David Burnham recently returned from an 18-month run in ShowStoppers at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. Prior to that he finished a critically-acclaimed run in New York City of the new musical, The Best Is Yet To Come – The Music Of Cy Coleman.
Burnham was seen on Broadway in the mega-hit musical, Wicked, playing Fiyero, a role that he originated in the original workshops of the show. He is an original Broadway cast member of the musical, The Light In The Piazza, performing on both the Tony Awards and the PBS telecast “Live From Lincoln Center.” David is the recipient of the “Helen Hayes Award” for best actor as well as the best actor “Garland Award” for his portrayal of Fabrizio in the national tour of The Light In The Piazza.
Burnham first gained critical acclaim when he starred as Joseph in the national tour of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Dramalogue Award) and he played Peter in the national tour of Jesus Christ Superstar. Regionally he was seen in the west coast premiere of Ordinary Days at South Coast Rep and starred in the new Cy Coleman review, The Best Is Yet To Come, at the Rubicon Theater. He originated roles in the world premiere musicals Peggy Sue Got Married and Tom Jones. He was the voice of the Prince in the Warner Bros. animated feature, The King & I, and can be heard on the soundtracks of Gepetto and Home on the Range.
David performs with symphonies all over the country and his solo concert has been seen in the United States, Canada, and Europe. His debut CD, David Burnham, was released in 2007 on LML Music, and is available online at Amazon.com, itunes, and Barnes and Noble. He released his second CD, One Day, in 2011.