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Samantha Marie Ware

 
Bio:
Stage credits include Lion King (Nala); Book Of Mormon (Broadway/ 1st National, Nabulungi); Hamilton (Chicago, Peggy Schuyler). TV: “Glee” as Jane Hayward, “Barry,” “Bull,” “Chicago Med,” “N.C.I.S.” (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Stage credits include Lion King (Nala); Book Of Mormon (Broadway/ 1st National, Nabulungi); Hamilton (Chicago, Peggy Schuyler). TV: “Glee” as Jane Hayward, “Barry,” “Bull,” “Chicago Med,” “N.C.I.S.” (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Public Theater North American Premiere, 2018
Marianne Laine
  [Off-Broadway]
Atlantic Theater Company World Premiere, 2018
Sammy
  [US Tour]
Chicago, Los Angeles, National Tour Production, 2016
Peggy Schuyler
Maria Reynolds
  [US Tour]
1st National US Tour, 2012
Nabulungi

Samantha Marie Ware Biography

Stage credits include Lion King (Nala); Book Of Mormon (Broadway/ 1st National, Nabulungi); Hamilton (Chicago, Peggy Schuyler). TV: “Glee” as Jane Hayward, “Barry,” “Bull,” “Chicago Med,” “N.C.I.S.”

Samantha Marie Ware Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2014 - Outstanding Supporting Performer, Visiting Production Gold Star
Samantha Marie WareThe Book of Mormon

Samantha Marie Ware News

Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More SAG-AFTRA Members Urge Congress to End Hair D Photo Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph & More SAG-AFTRA Members Urge Congress to End Hair Discrimination & Pass CROWN Act
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2022

Among the members who signed the statement of support for the CROWN Act are Audra McDonald, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Kerry Washington, and dozens of other performers. In the letter, members assert, “Discrimination based on hair style or texture is a destructive practice that has alienated and caused irreparable harm to Black Americans.” 

VIDEO: OWN Shares ALL RISE Season Three Trailer Photo VIDEO: OWN Shares ALL RISE Season Three Trailer
by Michael Major - May 24, 2022

The “All Rise” season three all-star cast includes Missick as ‘Judge Lola Carmichael,’ Jessica Camacho as public defender ‘Emily Lopez,’ J. Alex Brinson as bailiff-turned-public defender ‘Luke Watkins,’ Ruthie Ann Miles as Lola’s J.A. ‘Sherri Kansky,’ Lindsay Mendez as court reporter ‘Sara Castillo,’ and more.

OWN Network Announces ALL RISE Season Three Premiere Photo OWN Network Announces ALL RISE Season Three Premiere
by Michael Major - May 2, 2022

The “All Rise” season three cast includes Simone Missick as ‘Judge Lola Carmichael,’ Wilson Bethel as Judge Carmichael’s best friend, Deputy District Attorney ‘Mark Callan,’ Jessica Camacho as public defender ‘Emily Lopez,’ J. Alex Brinson as bailiff-turned-public defender ‘Luke Watkins,’ Ruthie Ann Miles as Lola’s J.A. ‘Sherri Kansky,’ and more.

Production Begins on OWN Network's ALL RISE Season Three Photo Production Begins on OWN Network's ALL RISE Season Three
by Michael Major - Feb 9, 2022

Ensemble cast members returning for the new season include Wilson Bethel, Jessica Camacho, J. Alex Brinson, Ruthie Ann Miles, Lindsay Mendez, and Lindsey Gort. Recurring cast also includes Samantha Marie Ware, Emmy® winner Paul McCrane, and Suzanne Cryer. Marg Helgenberger also returns in a recurring role.

Student Blog: That's What We Missed on 'Glee' Photo Student Blog: That's What We Missed on 'Glee'
by Student Blogger: Alexandra Lang - Mar 25, 2021

Since quarantine began, I’ve seen a lot of older fans revisit the show, as well as some new viewers getting into it for the first time, and my boredom drove me to follow the trend. While I enjoyed the nostalgia of re-watching my favorite moments, it was strange to view the show with adult eyes and realize just how much my perspective and opinions have changed.

