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A ZOMBIE SONG

October 2017

 

Sam recorded the demo for "A Zombie Song" by Bill Nelson and Rick Bassett. Happy Halloween!

 

 

 

NEW GEORGES TIERING UP BENEFIT

October 2017

 

Sam is appearing in the premiere of TOKEN SLOT, a short play written by Hilary Bettis and directed by Estefania Fadul, as part of the New Georges Tiering Up Benefit on October 3 at the Flea Theater. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

CORE ARTIST ENSEMBLE

August 2017

 

Sam is appearing in readings of two short plays for the SUMMER READINGS: PODCAST PLAYS series at Core Artist Ensemble. The performance takes place August 20 at the TBG Theater. For more information, click here.

 

 

NEW WRITERS AT 54: SONGS BY JULIA MEINWALD AND GORDON LEARY

July 2017

 

Sam is participating in a concert of songs by Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary, with music direction by Rich Silverstein. The concert takes place at 54 Below on July 30th at 7pm. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

 

WOMEN OF NOTE Concert at NYMF

July 2017

 

Sam is singing a song by Jenny Stafford and Scotty Arnold in the WOMEN OF NOTE Concert, showcasing the work of female, queer and trans musical theater writers. The concert is sponsored by the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and takes place at 6:30PM on July 24th. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

PAINTING FAYE SALVEZ at NYMF

July 2017

 

Sam is participating in a reading of PAINTING FAYE SALVEZ, a new musical by Rachel Covey and directed by Kyle Brown. The reading is sponsored by The New York Musical Festival and has 3 free public performances, on July 13, 17 and 20. For more information, click here.

 

 

WE ARE A MASTERPIECE

June 2017

 

Sam is participating in a developmental reading of WE ARE A MASTERPIECE by Gina Femia, directed by DeLisa White, sponsored by Retro Productions. There is no public presentation.

 

 

TEETH at Sundance Theatre Institute

June 2017

 

Sam is participating in a developmental reading of TEETH, by Anna Jacobs and Michael Jackson, directed by Marlo Hunter, and sponsored by the Sundance Theatre Institute. There is no public presentation.

 

 

YOUR BRAND-NEW INCURABLE DISEASE

May 2017

 

Sam is playing the lead role of Zack in a reading of YOUR BRAND-NEW INCURABLE DISEASE, a new musical by Jack Schlesinger and Danny Ursetti, directed by Rob Heller.

 

 

MOTHMAN

May 2017

 

Sam is playing Mothman in a reading of MOTHMAN: THE MUSICAL, by Kelsey McConnell and Brin Solomon, directed by Scott Ebersold.

 

 

WITH YOU at Lovedrunk

May 2017

 

Sam is appearing in a reading of WITH YOU, a new short play by Elena Levenson and directed by Abby Barr, as part of LOVEDRUNK, a presentation by Six Part Productions. The event will be at the Drama League on Sunday, May 7th at 11am. For more information, click here.

 

 

I AM ANTIGONE

March 2017

 

Sam is participating in a reading of I AM ANTIGONE, a new play by Saudamini Siegrist, loosely adapted from ANTIGONE by Sophocles. The performance takes place Tuesday, March 21st at 7pm at Theater For A New City.

 

 

TEETH at the Good To Go Festival Songwriter's Showcase

March 2017

 

Sam is singing from TEETH, by Anna Jacobs and Michael Jackson, in the Good To Go Festival Songwriter's Showcase, a concert of songs from new musicals written by women presented by Prospect Theatre Company. The concert takes place Friday, March 10th at 8pm at the Times Center. For more information and tickets, click here.

 

 

REB + VODKA + ME at the Musical Theatre Factory

February 2017

 

Sam is once again working on REB + VODKA + ME, a new musical by Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary. A staged presentation of fifteen minutes of the show will be presented alongside pieces of 3 other new musicals at the 4x15 event on February 13 at 8:00pm. Ben Kamine is directing and Rich Silverstein is music directing. For more info and tickets, click here.

 

 

FALL SPRINGS @ The York

December 2016

 

Sam is doing another reading of Fall Springs, the new musical by Peter Nachtrieb and Niko Tsakalakos, with direction by Stephen Brackett. Presentations are at The York Theatre on Wednesday, December 7 at 11am and 3pm. For more information and reservations, click here.

