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Sam Buntrock

 

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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Regional (US), 2017]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2011]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2008]
Director
 
[London Fringe, 2007]
Director
 
[West End, 2006]
Director
 
[London Fringe, 2005]
Director


Sam Buntrock Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 2008 - Outstanding Director of a Musical
Sam Buntrock, Sunday in the Park with George
 
Tony Awards - 2008 - Best Direction of a Musical
Sam Buntrock, Sunday in the Park with George
 
Olivier Awards - 2007 - Best Director
Sam Buntrock, Sunday In The Park With George

Sam Buntrock News

New York Festival Of Song Presents A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU! At Kaufman Music Cente Photo New York Festival Of Song Presents A GOYISHE CHRISTMAS TO YOU! At Kaufman Music Center On December 14
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 17, 2022

New York Festival of Song (NYFOS), led by Artistic Director Steven Blier, presents its annual holiday show, A Goyishe Christmas to You! on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at 7:00pm at Merkin Hall's Upper Lobby at the Kaufman Music Center.

BAT OUT OF HELL is Headed to Germany This Year Photo BAT OUT OF HELL is Headed to Germany This Year
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022

Jim Steinman's globally successful stage epic Bat Out of Hell ‚Äď The Musical returns to Germany: The award-winning original from London's West End with the greatest hits of Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf can be experienced for the first time in its original English version in this touring production from 20th December 2022 to 4th January 2023 only, at the Capitol Theater D√ľsseldorf.

Village Theatre Announces New Leadership With New Artistic Director and First-Ever Ma Photo Village Theatre Announces New Leadership With New Artistic Director and First-Ever Managing Director
by Grace Cutler - Jul 8, 2022

Village Theatre announces Adam Immerwahr (Washington DC’s Theater J) as its next Artistic Director and Laura Lee (Seattle’s ArtsWest) as its first-ever Managing Director.

Lauren Worsham, Lilli Cooper and More Star in THE WILDNESS Virtual Reimagining Photo Lauren Worsham, Lilli Cooper and More Star in THE WILDNESS Virtual Reimagining
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021

On¬†May 26¬†at¬†8pm ET, cast members of 2016‚Äôs Lortel-nominated show ‚ÄúThe Wildness‚ÄĚ will reunite for a virtual reimagining of the production as part of Ars Nova's Supra series. This one-night-only concert event features members of the theatrical indie-pop band¬†Sky-Pony, including Tony nominees Lauren Worsham, Lilli Cooper and Kyle Jarrow.

PlayCo Productions Available to Audiences Everywhere This Spring Photo PlayCo Productions Available to Audiences Everywhere This Spring
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2021

PlayCo announces plans for Spring 2021, building on the company's multi-platform exploration of this moment, its engagement with artists who are illuminating the complexities of relationships sustained from a distance, and its introduction of new initiatives responding to the changes in our world.

Lilli Cooper, Kyle Jarrow, Lauren Worsham and More Announced for Additional Ars Nova  Photo Lilli Cooper, Kyle Jarrow, Lauren Worsham and More Announced for Additional Ars Nova Online Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 8, 2021

Ars Nova Supra highlights include a night of original music with composer and performer Ellen Winter on April 23; Showgasm, Ars Nova’s monthly variety-show-meets-party, with guest host George Civeris on April 29; and a special concert performance of Sky Pony’s indomitable rock fairy tale, The (virtual) Wildness, on May 26.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 21- SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Returns to Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, February 21- SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Returns to Broadway
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2021

On this day in 2008, the Menier Chocolate Factory's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, Sunday in the Park with George opened on Broadway.

100 New York Arts Workers Will Assemble in Times Square to Sing 'Will I' for BE AN #A Photo 100 New York Arts Workers Will Assemble in Times Square to Sing 'Will I' for BE AN #ARTSHERO: ARTS WORKERS UNITE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 4, 2020

A dynamic and diverse cross-section of 100 New York Arts Workers will briefly assemble in Times Square to sing 'Will I?' from Rent. The song's pointed questions 'Will I lose my dignity? Will someone care. Will I wake tomorrow from this nightmare?' will be followed by 100 seconds of silence: a second for each U.S. Senator.

Broadway Rewind: THE LITTLE MERMAID Makes a Splash on Broadway! Photo Broadway Rewind: THE LITTLE MERMAID Makes a Splash on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2020

'We then travel to the exciting opening night of Disney's musical, The Little Mermaid and I asked an exuberant Sierra Boggess, who was making her Broadway debut as Ariel, what that magical day meant to her. 'Did it really happen tonight? Are we sure that that just happened! Before I went on stage tonight, I felt my heart pounding because I was just so excited and there was such anticipation and I realized all I had to do tonight was share Ariel.''

Arena Stage Announces Additional Playwrights To Join Power Plays Initiative Photo Arena Stage Announces Additional Playwrights To Join Power Plays Initiative
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces four additional commissioned playwrights as a part of Power Plays, an ambitious initiative commissioning and developing 25 new plays and musicals from a diverse mix of writers, composers and lyricists over the course of 10 years. Playwrights Lauren Yee, Zack Zadek, Emily Feldman and Karen Zacarías join previously commissioned playwrights with projects underway, including Eduardo Machado, whose Power Play Celia and Fidel, a perceptive and authentic look at Fidel Castro's most trusted confidant and political partner, Celia Sánchez, enjoys its world premiere in Arena's Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle, February 28 through April 12, 2020.

