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David-Edward Hughes

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Bio: Born and raised in Hawaii (the stork meant to drop him in NYC) David-Edward is a musical theatre encyclopedia according to his friends. Having co-founded an all teen musical theatre company at 14, he earned a BFA in Musical Theatre Acting from U.S. International University in San Diego. He has done over 50 roles in theatre including Norman in THE BOYS NEXT DOOR which earned him a Hawaii State Theatre Council Po'okela Award for Excellence by an Actor in a Play. Making Seattle his permanent home 25 years ago he has acted in/directed and/or produced shows at Village, 5th Avenue, Re-Bar, AHA!, Straight Edge Theatricals, Cabaret de Paris and Thumpers. David is proud to have been Founding Co-Producer/Artistic Director of Showtunes Theatre from 1999-2009. He has also taught and coached musical theatre students. He has been Talkin' Broadway's regional correspondent for 15 years, and has also been a contributor to playbill.com and Backstage West.

Author Posts:

She Knows How to Succeed-An Interview With The Amazing Sarah Rudinoff

February 3, 2016 • Born in Alexandria, Virginia, and raised on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, Sarah...

The Man In The Ring of Fire: An Interview With Jared Michael Brown

January 29, 2016 • Jared Michael Brown, one of Seattle’s finest younger actors just...

The (Nearly) Unreachable Tituss Burgess is this Year’s Guest Diva At SMC’s “Home...

November 28, 2015 • The days may not be as Merry and Bright after this Holiday season’s...

Broadway’s Heartbreak Kid LaChanze Puts on a Happy Face in IF/THEN at the...

November 4, 2015 • Broadway fans know the amazingly talented actress/singer LaChanze...

Here’s to The Ladies Who Launch: Beth DeVries of “Snapshots” & Kirsten DeLohr...

September 15, 2015 • Two of some 15 shows (!) opening this past weekend, Village...

Once Pippin and Now King Charlemagne, John Rubinstein Arrives at the Paramount for...

August 18, 2015 • 1972. 14 year old me played the original Broadway Cast album of...

New Musicals Are Busting Out All Over-Village Theatre Festival Launches Friday

August 5, 2015 • It may not be the first new musicals festival of the summer-5th...

Arts West’s After Hours: A Chat with Host Mat Wright & This Week’s...

July 27, 2015 • What good is sitting alone in your room? Arts West Playhouse’s Artistic...