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  • (1999) TV commercial for Drugstore.com
  • (July 28, 1997) Played the role of the Learned Judge in a benefit performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Trial by Jury" with the Friends of Musical Arts Saratoga at the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater of Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York.
  • Spoof sketch of Star Trek: Voyager (1995) for the Star Trek 30th Anniversary special in the character of Niles Crane.
  • Appeared on Broadway in "Beyond Therapy" and "The Heidi Chronicles."
  • Performed custom voice-over work for the "Slim" character in the PlayStation game "A Bug's Life" (1998) [source: game credits]
  • (1999) Print ad for the Milk Promotion Board's "got milk?" milk mustache campaign with the entire cast of "Frasier".
  • (2005) : Plays Sir Robin, Guard 1, Brother Maynard in "Monty Python's Spamalot" musical (Shubert Theatre, New York City, New York, USA).
  • Summer, 1980 saw him as a member of the non-Equity acting interns for the Williamstown Theatre Company (Williamstown, MA). He played a cadet in Cyrano de Bergerac, which starred Frank Langella and Stephen Collins, and sang in their cabaret.
  • (1981) Was in the Williamstown Theatre Festival's non-Equity troupe, The Second Company during the summer, 1981. He had starring roles in Gogol's The Inspector General, Shakespeare's A Winter's Tale, and Richard Nelson's Vienna Notes. Also in that company included future Broadway star Michael Cerveris and son-in-law to Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show, Geoffrey Owens.
  • Does the voice for Tassimo coffee commercial.
  • Starred in the Broadway musical "Curtains" with Debra Monk and Karen Ziemba.
  • (1984) He directed and acted in the revue, "Candida," at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Joseph Nieminski was scenic designer.
  • (April 2009) : Played Steven Gaye in "Accent on Youth" play by Samson Raphaelson on Broadway (Samuel J. Friedman Theater, New York City, New York, USA).
  • (September 23, 2010 - January 21, 2011) He acted in David Hirson's play, "La Bete," at the Music Box Theatre on Broadway in New York City with Mark Rylance and Joanna Lumley in the cast. Matthew Warchus was director.
  • (1980) Credited as David Pierce, he played Kruger, the banjo-playing reporter, in Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's "The Front Page" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts, with Christopher Reeve, Edward Herrmann, Celeste Holm, Kate Burton, and Zeljko Ivanek in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was the director.
  • (March 2013) Debuts with Sigourney Weaver and Kristine Nielsen in playwright Christopher Durang's "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" on Broadway at the Golden Theatre.
  • (April 16 to June 28, 1992) He acted in Terrence McNally's play, "It's Only a Play," in presented by the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson at the James A. Doolittle (University of California) Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Paul Benedict, Eileen Brennan, Zeljko Ivanek, Dana Ivey, Sean O'Bryan, Charles Nelson Reilly and Doris Roberts in the cast. John Tillinger was director.
  • (July 25 to September 10, 2006) He acted in the musical, "Curtains," in a world premiere at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Debra Monk in the cast. John Kander was composer. Fred Ebb was lyricist. John Kander and Rupert Holmes were additional lyricists. Based on original material by Peter Stone. Scott Ellis was director.
  • (2007) He acted in the musical, "Curtains," won Broadway in New York City with Debra Monk and Karen Ziemba in the cast. Rupert Holmes and Peter Stone wrote the book. John Kander, Fred Ebb and Rupert Holmes wrote the original score. Scott Ellis was director. Rob Ashford was choreographer.
  • (February 9 to March 9, 2014) He directed Christopher Durang's play, "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Nicholas Martin was original Broadway director.
  • (1983 to 1984 season) He played Treplev in Anton Chekhov's play, "The Seagull," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Lois Smith (Madame Arkadina) in the cast. Lucien Pintilie was director. Jean-Claude Van Itallie was translator. Radu Borezscu was set designer. Miruna Borezscu was costume designer. Paul Scharfenberger was lighting designer. Vasile Sirli was composer. Russell Johnson?
  • (1984 to 1985 season) He acted in Moliere's play, "Tartuffe," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Gerry Bamman and Harris Yulin in the cast. Richard Wilbur was translator. Lucian Pintilie was director. Radu Boruzescu was set designer. Miruna Boruzescu was costume designer. Beverly Emmons was lighting designer.
  • (1985 to 1986 season) He acted in Edmond Rostand's play, "Cyrano De Bergerac," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Brian Hooker was translator. Edward Gilbert was director. Jack Barkla was set designer. Jack Edwards was costume designer. Judy Rasmuson was lighting designer. Thomas Fay was composer.
  • (1985 to 1986 season) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Jay Patterson and Harriet Harris in the cast. Liviu Ciulei was director. Beni Montresor was set, lighting and costume designer.
  • (1985 to 1986 season) He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Candida," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota. William Gaskill was director. Deirdre Clancy was set and costume designer. Dawn Chiang was lighting designer.