Sam Buntrock Videos

Broadway Rewind: THE LITTLE MERMAID Makes a Splash on Broadway! Videoplay
Broadway Rewind: THE LITTLE MERMAID Makes a Splash on Broadway!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 5, 2020

'We then travel to the exciting opening night of Disney's musical, The Little Mermaid and I asked an exuberant Sierra Boggess, who was making her Broadway debut as Ariel, what that magical day meant to her. 'Did it really happen tonight? Are we sure that that just happened! Before I went on stage tonight, I felt my heart pounding because I was just so excited and there was such anticipation and I realized all I had to do tonight was share Ariel.''

VIDEO: Check Out 360 Degrees of Andy Mientus in DCPA's THE WHO'S TOMMY Videoplay
VIDEO: Check Out 360 Degrees of Andy Mientus in DCPA's THE WHO'S TOMMY

by Stage Tube - May 25, 2018

The DCPA Theatre Company presents 'The Who's Tommy' from April 20 through May 27 in The Stage Theatre. Below check out Broadway's Andy Mientus and company in all 360 degrees with this interactive video!

VIDEO: He's a Pinball Wizard! Andy Mientus Dishes on Taking on the Title Role in TOMM Videoplay
VIDEO: He's a Pinball Wizard! Andy Mientus Dishes on Taking on the Title Role in TOMMY

by Stage Tube - May 10, 2018

The DCPA Theatre Company presents 'The Who's Tommy' from April 20 through May 27 in The Stage Theatre. Get your first glimpse at the show here, starring Broadway's Andy Mientus in the title role! For more, go to denvercenter.org.

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes with Denver Center's THE WHO'S TOMMY Starring Andy Mientu Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes with Denver Center's THE WHO'S TOMMY Starring Andy Mientus

by Stage Tube - May 4, 2018

The DCPA Theatre Company presents 'The Who's Tommy' from April 20 through May 27 in The Stage Theatre. Go behind the scenes with the cast and creative including star Andy Mientus below! 

VIDEO: First Look at Andy Mientus in The Who's TOMMY at The Denver Center Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Andy Mientus in The Who's TOMMY at The Denver Center

by Stage Tube - Apr 27, 2018

The DCPA Theatre Company presents 'The Who's Tommy' from April 20 through May 27 in The Stage Theatre. Get your first glimpse at the show here, starring Broadway's Andy Mientus in the title role! For more, go to denvercenter.org.

VIDEO: Andy Mientus of The Denver Center's TOMMY Sings for Denver Actors Fund Videoplay
VIDEO: Andy Mientus of The Denver Center's TOMMY Sings for Denver Actors Fund

by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2018

Broadway star Andy Mientus, who will play Tommy in the DCPA Theatre Company's upcoming stage production of 'The Who's Tommy,' based on the seminal concept album, performed songs from the musical on March 26, 2018, at the Alamo Drafthouse Denver, with proceeds benefiting The Denver Actors Fund. Mientus sang 'Sensation.' Guitar by Dave Devine. The live entertainment preceded a screening of Ken Russell's cult-classic film adaptation on the 43rd anniversary of its London release. The evening's host was Steven J. Burge, currently a featured performer in the Denver Center's First Date. Video provided by Avery Anderson and edited by John Moore.

VIDEO: Lulu Fall of The Denver Center's TOMMY Sings for Denver Actors Fund Videoplay
VIDEO: Lulu Fall of The Denver Center's TOMMY Sings for Denver Actors Fund

by Stage Tube - Mar 28, 2018

Broadway star Lulu Fall, who will play The Acid Queen in the DCPA Theatre Company's upcoming stage production of 'The Who's Tommy,' based on the seminal concept album, performed songs from the musical on March 26, 2018, at the Alamo Drafthouse Denver, with proceeds benefiting The Denver Actors Fund. Guitar by Dave Devine. Video provided by Avery Anderson and edited by John Moore.

VIDEO: On This Day, February 21- Menier Chocolate Factory's Production of SUNDAY IN T Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, February 21- Menier Chocolate Factory's Production of SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE Lands on Broadway

by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2018

On this day in 2008, the Menier Chocolate Factory's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, Sunday in the Park with George opened on Broadway.

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes with Costume Designer of FRANKENSTEIN at DCPA
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2016

In Part 4 of 4 on 'Frankenstein,' go behind the scenes with Costume Designer Kevin Copenhaver, whose challenge includes that the two leading actors alternate nightly in the roles of Dr. Frankenstein and his Creature.  Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of the Reimagined FRANKENSTEIN at DCPA
by Stage Tube - Oct 5, 2016

The U.S. premiere of Nick Dear's adaptation Frankenstein will be directed by Sam Buntrock, returning to the DCPA Theatre Company after directing the 2013 World Premiere of Ed, Downloaded. Buntrock's directing credits include Sunday in the Park with George (Broadway, West End, Menier and 5th Avenue Seattle). The production won 5 Olivier Awards including Outstanding Musical Production and was nominated for 9 Tony Awards including Best Director. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below!


Sam Buntrock Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Sam Buntrock been nominated for?
Outstanding Director of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sunday in the Park with George Best Direction of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sunday in the Park with George and Best Director (Olivier Awards) for Sunday In The Park With George .