Set Design won the Tony Award for Best Scenic Design of a Musical for The Drowsy Chaperone. A longtime collaborator of celebrated playwright August Wilson, Mr. Gallo’s designs for Gem of the Oceanand Radio Golf garnered him two additional Tony Award nominations. His designs may be seen in more than one dozen cities worldwide.
Favorite Broadway credits include: Memphis; Stick Fly; The Mountaintop; Colin Quinn: Long Story Short; reasons to be pretty; Xanadu; Radio Golf; Company; The Drowsy Chaperone (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards); Gem of the Ocean; Thoroughly Modern Millie (also London); You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; A View from the Bridge; and Hughie.
Selected off-Broadway: Evil Dead; The Wild Party; Jitney (also London); Wonder of the World; A New Brain; Bunny Bunny; and Blue Man Group (New York, Boston, Chicago and Las Vegas.) Designs for numerous family productions include the very popular Super Why Live, Yo Gabba Gabba Live (Billboard Award for Creative Content), Elmo’s Christmas Countdown, The 135th Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Circus, as well as the national tours of Dora the Explorer, Blues Clues Live, DreamWorks’ Madagascar Live and the current international tour of SpongeBob Squarepants.
David was selected to design August Wilson’s Twentieth Century at The Kennedy Center as well as represent American Set Design at the Cooper-Hewitt Design Triennial. His work is part of The National Archive at The Smithsonian.
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