About Danny

Danny grew up in Harvard, MA, just 30 minutes outside of Boston. He is a professional chef, video game enthusiast, and an avid Boston Celtics fan. Danny loves really loud music by really loud bands and is a self-taught drummer. He has appeared in the national tour of Finding Neverland and just ended a rave run Off-Broadway of 

Love Actually? the Unauthorized Musical Parody. Danny returns Off-Broadway this September in The Black Count of Monte Cristo, presented through BBTF.


"Hayward fidgets magnificently

as Billy Mac" - Theater Mania

Jeremy Daniel photography

What's goin' on...

This September, Danny returns Off-Broadway
in the premiere of Michele R. Hampton's 
The Black Count of Monte Cristo,
playing Danglers/Lucien/Jeweler.
The show is presented through the
Broadway Bound Theatre Festival at Theatre Row.

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For more information about BBTF, visit: https://www.broadwayboundfestival.com/

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This past holiday season, Danny was seen jingling some bells Off-Broadway in the unauthorized musical parody of Love Actually? as
Liam Neeson & Others. 

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Danny recently returned to the New London Barn Playhouse for their production of Grease, playing Vince Fontaine (July 17 - August 4).  He also directed the second Barn Idols Spotlight Cabaret and

performed in the Alumni Cabaret.


Danny was recently on the national tour of Finding Neverland as Mr. Turpin, understudying JM Barrie.  

Click below to watch a performance of "Neverland" from the show!

Before heading out on tour, Danny was a member of Forestburgh Playhouse's 2018 Resident Acting Company 

(Perchik in Fiddler On the Roof and General Howell in Kiss Me Kate).

Danny graduated from

Ithaca College's

BFA Musical Theatre program

on May 20, 2018 

On March 10th, Danny made his Feinstein's/54 Below debut with his entire BFA performance class. 

Come hang out!  

2010 - present
2010 - present

On March 5th, Danny performed in Ithaca College's Senior Showcase at the Signature Theatre in New York City.

Between October 31 and November 11, Danny performed as Robert Baker in Ithaca College's Fall Mainstage production of Wonderful Town.  This production helps to celebrate IC's 125th year as a college!