Derrick Davis is a dynamic and passionate performer who most recently starred as The Phantom in the 25th Anniversary North American Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. He also covered both Scar and Mufasa in THE LION KING on Broadway and Billy Bigelow in CAROUSEL.
Derrick Davis is a dynamic and passionate performer who most recently starred as The Phantom in the 25th Anniversary North American Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. In his exciting career, Derrick has starred as Mufasa in the US Tour of Disney’s THE LION KING, covered both Scar and Mufasa on Broadway in THE LION KING, covered Billy Bigelow on Broadway in CAROUSEL, starred as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Douglas Tappin’s new work I DREAM and starred as Curtis Taylor Jr. in DREAMGIRLS at the Tony award winning Dallas Theater Center.
He has been seen on the Daytime Emmy Awards, Live with Regis and Kelly, Dancing With the Stars, as well as on the big screen in such movies as Can a Song Save Your Life and A Christmas Story.
Davis played the role of Derek with Rufus Sewell and Katie Holmes in ABC’s DANGEROUS LIAISONS by Richard LaGravenese and can be seen in the Hallmark channel’s 2020 holiday season along with Laura Osnes, Aaron Tveit, and Victoria Clark in A ROYAL HOLIDAY by Julie Sherman Wolfe.
Derrick’s concert career has taken him Internationally to Scotland, Wales, England, Italy, South Korea, Canada and back home to the United States. These shows includes sold out performances of Rogers and Hammerstein works with the Las Vegas Philharmonic as well as several solo concerts featuring varied classical and contemporary repertoire as well as his original works and holiday favorites.
Mr. Davis is a member of Actors Equity Association, The Screen Actors Guild and The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. He cherishes a degree with honors in Voice from LIU C.W. Post Campus and is proud to be a virtual faculty member at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music at Cincinnati University.