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Sam Zeller

 
Birth Place:
Anaheim, CA, USA
Bio:
Born and raised in Anaheim, California, Sam graduated from UC Irvine with a double degree in Theater and Broadcast Journalism, and is also a graduate of the Professional Actors Conservatory. His Broadway debut was the Tony nominated, Emmy Award winning revival of "Peter Pan," starring Cathy ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: July 26, 1969 (53)

Birth Place: Anaheim, CA, USA

Bio:
Born and raised in Anaheim, California, Sam graduated from UC Irvine with a double degree in Theater and Broadcast Journalism, and is also a graduate of the Professional Actors Conservatory. His Broadway debut was the Tony nominated, Emmy Award winning revival of "Peter Pan," starring Cathy ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2014
Performer
  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2011
Pirate [Replacement]
Starkey (Understudy) [Replacement]
Hook (Understudy) [Replacement]
  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2007
Charles Redmond
Boatman
  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Jackie
  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2000
James Vane
  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Return Engagement [Broadway], 1999
Gentleman Starkey
Pirate
Mr. Darling (Understudy)
Captain Hook (Understudy)
  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Broadway Engagement, 1998
Gentleman Starkey
Pirate
Ensemble
Mr. Darling (Understudy)
Captain Hook (Understudy)

 

Stage

Performances
  [US Tour]
First National Tour, 2014
Performer

  [US Tour]
Touring Revival, 2011
Pirate [Replacement]

Starkey (Understudy) [Replacement]

Hook (Understudy) [Replacement]

  [Los Angeles]
Reprise! Concert, 2007
Charles Redmond

Boatman

  [Los Angeles]
Los Angeles Revival, 2005
Jackie

  [Chester, CT (Regional)]
World Premiere, 2000
James Vane

  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Return Engagement [Broadway], 1999
Gentleman Starkey

Pirate

Mr. Darling (Understudy)

Captain Hook (Understudy)

  [Broadway]
Touring Revival - Broadway Engagement, 1998
Gentleman Starkey

Pirate

Ensemble

Mr. Darling (Understudy)

Captain Hook (Understudy)

Sam Zeller Biography

Born and raised in Anaheim, California, Sam graduated from UC Irvine with a double degree in Theater and Broadcast Journalism, and is also a graduate of the Professional Actors Conservatory. His Broadway debut was the Tony nominated, Emmy Award winning revival of "Peter Pan," starring Cathy Rigby.
National tour and regional credits include: Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" (StageSceneLA Award), Kerchak in the regional premiere of "Disneys Tarzan," Edna Turnblad in "Hairspray" (StageSceneLA Award), Johann Heiberg in U.S. premiere of Stpehen Schwartz "My Fairytale" (Eddon Award), Captain Hook in "Peter Pan," Horton the Elephant in "Seussical," Gaston in "Disneys Beauty and the Beast," Che in "Evita," Voltaire/Panglos in "Candide," Berowne in "Loves Labours Lost," Lopakhin in "The Cherry Orchard," Owen in "The Foreigner," Miles Gloriosus in "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," Tom in "The Time of Your Life," The Boatman in "Sunday In the Park With George" (directed by Jason Alexander), Old Deuteronomy in "Cats," and was recently honored with an Ovation Nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his work as Jud in "Oklahoma!"
Other credits include Dozer in the Broadway workshop of "Mask" (directed by Richard Maltby Jr.); The Hollywood Bowl productions of "Amadeus" (starring Michael York and Neil Patrick Harris) and "South Pacific" (starring Reba McEntire and Brian Stokes Mitchell); A reading of "Hollywood Arms" (starring Linda Lavin, Michelle Pawk, and Donna Lynne Champlin); The international tour of Cameron Macintoshs "Hey, Mr. Producer;" The West Coast premiere of Michael John LaChiusas "The Wild Party;" The Los Angeles premiere of the David and Amy Sedaris comedy "The Book of Liz," and Goodspeed Operas world premiere of the musical "Dorian."
Film credits include "The Dukes of Hazzard 2," "Peter Pan," "Never Say Macbeth," "Mystery Monsters," "Chasing Tchaikovsky," and the upcoming "Tick Tock Boom Clap." Television credits include Lt. Ch’targh on "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine," "NUMB3RS," "Hannah Montana," "Lovespring International," "Happy Hour," "Days Of Our Lives," "General Hospital: Nightshift," "Phil of the Future," and the Emmy Award winning "The Imagination Movers" on the Disney Channel.
Sam is a proud member of Actors Equity and the Musical Theatre Guild.





Sam Zeller News

Music From THE LAST MATCH Will Debut at The Cutting Room Next Week Photo Music From THE LAST MATCH Will Debut at The Cutting Room Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2022

The producing team of the groundbreaking new immersive Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical, “The Last Match”, will debut music from the show’s newly recorded concept album at a concert at legendary NYC music venue, The Cutting Room, on July 11, 2022.

Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES  Photo Broadway Streaming Guide: July 2022 - Where to Watch HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL: THE SERIES & More New Releases!
by Michael Major - Jul 2, 2022

From the new season of High School Musical: the Series to some Broadway favorites, such as Neil Patrick Harris, Lea Salonga, and Derek Klena, starring in new streaming shows, check out what's coming to streaming services this month! Look below to see what movies, television, music, and concerts you should tune into this July!

