After making his Broadway debut last season in the Tony Award winning revival of the Gershwins’ Porgy And Bess, David Hughey now joins the Broadway First National Tour in the role of Jake! From the Broadway stage to the world’s preeminent opera houses and concert halls, David Hughey is quickly gaining notable recognition as one of the world’s most versatile rising stars. This young performer is an intuitive artist whose stage prowess encompasses a variety of genres and disciplines. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mr. Hughey has appeared in the U.S. and abroad in major opera houses including: San Francisco Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden, Festspielhaus Baden Baden, Cleveland Opera, Virginia Opera, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, Utah Festival Opera, and New York City Opera. His roles include Figaro (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Schaunard (La Boheme), Amida (L’Ormindo), Falke (Die Fledermaus), Peter (Hansel and Gretel), Jake (Porgy And Bess), Belcore (L’Elisir d’amore), Il Mandarino (Turandot) and Morales (Carmen). Dually acclimated to the musical theater stage, he has also performed a number of crossover roles including: Sporting Life (The Gerswhins’ Porgy And Bess), Harry Easter (Street Scene), Bernardo (West Side Story), Rapunzel’s Prince (Into The Woods), Tin Man (The Wiz), The Arbiter (Chess), Father (Children of Eden), and Al (Most Happy Fella).

He has also garnered international recognition as a sensitive and passionate interpreter of song and oratorio. He’s appeared in concerts and recitals in Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Japan, and Argentina.

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