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of GOD FRIENDED ME on CBS - Sunday, October 27, 201 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of GOD FRIENDED ME on CBS - Sunday, October 27, 2019
by TV Scoop - Oct 4, 2019

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of GOD FRIENDED ME, airing on CBS on Sunday, October 27, 2019!

World Class Trio Backs Sharon K. Janda At Don't Tell Mama June 15 & 16 Photo World Class Trio Backs Sharon K. Janda At Don't Tell Mama June 15 & 16
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2019

New York City has it's wealth of musicians with hectic schedules and commitments, but sometimes the stars align just right and a trio like Sharon K. Janda's trio is formed. Led by Glafkos Kontemeniotis on piano, the trio is rounded out by bassist, Tony Lannen and drummer, Simon Fishburn. This trio was featured in Sharon K. Janda's previous cabaret at Don't Tell Mama as well as performances in Detroit, MI.

World Class Trio Backs Sharon K. Janda At Don't Tell Mama Photo World Class Trio Backs Sharon K. Janda At Don't Tell Mama
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2019

New York City has it's wealth of musicians with hectic schedules and commitments, but sometimes the stars align just right and a trio like Sharon K. Janda's trio is formed. Led by Glafkos Kontemeniotis on piano, the trio is rounded out by bassist, Tony Lannen and drummer, Simon Fishburn. This trio was featured in Sharon K. Janda's previous cabaret at Don't Tell Mama as well as performances in Detroit, MI.

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsals for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY- Extended Through December 9 Photo VIDEO: Inside Rehearsals for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY- Extended Through December 9
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2018

The Public Theater will begin previews for the North American premiere of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY on Tuesday, September 11 with a Free First Preview performance. This new musical was initially extended through Sunday, November 18, and has been extended an additional three weeks through Sunday, December 9

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chilina Kennedy, Theo Stockman & More in THIS AIN'T NO DI Photo BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chilina Kennedy, Theo Stockman & More in THIS AIN'T NO DISCO
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2018

This Ain't No Disco opened on Tuesday, July 24 and runs through August 12, 2018 at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

Samantha Marie Ware Videos

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsals for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY- Extended Through December 9 Videoplay
VIDEO: Inside Rehearsals for GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY- Extended Through December 9

by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2018

The Public Theater will begin previews for the North American premiere of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY on Tuesday, September 11 with a Free First Preview performance. This new musical was initially extended through Sunday, November 18, and has been extended an additional three weeks through Sunday, December 9

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chilina Kennedy, Theo Stockman & More in THIS AIN'T NO DI Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Chilina Kennedy, Theo Stockman & More in THIS AIN'T NO DISCO

by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 30, 2018

This Ain't No Disco opened on Tuesday, July 24 and runs through August 12, 2018 at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). Check out highlights of the cast in action below!

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY, And More Perform In Bryant Park! Videoplay
VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT, COME FROM AWAY, And More Perform In Bryant Park!

by Alan Henry - Jul 26, 2018

This week's performers will include: Come From Away (Petrina Bromley, Geno Carr, Alex Finke, De'Lon Grant, Joel Hatch, Tony LePage, Lee MacDougall, Julie Reiber, Caesar Samayoa, Pearl Sun, Astrid Van Wieren, and Sharon Wheatley); Kinky Boots (Mia Gentile, John Jeffrey Martin, and Stephane Duret); The Band's Visit (Katrina Lenk, John Cariani, Ari'el Stachel, and Etai Benson); This Ain't No Disco (Will Connolly, Tony d'Alelio, Hannah Florence, Chilina Kennedy, Peter LaPrade, Krystal Mackie, Nicole Medoro, Ian Paget, Theo Stockman, and Samantha Marie Ware)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of HAMILTON in Chicago!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2016

HAMILTON is now playing at The PrivateBank Theatre in Chicago (18 W. Monroe), and is currently booked through September 2017.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at highlights of the show below!