Concept Album For THE LAST MATCH, Featuring Ramin Karimloo, Will Be Released This Yea Photo Concept Album For THE LAST MATCH, Featuring Ramin Karimloo, Will Be Released This Year
by Stephi Wild - Jun 22, 2022

The producing team for The Last Match: A Pro- Wrestling Rock Musical announced its show will get a World Premiere Concept Album on Think Big Picture Records. The album will feature Ramin Karimloo.

Immersive Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical THE LAST MATCH to Hold Reading Photo Immersive Pro-Wrestling Rock Musical THE LAST MATCH to Hold Reading
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 5, 2022

Billed as a Pro-Wrestling Event, that happens to be an immersive Rock Musical, “The Last Match” tells the story of Ben Vengeance who has been professional wrestling's biggest star for years and tonight is his last match.

MATILDA Comes to FPAC Photo MATILDA Comes to FPAC
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2019

The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) will present Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical choreographed by original Broadway cast member Clay Thomson and starring Broadway's Sam Zeller as Trunchbull October 19, 20, and 25-27 at THE BLACK BOX in downtown Franklin, MA.

BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS Presented By The Gateway At The Patchogue Theatre Photo BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS Presented By The Gateway At The Patchogue Theatre
by Melissa Giordano - Sep 9, 2019

The Gateway Theatre ends their dazzling 70th season with the Long Island premiere of Tony award winning musical Kinky Boots. The stellar Larry Raben directed production runs through September 14th at the beautiful Patchogue Theatre. This show, based on the movie with a book by Harvey Fierstein, is indeed a must-see this season.

Photo Flash: First Look at KINKY BOOTS at the Gateway Photo Photo Flash: First Look at KINKY BOOTS at the Gateway
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2019

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Patchogue Theatre, August 30 and runs through Saturday September 14, 2019 presented by The Gateway.

The Gateway Presents Lond Island Premiere of KINKY BOOTS Photo The Gateway Presents Lond Island Premiere of KINKY BOOTS
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2019

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), opens at the Patchogue Theatre, August 30 and runs through Saturday September 14, 2019 presented by The Gateway.

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita presents HAIRSPRAY
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 13, 2017

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2017 Season, 'Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre' by welcoming patrons to the 60s with a new version of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, which runs July 12-16 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The third of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Hairspray is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan.

Casting Announced for Music Theatre Wichita's 2017 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is announced today for Music Theatre Wichita 46th Season, 'Hollywood to Broadway,' featuring five lavish stage musicals inspired by films, including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Hairspray, and the Kansas premieres of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Disney's Newsies.  

Sam Zeller Videos

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of KINKY BOOTS on Tour in Fort Worth
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2015

Presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth, KINKY BOOTS, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony Award-winner for Best Score for KINKY BOOTS), is currently playing Bass Performance Hall through Nov. 1. In the video below, stars from the hottest show in Fort Worth talk about what makes KINKY BOOTS kick!

VIDEO: First Look - National Tour of the Tony Winning Musical KINKY BOOTS
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2014

KINKY BOOTS, the exhilarating Broadway musical, is now on tour! Below, check out a first look at the production starring Kyle Taylor Parker and Steven Booth.

BWW TV: Struttin' Across America- Watch Highlights from KINKY BOOTS on Tour!
by TV - On the Road - Oct 14, 2014

Kinky Boots, the smash-hit musical that brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (Book) and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Tony® Award-winner for Best Score for Kinky Boots), kicked off its national tour last month in Las Vegas, and it will continue to other United States west coast stops in Tempe, San Diego, Portland, Seattle, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Costa Mesa before heading east in 2015. The full tour route can be found at www.kinkybootsthemusical.com. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you highlights of the cast in action!

BWW TV: Davis Gaines, Lesli Margherita & Company Reflect on MAN OF LA MANCHA at Musical Theatre West
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Feb 24, 2012

For the past several weeks, Broadway's Davis Gaines has took to the stage as Don Quixote in the Musical Theatre West production of Man of La Mancha at the Richard and Karen Carpenter Center for the Performing Arts. Having received rave notices since its February 10 opening of a fourteen performance run, BWW TV's Los Angeles Correspondents Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans visited Gaines and company to reflect on the run as it prepares for closing on Sunday, February 26. Click below to check out the video!

STAGE TUBE: Stephen Schwartz Talks My Fairytale; Sneak Peak at PCPA's Production
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 18, 2011

PCPA Theaterfest will present the American Premiere of My Fairytale, a musical about Hans Christian Andersen directed by Scott Schwartz. My Fairytale began previews in Santa Maria August 12 and will run through August 20 before openning in Solvang's Festival Theater running from August 26 through September 25, 2011.

BWW TV: A Sneak Peek at 'Never Say Macbeth' - Now On DVD!
by Craig Brockman - Aug 27, 2008

BroadwayWorld.com is pleased to bring you this one-minute trailer for Never Say Macbeth, the first film about the curse of Macbeth. The Shakespeare play is considered jinxed, and has brought tragedy and bad luck to countless productions.


Sam Zeller Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Sam Zeller been in?
Sam Zeller has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Sam Zeller been in?
Sam Zeller has not appeared in the West End