  • (1985 to 1986 season) He acted in Emily Mann's play, "Execution of Justice," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Emily Mann was also director. Ming Cho Lee was set designer. Jennifer Von Mayrhauser was costume designer. Pat Collins was lighting designer.
  • (1996 to 1997 season) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer's Night Dream," at the Tyrone Guthrie Theater, 725 Vineland Place, Minneapolis, Minnesota with Randy Reyes and Sally Wingert in the cast. Joe Dowling was director and artistic director. Frank Hallinan Flood was set designer. Paul Tazewell was costume designer. Howell Binkley was lighting designer. Keith Thomas was composer.
  • (July 15 to 19, 1980) He played Lexy in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Candida," in a Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Theatre Main Stage in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Penelope Allan (Prosperine Garnett); Robert Black (Burgess); Blythe Danner (Candida); Edward Herrmann (Rev. James Morell) and Mark Nelson (Eugene Marchbanks) in the cast. Nikos Psacharapoulos was artistic director. Austin Pendleton was director. Loren Sherman was setting designer. Dunya Ramicova was costume designer. Roger Meeker was lighting designer. William Chance was assistant stage manager. Franklin Keysar was stage manager.
  • (July 3 to 12; 21 to 26, 1980) He played Cavalier and Cadet in Edmond Rostand's play, "Cyrano De Bergerac," in a Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Theatre Main Stage in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Penelope Allen (The Duenna); David Amarel (Gambler); Laurie Beckett (Parisian); Robert Black (Carbon); Carter Bland (Cavalier, cadet); Yusef Bulos (Ragueneau); Robert Brownstein (cadet); Kate Burton (Lise, nun); Mary Byrd (Parisian, nun); Carol Byrne (Citizen, Mother Marguerite); Stephen Collins (Christian); Joseph Constanza (Porter); Peter DeLorenzo (Cavalier, cadet); Elizabeth Dennehy (Parisian); Diane DiMemmo (Parisien); Philip Euling (Page); William Fisher (Valvert, cadet); Donald Fleming (poet); Hugo N. Furst (The Meddler); Richard Glazerman (Page); Richard Greene (LeBret); Jean Hackett (Orange Girl, nun); Kimberly Hackett (actress) Eva Hall (musician); Laurie Halper (Parisian, Sister Claire); Mary Hastings (musician); Robin Herskowitz (musician); Susan Holtzman (musician); Bjorn Johnson (Cavalier, cadet); Daniel Kanter (drummer); Laurie Kennedy (Roxane); Peter Klemens (poet); Frank Langella (Cyrano De Bergerac); Leslie Laurer (Aristocrat); Scott LeFeber (Marquis); Louise Lewis (Aristocrat); Susan Lewis (Cavalier, Sister Marthe); Richard Maynard (Ligniere, cadet); Betsy Mohler (Aristocrat); George Morforgen (Comte De Guiche); Robert Murphy (Actor); Mark Nelson (Culgy); Robert Nugent Jr. (Her Son); Craig Pospisil (pastry cook); Michael Quill (Cutpurse, poet); Janine Robbins (Assistant); Kristin Rudrud (actress, nun); Doug Salzinger (pastry cook); Alan Schack (Marquis, cadet); Lawrence Schwartz (pastry cook); Peter Sprung (De Guiche's Aide); Michael Starobin (musician); Elizabeth Stringer (Aristocrat); Daniel Tirman (pastry cook); Leonard Tucker (Capuchin); Wendy Vanden Heuvel (Parisian); James Ward (Gambler); David Wagget (Monfleury); Ted Webb (assistant); Jack Whitaker (poet); David Wilkins (Marquis, cadet); Time Winters (Bellerose, poet); Scott Zimmer (Parisian, cadet); in the cast. John Conklin was scenic designer. Jess Goldstein was costume designer. Peter Hunt was lighting designer. Nikos Psacharapoulos was artistic director and director. B.H. Barry was fight choreographer. Franklin Keysar was stage manager. William Chance was assistant stage manager. Michael Starbin was also composer. Laurie Boyd was pantomime. Vaughn Edwards was assistant to Mr. Conklin.
  • (July 29 to August 2, 1980) He played Kruger in Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play, "The Front Page," at the Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Stage Main Stage in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Robert Black (Sheriff Hartman); Carter Bland (Carl); Robert Brolli (Diamond Louie); Kate Burton (Peggy Grant); Peter DeLorenzo (Wilson); Philip Euling (Boy); Jean Hackett (Jennie); Laura Halper (Mrs. Schlosser); Edward Herrmann (Water Burns); Celeste Holm (Mrs. Grant); Zeljko Ivanek (Earl Williams); Bjorn Johnson (Frank); Susan Lewis (Mollie Malloy); Richard Maynard (Bensinger); Michael Quill (Murphy); Christopher Reeve (Hildy Johnson); David Sabin (The Mayor); Alan Schack (McCue); Paul Sprung (Tony); Michael Steese (Woodenshoes Eichorn); Leonard Tucker (Pincus); David Waggett (policeman); James Ward (Sailor); David Wilkins (Schwartz); Time Winters (Endicott) and Scott Zimmer (Policeman)in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was director. John Kasarda was setting designer. Nan Cibula was costume designer. William Armstrong was lighting designer. Nikos Psacharapoulos was artistic director.
