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Sam Wanamaker

Date of Death: December 18, 1993 (74)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

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Sam Wanamaker STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1961
Dr. Joseph Breuer

[Broadway]
1950
Major Sergius Saranoff

[Broadway]
1948
Matt Cole

[Broadway]
1946
Jimmy Masters, the Director

[Broadway]
1946
Mac Sorrell

[Broadway]
1943
Kirichenko

[Broadway]
1942
Lester Freed

Sam Wanamaker Productions

 
[Broadway, 1964]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1963]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1963]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1950]
Director
Producer
 
[Broadway, 1948]
Director
 
[Broadway, 1947]
Director

Sam Wanamaker Awards and Nominations


winner
Olivier Awards - 1994 - The Society's Special Award

Sam Wanamaker

Sam Wanamaker News


Fiona Hampton, Joseph Millson and Flora Spencer-Longhurst Will Lead THE FORSYTE SAGA World Premiere

Troupe and Park Theatre have announced initial casting for the world première of a new stage adaptation of John Galsworthy's seminal work, The Forsyte Saga.
Cast Set For First Reading of MAKE ME at Norfolk & Norwich Festival

HighTide has announced full casting for the first reading of Make Me to be performed as part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival on 16 May. 
Video: Watch a Trailer for MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Shakespeare's Globe

Watch a preview for Much Ado About Nothing at the Globe Theatre, featuring interviews with the production's Beatrice and Benedick Ekow Quartey and Amalia Vitale, Claudio and Hero actors Adam Wadsworth and Lydia Fleming, and more here!
Cast Set For RICHARD III at Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of Richard III, directed by Elle While. Performances run 9 May – 3 August. Learn more about the cast here!
Full Cast Set For the RSC'S THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR

The full cast has been announced for the RSC's forthcoming production of Shakespeare's suburban comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor.  Directed by Blanche McIntyre, the show runs in repertoire in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon between 5 June – 7 September.  
Cast Set For MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Shakespeare's Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of Much Ado About Nothing, directed by Associate Artistic Director Sean Holmes (The Comedy of Errors, Globe), with Ekow Quartey and Amalia Vitale as Benedick and Beatrice.
Cast and Creative Team Set for TWELFTH NIGHT at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre has revealed the full cast for Twelfth Night or What You Will. See who is starring and learn how to purchase tickets.
Phil Wang Will Record Final Two Performances of WANG IN THERE, BABY! at Shakespeare's Globe

Following a world tour, his critically acclaimed Netflix special, David Letterman appearance, and dancing on a table with Timothée Chalamet in Wonka, Phil Wang is set to record two final performances of Wang In There, Baby!, at London's only candlelit theatre, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe.
Cast Set For SUITE IN THREE KEYS at Orange Tree Theatre

Orange Tree Theatre has announced casting for Noël Coward’s Suite in Three Keys. Learn more about the cast here!
Review: THE DUCHESS OF MALFI, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

“Sometimes the Devil doth preach.” In a winter season that has arguably gone too light on Shakespeare, it is nonetheless fitting that the final production is a brand new version of John Webster’s bloody tragedy. Dominic Dromgoole’s production opened the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse ten years ago, and now Rachel Bagshaw is on board to direct it on its return to the replica Jacobean theatre.
Cast Set For RSC's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST

Full casting has been announced for director Emily Burns' playful and contemporary take on Shakespeare's comedy, Love's Labour's Lost, which runs in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon between 11 April – 18 May.
Cast Set For PLAYING SHAKESPEARE WITH DEUTSCHE BANK: ROMEO AND JULIET

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of this year’s Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production, Romeo and Juliet.
Photos/Video: Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company Presents WHERE WE BELONG

Following a world premiere film adaptation in 2021 and a successful 2022-23 national tour, Folger Theatre, in association with Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, announces the return of Where We Belong, written and performed by Madeline Sayet and directed by Mei Ann Teo. Where We Belong is on stage at Folger Theatre February 15 – March 10, 2024.
RICHARD III, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and More Set For Shakespeare's Globe Summer 2024 Season

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced its Summer Season, running from April – October 2024. Learn more about the full season here!
Joseph Marcell Will Lead the UK Tour of A SCHOOL FOR SCANDAL This Spring

Stage, film and TV star Joseph Marcell will head the cast of Seán Aydon's new production of The School For Scandal, which begins a major UK tour this spring.
English Touring Opera Will Perform New Productions of MANON LESCAUT and THE RAKE'S PROGRESS This Spring

English Touring Opera (ETO) presents new productions of Puccini's Manon Lescaut and Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress for its Spring 2024 tour.
Shakespeare's Globe Reveals Cast For THE DUCHESS OF MALFI

Shakespeare’s Globe has announced the cast of The Duchess of Malfi, directed by Rachel Bagshaw. Find out who is starring in the production here!
Cast & Design Team Set for U.S. Premiere of BACON at SoHo Playhouse

Don't miss the U.S. premiere of 'Bacon' at SoHo Playhouse! This award-winning play explores masculinity, sexuality, and power through the eyes of two troubled teenagers. Get your tickets now for this limited engagement Off-Broadway production.
Review: GHOSTS, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

If the idea of spending time with your family over the festive season is one that makes you queasy, spare a thought for the Alvings. They have enough skeletons in the closet to populate a graveyard.
Rock Musical SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE POISON WOOD Premieres at the Watermill Theatre in 2024

The team at Newbury's The Watermill Theatre have announced that the first show of 2024 will be the world premiere the new rock musical Sherlock Holmes and the Poison Wood, co-produced with Metta Theatre, playing 2 February to 16 March.

Sam Wanamaker FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many Broadway shows has Sam Wanamaker been in?

Sam Wanamaker has appeared on Broadway in 7 shows.

How many West End shows has Sam Wanamaker been in?

Sam Wanamaker has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Sam Wanamaker been nominated for?

Sam Wanamaker has been nominated for The Society's Special Award at the Olivier Awards.

What awards has Sam Wanamaker won?

Sam Wanamaker has won The Society's Special Award at the Olivier Awards.

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