JOURNEY TO TIANGUO
Daniel recently concluded a four-week developmental lab of The Remarkable Journey to Tianguo, written with Lezlie Wade. The show featured a 20-person cast led by Telly Leung and included puppetry and choreography.
He was recently the associate music director of Almost Famous at the Old Globe. Previously he was the associate conductor of In Transit and Rocky on Broadway, and has also played or conducted on Broadway for An American In Paris, Big Fish, Matilda, Peter and the Starcatcher, The Addams Family, and Wicked. Other credits include Ever After (Associate MD, Alliance Theatre), The Wild Party (Associate MD, Encores!), Theory of Relativity (Music Director, Goodspeed), and the upcoming NYC premiere of Between the Lines (Music Director, Second Stage) .
As a writer, Daniel won the Holof Lyricist Award with David H. Bell for The Museum of Broken Relationships, which was developed at the Eugene O’Neill National Music Theatre Conference and later presented at the Aspen Theatre Festival. His solo musical Window Treatment, written with Deborah Zoe Laufer, was produced at the TBG Theatre Off-Broadway, and his show The Remarkable Journey to Tianguo, written with Lezlie Wade, has been featured in in festivals around North America, including the NAMT Songwriter's Showcase and the ASCAP Musical Theatre Workshop with Stephen Schwartz.
Other writing honors include a NAMT grant from the National Fund for New Musicals; a retreat at Running Deer Musical Theatre Lab; a Weston Playhouse New Musical Award nomination, and inclusion in NEO at the York Theatre. Other composing credits include Fanny Brice (Asolo Rep Theatre); A Midsummer Night's Dream (Northwestern University); and Twelfth Night (Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival). Daniel is a graduate of Northwestern University and the BMI Musical Theatre Advanced Workshop.