External Musical Director
Musical Supervisor for The Last Five Years (Theatre Royal, Haymarket); and Christmas in New York (Apollo, Lyric, The Prince of Wales). Musical Director for A Spoonful of Stiles & Drewe (Her Majesty’s Theatre); Little by Little and Mrs. Gucci (Arts Theatre – UK Premieres); Sondheim’s Marry Me a Little (The Other Palace); and Julie Atherton: No Space for Air (Apollo). David also Devised/Directed/Musically Directed and Arranged Notes from New York (Donmar Warehouse, Trafalgar Studios, Arts Theatre); Not(es) from New York and Notes in Heels (both Duchess Theatre).
Rep/Tour: MD/Arranger & Resident/Assistant Director for Tracy Beaker Gets Real (Nottingham Playhouse/National Tour); Musical Director for Guys and Dolls (Theatr Clwyd/ New Wolsey, Ipswich/ Salisbury Playhouse); Much Ado About Nothing (Oxford Shakespeare Company); Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood (New Wolsey, Ipswich); Next Door’s Baby (Orange Tree, Richmond – Premiere); Salad Days; The Roy Orbison Story; and West End Stars in Concert (all National Tours).
Off West End:
Musical Supervisor for Mother Courage and her Children (Southwark Playhouse); Ahrens/Flaherty’s The Glorious Ones (Landor – European Premiere) and Noel & Gertie (Cockpit Theatre). Musical Director for The House of Mirrors and Hearts (Arcola); Carnival of the Animals (Riverside Studios – Premiere); When Midnight Strikes (Finborough – Premiere); Pinkalicious! (Waterloo East – European Premiere); A Class Act, Do I Hear a Waltz? (European Premieres) and Closer Than Ever, Tomorrow Morning, and John & Jen (all Landor Theatre); A Man of No Importance (Pleasance); I Sing! (Tabard); and assistant MD for Jason and the Argonauts (Cochrane – Premiere).
Other Work includes:
Musical Director for Hannah Waddingham in Concert (l’Auditori, Barcelona); Michael Bruce’s new musical Beyond the Moon (Drill Hall – Workshop); Partners in Crime (The Other Palace); La Giara (ICA); Peter Pan, Cinderella and Jack and the Beanstalk (Central Theatre, Chatham, Fairfield Halls, Croydon and St Alban’s Arena); Manoramo Charms (Etcetera Theatre); The Concert They Never Gave (Lincoln Castle); MD/Devised A Woman’s Prerogative – The Music of Harold Arlen and Transatlantic Talent (Theatre Museum, Covent Garden); and Master Class (English Theatre, Frankfurt).
Christmas in New York (Arranger/Composer), A Spoonful of Stiles and Drewe (MD), and Helena Blackman: The Sound of Rodgers & Hammerstein (MD).