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Andrew Samonsky

 
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Andrew Samonsky has appeared on Broadway as Neville Landless in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Kenneth Ormiston in Scandalous, and Lt. Cable in the Tony Award-winning revival of South Pacific, with which he was also seen in the "Live from Lincoln Center" PBS broadcast. Most recently he played Robert ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Andrew Samonsky has appeared on Broadway as Neville Landless in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Kenneth Ormiston in Scandalous, and Lt. Cable in the Tony Award-winning revival of South Pacific, with which he was also seen in the "Live from Lincoln Center" PBS broadcast. Most recently he played Robert ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2018
Kevin T. & Others
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Old Globe Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Benny
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2015
Robert Kincaid
  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny Production, 2015
Cinderella's Prince
Wolf
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
U.S. Premiere La Jolla Playhouse Production, 2014
Captain Phoebus de Martin
  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Neville Landless [Replacement]
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Performer
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2008
Ensemble
Lt. Eustis Carmichael
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C. [Replacement]
Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N. (Understudy)
Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C. (Understudy)
  [US Tour]
World Premiere, 2004
Nick
  [New York]
Workshop (i), 2004
Performer

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Nick Duckart, Kevin Carolan, Andrew Samonsky and Company in the First North American  Photo

Nick Duckart, Kevin Carolan, Andrew Samonsky and Company in the First North American Tour of COME FROM AWAY

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Kevin Carolan, Harter Clingman, Christine Toy Johnson,  Chamblee Ferguson, Julie John Photo

Kevin Carolan, Harter Clingman, Christine Toy Johnson, Chamblee Ferguson, Julie Johnson, Emily Walton, Andrew Samonsky, Nick Duckart, Becky Gulsvig, Megan Mcginnis, Danielle K. Thomas, and James Earl Jones II

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09/20/2018
Andrew Samonsky (Tadeusz Lempicki) and Eden Espinosa (Tamara de Lempicka) Photo

Andrew Samonsky (Tadeusz Lempicki) and Eden Espinosa (Tamara de Lempicka)

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07/25/2018
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Andrew Samonsky

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11/29/2017
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Andrew Samonsky

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11/29/2017

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2018
Kevin T. & Others

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
Old Globe Theatre World Premiere, 2017
Benny

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2015
Robert Kincaid

  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny Production, 2015
Cinderella's Prince

Wolf

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
U.S. Premiere La Jolla Playhouse Production, 2014
Captain Phoebus de Martin

  [Broadway]
Roundabout Theatre Company Production, 2012
Neville Landless [Replacement]

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2012
Performer

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 2008
Ensemble

Lt. Eustis Carmichael

Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C. [Replacement]

Cmdr. William Harbison, U.S.N. (Understudy)

Lt. Joseph Cable, U.S.M.C. (Understudy)

  [US Tour]
World Premiere, 2004
Nick

  [New York]
Workshop (i), 2004
Performer

Andrew Samonsky Biography

Andrew Samonsky has appeared on Broadway as Neville Landless in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Kenneth Ormiston in Scandalous, and Lt. Cable in the Tony Award-winning revival of South Pacific, with which he was also seen in the "Live from Lincoln Center" PBS broadcast. Most recently he played Robert Kincaid in the first national tour of The Bridges of Madison County. He originated the role of Captain Phoebus in the American premiere ofThe Hunchback of Notre Dame (Paper Mill Playhouse, La Jolla Playhouse). Mr. Samonsky was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his portrayal of Frank Russell in the Off Broadway production of Michael John LaChiusa's Queen of the Mist, and he appeared in the City Center Encores! productions ofFiorello! and Merrily We Roll Along. He has originated the roles of Richard in Somewhere in Time (Portland Center Stage), Beauchamp in Tales of the City(American Conservatory Theater), Joshua in Little Miss Sunshine (La Jolla Playhouse), and Nick in Disney's On the Record (first national tour).

He is a soloist with symphonies across the country, including the New York Philharmonic and Boston Pops. His television and film credits include "Elementary," "Guiding Light," The Ceiling Fan, and The Secret Song.

