David Glenn Armstrong
DAVID GLENN ARMSTRONG has staged over 160 productions/workshops seen in 49 states including work at the New York Shakespeare Festival, Goodspeed Opera, Walnut Street, Manhattan Theatre Club, Classic Stage Company, Library of Congress, Inge Festival, Chicago Humanities Festival, Blank Theatre, 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 (Charles Kimbrough, David Garrison, Jeff McCarthy, Jose Llana, Burke Moses, Anthony Rapp, John Schuck, Ben Davis, 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, Brad Oscar, Kate Baldwin, Rebecca Luker, Montego Glover, Jessica Stone, Christopher Fitzgerald, Graham Rowat, Philip Chafin); 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 hangs out in Central Park with Rufus, the most amazing Brussels Griffon ever.
I'd like to thank you all for your "congratulations" and um, well, condolences, but I didn't direct Scandalous on Broadway. Really. To find that David Armstrong (who used to be known as David Holgrive), click here.