 

 

MICHAEL R. JACKSON: #CIVILWARNURSE @ Joe's Pub

November 2016

 

Sam is singing in a concert of Michael R. Jackson's music at Joe's Pub on November 21 at 7pm. #CIVILWARNURSE is sponsored by the Musical Theatre Factory. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD @ NAMT

October 2016

 

Sam is appearing in another reading of THE LONELIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD (formerly known as PIED!), Gordon Leary and Julia Meinwald's wonderful musical about Anita Bryant and the man who threw a pie in her face at a press conference in 1977. Directed by Michael Berresse with music direction from Rich Silverstein, this reading is part of the NAMT Festival of New Musicals taking place at New World Stages on October 27-28, 2016. For more information, click here.

 

 

A PATRON OF THE ARTS @ COLT COEUR

September 2016

 

Sam is appearing in a reading of A PATRON OF THE ARTS, a play by Kate Cortesi. The presentation is part of Colt Coeur's Parity Plays Fest and is directed by Amy C. Ashton. The performance is September 21 at 2pm and is free and open to the public. For more information about the reading and how to reserve tickets, click here.

 

 

THE MERMAID PARADE

July 2016

 

Sam is appearing in a reading of THE MERMAID PARADE, a new play by Gina Femia directed by Erin Ortman. The reading is a part of Pipeline Theatre Company's Bonfire Series and takes place July 23 at 7:30pm at South Oxford Space. It is free and open to the public. For reservations and more information, click here.

 

 

TEETH at Playwrights Horizons

June 2016

 

Sam is once again playing Ryan in a reading of TEETH, a new musical by Anna Jacobs and Michael Jackson based on the film of the same name. Once again directed by Marlo Hunter, the reading is produced by the Musical Theater Factory in residence at Playwrights Horizons. Presentations are open to the public and take place Wednesday, June 29th at 7pm and Thursday, June 30th at 2pm (click on one of the dates for tickets and more information).

 

 

MAN AND BEAST at Hudson Stage Company

June 2016

 

Sam is returning to MAN AND BEAST by Lynn Rosen, in a staged reading for Hudson Stage Company in Westchester. Once again directed by Giovanna Sardelli, the free public reading will take place June 10th at 7:30pm. For more details, click here.

 

 

REB + VODKA + ME

May 2016

 

Sam is participating in a reading of REB + VODKA + ME, a new musical by Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary, directed by Ben Kamine with music direction by Rich Silverstein. The reading is a part of The Civilians' Findings Series and takes place Friday, May 20 at 7pm at ART-NY. For more information and to reserve a seat, click here.

 

 

CHARLIE GETS A JOB

May 2016

 

Sam is playing Charlie in a reading of CHARLIE GETS A JOB, a new musical by David Lancelle and Jesse Gage, directed by Mike Donahue.

 

 

TEETH

April 2016

 

Sam is doing another reading of TEETH, a new musical by Anna K. Jacobs and Michael R. Jackson and directed by Marlo Hunter. The reading is sponsored by the Musical Theater Factory and the presentation is by invitation only.

 

 

New Kate Cortesi Play at The Lark

April 2016

 

Sam is participating in a developmental reading at The Lark of a new play by Kate Cortesi.

 

 

HE SAID/SHE SAID Reading

March 2016

 

Sam is participating in a reading of He Said/She Said, a new musical by Derek Gregor, Selda Sahin and Colton Pometta. Presentations are by invitation only.

 

 

BROADWAY SINGS FOR PKD

February 2016

 

Sam is singing in BROADWAY SINGS FOR PKD, a benefit concert raising awareness of Polycystic Kidney Disease and funds for the PKD Foundation. The concert is Thursday, February 25 at 7pm at the Laurie Beechman. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

WILL ARONSON & SARAH HAMMOND at Ars Nova

January 2016

 

Sam is singing in a concert featuring the music of Will Aronson and Sarah Hammond at Ars Nova on Wednesday, January 13 at 8pm. The concert features material from their new musical WIND-UP GIRL, which they are developing in a residency at Ars Nova, as well as songs from PETE THE CAT. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

FOOTLOOSE @ 54 BELOW

January 2016

 

Sam is appearing alongside the original Broadway cast of Footloose in a reunion concert at 54 Below. There are two performances on Tuesday, January 12 at 7pm and 9:30pm. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

PETE THE CAT

December 2015

 

Sam is participating in a workshop of PETE THE CAT, a new musical by Will Aronson and Sarah Hammond, directed by Dan Knechtges with music direction by Matt Castle. The workshop is produced by TheatreworksUSA and the presentations are by invitation only.

