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Bobby Daye

Bobby Daye


Bobby Daye’s career has crossed into stage, film, tv and radio.

As a songwriter, he’s done the music and lyrics to the new musical LOVE AND SOUTHERN D!SCOMFORT,, with book by Monica L. Patton. Check out the website and see what all the buzz is about and hear some of the newly released songs. He’s also proud of his work with, an organization founded by Arnetia Walker and Stephen Nachamie to promote voting through the arts. Hear his song FOR AMERICA as well as THIS VOICE which was co-written by Sylvia McCalla and Yvette Cason. He also writes for THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS with writing partner Tom Kochan and he penned the theme song to the ABC-TV soap Loving, which was performed by Johnny Mathis.

His Broadway credits include AladdinAfter Midnight, Book of Mormon, Shrek the Musical, The Color Purple, The Lion King, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Dreamgirls and The Wiz.

He is a recipient of an Outstanding Individual Performance Award for his work in the 2010 NYMF production of The Great Unknown.

He was a 9-time male vocalist winner on Ed McMahon’s Star Search where he used all of his own music and has appeared on television in Chicago PD, Empire, Law and Order and ED (among others).

Bobby has had the distinct pleasure of teaching a class he developed with Alan Nussbaum at TVI Actor’s Studio, which aids performers in finding what unique qualities they can bring to auditions, and help them stand out and land the job through song choices, to going in with the confidence, so that their own unique skills will help them stand out.

You can also catch Bobby in numerous television commercials, as well as hear his voice on radio voiceovers–such as the ‘husband and wife’ series of Lowe’s.

Professional Experience

  • Broadway
  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours


  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • Chicago/Midwest

Interested in touring?

  • No

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Songwriter
  • Singer/Songwriter
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Actor-Musician

My Primary Instrument

  • Keyboards

My Instruments

  • Piano
  • Synth - keyboards
  • Tuba
  • Voice


  • GarageBand
  • Logic


  • BMI


  • He/Him