VIDEO: Greatest City in the World! HAMILTON Chicago Cast Celebrates Cubs World Series Win
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 4, 2016

Following the November 3rd evening performance of the Chicago production of HAMILTON, the cast gathered on stage to celebrate the Cubs winning the World Series championship

STAGE TUBE: HAMILTON Chicago's Ari Afsar Appears on 'City of Michael'
by Stage Tube - Nov 3, 2016

Ari Afsar, who plays 'Eliza Hamilton' in the Chicago production of HAMILTON, recently stopped by the web series 'City of Michael' - check it out below! 

STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON's Samantha Marie Ware Sings 'Your Daddy's Son' at Broadway Barre
by Stage Tube - Oct 24, 2012

Kate Pazakis and co-host Shane Scheel hosted Rockwell Table and Stage's monthly Broadway Barre show on Monday night, October 22nd. Performers included Euan Morton (Taboo), Our Lady J, Todd Buonopane (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Audra Mae, and Sheila Karls, along with guest performances by The Book of Mormon 1st National Tour cast. Click below to watch The Book of Mormon's Samantha Marie Ware perform Ragtime's “Your Daddy's Son'!

STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Tour Sings 'Seasons of Love'
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2012

Broadway Barre, a monthly event hosted by Kate Pazakis (South Pacific, South Park), happened last night, October 22. This month's special guests were Euan Morton (Taboo), Audra Mae (Recording Artist), Jimmy Ray Bennet (Nuclear Family), Todd Buonopane (30 Rock, Grease), and from the Book of Mormon National Tour: Michael Buchanan (The Addams Family, Cry Baby), Marisha Wallace (Rent, Sistas!), JR Bruno (West Side Story), Daniel Le Claire (Hairspray), and Samantha Marie Ware (The Lion King, Rent). In the video below, the company of Book of Mormon sings Rent's 'Seasons of Love' with solos by Kate Pazakis, Shane Scheel, and Marisha Wallace.

BWW TV: Star-Studded Red Carpet Arrivals for Pantages' BOOK OF MORMON - Jason Alexander, Don Cheadle, Viola Davis & More!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Sep 17, 2012

The West Coast Premiere of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, officially opened September 12 at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood. Broadway World TV's Los Angeles Correspondent and Co-Producer Michael Sterling and Co-Producer Jerry Evans of JLE Media, Inc. were on hand for the red carpet festivities which included such celebrities as Jason Alexander, Rosanna Arquette, Simon Baker, Eric Balfour, Justin Bartha, Beth Behrs, Juie Bowen, Cher, Don Cheadle, Viola Davis, Heather Graham, Laura Dern, Jonathan Groff, Daryl Hannah, Kathy Griffin, Marica Gay Harden, John Hawkes, Lisa Kudrow, Diane Ladd, Tobey Maquire, Bill Maher, Garry Marshall, Julia Ormand, Dermot Mulroney, Carl Reiner, Parker Posey, Jane Seymour, and Alicia Silverstone. Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone were also in attendance. The much anticipated run of THE BOOK OF MORMON will continue through November 25, 2012.

STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Tour Launches in Denver- Chatting with Gavin Creel, Trey Parker & Matt Stone!
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2012

The First National Tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON launches in Denver tomorrow, August 14-September 2 at The Ellie Caulkins Opera House. In the video below, Colorado natives Matt Stone and Trey Parker Chat with In Focus' Eden Lane about creating their first Broadway musical, and launching the tour. Gavin Creel talks about his first visit to Denver, a new appreceation of touring, and reveals his thoughts about taking on a role orginated by a close friend.


Samantha Marie Ware Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Samantha Marie Ware been nominated for?
Outstanding Supporting Performer, Visiting Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Book of Mormon .

What awards has Samantha Marie Ware won?
Outstanding Supporting Performer, Visiting Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for The Book of Mormon.


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