Resident Artist in Famous Affiliate Program (2011-2012)
David Solomon, has worked extensively as an Assistant or Associate Director to Joe Mantello, Scott Ellis, Sam Buntrock, Christopher Gattelli and Bill Condon, among others. He has worked on eleven Broadway productions including 9 to 5, Pal Joey, Sunday in the Park with George, The Ritz, Curtains,Laugh Whore and Assassins. This past summer, he directed Aaron Lazar in his Feinstein’s concert, For Lovers Only and John Bolton and Eve Plumb in Same Time, Next Year at the Surflight Theatre in Beach Haven, New Jersey. He conceived and directed the first Broadway Recycled concert at Joe’s Pub - which featured work cut from Broadway musicals by a vast array of composers such as Tom Kitt, Jason Robert Brown, Ahrens & Flaherty and Dolly Parton sung by performers associated with the original productions. He was the director of Marrying Meg, which was one of the eight shows selected by the New York Times as a highlight of the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF). As a writer, he has written the plays Free Donuts and Union Square, for the Developing Artists Theatre Company at Center Stage, and the book forThe Sexless Years, which was performed at Ars Nova. His play, Margaret and Craig, has received developmental readings at the Roundabout Theatre Company and New York Theatre Workshop and was produced earlier this summer at Vassar College, as part of New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theatre Season, starring Mario Cantone (“Sex and the City,” Assassins) and directed by Tony-nominated Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall). It is currently in development for future production. David is a graduate of Vassar College.