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About Derrick

Derrick Davis is a dynamic and passionate performer who is currently starring in the 25th Anniversary Tour of The Phantom of the Opera as The Phantom. In his exciting theater career, Derrick has held the role of Mufasa on the US Tour of Disney’s The Lion King, covered both Scar and Mufasa on Broadway and most recently starred in Dallas Theater Center’s production of Dreamgirls as Curtis Taylor, Jr.

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”. His concert career includes a sold-out performance of Rogers and Hammerstein works with the Las Vegas Philharmonic, as well as several solo performances in New York City featuring his original works and holiday favorites.

Derrick is deeply grateful for his success thus far and excited about his undoubtedly bright future as he continues to climb towards all of his dreams.

  • Dreamgirls, Dallas Theater Center
  • The Lion King on Broadway
  • The Lion King in Vegas
  • Show Boat
  • You’re It!
  • All Rise

  • Can A Song Save Your Life
  • A Christmas Story

  • Dangerous Liaisons
  • “Love is You” Music Video
  • Live with Regis and Kelly
  • Dancing with the Stars
  • Daytime Emmy Awards

  • The Lion King on US Tour

  • Clean Up
  • Bad Luck Charley

  • Die Fledermaus
  • Amahl and the Night Visitors

  • Las Vegas Philharmonic
  • “A Journey Through Love”
  • An Evening on Broadway
  • “A Christmas Journey”

  • Singing
  • Preaching
  • Jazz Dance
  • Latin Dance
  • Waltz Dance
  • Football
  • Swimming
  • Cycling
  • Acting
  • Teaching
  • Counseling
  • Piano playing
  • Baking
  • Rubik’s Cube Solving
  • Sewing, Knitting

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  • In Dallas/Ft Worth so I had to come support my DTC family on my night off! #Bella #DTC #dreamclimber

    Derrick Davis about 4 days ago
  • RT @ruckell88: @dreamclimber Still have the feels from your #PhantomoftheOpera at Fresno today. Beautiful! & I've seen Michael Crawford Pha…

    Derrick Davis about 4 days ago
  • Solo movie moment in Cali to clear my head. #MissPeregrinesHomeforPeculiarChildren

    Derrick Davis about 22 days ago
  • Taking off on a new adventure. The preparation is done and the flight begins now! #LGA #dreamclimber #cantwaittoshare #bignewstake2

    Derrick Davis about 29 days ago
  • The night is needed to see the sunrise. Embrace the is on the way.

    Derrick Davis about 37 days ago
  • Forgot to let my tweeps know that Sun, 9/18 is my last show with The Lion King! #movingon more great news soon!!! #staytuned #dreamclimber

    Derrick Davis about 41 days ago
  • @AppleSupport y'all do it RIGHT! Thank you for great & quick service. I'll be away from my macbookpro for a week but it's in great hands!

    Derrick Davis about 60 days ago
  • Sleep well good soldier! I will miss you Nelson, but God has a plan and you got the prize! Love you bro! #djofficial #neliboz

    Derrick Davis about 68 days ago

  • Derrick Davis as Mufasa is also strong vocally, and his fatherly song to his son, “They Live In You”, is excellent.

    The Sun Chronicle
  • Davis has a deep and resonant voice, particularly well-suited to his role as the great warrior king.

    Cape Cod Times

The Real Scoop


Derrick Davis is honored and proud to be cast as The Phantom in “The Phantom of the Opera’s” North American Tour.

Derrick looks forward to humbly making history on stage as the first man of African and Latin descent to play the role on the tour as well as being one of the first three African-Americans to ever play the role.



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Most recent performances and projects.

Die Fledermaus
Amahl and the Night Visitors
Show Boat
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