David M Lutken enjoys a varied career as both a musician and an actor. His Broadway credits include Inherit the Wind, Ring of Fire, The Civil War and The Will Rogers Follies. He has appeared at Carnegie Hall, with the New York City Opera, the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra and internationally in the United Kingdom and Europe. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Classical Studies from Duke University. He studied in London at the Royal School of Church Music, the Royal College of Music, and the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Arts. In addition to developing various folk music/American history lessons for school children and young adults, he has created a touring show, Woody Sez, which had its première at the Edinburgh Festival in 2007.