A native of San Diego, Don has been a working musician in the world of theatre for 30 years. He has been the resident musical director for SDMT, since its inception. He has musically directed and conducted many shows: A Christmas Carol, I Love You You’re Perfect Now Change, Cabaret (San Diego Rep), American Rhythm, Boomers (Lamb’s Players), Superstar, Once On This Island, Ragtime and 1776 – Ovation nomination (Performance Riverside), and many others at Moonlight, Cygnet, Starlight, South Bay Cities, North Coast Rep and McCoy Rigby. The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle, has honored Don with the Outstanding Musical Direction Craig Noel award for SDMT’s Ragtime, The Full Monty, and The Sound of Music. Don performs at Martini’s Above Fourth with the fabulous Ria Carey and “The Don L Show” at the Caliph Lounge and the Imperial House.