Andrew Samonsky Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical
Andrew Samonsky, Queen of the Mist

Andrew Samonsky News

George Abud, Victor E. Chan, Eden Espinosa, Amber Iman & More to Star in LEMPICKA at  Photo George Abud, Victor E. Chan, Eden Espinosa, Amber Iman & More to Star in LEMPICKA at La Jolla Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

La Jolla Playhouse has¬†announced the cast and creative team for its 2022/2023 season opener:¬†Lempicka, book, lyrics and original concept by¬†Carson Kreitzer, book and music by¬†Matt Gould, choreographed by¬†Raja Feather Kelly, and directed by Tony Award winner¬†Rachel Chavkin¬†(Broadway‚Äôs¬†Hadestown), running¬†June 14 ‚Äď July 24.

COME FROM AWAY is Coming to the Lied Center Photo COME FROM AWAY is Coming to the Lied Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

The Lied Center for Performing Arts has announced the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Lincoln, NE debut at the Lied Center for a limited engagement on April 27- May 1.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE…  to Return to The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to Return to The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 12, 2022

Stephen DeAngelis will continue¬†his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†AT THIS PERFORMANCE‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday, April 18th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Alabama Shakespeare Festival Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo Alabama Shakespeare Festival Presents LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 4, 2022

Alabama Shakespeare Festival to present Little Shop of Horrors, March. 4 - April 3 on the Octagon Stage.

VIDEO: Nick Duckart Talks Bringing COME FROM AWAY To Chicago Photo VIDEO: Nick Duckart Talks Bringing COME FROM AWAY To Chicago
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2022

Come From Away is now in Chicago through March 6th, 2022. Watch as Nick Duckart who plays Kevin J and others talks about bringing a bit of Gander to the Windy City.

COME FROM AWAY Plays The Ohio Theatre in February Photo COME FROM AWAY Plays The Ohio Theatre in February
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2022

CAPA and PNC Broadway in Columbus are thrilled to present the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, at the Ohio Theatre February 8-13 for its Columbus debut. Tickets are on sale now.

COME FROM AWAY Tour Comes to  the Stranahan Theater Next Month Photo COME FROM AWAY Tour Comes to the Stranahan Theater Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Dec 9, 2021

Come From Away is coming to the Stranahan Theater in Toledo. This production is a part of the BROADWAY IS BACK IN TOLEDO SERIES and will take the stage for eight performances from January 4-9, 2022.

Micaela Diamond, Andrew Samonsky & More Will Take Part in BORDERLINE Musical Reading Photo Micaela Diamond, Andrew Samonsky & More Will Take Part in BORDERLINE Musical Reading
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 7, 2021

BroadwayWorld has just learned that the new musical Borderline will get an industry reading later this week under the direction of Sarna Lapine, musical supervision of David Gardos, and choreography of Joann M. Hunter. The project features a book by Aryanna Garber and music/lyrics by Benjamin Velez.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE...to Make Green Room 42 Return This Winter
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021

¬†Stephen DeAngelis¬†continues his¬†ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition of¬†At This Performance‚Ķ‚ĄĘ¬†to be held on¬†Monday,¬†December 13th¬†¬†at¬†The¬†Green Room 42,¬†Green Fig, Fourth Floor,¬†Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd¬†Street), New York, NY 10036¬†at¬†7¬†PM.¬†

Review Roundup: COME FROM AWAY National Tour Returns to the Stage; What Did the Criti Photo Review Roundup: COME FROM AWAY National Tour Returns to the Stage; What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Oct 26, 2021

The National Tour of Come From Away has returned to the stage! The production returned at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN earlier this month.

Andrew Samonsky Videos

VIDEO: Nick Duckart Talks Bringing COME FROM AWAY To Chicago VideoVIDEO: Nick Duckart Talks Bringing COME FROM AWAY To Chicago
by Stage Tube - Feb 25, 2022

Come From Away is now in Chicago through March 6th, 2022. Watch as Nick Duckart who plays Kevin J and others talks about bringing a bit of Gander to the Windy City.

Broadway Rewind: Michael Arden and Company Bring THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME to the S VideoBroadway Rewind: Michael Arden and Company Bring THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME to the Stage!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 29, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when the La Jolla Playhouse production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame transferred to Paper Mill Playhouse. Featuring a score by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, the production was directed by Scott Schwartz and starred Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renée, Andrew Samonsky and Erik Liberman.

