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Jeremy Sams

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[West End, 2022]
Translator
 
[US Tour, 2013]
Director and Adaptor
 
[West End, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[West End, 2006]
Director
 
[Los Angeles, 2005]
Lyrics
 
[Broadway, 2001]
Director
 
[West End, 1996]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1995]
Composer
 
[West End, 1994]
Lyrics
 
[West End, 1992]
Musical Director
 
[Broadway, 1990]
Composer
 
[West End, 1990]
Musical Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Composer

Writing

Librettist
Bookwriter
Lyricist

Photos

Jeremy Sams and Arlene Phillips Photo

Jeremy Sams and Arlene Phillips

From: 
Date:
12/02/2012

 

Stage

Productions

[West End, 2022]
Translator

[US Tour, 2013]
Director and Adaptor

[West End, 2011]
Director

[Broadway, 2008]
Director

[West End, 2006]
Director

[Los Angeles, 2005]
Lyrics

[Broadway, 2001]
Director

[West End, 1996]
Director

[Broadway, 1995]
Composer

[West End, 1994]
Lyrics

[West End, 1992]
Musical Director

[Broadway, 1990]
Composer

[West End, 1990]
Musical Director

[Off-Broadway, 1990]
Composer

Writing
Librettist
Bookwriter
Lyricist

Jeremy Sams Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Book of a Musical
Jeremy Sams, Amour
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Jeremy Sams, Amour
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Book of a Musical Gold Star
Jeremy Sams, Amour
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Lyrics Gold Star
Jeremy Sams, Amour
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2002 - Outstanding Director of a Play
Jeremy Sams, Noises Off
 
Olivier Awards - 2000 - Best Director
Jeremy SamsSpend Spend Spend

Jeremy Sams News

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Announced At Main Street Theater Photo CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Announced At Main Street Theater
by A.A. Cristi - May 17, 2022

This summer. Main Street Theater is bringing to the stage the high-flying, adventure-filled musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, based on the much-loved, iconic film! ‚ÄúNever say 'no' to adventures,‚ÄĚ says Grandpa Potts.¬†

CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Comes to Main Street Theater Photo CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Comes to Main Street Theater
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

This summer. Main Street Theater (MST) is bringing to the stage the high-flying, adventure-filled musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, based on the much-loved, iconic film! ‚ÄúNever say 'no' to adventures,‚ÄĚ says Grandpa Potts.¬† ‚ÄúAlways say 'yes.'‚ÄĚ MST is saying YES to adventures this summer with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang! The musical is based on the MGM Motion Picture with music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman; adapted for the Stage by Jeremy Sams; licensed script adapted by Ray Roderick.

Royal College of Music Announces Summer Season Photo Royal College of Music Announces Summer Season
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 11, 2022

Royal College of Music presents a vibrant summer season including Jonathan Dove’s opera Flight, family-friendly activities and visiting artists including Sir Andrew Davis and Benny Greb. 

Madison Opera Presents ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD Photo Madison Opera Presents ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2022

Madison Opera welcomes spring with Jacques Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld on Friday, April 29 at 8pm and Sunday, May 1 at 2:30pm in Overture Hall at the Overture Center for the Arts.

BWW Review: COS√Ć FAN TUTTE, London Coliseum Photo BWW Review: COS√Ć FAN TUTTE, London Coliseum
by Franco Milazzo - Mar 15, 2022

Phelim McDermott is among the very top tier of opera directors and, with this welcome revival of his 2014 interpretation of Così fan tutte, it is easy to see why.

Mozart's COSI FAN TUTTE Returns To The English National Opera Photo Mozart's COSI FAN TUTTE Returns To The English National Opera
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2022

This March, the 'hilarious production' that 'combines clever comedy and sublime arias' (Daily Express), Mozart's Così fan tutte returns to the English National Opera (ENO). Last staged in 2014, Mozart's dark comic masterpiece that is 'funny, fast and farcical' (What's On Stage), is brought to life by the multi-award winning director and Artistic Director of Improbable, Phelim McDermott. 

BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG is a Musical Morsel Supreme Photo BWW Review: Hale Centre Theatre's CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG is a Musical Morsel Supreme
by Tyler Hinton - Nov 13, 2021

Like the titular car, CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG on the Hale Centre Theatre Centre Stage in Sandy is more than spectacular.  And like deliciously rousing Toot Sweets, the production is a musical morsel supreme.

BWW Review: THE GOOD LIFE, Theatre Royal Bath Photo BWW Review: THE GOOD LIFE, Theatre Royal Bath
by Cheryl Markosky - Oct 15, 2021

It couldn't be more timely that the iconic 70s British TV sitcom, The Good Life - attracting 21 million viewers at its peak in 1977 - now comes to theatres.

