Donald Garverick

Librettist Playwright Lyricist
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Donald Garverick splits his time between directing, choreographing, producing, teaching, and writing musicals with his partner, Mark McDaniels. Together, the pair have written Show Choir! – The Musical (available for amateur and professional licensing through Stage Rights) and Casual Bob. He also wrote and directed a brand new science-fiction/fantasy adaptation of Gilbert and Sullivan's classic operetta, The Pirates of Penzance, titled Space Pirates of Planet Penzance, which premiered at Oswego State Theatre in 2016.

Recent director/ choreographer credits include The Office! A Musical Parody (Off-Broadway, The Theater Center and 2019-2020 National Tour,) 90210: The Musical (Off-Broadway at Theatre 80, Broadway Playhouse in Chicago,) The Red Shoes from An Evening with Kathryn Morgan (The Kennedy Center,) To Dance - The Musical (FringeNYC,) and Changing Minds (Children's Musical Theatre Festival at The Broadway Workshop.) Other choreography credits include Siren's Heart: The Marilyn Monroe Musical (Off-Broadway at Actor's Temple) as well as the sold-out 2010 NYMF production of Show Choir! - The Musical.

Mr. Garverick is also the creator and resident judge of The Cabaret Showdown, a monthly musical game show that played for eight years at The Kraine Theatre.

Donald is also a member of SDC, BMI, and MAC.