Broadway Rewind: Carolee Carmello Makes a Joyful Noise in SCANDALOUS in 2012 VideoBroadway Rewind: Carolee Carmello Makes a Joyful Noise in SCANDALOUS in 2012
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when Scandalous opened at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it played for 29 performances. Led by Carolee Carmello, the musical featured a book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman. It also starred Edward Watts, Andrew Samonsky, Roz Ryan and George Hearn.

VIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Actors Want You To Pay It Forward On 9/11 VideoVIDEO: COME FROM AWAY Actors Want You To Pay It Forward On 9/11
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2019

Five actors who play the same role in the Broadway musical Come From Away and the man they portray, Kevin Tuerff, are promoting the 18th Annual Pay it Forward 9/11, founded by Tuerff.

VIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Becky Gulsvig Eat Chicago Deep Dish Pizza And More! VideoVIDEO: Watch COME FROM AWAY's Becky Gulsvig Eat Chicago Deep Dish Pizza And More!
by Alan Henry - Aug 8, 2019

Direct from the Come From Away National Tour, Becky Gulsvig gets In Too Deep with T.J. Pieffer as they contemplate accents, Peter Pan, and Giordano's Deep Dish Pizza.

Exclusive Video: Watch Becky Gulsvig Perform 'Me And The Sky' and More Highlights fro VideoExclusive Video: Watch Becky Gulsvig Perform 'Me And The Sky' and More Highlights from COME FROM AWAY on Tour
by TV - On the Road - Oct 25, 2018

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at Come From Away on Tour! Check out the video below! The touring production of Come From Away stars Kevin Carolan (Disney's Newsies), Harter Clingman (Peter and The Starcatcher), Nick Duckart (In the Heights), Chamblee Ferguson, Becky Gulsvig (School of Rock the Musical), Julie Johnson (Memphis), Christine Toy Johnson (The Music Man), James Earl Jones II (The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess), Megan McGinnis (Les Miserables), Andrew Samonsky (South Pacific), Danielle K. Thomas (Avenue Q), Emily Walton (August Osage County), Marika Aubrey, Jane Bunting, Michael Brian Dunn, Julie Garnye, Adam Halpin, Aaron Michael Ray.

VIDEO: Becky Gulsvig Performs 'Me And The Sky' From COME FROM AWAY and Chats With Rea VideoVIDEO: Becky Gulsvig Performs 'Me And The Sky' From COME FROM AWAY and Chats With Real Life Captain Beverley Bass
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2018

The national tour of Come From Away opened last week at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle. Becky Gulsvig, who plays Captain Beverley Bass, among others, recently performed the song 'Me and the Sky' on K5 News. Following the performance, she joined the real-life Beverley Bass to talk more about the story's background.

VIDEO: National Tour of COME FROM AWAY Launches at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater VideoVIDEO: National Tour of COME FROM AWAY Launches at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theater
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2018

The 5th Avenue Theatre kicks off its 2018-19 season with the launch of Come From Away's North American tour, playing October 9 - November 4, 2018. Single tickets are on sale now and season subscriptions are still available for purchase online at www.5thavenue.org, by phone at 206-625-1900, or in person at the Box Office (1308 5th Avenue in Downtown Seattle).

VIDEO: Watch Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead's New Short Film THE CEILING FA VideoVIDEO: Watch Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Kate Wetherhead's New Short Film THE CEILING FAN
by Movies News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Kate Wetherhead (Legally Blonde, The Other Josh Cohen, Clever Little Lies) and Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Tuck Everlasting, Newsies), the duo behind the popular theater-themed web series Submissions Only and the middle-grade book series Jack & Louisa, have just released a new short film, The Ceiling Fan. Check it out below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At BENNY & JOON At The Old Globe Theatre VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At BENNY & JOON At The Old Globe Theatre
by Alan Henry - Sep 13, 2017

The world premiere of BENNY & JOON will run at The Old Globe Theatre through October 22. Based on the 1993 movie of the same name with a screenplay by Barry Berman and Lesley McNeil, BENNY & JOON follows the story of auto mechanic Benny, who is the only care taker of his eccentric sister Joon. Things become complicated when Sam, with his own take on the world, steps into the picture and turns everything upside down. BENNY & JOON explores what happens when you step outside of what you know, and take the leap toward love.


Andrew Samonsky Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Andrew Samonsky been in?
Andrew Samonsky has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Andrew Samonsky been in?
Andrew Samonsky has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Andrew Samonsky been nominated for?
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Queen of the Mist .