 

 

DEMOS

November 2015

 

Sam is spending November in the studio, recording demos for 3 separate projects, written by: Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary; Kate Cortesi and Jeffrey Dennis Smith; and Seth Christenfeld and James Ballard.

 

 

REQUIEM at the New York Theatre Barn

October 2015

 

Sam is singing in a concert staging of REQUIEM, a new musical by Robbie Torres and Alex Rubin, at the New York Theatre Barn's New Work Series on October 26 at the D-Lounge. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

PETE THE CAT Reading

October 2015

 

Sam is participating in a developmental reading of PETE THE CAT, written by Will Aronson and Sarah Hammond, directed by Dan Knechtges, for TheatreworksUSA.

 

 

I LOVE YOU, ANITA BRYANT Demos

October 2015

 

Back in August, Sam recorded more demos for I LOVE YOU, ANITA BRYANT (formerly known as PIED!) by Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary. This is "Twin Bed." For more, click here.

 

 

 

Songs of Brandon Michael Lowden at the New York Theatre Barn

September 2015

 

Sam is singing a song by Brandon Michael Lowden and Scotty Arnold in the New York Theatre Barn New Works Series concert at 7:30pm on September 28 at The D-Lounge. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

 

TEETH at the Musical Theatre Factory

September 2015

 

Sam is performing in a presentation of the first act of TEETH, a new musical (based on the film of the same name) by Anna K. Jacobs and Michael R. Jackson, directed by Marlo Hunter and music directed by Brad Gardner. The presentation is September 20th at 8pm at the Factory. For more information and to reserve a seat, click here.

 

 

THEY KILLED BOO BOO? at New Georges

September 2015

 

Sam is performing in a reading of THEY KILLED BOO BOO?, a new play by Maggie Bofill and directed by Alexandra Aron through New Georges. The public presentation will be on September 14 at 7:30pm at New Georges' rehearsal space, The Room, at 520 8th Avenue, 3rd floor.

 

 

MAN AND BEAST at Theatreworks SV

August 2015

 

Sam is performing in a reading of MAN AND BEAST, a new play by Lynn Rosen and directed by Giovanna Sardelli as part of the New Works Festival at Theatreworks. There are two public presentations, on August 9 at 2pm and August 15 at 8pm. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

IMMUNITY Workshop

July 2015

 

Sam is participating in a workshop of IMMUNITY, a new play by Anthony Dvarskas and directed by Anna Strasser. There is a public presentation on Saturday, August 1st at The Bridge Theater at 8pm. For more information, click here.

 

 

Summer Theater Lab @ NYU Gallatin

June 2015

 

Sam is performing in a reading of COMMON ROOM, a new play by Henry Sheeran and directed by Christopher Burris, as part of the Gallatin Summer Theater Lab at NYU. The presentation is Saturday, June 20 at 4pm at 1 Washington Place.

 

 

Broadway's Future Songbook @ Lincoln Center

May 2015

 

Sam is once again singing in a concert of songs written by Anna K. Jacobs at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center. Music direction is by Lynne Shankel. The event takes place Monday, May 18 at 6pm and is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

ACCIDENTAL BURLESQUE at New Georges

May 2015

 

Sam's participation in ACCIDENTAL BURLESQUE continues with another installment of the Audrey Residency at New Georges. Sam is spending another week developing the play written by Gina Femia and directed by Taylor Reynolds. The residency culminates with a presentation for New Georges.

 

 

SERIOUS at Lovedrunk

May 2015

 

Sam is appearing in a reading of SERIOUS, a new short play by Ashley Minihan and directed by Elena Levenson, as part of LOVEDRUNK, a presentation by Six Part Productions. The event will be at the Drama League on Sunday, May 3rd at 11am. For more information, click here.

 

 

ALICE BLISS Reading at Playwrights Horizons

April 2015

 

Sam is participating in a reading of ALICE BLISS, a new musical by Jenny Giering, Adam Gwon and Laura Harrington, directed by Mark Brokaw and with musical direction by Vadim Feichtner. The reading is presented by Playwrights Horizons and is by invitation only.

