Derek is super excited to make his New York City Children’s Theater debut with Love That Dog! He was most recently seen as “Blue” in Atlantic Theater Company’s production of 1001 Nights written by EGOT winner Bobby Lopez. NYC Theater: Adam Rapp’s Wolf In The River (The Flea), Take Care (The Flea), Fuerza Bruta (The Daryl Roth Theatre), The Noise (Dixon Place), Urinetown (The John Cullum Theatre). Regional/International: Robin Hood (WTF), The Wedding Play (WTF), Baby Wants Candy’s Thrones! The Musical (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Assassins (Edinburgh Fringe Festival). Derek holds a BA in English Literature and a certificate in Theater from Princeton University. He would like to thank his friends and family, Andrew and Jason, and Eddie, for their support during this awesome process. This performance is dedicated to his dog, Prince.
Catch Up on the Latest
- Meet Claire SimbaFebruary 7, 2017 - 8:00 am
Claire Simba writes and directs her own plays, wants to travel to Greece to see where Theatre was born and has lived across three continents! Learn more about Claire, our Emma in Please Bring Balloons!
- Derek Christopher MurphyFebruary 2, 2017 - 8:00 am
Love That Dog’s Derek Christopher Murphy was a state champion pole vaulter, says Count Olaf is one of the best villains of all time and has his own dog named Prince! Learn more about the man bringing Jack to life in Love That Dog!