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12/5/15 -- David was hand-picked by one of his Pop/R&B singing idols, Lisa Stansfield, as the winner of the PureSolo #SingToWin Competition! Lisa said:Congratulations to David who really impressed me with his rendition of my song All Woman’”. As his prize, David will receive an autographed copy of Lisas brand new 13 CD and 5 DVD Box Set - The Collection 1989-2003! David has been one of Lisas biggest fans since 1990. He was in the audience at both of her appearances on the Arsenio Hall show as well as at her first two American concert tours. When he first met her at a Tower Records in-store appearance in Hollywood, it was filmed as well as an interview with him as her biggest fan. This footage appeared in her home video release, Real Life. Suffice to say he is thrilled to have been singled out for his singing by one of his idols!


12/4/14 -- Huge news! Today, David was offered his first Broadway show, On Your Feet, which will open for previews at the Marquis Theatre in NYC in October of 2015!!!!!!! He will also be in Chicago at the Oriental Theatre from June 2-July 5, 2015 for the shows out of town try-outs.


Here is the website for On Your Feet.


Here are Gloria and Emilio Estefan talking about the upcoming show: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wg5NtPUTTR8


10/22/14 -- David has been cast in the Lab/Workshop of On Your Feet, the Gloria Estefan musical, directed by Jerry Mitchell and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo.


9/19/13 -- David got a great mention in Chicagos Daily Herald!


9/16/13 -- The cast of In The Heights at the Paramount Theatre are being described asexceptional”, “first rate” and “truly remarkable”! The production was described as remarkable, truthful by Chris Jones in the Chicago Tribune yesterday! Check it out here!


9/15/13 -- David got a nice mention in the Chicago Sun Times today! Check out the review!


News item on Broadwayworld.com (Chicago) about Davids upcoming production of In The Heights at the Paramount Theatre!


7/13 -- David has been cast as Piragua Guy at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, Illinois. The production will play from September 11-October 6, 2013 and will be directed by Rachel Rockwell. Click here for details and dates!


2/11/13 -- David and his fellow tour cast mates were invited to join the Broadway original cast of In The Heights for the Finale in the one-night-only In The Heights Reunion Concert . It was the first time that the show was performed in the neighborhood that inspired it, Washington Heights. Check out the photos on the photos page!


1/17/11-- David was voted Best Featured Actor in A Musical (Touring) in the 2010 BroadwayWorld Seattle Theater Awards for his portrayal of Piragua Guy in the First National Tour of In The Heights. Click Here!


2009-2011-- In The Heights First National U.S. Tour

The first national tour of In the Heights began on October 27, 2009 in Tampa, Florida. The musical played in Tokyo in August-September of 2010. It also played in San Juan, Puerto Rico in November 2010, the first time an Equity tour has played in the city. Puerto Rico is the "ancestral home of its librettist Quiara Alegría Hudes and its star and Tony-winning songwriter Lin-Manuel Miranda." Miranda played this engagement as well as in Los Angeles. The national tour closed on April 3, 2011 at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in Miami, Florida.


11/20/2010 -- David was thrilled to be featured and profiled in the most widely read newspaper in Puerto Rico, El Nuevo Día during the tour visit to San Juan, Puerto Rico.


7/23/2010 -- A high school friend informed David that she saw his photo and an interview with him in her local newspaper in Orange County, California (also where he went to college). See and read it here: The Daily Pilot


7/12/10 -- David made an unexpected LA/Hollywood cabaret debut as Meatloaf in Broadway star Natalie Toros cabaret show, God Bless The Broken Road. His duet with the Diva Toro at Hollywoods Magic Castle Inner Circle was deemed "super hilarious" by BroadwayWorld.com, Los Angeles. BroadwayWorld-LA.


6/25/10 -- David got a great mention in the Hollywood Reporter!


10/29/09 -- On opening night of the tour David got a good mention in Variety!


6/22/10 -- Davids photo was featured on Playbill.com for the opening night at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood!


6/22/10 -- See Playbill.coms photos of the cast and Hollywood celebrities at the Hollywood opening of In The Heights at the Pantages!


The In The Heights tour cast has made a video, Run This Tour, to promote the tour! Its a parody of the Jay Z/Rihanna song Run This Town and features Lin-Manuel Miranda, Karen Olivo and Robin DeJesus, all from the Broadway original cast! Perez Hilton featured the video on his website!


David was featured on Playbill.com during rehearsals for the First National Tour of In The Heights!


5/15/2009 -- David was chosen to originate the role of Piragua Guy on the First  National Tour of In The Heights! Watch his story here: Getting In The Heights: How David Got His Groove Back


       --In The Heights: Chasing Broadway Dreams on PBS


       --Check out the hilarious: Legally Brown: The Search for the Next Piragua Guy.


       --Check out the equally fun Abuela.