Heartthrob David Burnham (Wicked; A Light in the Piazza) performs a special late night show at The Laurie Beechman Theatre on 1-10-2012.
On Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 at 10:30pm (Doors at 10pm) David Burnham and guest star Sally Mayes perform at The Laurie Beechman Theatre. (West Bank Cafe 407 West 42nd Street at 9th Ave. - NYC). Reservations are a must by calling West Bank Cafe 212/695.6909.
There is a $20 Cover charge plus a $15 food/beverage minimum.
This rare solo NYC performance will also feature a special appearance by Tony Award Nominated Actress Sally Mayes. Don't Miss Burnham's first NYC appearance since his recent run off-Broadway in THE BEST IS YET TO COME (Summer 2011).
David Burnham recently played Fiyero in the Broadway production of "Wicked" having created the role in the original Los Angeles workshop productions. David was a member of the original Broadway cast of the 6-time Tony Award winning musical "The Light In The Piazza", performing on both the "Tony Awards" and the PBS telecast "Live From Lincoln Center". David was the 2007 recipient of the prestigious "Helen Hayes Award" for best actor as well as the 2007 best actor "Garland Award" for his portrayal of Fabrizio Nacarelli in the national tour of "The Light In The Piazza".
David first gained critical acclaim when, after a two year search, he was chosen to replace Donny Osmond in the national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" (Dramalogue Award) a role which he has subsequently played 4 more times in productions all over the country.
At Boston's North Shore Music Theatre he created the role of Tom in the new musical "Tom Jones" as well as the role of Billy (opposite Maureen McGovern) in the new musical "Letters from 'Nam", a role which he reprised at The Kennedy Center and Seattle's Village Theatre. In Chicago he originated the role of Charlie in the world premiere of "Peggy Sue Got Married", after touring the country as Peter in the national tour of "Jesus Christ Superstar" (opposite Ted Neeley).
Other stage productions include the L.A. premiere of The Road Theatre production of "The Woman In Black" (the Actor) directed by Ken Sawyer,"Assassins" (John Hinckley) at Reprise - with members of the original Broadway cast, "Children of Eden" (Caine - Robby Award) at Musical Theatre West, "Godspell" (Jesus) at the St. Louis MUNY, and "Pirates of Penzance"(Fredrick) at The Sacramento Music Circus.
On film, David was the voice of the Prince in the Warner Bros. animated feature "The King & I", and can also be heard as "Willy" in Disney's "Home On The Range". Recordings include the soundtracks to "Ghepetto", "The King & I",and "Home on the Range". Also the recordings "Strouse, Schwartz, & Schwartz" and "Lerner, Loewe, and Lane".
Sally Mayes is best known for her performance in the revival of SHE LIVES ME for which she won Tony Drama Desk and Outer Critic's Circle Nominations. URBAN COWBOY earned Sally a second Drama Desk Nomination. Most recently Ms. Mayes appeared in the New York theatre off-Broadway this season in THE BEST IS YET TO COME with David Burnham and others at 59 E 59 Theatres and a starring role in PLAY IT COOL at The Acorn Theatre.
For more information, visit http://www.westbankcafe.com/beechman_theatre.html.