Darius de Haas
Darius de Haas is an award winning singer and actor whose career has spanned from Broadway to concert stages around the world. His Broadway credits include Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Carousel, Rent, The Gershwin’s Fascinating Rhythm, Marie Christine, Shuffle Along and the anniversary concerts of Dreamgirls and Hair (both for the Actors Fund). Other notable theater includes his Obie award winning performance in Running Man, the premiere production (at Papermill Playhouse) of Children of Eden and Public Works’ As You Like It . Notable TV credits include Dietland, In The Life, and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel for which Darius is the singing voice of “Shy Baldwin”.
A critically acclaimed concert and recording artist (The NY Times praised him for his “fiery unabashedly abject interpretations and ingenuous trust in total honesty”), among Darius’ solo artist appearances include The Lincoln Center American Songbook, Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert w Los Angeles Master Chorale, The New York Festival of Song, Carnegie Hall and many orchestras including the National Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, and The Boston Pops. He has performed and/or toured with such artists as Marvin Hamlisch, Oleta Adams, Roberta Flack, Elvis Costello, Deborah Harry and Vanessa Williams. His recordings include his debut Darius de Haas-Day Dream: Variations on Strayhorn, Quiet Please (duo w/pianist Steven Blier), and many Original Cast and Soundtrack Recordings. Darius is a founding member of Black Theatre United which serves to educate, empower, and inspire through excellence and activism in the pursuit of justice and equality for all black artists.
He is an award winning actor and singer with “deeps roots in jazz and soul” (New York Times)
“who can reveal the sorrows, pains and joys of the composer’s richly layered repertoire with an intensity and honesty that easily envelops and mesmerizes the listener.”- (Variety)
As You Like It
Darius as Duke Senior in the world premier production of Public Works As You Like It at the Delacorte Theater.
Darius by Vaccariello
Obie Award winner for Running Man – “Mr. De Haas gives one of the best musical performances this season. Assured and impassioned, his Running Man is a figure of mystery and pathos, his failure to thrive the stuff of modern tragedy.” – New York Times