 

 

I LOVE YOU, ANITA BRYANT at TUNE IN TIME

April 2015

 

Sam is singing from I LOVE YOU, ANITA BRYANT (formerly known as PIED!) at TUNE IN TIME, a musical theatre game show hosted by The York Theatre Company. The show is at 7:30pm on April 6th. For more information, click here.

 

 

COPING Workshop

April 2015

 

Sam is participating in a developmental workshop of COPING, a new play by Jacob Marx Rice and directed by Anna Strasser. The play is a companion piece to CHEMISTRY, for which Jacob won an Excellence in Playwrighting award at last year's FringeNYC. The presentation is by invitation only.

 

 

ACCIDENTAL BURLESQUE at New Georges

March 2015

 

Sam is participating in a developmental reading of ACCIDENTAL BURLESQUE, a new play by Gina Femia and directed by Taylor Reynolds. The reading is sponsored by the Audrey Residency at New Georges. The presentation is by invitation only.

 

 

COMPOSER-LIBRETTIST STUDIO at New Dramatists

February 2015

 

Sam is participating in the Composer-Librettist Studio at New Dramatists. It consists of five composers, five writers and five performers exploring the principles of collaboration and creating 25 brand new pieces of music over the course of 2 and a half weeks. There is an "open rehearsal" on February 13 at 1pm where all the new material will be presented. For more information, click here.

 

 

A-SIDES at The Laurie Beechman

February 2015

 

The concert of Anna K. Jacobs' music meant for January 26 was rescheduled due to inclement weather. It will now be February 2 at 9:30pm at the Laurie Beechman. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

Broadway's Future Songbook @ Lincoln Center

January 2015

 

Sam is singing in a concert of songs written by Anna K. Jacobs at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center. Music direction is by Lynne Shankel. The event takes place Monday, January 26 at 6pm and is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

PIED! at the Musical Theatre Factory

December 2014

 

Sam is back to work on PIED!, Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary's musical about Anita Bryant and the man who threw a pie in her face at a 1977 press conference. The Musical Theatre Factory is presenting 15 minutes of the show alongside pieces of 3 other new musicals at their 4x15 event on December 15 at 8:30pm. Portia Krieger is directing and Rich Silverstein is music directing. For more info and tickets, click here.

 

 

A NEW COUNTRY

November 2014

 

Sam is participating in a developmental reading of A NEW COUNTRY, a new musical by Laurel Haines, produced by the New York Theatre Barn. 

 

 

FALL SPRINGS

September 2014

 

Sam is back at New Dramatists to work on another reading of FALL SPRINGS, a new musical by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb and Nikos Tsakalakos and directed by Stephen Brackett. The presentation is at New Dramatists on September 19th at 1pm. For more information, click here.

 

 

BROADWAY SINGS FOR PKD

August 2014

 

Sam is singing in BROADWAY SINGS FOR PKD, a benefit concert raising awareness of Polycystic Kidney Disease and funds for the PKD Foundation. The concert is Friday, August 15 at 9:30pm at Joe's Pub. For tickets and more information, click here.

 

 

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS at FringeNYC

August 2014

 

Sam is appearing in BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, a new musical appearing in the New York International Fringe Festival. The show is by Aaron Beaumont and Peter Berube (who is also directing). There are five performances between August 9 and August 23. For more information, click here. To buy tickets, click here.

 

 

THE BOY DETECTIVE FAILS

July 2014

 

Sam is reading the role of Billy Argo (the titular boy detective) in a developmental reading of THE BOY DETECTIVE FAILS, a musical by Adam Gwon and Joe Meno.

 

 

PIED! Reading at Ars Nova

July 2014

 

Sam is doing another reading of PIED!, Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary's new musical about Anita Bryant and the man who threw a pie in her face at a press conference in 1977. A reading of the full show will be presented by Ars Nova on Thursday, July 24th at 3pm. Portia Krieger is directing and Andrew Resnick is music directing. The reading is free and open to the public. For more information and to reserve a seat, click here.

 

 

ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME on Netflix

July 2014

 

The full, unedited version of ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME is now available to stream instantly on Netflix. Check it out here.

