Credited as David Pierce, he played Kruger, the banjo-playing reporter, in Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's "The Front Page" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts, with Christopher Reeve, Edward Herrmann, Celeste Holm, Kate Burton, and Zeljko Ivanek in the cast. Robert Allan Ackerman was the director.
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[Speaking on "The View" on May 28, 2009, about his activism for same-sex marriage] I've been going [to marriage-equality rallies] because I had the experience of...having this private thing [marriage] suddenly dragged out into the public and having people I don't know take a vote--I mean, can you imagine? If you're married, the people in your state getting together and saying, "well, you know ...
He was nominated for a 1984 Joseph Jefferson Award for Director of a Revue for "Candida" at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
Distinctive, mellow voice