Sam Harris

Birth Place: Cushing, OK, USA

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Sam Harris, who's recent role on the CBS comedy, "The Class," is the latest incarnation of a career than has spanned more than two decades, spanning from singer/songwriter to stage, film, television actor to writer and producer. Sam has starred in productions of Cabaret, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and the selfpenned shows Different Hats and, most notably, Hard Copy, in which he portrayed six different characters frequenting an all-night news stand. The show was a huge success, garnering myriad awards, and Sam's writing and acting skills were now coming to the forefront. He received a Drama Desk-nomination for his role in the Tommy Tune produced Grease. Immediately following, he toured for 15 months in the Broadway National tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Soon after, Sam starred in Cy Coleman's The Life, for which he received the Drama League Award as well as Tony, Outer Critic's Circle and Drama Desk nominations.

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Sam Harris STAGE CREDITS

[Regional (US)]
Reprise! Concert, 2005
Leading Player

[Broadway]
Actors' Fund Concert, 2002
Ensemble/Other Roles

"Henry Street" Featured Singer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2001
Carmen Ghia [Replacement]

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production [Cancelled], 1999
Al Jolson

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1997
Jojo

[Broadway]
Angela Lansbury Tribute Benefit, 1996
Performer

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1994
Doody

Sam Harris Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Writer

Writing

Bookwriter
Bookwriter

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Hollywood Club LA at The Woman's Club of Hollywood Will Present SINGER KATRINA AGUILAR IN CONCERT

Join Singer Katrina Aguilar in Concert, a Benefit for Autism Care Today at Hollywood Club LA. The event, hosted by Christopher Tenney, will take place on Sunday, February 25, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. in Los Angeles. Get your tickets now!

Photos: The Gasp Collection

After four years at Broadway World Cabaret, quite a collection of photos has been amassed. These are the gasp-worthy pics.

James Barbour to Return to Birdland With Annual Holiday Concert in December

Birdland presents James Barbour, acclaimed Broadway leading man, with the return of his annual Holiday Concert. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Sally Mayes to Perform NOW AND THEN: THE TEASER at The Green Room 42

York Times – will present Tony Award-nominated Broadway favorite Sally Mayes in the opening show of her new concert series, “Now and Then: The Teaser,” on Saturday, December 2 at 9:30 PM.

Birdland to Present Vocalist Ben Jones and Music Director Ron Abel Saluting Frank Sinatra in LET ME BE FRANK

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present award-winning vocalist Ben Jones and pianist, composer, music director Ron Abel celebrating Frank Sinatra in “Let Me Be Frank” on Monday, December 4 at 7:00 PM.

REAL TIME WITH BILL MAHER Returns This Friday

This week features a one-on-one interview with Gov. Ron DeSantis, Republican Governor of Florida who is currently running to be the 2024 Republican nominee for President. This week’s panel discussion includes Sam Harris, host of the “Making Sense” podcast; and Mary Katharine Ham, co-host of the 'Getting Hammered' podcast.

Scott Alan Re-Releases Album 'Nothing More'

Scott Alan re-releases his ninth album, Nothing More, today, June 2nd,  featuring two new songs sung by West End’s Rob Houchen and Alan.  

Video: Watch Full Documentary on the Life of Laurie Beechman

A documentary about the life of Broadway great Laurie Beechman has just been released to view in its entirety. The film, which has been unavailable to view since its initial release in 2003, was directed by Gaylen Ross.

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards, honoring the best in regional productions, touring shows, and more which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; Long Beach Playhouse Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; at Broadwater Black Box Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; Long Beach Playhouse Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

First Stats Released For The BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; TEACHING A ROBOT TO LOVE Leads Best Musical

The first live standings have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.

Photos: Leonard Maltin Emcees THE WALTONS Cast 50th Anniversary Reunion at The Hollywood Museum

Donelle Dadigan (Founder/President of the Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Bldg) brought the cast of TV’s most celebrated family, THE WALTONS, together at the Hollywood Museum for an afternoon of fun and photos with fans. Following a cast Q&A with emcee, Hollywood film and TV critic, Leonard Maltin, fans experienced The Waltons Exhibit, with full support and participation by Warner Brothers Archivists.

THE WALTONS Cast Reunite Publicly For 50th Anniversary At The Hollywood Museum

Just as families are preparing to gather in celebration of Thanksgiving … for many, the first time since the pandemic began … Donelle Dadigan (Founder/President of the Hollywood Museum in the Historic Max Factor Bldg) has announced that TV's most celebrated family, THE WALTONS, is gathering at the Hollywood Museum for an afternoon of fun and photos with fans.

CHICAGO, A History- Part 2: A Modern Classic Makes A Bang On Stage and Screen

Discover the story behind one of the greatest musicals in history as we dive deep into the history of Broadway's longest-running American musical, John Kander, Fred Ebb, and Bob Fosse's, 'Chicago.'

Rikki Lee Travolta Set To Star In Chicagoland's I HATE HAMLET

Rikki Lee Travolta will head the cast of Elgin Theatre Company's mounting of Paul Rudnick's iconic comedy I Hate Hamlet opening September 30, 2022, at the Elgin Arts Showcase just north of Chicago. Under the direction of Regina Belt-Daniels, Travolta will play the role of Andrew Rally – a famous but not terribly talented TV star who is cast in the title role of Shakespeare in the Park's Hamlet.

Drag Legend Lady Bunny Will Bring THE GREATEST HO to Catalina Jazz Club This Month

New York City drag legend Lady Bunny is set to bring her new show The Greatest Ho on Earth! to Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood for two performances only on Friday, September 23, at 8:30pm, and (added by popular demand) Monday, September 26 at 8:30pm.

Previews: Michael Childer's One Night Only Celebrates 16 Years at McCallum Theatre With Star-Studded NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Michael Childers “One Night Only' celebrates its 16th year in the desert with “New York, New York” on November 9, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. This year’s theme is all about New York in all its glory from Harlem and the Cotton Club to Broadway and 42nd Street to Studio 54. All proceeds benefit The Barbara Sinatra Children's Foundation. Once again the creative team is helmed by director Scott Coulter and musical director Todd Schroeder. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, September 7, through the McCallum Theatre box office online at www.McCallumTheatre.com. Tickets can also be purchased by phone at 760-340-2787.

Interview: Liz Callaway Promises 'A Great Evening' As She Reunites with Jason Graae in Nashville

It’s been a while since Liz Callaway last performed on a Nashville stage – it was a performance of “The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber” with the Nashville Symphony Orchestra – and longer still since the time she auditioned for Opryland USA while still a high school student (she wasn’t cast, but more about that later…), so sharing the stage of Andrew Jackson Hall with her longtime pal and confidant Jason Graae on Saturday, August 20, is something she eagerly anticipates.

Sam Harris FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Sam Harris has appeared on Broadway in 6 shows.

Sam Harris has not appeared in the West End.

Sam Harris has been nominated for several awards throughout his career. He was nominated for Outstanding Featured Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "The Life." He was also nominated for Best Actor - Musical at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the same production. Additionally, Harris received a nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for his performance in "The Life." Lastly, he was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor - Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for his role in "Grease."

Sam Harris has written 1 shows including Becoming (Bookwriter).

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