David Evans

David Evans

David Evans received a Drama Desk Nomination for his score for Birds of Paradise (written with Winnie Holzman and directed by Arthur Laurents), which ran Off-Broadway in 1987 and has since had many regional productions. His Drama Desk nominated musical, Children's Letters to God (written with Doug Cohen and Stuart Hample), recently completed an Off-Broadway run at the Lamb’s Theater, and has had subsequent productions around the world. Bye, Bye Big Guy (written with Faye Greenberg and Michael Slade) was a part of The New York International Fringe Festival in 2008. Another show, Love Comics, (with Sarah Schlesinger) has had several regional productions since it’s premiere at the George Street Playhouse. Recently, he presented a star-studded concert of his music at Lincoln Center, featuring Barbara Walsh, J.K. Simmons, Marybeth Peil, Jose Llana and others. He has written songs for many Off-Broadway revues, including A…My Name is Alice, and for television shows, including "Sesame Street" and "Square One TV". Also, scores for animated films, two shows for Tada, and nine shows for TheatreworksUSA. Current projects: Super Sunday (with Sarah Schlesinger), Bed (with Faye Greenberg), Merman's Apprentice (with Stephen Cole).

A prominent musical director and conductor, David is currently Associate Conductor of Wicked on Broadway. His conducting credits include revivals of Flower Drum Song and Bells are Ringing on Broadway, Marie Christine and Hello Again at Lincoln Center, and Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh, Sills and Company and As Thousands Cheer Off-Broadway. He has conducted at major regional theaters around the country, with many shows at the Goodspeed Opera House and at Sacramento Musical Theater. He is the Artistic Director of ASCAP’s Marvin Hamlisch Broadway Conductor’s Program and Co-Artistic Director of Broadway Triple Threat, a musical theater summer program.

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