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January 2018

UPCOMING: BILLIONS SEASON THREE will premiere March 25th on SHOWTIME

UPCOMING: Daniel will be writing a new short play for 7X7 at THE TANK || February 21-22, 2018

Daniel's first full-length play OR OR OR &&& had a public reading January 11th at the Actor's Fund Theatre || directed by Carlos Armesto || cast: Jon Norman Schneider as DANIEL, Jiehae Park as ESTHER, Keelay Gipson as DRAGON with Julian Leong, Diana Oh, Dave Shih, and Teal Wicks || The Parsnip Ship || podcast coming soon!

Daniel plays Donald Clark in a reading of THE SECRET COURT by the Plastic Theatre, conceived by Tony Speciale || directed by Tony Speciale || cast also includes: Colin Bates, Jack DiFalco, Troy Iwata, Mark Junek, Reynaldo Piniella, Elliott Ross, Davi Santos, and Ian Whitt || Abingdon Theatre Company

Daniel plays Ken in the pilot of MERCY MISTRESS by Yin Q || directed by Amanda Madden || Collective Sex

Daniel wraps on shooting promos for THE ANNEX by Garth Kravits and Evan Davis || Cut&Dry Films

December 2017

A NORTH KOREAN CHRISTMAS CAROL by Daniel K. Isaac

directed by Kristin McCarthy Parker

cast: Mia Katigbak (KIM JONG IL), Julian Leong (SOLDIER), Sharina Martin (MICHELLE), Hye Yun Park (KIM JONG UN), Jeffrey Omura (SOLDIER), and Olivia Stoker (MELANIA)

Youngblood || Ensemble Studio Theatre

Daniel plays Dr. Lu in Season Two of the musical podcast THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF SUNSHINE by Matt Roi Berger and Jonathan A. Goldberg || Listen to Season One HERE

Daniel plays Japanese Deputy Ambassador / Japanese Soldier in INTO THE NUMBERS by Christopher Chen || directed by Mo Zhou || cast also includes: Judy Chen, Joseph Ngo, Matt Russell, and Rebecca Street || design by Marie Yokoyama & Matt Otto || Leviathan Lab || Musuem of Chinese in America

Daniel plays William Inge in a reading of THE GENTLEMAN CALLER by Philip Dawkins || directed by Tony Speciale || cast also includes: Max Jenkins || Abingdon Theatre Company

November 2017

Daniel plays Phil / Matt in a reading of BUILDING BRIDGES ONE HUMAN AT A TIME by Lori Fischer || cast also includes: Christopher Burris, Lori Fischer Tom Green, Judson Jones, Christa Kimlicko Jones, Sandra Parris, and Jamie Watson

Daniel plays Sean in a reading of I LOVE SEAN by Sarah Einspanier || directed by Morgan Green || cast also includes: Jennifer Kim, Keilly McQuail, and Madeline Wise || also featuring: Rhea Daniels, Lizzie Fox, Peregrine Heard, Cassandra Nwokah, Frankie Placidi, Anna Reichert, Lindsay Rico, Mahima Saigal, Kari Seward, Nicole Spiezo, and Sangi Varsano || stage directions & dramaturgy: Jacob Perkins || NYTW Monday @ 3 Reading Series

Daniel makes his 54Below Debut with the cast album release party for THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO || Also Starring: Teal Wicks (Wicked, Finding Neverland), Eric William Morris (Be More Chill, Mamma Mia), and Jane Bruce (The Theory of Relativity, Elf) || Featuring: Brian Flores, Leenya Rideout, Perry Sherman, Kristin Stokes, and Barbara Tirrell || November 12th @ 9:30pm || Buy the Album & More Info: Here

Daniel plays Manford in a reading of THE GREAT LEAP by Lauren Yee || directed by Michael Parva || cast also includes: Ned Eisenberg, Francis Jue, Jennifer Lim, Joe Ngo, Tobias C. Wong, and Jeena Yi || The 2017 Kesselring Prize Award Ceremony

