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Sam Forman Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Musical
Sam Forman, We the People: America Rocks!
 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical
Sam FormanRise and Fall of Annie Hall

Sam Forman News

10 Videos That Make ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS at 54 Below Look Like A Must-See Photo 10 Videos That Make ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS at 54 Below Look Like A Must-See
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 2, 2022

The popular composer brings his cabaret and concert series back to 54 Below with some new faces and some that all his friends will recognize. Some of those faces can be seen in these ten videos.

VIDEO: Watch WE THE PEOPLE: AMERICA ROCKS! on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch WE THE PEOPLE: AMERICA ROCKS! on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 24, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with WE THE PEOPLE: AMERICA ROCKS!  By Joe Iconis, Eli Bolin, Douglas Lyons & More.

Recording of WE THE PEOPLE: AMERICA ROCKS! With Rashidra Scott, Zach Piser & More to  Photo Recording of WE THE PEOPLE: AMERICA ROCKS! With Rashidra Scott, Zach Piser & More to Premiere on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020

TheaterWorksUSA has mounted a fully staged, socially distanced live production of WE THE PEOPLE: AMERICA ROCKS! Filmed live (without an audience) on the Paper Mill Playhouse stage on October 4, and produced in association with Paper Mill Playhouse, the capture will be streamed to families across the country.

TheaterWorksUSA Announces its 2019-20 Season Photo TheaterWorksUSA Announces its 2019-20 Season
by Julie Musbach - Sep 27, 2019

Creating exceptional, transformative theatrical experiences that are accessible to young and family audiences in diverse communities throughout North America, TheaterWorksUSA announces their 2019-20 season with productions on Broadway, throughout New York City, and 11 productions touring around the United States and Canada.  

SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE Musical Hoping to Hit the West End By the End of 2019 Photo SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE Musical Hoping to Hit the West End By the End of 2019
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2019

The long awaited West End run of the musical adaptation of Sleepless in Seattle may be coming sooner than we think.

Cherry Lane Theatre Concludes Its Mentor Project Season With C. A. Johnson's THE CLIM Photo Cherry Lane Theatre Concludes Its Mentor Project Season With C. A. Johnson's THE CLIMB
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 13, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founder; Seri Lawrence, Artistic Director) will conclude its Obie Award-winning Mentor Project with The Climb, written by C.A. Johnson. The Climb is directed by Jenna Worsham, mentored by Pulitzer Prize winner Martyna Majok and will begin performances on Wednesday, April 3 and run through April 13, 2019, at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC).  Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by visiting cherrylanetheatre.org or by calling 866-811-4111.

Cherry Lane Continues Mentor Project with THREE GIRLS NEVER LEARNT THE WAY HOME Photo Cherry Lane Continues Mentor Project with THREE GIRLS NEVER LEARNT THE WAY HOME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre will continue its Obie Award-winning Mentor Project with three girls never learnt the way home, written by Matthew Paul Olmos.

Cherry Lane Continues Mentor Project with THREE GIRLS NEVER LEARNT THE WAY HOME Photo Cherry Lane Continues Mentor Project with THREE GIRLS NEVER LEARNT THE WAY HOME
by Julie Musbach - Feb 20, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre will continue its Obie Award-winning Mentor Project with three girls never learnt the way home, written by Matthew Paul Olmos.

Cherry Lane Theatre Kicks-Off Mentor Project With THE MATURATION OF AN INCONVENIENT N Photo Cherry Lane Theatre Kicks-Off Mentor Project With THE MATURATION OF AN INCONVENIENT NEGRO (OR INEGRO)
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 30, 2019

Cherry Lane Theatre (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founder; Seri Lawrence, Artistic Director) is proud to kick-off its Obie Award-winning Mentor Project with this year's first production, The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro (or iNegro) written by and starring Kareem M. Lucas, mentored by Craig 'muMs' Grant. The Maturation of an Inconvenient Negro is directed by David Mendizabal and will begin performances on Wednesday, February 20 and run through March 2 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC).  Tickets are $25 ($60 for a three-show membership) and can be purchased by visiting cherrylanetheatre.org or by calling 866-811-4111.

