Samantha has joined the cast of Austen's Pride as Lydia Bennet in a staged reading. The reading is directed by Igor Goldin. Greg Jarret is the music director and Andrew Palermo is the choreographer. Samantha is excited to bring to life a character from her favorite book. Click here for the BroadwayWorld article.
A Chorus Line National Tour
Samantha recently returned to the line as Connie on the National tour of A Chorus Line, touring cities in both the United States and Japan. The tour was directed by Baayork Lee, the original Connie Wong, and Peter Pileski. Matt Lowy was the music director and Patrick Vaccariello was the music supervisor.
C317 Productions Promo Video
Samantha was recently part of a promo video for C317 Productions, a production company dedicated to producing work that will create dialogue about art. Watch the video here and join the conversation!
In February, 2016 Samantha will begin rehearsals for "Hello Dolly" at Riverside Theatre. Samantha is very excited to be returning to the Stark Stage among such a talented cast. The show will be directed and choreographed by Jimmy Brennan. Anne Shuttlesworth will music direct. The show runs from March 8th to March 27th.
A Chorus Line
In December, 2015 Samantha will begin rehearsals for "A Chorus Line" at Riverside Theatre. Samantha is very excited to be making her Stark Stage debut in such an iconic show. She will be playing Connie, a dream role of hers since she was a little girl. The show will be directed and choreographed by Mitzi Hamilton. Ken Clifton will music direct. The show runs from January 5 to January 24th. Included is an article from playbill.com with more information Here.
"Poodleful", a children's musical, will be having it's debut at the end of September at the Anne Morton Theatre in Vero Beach. The musical, written by DJ Salisbury and Ken Clifton, is an adaptation of the children's book, Pansy at the Palace, by Cynthia Bardes. Samantha will be playing the role of Pansy, a little brown poodle who solves a mystery.
In March, 2015, Samantha will be joining the cast of "Pajama Game" at Pace University as Ann. The musical will be directed by JV Mercanti with music direction by Joel Waggoner and choreography by Scott Jovovich. The show will run from April 29th to May 3rd in the Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts. Samantha is very excited to be joining the cast and looks forward to rehearsals.
In January, 2015, Samantha will be playing the role of Michelle in "Great Wall," with music and lyrics by Kevin So and book by Kevin Merritt. The staged reading will be directed by Amy Rogers, music directed by Rodney Bush, and choreographed by David Grindrod. The show will run from Wednesday, January 28th to Sunday, February 1st.
Victoria Clarke Masterclass
On Friday, October 17, Samantha Will participate in a masterclass with Tony Award-winning actress, Victoria Clarke. Clarke is the artist in residence for the year at Pace University. Samantha will “Pulled” from The Addams Family and “Mira” from Carnival. The masterclass will be facilitated by casting director, Bob Cline, and accompanied by Rodney Bush. Samantha is very excited to sing for Clarke looking forward to the class.