Broadway]
2007
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
2005
Mr. Praed

[Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2005
Governor

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2004
Lord Darlington

Lord Darlington

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Revival, 2004
Narrator

[Off-Broadway]
2004
Narrator

[Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2003
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Musicals Tonight! Concert, 2002
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Off-Broadway Production, 1999
Arthur Harnham

Arthur Harnham

[Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1990
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1987
Ernst Ludwig

[Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1985
Billy Bolton

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Person of Argentina

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1975
Ensemble

Ensemble/Other Roles

David Staller Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2022]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2017]
Director
 
[New York, 2017] [Replacement]
Director[Replacement]
 
[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Director

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Gingold Theatrical Group To Present Oscar Wilde's THE PORTRAIT OF MR. W.H. As Part Of Project Shaw

Gingold Theatrical Group will present Oscar Wilde's THE PORTRAIT OF MR. W.H. as part of Project Shaw, showcasing a unique exploration of Wilde's intriguing mystery. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Photos: Project Shaw Continues with I'LL LEAVE IT TO YOU

Gingold Theatrical Group continued its 19th season of Project Shaw with Noël Coward’s I’ll Leave It to You. Check out photos from inside the special day here!
Steven Skybell, Christine Pedi & More to Star in HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Gingold Theatrical Group

Gingold Theatrical Group will continue the 19th season of Project Shaw with Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw to Continue With I'LL LEAVE IT TO YOU

Gingold Theatrical Group will continue the 19th season of Project Shaw with Noël Coward’s I’ll Leave It to You. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
Photos: MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION Opens as Part of Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW

Directed by Lily Kanter Riopelle, Mrs. Warren’s Profession was presented at Symphony Space’s Leonard NimoyThalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street) on Monday March 18, 2024, at 7PM. Check out photos here!
Photos: Inside Opening Night of IBSEN'S GHOST at 59E59's Theater A

Ibsen's Ghost is now playing at 59E59’s Theater A. The production officially opened last night, March 14 for a limited run through April 14. Check out opening night photos here!
Cast and Creative Team Announced  FOR THREE SCENES IN THE LIFE OF A TROTSKYIST At The Tank

The Tank has announced the cast and creative team for the  World Premiere of Three Scenes in the Life of a Trotskyist, written by Andy Boyd (Occupy Prescott) and directed by Jake Beckhard (What Else is True?), one of the Spring 2024 Core Productions for their  20th Anniversary season.
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION to be Presented as Part of Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW

Mrs. Warren’s Profession by George Bernard Shaw will kick-off Gingold Theatrical Group's 19th season of Project Shaw.
Photos: Go Inside the Launch Party for Stephen Cole's New Novel MARY & ETHEL...AND MIKEY WHO?

On January 16, 2024, Moreclacke Publishers (Robert Armin, President) released the hardcover, Kindle and audio version (performed by the great Anita Gillette) of MARY & ETHEL...and Mikey Who? by Stephen Cole. Check out photos from the launch party here!
Photos: Stars Turn Out For Opening Night of PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC

The Manhattan Theatre Club production of Prayer for the French Republic has officially opened on Broadway! The play opened last night, January 9, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. BroadwayWorld is taking you on the red carpet at the production's opening with Donna Murphy, Tyne Daly, LaChanze and more. Check out photos below!
Gingold Theatrical Group Reveals 2023-24 Speakers' Corner New Play Cohort

Explore the exciting new plays being showcased in Gingold Theatrical Group's 2023-24 Speakers' Corner cohort. Get a sneak peek at the diverse lineup of thought-provoking productions and find out what makes this cohort a must-see for theater enthusiasts.
Photos: Inside the Gingold Theatrical Group 2023 Golden Shamrock Gala

Gingold Theatrical Group's 2023 Golden Shamrock Gala was held on Sunday October 29 at 6pm at Robert Restaurant. The evening honored humanitarian activists Dr. Wilma Bulkin Siegel, M.D.; Dr. Brian R. Saltzman, M.D.; and Ethan E. Litwin, all tireless supporters of human rights and the arts in New York, with the Golden Shamrock Award.
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of ARMS AND THE MAN at Gingold Theatrical Group

See photos from opening night of Gingold Theatrical Group's Arms and the Man at Theatre Row.
Gingold Theatrical Group to Host 2023 Golden Shamrock Gala Honoring Dr. Wilma Bulkin Siegel, Dr. Brian R. Saltzman, and Ethan E. Litwin

Get all the details about the upcoming Gingold Theatrical Group 2023 Golden Shamrock Gala, where Dr. Wilma Bulkin Siegel, Dr. Brian R. Saltzman, and Ethan E. Litwin will be honored. Mark your calendars for October 29, 2023, and join us at Robert Restaurant for an unforgettable evening of celebration.
Photos: ARMS AND THE MAN Cast and Creative Meets The Press

Gingold Theatrical Group will present a new production of Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw. Check out photos of the cast and creative team meeting the press here!
Photos: Charles Busch Celebrates New Memoir With a Release Party

Theatre icon Charles Busch has released his new memoir! 'Leading Lady: A Memoir of a Most Unusual Boy' was released on August 29, 2023. To celebrate the release, Busch held a party at Michael’s New York. Check out photos here!
Shanel Bailey, Karen Ziemba & More to Star in Bernard Shaw's ARMS AND THE MAN at Gingold Theatrical Group

Gingold Theatrical Group will present a new production of Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!
Photos: Get A Glimpse Into Project Shaw's PYGMALION

Discover the mesmerizing world of PROJECT SHAW's PYGMALION with stunning photos capturing the beauty of the show. Delve into the backstage realm and witness the stars shining in this exclusive production.
Gingold Theatrical Group's CANDIDA to be Available to Stream This Month

Gingold Theatrical Group's 2022 production of Candida, one of GeorgeBernard Shaw’s most popular plays, will be available for streaming Tuesday July 25-Sunday July 30, 2023.
Ryann Redmond, Mary Beth Piel & More to Star in PYGMALION at Gingold Theatrical Group

Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw will continue Gingold Theatrical Group's 18th season of Project Shaw.See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets!

David Staller FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has David Staller been in?

David Staller has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

How many West End shows has David Staller been in?

David Staller has not appeared in the West End.

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