 

 

BAREFOOT PERSEPHONE

June 2014

 

Sam is returning to do another reading of BAREFOOT PERSEPHONE, a new musical by Sarah Hammond and Cheeyoung Kim, this time at New Dramatists, directed by Kent Nicholson. The presentation is June 20th at 3pm and is open to the public.

 

 

ACTOR HOUSE Reading

June 2014

 

Sam is participating in a developmental reading of ACTOR HOUSE, a new play by Matt Ocks.

 

 

23 @ 54 Concert

May 2014

 

Sam is singing in a concert at 54 Below featuring the songs of the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program's graduating class of 2014. The concert is May 29th at 11:30pm and is hosted by Michael John LaChiusa. For more information and tickets, click here.

 

 

BAREFOOT PERSEPHONE

May 2014

 

Sam is participating in a reading of BAREFOOT PERSEPHONE, a new musical written by Sarah Hammond and Cheeyoung Kim, and directed by Theresa McCarthy.

 

 

LIKE YOU LIKE IT at 54 Below

April 2014

 

Sam is singing at 54 Below in a concert presentation of LIKE YOU LIKE IT, a musical adaptation of Shakespeare's As You Like It written by Daniel S. Acquisto and Sammy Buck. The concert is on April 23rd at 9:30pm. For more info and tickets, click here.

 

 

CATCH Reading

April 2014

 

Sam is participating in another reading of CATCH, a new musical by Rob Shapiro.

 

 

THE SOUL OF QIANNU LEAVES HER BODY

March 2014

 

Sam is participating in a developmental workshop of THE SOUL OF QIANNU LEAVES HER BODY, a new musical with music by Micah Young and book and lyrics by Clarence Coo. The workshop is directed by Ben Kamine. There is no public presentation.

 

 

Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know: LIVE!

January 2014

 

Sam is singing in the Contemporary Musical Theatre Songwriters You Should Know: LIVE! concerts at 54 Below on January 27. The evening features new songs by some of the most exciting young composers around, and Sam will be performing the work of Adam Gwon alongside a slew of incredibly talented performers. For more info and tickets, click here.

 

 

Videos from PIED!

January 2014

 

Videos from the PIED! concert (as well as the KIND OF APPROPRIATE concert) have gone up on YouTube! Check out Sam singing "Sing Me The Songs" here:

 

 

 

To see all the videos from PIED!, click here.

 

 

LYRIC TRAMP: The Songs of Alex Rubin

December 2013

 

Sam is singing in LYRIC TRAMP, a concert featuring the lyrics of Alex Rubin, on Monday, December 16 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre at 9:30pm. For more information, click here. For tickets, click here.

 

 

KIND OF APPROPRIATE: The Songs of Julia Meinwald

December 2013

 

Sam is singing in KIND OF APPROPRIATE, a concert featuring the music of Julia Meinwald, on Friday, December 13 at Urban Stages at 10pm. For more information and tickets, click here. For more about the amazing Julia Meinwald, check out her website here.

 

 

Sam Sings at NYU GMTWP

December 2013

 

Sam is participating in three presentations for the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. A 45 minute section of each thesis musical written by this year's graduates (Cycle 23) are being performed as works in progress. Sam is appearing in GAY CARD, music by Ryan Korell, book and lyrics by Jonathan Keebler; THE OXFORD EPIDEMIC, music by James Ballard, book and lyrics by Seth Christenfeld; and LIGHT UP, music by Hali Alspach, book and lyrics by Joe York.

 

 

PIED! at Ars Nova

December 2013

 

Sam is performing at Ars Nova on December 5th at 8pm as part of Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary's UNCHARTED concert. The evening will be a presentation of the first act of PIED!, a new show they are writing about Anita Bryant and the man who threw a pie in her face at a 1977 press conference. Sam plays Tommy, the pie thrower himself. For more info and tickets, click here.

 

 

HANUKKAH JAMBOREE

November 2013

 

Sam is performing at 54 Below in ONE NIGHT ONLY: A HANUKKAH JAMBOREE on November 26th at 7pm. The show is a hilarious take on the traditional holiday pageant show style written by Rob Shapiro. For more info, check out the website here. For tickets, click here. For more on Rob Shapiro, check him out here.

 

 

ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME

November 2013

 

ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME is now available to view on the PBS website. This version that aired on PBS is a 60-minute cut of the 90-minute movie but almost all of the reenactments are intact.

