Resume

Directing Resume

Broadway

Scandalous                                                        Neil Simon Theatre

The 5th Avenue Theatre

A Little Night Music
A Room With A View
Anything Goes
Candide
Company
HAIR
Hello, Dolly!
Holiday Inn
Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well and Living In Paris
Mame
Oliver!
Paint Your Wagon
Pippin
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Saving Aimee
The Secret Garden
Sweeney Todd, The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Vanities
White Christmas
Yankee Doodle Dandy!
with Haley Mills and Claire Bloom
new musical
with Dee Hoty and Bronson Pinchot
with Jenifer Lewis
with Lorna Luft
New Version
with Cheyenne Jackson
new musical with Carolee Carmello, Roz Ryan and Judy Kaye
world premiere
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Regional Theater

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Arms And The Man
The Secret Garden
Paint Your Wagon  
The Secret Garden
Yankee Doodle Dandy!
Anything Goes starring Sandy Duncan
The Secret Garden
Brigadoon
The Mystery Of Irma Vep
Hot n' Cole (world premier)
Maybe I'm Doing It Wrong 
I'm Getting My Act Together
Hot n' Cole
Sholom Aleichem Lives!
         (world premier w/ Theodore Bikel, Judy Kaye, and Bruce Adler)
The Wonder Years
This Funny World
I Do, I Do!
Camelot............
Damn Yankees...............................................
Seattle Shakespeare Company
Shakespeare Theater Company, DC 
Ordway Center
Theater Under The Stars
TUTS, Dallas Summer Musicals, Theater Of The Stars
Ordway Center
Paper Mill Playhouse
Paper Mill Playhouse
Cincinnati Playhouse
Cincinnati Playhouse
Cincinnati Playhouse
Cincinnati Playhouse
Olney Theatre
Royal Poinciana, Parker Playhouse, etc
Coronet Theatre, LA
The Kennedy Center
Capital Rep
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma
Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma

Cohoes Music Hall

Angelina  (world premier)
Beehive
Hot n' Cole
Hoodwinked   (world premier)
Little Shop Of Horrors
No Way to Treat A Lady   (new musicals)
Nunsence
Oh, Coward!
Romance/Romance
Theda Bara And The Frontier Rabbi   (world premier)
The Fantastiks
The Wonder Years   (world premier)
Working

New York

A Christmas Carol
Fade Out - Fade In
Tallulah   Starring Helen Gallagher
Jenifer Lewis On The Couch
The Wonder Years
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Lucille Lortel Theater
York Theatre Company
Westside Theatre
Roundabout Theatre Company
The Village Gate

Theaterworks USA  (all new musical world premieres)

A Christmas Carol
Gold Rush!
Reading Rainbow/Give A Mouse A Cookie
The Great Brain
Black Beauty
Columbus
Lady Liberty
 

Playwriting Resume

YANKEE DOODLE DANDY!
The New George M. Cohan Musical
  Book by David Armstrong
  Songs By George M. Cohan
  New Music and Lyrics by Albert Evans
     This George M. Cohan biographical musical has received seven productions:
           - Gateway Playhouse (2000)
           - The 5th Avenue Theatre (2004)
           - Dallas Summer Musicals (2004)
           - Theatre Of The Stars (2004)
           - Ordway Center (2008)
           - Theatre Under The Stars (2012)
           - Musical Theatre West  (2018)
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
  Book by David Armstrong
  Music by Dick Gallagher
  Lyrics by Mark Waldrop
  Commissioned by TheatreWorksUSA
      Produced Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortell Theater, and has toured for
      TheatreWorksUSA's every holiday season for the last 19 years.
GOLD RUSH!
  Book by David Armstrong
  Music by Dick Gallagher
  Lyrics by Mark Waldrop
  Commissioned by TheatreWorksUSA to commemorate the 150th Anniversary      of the California Gold Rush
THE WONDER YEARS
  Book by David Levy, Steve Liebman, David Armstrong, and Terry Labolt
  Music and Lyrics by David Levy
       - In addition to New York and Los Angeles this "Baby Boom" themed musical
         revue has received more than thirty productions at theaters across the
         country including record breaking runs in San Diego and Kansas City. 
       - Los Angeles Production at Coronet Theatre/Roosevelt Hotel (1987)
       - Winner BEST MUSICAL and 8 other Drama-Iogue Awards
       - Off-Broadway production at The Village Gate  (1988)
HOT N' COLE
  Devised by David Armstrong, Mark Waldrop, and Bruce Coyle
  Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter
       - This modern, contemporary take on the Cole Porter songbook has                       recieved scores of productions including  Actors Theatre
         of Louisville, the Cincinnati Playhouse, Olney Theare, New Harmony
         Theatre, Heritage Artists at The Saratoga Performing Arts Center,
         Brandeis University, Raritan Valley College, and Proctor's Theatre.
       - Published and Licensed by Samuel French, Inc.
THE SECRET OF THE ANCIENT DIVAS
  Book by Mark Alton Brown and David Armstrong
  Lyrics by Mark Alton Brown and Brian Lasser
  Music by Brian Lasser
        - Unproduced

Awards

The Puget Sound Business Journal's 2016

"Outstanding Voice" Award

The Puget Sound Association of Phi Beta Kappa's 2018 Humanities Achievement Award

In honor of his 18 years of service to The 5th Avenue Theatre Mayor Jenny A. Durkan proclaimed June 26, 2018 to be "David Armstrong Day" in the city of Seattle.

 

Choreography Resume

The Golden Apple
Lola   (world premiere)
Young Rube   (world premiere)
The 1940's Radio Hour
Fanny
Lucky Stiff
Dennis The Menace   (world premiere)
Sweeney Todd w/ Karen Morrow
Lunch   (world premiere)
Sweeney Todd w/ George Hearn
The Baker's Wife
Magic To Do w/ Scott Bakula
Tintypes
Applause
Can-Can
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The York Theatre Company
The York Theatre Company
St. Louis Repertory Theater
St. Louis Repertory Theater
Berkshire Theater Festival
Olney Theatre
Olney Theatre
Pittsburgh CLO
Cherry County Playhouse
Cherry County Playhouse
Cincinnati Playhouse
Cincinnati Playhouse
Cincinnati Playhouse
Equity Library Theater
Equity Library Theater