THE GOOD LIFE Will Tour the UK From Next Month Photo THE GOOD LIFE Will Tour the UK From Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021

The acclaimed cast will include actress and presenter Preeya Kalidas as 'Margo Leadbetter', Dominic Rowan as 'Jerry Leadbetter', and Sally Tatum as 'Barbara Good', joining the previously announced actor and comedian Rufus Hound as 'Tom Good'. Also featured will be Nigel Betts and Tessa Churchard.

World Premiere Stage Production of THE GOOD LIFE Announces UK Tour Beginning in Octob Photo World Premiere Stage Production of THE GOOD LIFE Announces UK Tour Beginning in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021

A brand new stage adaptation of beloved British sitcom THE GOOD LIFE will tour the UK this Autumn. The new comedy by Jeremy Sams, is based on the classic television series by John Esmonde and Bob Larbey which entertained countless millions in the 1970s.

Jeremy Sams Videos

VIDEO: First Look at the UK Premiere of AMOUR VideoVIDEO: First Look at the UK Premiere of AMOUR
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2019

This is the UK professional premiere of Amour, a musical fantasy about daring to dream and the power of self belief, with music by multi award-winning Michel Legrand with English lyrics by Jeremy Sams (from the original French by Didier Van Cauwelaert).

VIDEO: Ariana Grande & Jason Robert Brown Perform 'Jason's Song' on TONIGHT SHOW
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 20, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, Ariana Grande performed 'Jason's Song (Gave It Away)' with a little help from Tony winning composer Jason Robert Brown.

BWW Blog: Morgan Reynolds of THE WIZARD OF OZ Tour - An Exclusive Look at 8 Months on the Road, Filmed 1 Second Each Day
by Guest Blogger: Morgan Reynolds - Jul 18, 2016

THE WIZARD OF OZ NORTH AMERICAN TOUR played its final performance on Sunday, July 17 at the Straz Center in Tampa, FL.  During the tour, Morgan Reynolds (Scarecrow) took fans on a backstage journey down the yellow brick road.  Here is the final installment: An incredible look at 8 months on the road, captured in a second each day.  Check out the video below! 

Tony Awards Close-Up: Has Tevye Proved Danny Burstein's Most Difficult Role? The Six-Time Nominee Explains!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 12, 2016

In the past ten years, Danny Burstein has wooed audiences with his Tony nominated performances as some of Broadway's most beloved characters- Buddy, Aldopho, Billis... the list goes on. Now he has taken on perhaps musical theatre's most iconic character- a milkman from Anatevka called Tevye. How does this role (for which he is nominated as Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical) compared to his others? Find out below!

BWW Blog: WIZARD OF OZ Tour's Morgan Reynolds
by Guest Blogger: Morgan Reynolds - Dec 4, 2015

@morganwreynolds (Scarecrow) takes fans behind-the-scenes on the 2015-16 North American tour of The Wizard of Oz! #WizardUsTour.  Check out his latest vlog below!

BWW TV: First Look at Rene Flemming in Susan Stroman-Helmed THE MERRY WIDOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2015

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents the sparkling operetta The Merry Widow by Franz Lehar in a new-to-Chicago production to launch the holiday season. It opens on Saturday, November 14 with 10 performances through Sunday, December 13. Performances are in English with projected titles.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Rehearsal Footage for THE MERRY WIDOW Starring Renee Fleming, Kelli O'Hara & More!
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2014

Renée Fleming will add a new role to her extensive repertory when she sings her first-ever performances of Hanna Glawari, the title role in Lehár's The Merry Widow, at the Met this season. Four-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman makes her Met debut as director and choreographer of a new production of the comic operetta, in which a wealthy widow's countrymen launch a romantic plot to keep her -- and her tax dollars -- within their borders.

STAGE TUBE: Natascia Diaz Sings 'Mack the Knife' in Signature Theatre's THREEPENNY OPERA
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre presents The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Scroll down to see a video of Natascia Diaz singing 'Mack The Knife' from the prodction!

STAGE TUBE: Exclusive First Look at Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre presents The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic DirectorMatthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife and Natascia Diaz (Jenny; Broadway's Man of LaMancha, Signature's Brother Russia, Kiss of the Spiderwoman). BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first look at the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre releases a photo of their production of The Threepenny Opera,Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife and Natascia Diaz (Jenny; Broadway's Man of LaMancha, Signature's Brother Russia, Kiss of the Spiderwoman). Check out a sneak peek below!


Jeremy Sams Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jeremy Sams written?
Jeremy Sams has written 3 shows including Ghetto (Lyricist), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Bookwriter), Amour (Librettist).

What awards has Jeremy Sams been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Amour , Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Amour , Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Amour , Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Amour Outstanding Director of a Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for Noises Off and Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Spend Spend Spend .

What awards has Jeremy Sams won?
Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Amourand Outstanding Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for Amour.