 

 

 

ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME

November 2013

 

Sam appears in the feature film ONE PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME, a documentary about the Kennedy assassination and Walter Cronkite, which will enjoy a limited release in movie theaters beginning November 1st. New Yorkers can see it at the Quad Cinema and those in LA can see it at the Town Center 5 in Encino. It will also appear nationally on PBS on November 13th--check your local listings for exact showtimes, and click here for more information.

 

 

Sam Sings at NYU GMTWP

October 2013

 

Sam is participating in a presentation of selected scenes and songs from THE CAVE PRINCE, with music by Joseph Trefler and book and lyrics by Sarah Hammond, at the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.

 

 

CATCH Reading

October 2013

 

Sam is participating in a reading of the new musical CATCH with book, music and lyrics by Rob Shapiro. The presentation is a concert version of the first act presented through the Dramatists Guild's Friday Night Footlights series.

 

 

FALL SPRINGS

September 2013

 

Sam is back at New Dramatists for another workshop of Fall Springs, by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb and Nikos Tsakalakos and once again directed by Stephen Brackett.

 

 

PBS Movie

July 2013

 

Sam is shooting a PBS movie about the aftermath of the Kennedy assassination. He is featured heavily in a number of reenactments as a young Dallas reporter who played a pivotal role in breaking the news story. It is set to be released in November. Check back for more information on when and where to view the movie.

 

 

BLACKOUT77 Reading

June 2013

 

Sam is participating in a reading of BLACKOUT77, a new play by Kate Bell and directed by Julie Lucas. The reading is being presented by Random Access Theatre Company as part of their RAWR Reading Series on Monday, June 24th at 7PM. For more information, click here.

 

 

JACK + JILL

June 2013

 

Sam will once again be playing Jack in a performance of JACK + JILL, Sarah Hammond and Emily Goldman's 10-minute musical, as part of the New Georges Trunk Show. The performance takes place Sunday, June 16th at 6pm at the Cornelia Street Café. Sam will perform alongside Mallory Hawks as JIll, as well as a number of other featured acts. For more information and to reserve seats, click here.

 

 

RADIO DAZE

May 2013

 

Radio Daze, the short film Sam worked on in March, has been finished! Watch it here:

 

 

 

Presentation of HOLLERIN' CONTEST

April 2013

 

Sam is participating in a presentation of scenes from HOLLERIN' CONTEST, a new play by Jonathan Fitts, in a special workshop at NYU Tisch's Graduate Dramatic Writing Program.

 

 

EAST SIDE STORIES Opens

April 2013

 

East Side Stories: Pioneers opens April 16th at the Metropolitan Playhouse. PIONEERS is one evening out of four in the East Side Stories Festival. It runs 8 performances between April 16th and May 5th. For dates and more information on the show and the East Side Stories festival, click here. To purchase tickets, click here.

 

 

New Videos

April 2013

 

Videos from the Adam Gwon concert at 54 Below are now online! You can see them all on this playlist. Sam is featured in "That's All" and "Get Me Outta Here," and sings backup for "Growing Up" and "Uncharted Territory."

 

 

 

ADAM GWON@54 Below

April 2013

 

Sam will be singing in Adam Gwon's concert at 54 Below on Monday, April 8th. Currently scheduled to appear are Liz Callaway, Santino Fontana, Lindsay Mendez, Betsy Wolfe, and many more of Broadway's hottest young stars. For more information, check out the article on BroadwayWorld here. For tickets, click here. For more on the incredible Adam Gwon, visit adamgwon.com.

 

 

THE G Reading

April 2013

 

Sam is participating in a reading of THE G, a new project by Selda Sahin, Derek Gregor and Zachary Halley.

 

 

EAST SIDE STORIES: PIONEERS

March 2013

 

Sam has been cast in EAST SIDE STORIES: PIONEERS, an evening of 4 short plays being produced by the Metropolitan Playhouse. Sam is appearing in OCCUPY AVENUE A by Josh Gulotta and THE INVENTION OF THE LIVING ROOM by Andrew R. Heinze. Performances run from April 15 through May 5. Check back for more information on how to see the show.

 

 

Demo Recorded for JACK + JILL

March 2013

 

Sam recorded a demo of one of the songs from JACK + JILL, written by Emily Goldman and Sarah Hammond. Check it out here:

 

 

 

Sam Sings at NYU GMTWP Again!