Goodspeed's 13th Annual Festival of New Musicals to Tackle the Civil War, Womenin the Photo Goodspeed's 13th Annual Festival of New Musicals to Tackle the Civil War, Womenin the Airforce and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

The 13th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals, produced by Goodspeed Musicals' Max Showalter Center for Education in Musical Theatre, kicks off its much-anticipated three-day festival of brand-new works today, January 12, 2018 at The Goodspeed with a staged reading of the rousing new musical Five Points by Ethan D. Pakchar (Music) and Douglas Lyons (Music and Lyrics), and McKnight Fellowship winner Harrison David Rivers (Book).

Sam Forman Videos

STAGE TUBE: Jason Gotay Sings Title Song on BROOKLYN CRUSH Cast Album
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2016

Broadway Records and producer Jeremy Handelman recently announced long-awaited release of the original Off-Broadway cast album of the award-winning musical, BROOKLYN CRUSH (formerly F#%king Up Everything) by David Eric Davis and Sam Forman. Click below to watch Jason Gotay singing the title song in the recording studio!

STAGE TUBE: Dawn Cantwell Sings 'If You Were Mine' on BROOKLYN CRUSH Cast Album
by Stage Tube - May 5, 2016

Broadway Records and producer Jeremy Handelman recently announced long awaited release of the original Off-Broadway cast album of the award winning musical, BROOKLYN CRUSH (formerly F#%king Up Everything) by David Eric Davis and Sam Forman. Click below to watch Dawn Cantwell singing 'If You Were Mine' in the recording studio! Cantwell is currently playing 'Nessarose' in WICKED on Broadway.

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER - Allison Posner & Monica Raymund Perform 'The Way You Move' from Eli Bolin & Sam Forman's VOLLEYGIRLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 5, 2014

This week's featured composers are Eli Bolin and Sam Forman whose song 'The Way You Move' from their new musical VOLLEYGIRLS, was performed by original cast member Allison Posner and producer Monica Raymund at at the Laurie Beechman Theater.

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- Sean Mahoney and Creighton Irons' 'Live Free or Die'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2013

We have no tricks, but definitely a treat for you this week: a song from Sean Mahoney and Creighton Irons' musical Factory Girls! Brooke Sunny Moriber is on lead vocals, while Alison Cusano, Kate Ferber and Molly Hager sing backup in this video loaded with girl power from our CEC concert at the Canal Room.

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER- In the Studio with Eli Bolin!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2013

Cutting-Edge Composers is in the studio with Eli Bolin exclusively on Broadwayworld.com. We caught up with Eli to find out about his upcoming productions of Found at NY Stage and Film, and Volleygirls, starring Susan Blackwell, at NYMF. Check out the video below for insight into Eli's writing process, and a sneak peek at two songs from two of his latest musicals! You might even see a surprise guest performance from Volleygirls cast member Jennifer Johnson.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with David Shor and the Cast of the World Premiere of SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE
by Stage Tube - May 21, 2013

The Pasadena Playhouse, in association with David Shor Productions, presents SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE - THE MUSICAL. Single tickets are also currently on sale. Performances for the world premiere presentation will begin May 24 through June 23, with an official press opening on Sunday, June 2, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. at The Pasadena Playhouse. BroadwayWorld has a behind the scenes look below.

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Off-Broadway's F#%KING UP EVERYTHING Cast Talks 'Getting Your Heart On'
by Stage Tube - Mar 15, 2013

Jeremy Handelman/Off The Leash Productions kicks off the Off-Broadway Premiere of F#%KING UP EVERYTHING, the award-winning rock musical comedy by David Eric Davis and Sam Forman this week, beginning its open-ended run tonight, March 15 and opening March 24, 2013. The cast recorded a series of videos about 'getting their heart on' (the tagline of the show). Watch all three below!

STAGE TUBE: Jesse Tyer Ferguson Theaterworks' Influence on His Career
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 26, 2010

In the clip below, Jesse Tyler Ferguson discusses the impact Theaterworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for family audiences, has had on his career.


Sam Forman Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Sam Forman written?
Sam Forman has written 2 shows including We the People: America Rocks! (Composer), Fking Up Everything (Bookwriter).

What awards has Sam Forman been nominated for?
Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for We the People: America Rocks! and The Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play or Musical (Helen Hayes Awards) for Rise and Fall of Annie Hall .