Daniel plays Arnold in a reading of MACHINE LEARNING by Francisco Mendoza || directed by Carlos Armesto || cast also includes: Carlo Alban, Gilbert Cruz, Eduardo Hernandez, Michael Lloret, Christopher Reyes, and Nandita Shenoy || The Lark Playwrights' Week

October 2017

Daniel's NYC Playwriting Debut: 

AN INTELLIGENT WOMAN DOES NOTHING FOR ME

by Daniel K. Isaac

directed by Ralph Peña

cast: Darcy Fowler, Patrick Link, Keilly McQuail, Jamie Rezanour, and Susan Willerman

ASKING FOR TROUBLE || Series C || Youngblood || Ensemble Studio Theatre


Daniel plays Nguyen / Le / Sam in a reading of COLONIALISM IS TERRIBLE, BUT PHO IS DELICIOUS by Dustin Chinn || directed by Rachel Dart || cast also includes: Connor Asercion, Hanna Cheek, Jason Liebman, and Maureen Sebastian || Ma-Yi Theatre Company, Fall 2017 Labfest

Daniel plays Kim Jong Il in a reading of UN (the completely true story of the rise of Kim Jong Un) by John Kim || directed by Flordelino Lagundino || cast also includes: EJ An, Arnold Kim, Kenneth Lee, Joseph Ngo, Matt Russell, and EJ Zimmerman || Pan Asian Repertory Theatre

Daniel plays Hot Asian Doctor Husband in HOT ASIAN DOCTOR HUSBAND by Leah Nanako Winkler || cast also includes: RJ Brown, Veracity Butcher, Alex Grubbs, and Emma Kikue Munson || Theatre Mu

Daniel plays Justin in a reading of MR. RIGHT by Joyce Wu || cast also includes: Dave Coleman, Wai Ching Ho, Olen Holm, AnnaRose King, Sean Kleier, Will McInerney, Lynne Marie Rosenberg, Jacob Troy, and Joyce Wu || The Writers Guild of America East

Daniel plays Brittanicus in NERO by Kyoung H. Park || directed by Carlos Armesto || cast also includes: Claudia Acosta, David Anzuelo, Veracity Butcher, Siho Ellsmore, RJ Foster, David Gelles, Lina Sarrello, Will Shaw, and Imran Sheikh || New Ohio Theatre Producers Club

Daniel plays Husband in SOOJUNG DREAMS OF FIJI a short film by SJ Son || directed by Hye Yun Park || Funny or Die

September 2017

Daniel is in a reading of the COLONIALISM TRILOGY by Rehana Lew Mirza || cast also includes: Farah Balla, Jason Liebman, Lipica Shaw, and Shetal Shah || The Lark Play Development Center

Daniel plays Tim in a reading of STARGAZE by Catherine Yu || directed by Flordelino Lagundino || cast also includes: Holly Chou, Ralph Johnson & Chris Stahl || Leviathan Lab

Daniel plays Tad Park in a workshop of COTTON CANDY & COCAINE

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Book & Lyrics - EllaRose Chary
Music & Lyrics - Brandon James Gwinn
Director - Carlos Armesto
Music Director - Billy Thompson
Choreographer - Esther Widlanski
Featuring: Courtney Bassett, Jose Candelaria, Ryan Cassata, Hannah Rose de Flumeri,  Jen Fouché,  Daniel K. Isaac, Azudi Onyejekwe, Tori Scott, & Dylan H. Thompson
with: Wesley Barnes, Lydia Ruth Dawson, Julia Harnett, Jake Haynie, Melissa Strain, & Tony Williams II
Presented by Theatre C
In association with Long Island City Artists, Inc.

Daniel begins shooting BILLIONS SEASON 3!

Daniel is accepted into YOUNGBLOOD - Ensemble Studio Theatre's OBIE-winning collective of emerging professional playwrights under the age of 30.