March 2013

 

Sam is participating in a presentation of PEOPLE ARE DANCING, a brand new 2-person 10-minute musical written by Sarah Hammond and Benny Gammerman for the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. 

 

 

RADIO DAZE- Short Film

March 2013

 

Sam is shooting a short film called RADIO DAZE, written and directed by Spencer Forgham-Thrift. Noah’s life takes a change of pace when an omniscient radio host begins to control the inner workings of his mind. The film tracks the depersonalization Noah is going through and his quest to take back control. Sam plays Paul, Noah's best friend. Check back for updates on where you can view the film!

 

 

Sam Sings at NYU GMTWP

February 2013

 

Sam is participating in a presentation of JACK + JILL, a brand new 2-person 10-minute musical written by Sarah Hammond and Emily Goldman for the NYU Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. 

 

 

Readings of Two New Works

December 2012

 

Sam is participating in a showing of scenes from two new works at Primary Stages. Sam plays Blaine, a male Elle Woods type, in THE CAD by Judith Leora, and a nightclub patron in CORNER GIRL by David Davila.

 

 

Demo Recording for Rosser/Sohne

November 2012

 

Sam goes into the studio to help Tim Rosser and Charlie Sohne record a demo for a new holiday musical they are writing. For more information on the songwriters, visit their website at www.rosserandsohne.com.

 

 

THE NEW TENANT Benefit Reading

November 2012

 

Sam is participating in a reading of a new play called "The New Tenant," written by Phillip Taratula and directed by Stephen Brackett. The play appears as part of a benefit for CollaborationTown on November 5 at The New Ohio Theatre at 7:30pm. For more information, click here.

 

 

TheaterOnline.com Reviews NEXT TO NORMAL

October 2012

 

TheaterOnline.com has posted a review of Next To Normal, which had this to say about Sam's performance:

 

"Sam Heldt is remarkable here, perhaps the best actor onstage.  In a commanding, funny and poignant turn, Heldt makes Henry someone you root for, someone you want to be a part of this family, someone who hasn’t gone through the Goodmans’ turmoil but who gets it and sticks around anyways."

 

Read the full review here.

 

There are 9 performances left, running through November 11. For more information and tickets, click here.

 

 

NEXT TO NORMAL

October 2012

 

Sam is playing Henry in Next To Normal with Musically Human Productions, right here in New York City at the Black Box Theater at CAP21. The production is directed by David Norwood with music direction by Jeremy Lyons. Performances begin October 25 and run through November 11. For more information and tickets, click here.

 

 

FALL SPRINGS

September 2012

 

Sam is participating in a developmental workshop of the new musical Fall Springs, by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb and Nikos Tsakalakos and directed by Stephen Brackett. The workshop is sponsored by New Dramatists. There is no public presentation. For more information, click here.

 

 

WITHOUT A SAFETY NET -- Tickets Available

June 2012

 

Without A Safety Net will be performed June 16th at 1pm and June 17th at 5pm at the Hudson Guild Theater as part of The New York Avant-Garde Arts Festival. To get tickets, click here.

 

 

WITHOUT A SAFETY NET

June 2012

 

Sam will be appearing in Without A Safety Net, a new play by Stephanie Garrison, directed by Sara Lyons. The play is being produced as part of The New York Avant-Garde Arts Festival. More information about the show and how to get tickets will be announced soon!

 

 

STRING

June 2012

 

Sam is participating in a reading of Adam Gwon and Sarah Hammond's new musical, String, at New Dramatists. Kent Nicholson directs a cast that also features Teal Wicks, Rebecca Naomi Jones, John Bolton, and Isabel Keating, among others. The presentation will be at 2pm on June 8th and is open to the public. For more information, click here.

 

 

OCCUPY: The Musical

May 2012

 

Sam is participating in a reading of a new piece called OCCUPY: The Musical, inspired by the Occupy Wall Street movement and written in collaboration by 11 composers, lyricists and bookwriters. He is playing Harvey, a disillusioned Wall Street banker.

 

 

New Website Up and Running!

March 2012

 

Sam's new website www.samheldt.com is now officially launched. Check out the site for Sam's bio, resume, and a number of YouTube videos of Sam's performances.