  • (July 26 to August 24, 1981) He played Khlestakov, a government clerk in Nikolai Gogol's play, "The Inspector General," in the Williamstown Theatre Festival Second Company Repertory production at the Adams Memorial Theatre in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Greg Alexander (The Waiter); William Burns (The School Superintendent); Michael Cerveris (The Officer in Blue); Mary Ewald (Adotya, the Mayor's maid); Scott Fortune (First Merchant); Margaret Gibson (The Locksmith's wife); Hamilton Gillett (Bobchinsky, a Landowner); Steve Hofvendahl (Dubchinsky, a Landowner); Kimberly Nelson (Marie, the mayor's daughter); Geoffrey Owens (Osip, his companion); Georgia Papstrat (the corporal's widow); Jerry Pavlon (Second Merchant); Charles Rathbun (The Doctor); James Scholfield (The Mayor); Charlie Singer (The Judge); Myra Taylor and Diana Von Fossen (Anna, the Mayor's wife) in the cast. Nikos Psacharapoulos was artistic director. Gregory Boyd was director. Jane Musky was production designer. Jim Ragland was composer. Laurie Boyd was choreographer. Daniel Kanter was stage manager. David Dunn Bauer was assistant stage manager.
  • (August 9 to 23, 1981) He was musical director and musician in Tom Fontana's play, "The Spectre Bridegroom," in the Williamstown Theatre Festival Second Company Repertory production at the Adams Memorial Theatre in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Greg Alexander (Guest, chorus); William Burns (guest, chorus); Michael Cerveris (White Knight); Mary Ewald (Poor relation); Scott Fortune (guest, chorus); Margaret Gibson (She Creature); Hamilton Gillett (Baron); Margo Hammond (Maiden) Steve Hofvendahl (Black Knight); Kimberly Nelson (guest, chorus); Geoffrey Owens (Man Thing/Monk); Georgia Papstrat (Duenna, chorus, guest); Charles Rathbun (guest, chorus); James Schofield (Peasant, guest, chorus); Charles Singer (guest, chorus); Myra Taylor (guest, chorus) and Diana Van Fossen (guest, chorus) in the cast. Nikos Psacharapoulos was artistic director. Stephen Schachter was director. Nina Moser was production designer. Laurie Boyd was choreographer. Jane Musky was technical director. David Dunn Bauer was stage manager. Kimberly Nelson, Georgia Pastrat, Charles Rathbun and Charlie Singer were also technical assistants. Jerry Pavlon was conductor. Jim Ragland was also musician.
  • (July 13 to 20, 1981) He played Stubbs in Richard Nelson's play, "Vienna Notes," in a Williamstown Theatre Festival Second Company Repertory Production in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Margaret Gibson (Georgia); Margo Hammond (Rivers) and Jerry Pavlon (Gunter) in the cast. John F. Kazanijian was director. Nikos Psacharapoulos was artistic director. Jane Musky was production designer. Kimberly Nelson was assistant designer. Larry Woodbridge was stage manager. David Dunn Bauer was assistant stage manager. Diana Krauss was technical director. Charlie Singer was technical assistant.
  • (June 28 to July 10, 1981) He played Time as Chorus in William Shakespeare's play, "The Winter's Tale," in a the Williamstown Theatre Festival Second Company Repertory production at the Adams Memorial Theatre in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Greg Alexander (Antigonus, Sicilian Lord); William Burns (Polixenes, king of Bohemia); Michael Cerveris (Florizel, his son the prince); Mary Ewald (Perdita Isot, Leontes and Hermione's daughter); Scott Fortune (Clown, his son); Margaret Gibson (Emelia, court lady); Hamilton Gillett (Autoltous a rouge); Margo Hammond (Mopsa/Shepherdess); Steve Hofvendahl (Leonties, King of Sicilia); Geoffrey Owens (Old Shepherd); Georgia Papastrat (Lady); Kerry Pavlon (Mamillias, his son the prince); Charles Rathbun (Courtier); James Schofield (Camillo counselor); Charlie Singer (Archidamus, Bohemian Lord); Myra Taylor (Paulons, his wife) and Diana Von Fossen (Hermione, his wife) in the cast. Nikos Psacharapoulos was artistic director. David Schweizer was director. Jane Musky was production designer. Nina Moser was assistant designer. Larry Woodbridge was stage manager. David Dunn Bauer was assistant stage manager. Jim Ragland was composer. Diana Krauss was technical director. Daniel Kanter was assistant technical director.

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