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Darryl Wayne Archibald

Darryl Wayne Archibald

Biography

DARRYL ARCHIBALD (Music Director/Conductor): Encore! (Disney+); Passion (Boston Court); Little Shop Of Horrors with M.J. Rodriguez (Pasadena Playhouse); The Color Purple (2015 Revival) Broadway tour; Motown The Musical on Broadway 2016 and national tour; Memphis Broadway tour; Dreamgirls national tour (associate conductor); Disney’s The Lion King Broadway tour (vocal coach/assistant conductor); Wicked at the Pantages Theater (substitute conductor); Beauty And The Beast (McCoy/ Rigby); Ragtime (Pasadena Playhouse); The Wiz (The Muny); Dear World with Tyne Daly (VPAC); Jonathan Dove’s Innocence (Banff Centre and Manhattan Theatre Club); Nightmare Alley – workshop (The Geffen Playhouse); In The Heights (TUTS); Swing! (Sacramento Music Circus); Smokey Joe’s Café, Serrano – workshop with James Barbour and directed by Joel Zwick (El Portal Theater); I Married Wyatt Earp – workshop with Carole Cook and Carol Lawrence (Wadsworth Theater); In The Heights, The Producers, Legally Blonde, Kiss Me Kate with Davis Gaines, White Christmas, Funny Girl, Gypsy, A Chorus Line directed by Kay Cole, The King and I with Deborah Gibson (Cabrillo Music Theatre); Swing!, Next To Normal, The Buddy Holly Story (McCoy/Rigby Entertainment); Merry Me A Little – revised version (Celebration Theater); Two By Two with Jason Alexander and Faith Prince, How To Succeed In Business… with John O’Hurley, Carousel with M. Emmet Walsh, The Fantasticks with Eric McCormack, Once On This Island with Ledisi, Li’l Abner with Cathy Rigby and Fred Willard, Merrily We Roll Along with Teri Hatcher, I Do! I Do! with Diana Canova and Harry Groener (Reprise); Great Expectations, My Fair Lady, 1776, Little Shop Of Horrors, Camelot, and Forever Plaid (Utah Shakespearean Festival); A Christmas Memory (Laguna Playhouse); Loving Repeating, The Threepenny Opera, Raisin with Nell Carter (ICT); The Fix, Kiss Of The Spider Woman, Lady In the Dark, Sail Away (Musical Theater Guild); Ragtime, Silk Stockings, Never Gonna Dance (Musical Theatre West). Arrangement and orchestration credits include: the prime-time television special A Hollywood Holiday Celebration (ABC-TV), Passion (new chamber orchestration for Boston Court), The Wiz (2018 new orchestrations for the Muny), Standard Time (Mark Stuart Dance Theatre), The Fountain Show and Christmas Trolley Show (The Grove Los Angeles), Great Expectations (Utah Shakespearean Festival and Blackpool UK).
Darryl has received numerous awards, including two NAACP Theater Awards and two Ovation Awards, for his musical direction and orchestrations.

Professional Experience

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

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • LA/Southern California

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music and Lyrics)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Pianist)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Vocal Director and/or Choral Prep
  • Songwriter
  • Orchestrator
  • Vocal Arranger
  • Dance Arranger
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Producer/Record Producer

My Instruments

  • Flute
  • Harpsichord
  • Organ
  • Piano
  • Piccolo
  • Violin

Software

  • Ableton
  • Finale
  • GarageBand
  • Logic
  • MainStage
  • Pro-Tools
  • QLab

Affiliations

  • THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF MUSICIANS (AFM)
  • ASCAP
  • BMI

Pronouns

  • He/Him