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Samantha Massell

 
Bio:
Samantha made her Broadway debut at age 12 in Baz Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme. Most recently, Samantha originated the role of Florika and understudied Esmeralda in the US Premiere productions of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Paper Mill Playhouse and La Jolla ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Samantha made her Broadway debut at age 12 in Baz Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme. Most recently, Samantha originated the role of Florika and understudied Esmeralda in the US Premiere productions of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Paper Mill Playhouse and La Jolla ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere Production at Hartford Stage, 2019
Karla
  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed's Revival, 2017
Rebecca Hershkowitz
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Hodel
  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny Production, 2015
Rapunzel
  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
U.S. Premiere La Jolla Playhouse Production, 2014
Florika
Congregation
Esmeralda (Understudy)
  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Performer
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Children's Chorus
IT'S A BIRD...IT'S A PLANE...IT'S SUPERMAN [Off-Broadway]
NYCC Encores!, 2013
Ensemble

 

Stage

Performances
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere Production at Hartford Stage, 2019
Karla

  [East Haddam, CT (Regional)]
Goodspeed's Revival, 2017
Rebecca Hershkowitz

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2015
Hodel

  [St. Louis, MO (Regional)]
The Muny Production, 2015
Rapunzel

  [San Diego, CA (Regional)]
U.S. Premiere La Jolla Playhouse Production, 2014
Florika

Congregation

Esmeralda (Understudy)

  [Off-Broadway]
Encores! Concert, 2014
Performer

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2002
Children's Chorus

IT'S A BIRD...IT'S A PLANE...IT'S SUPERMAN [Off-Broadway]
NYCC Encores!, 2013
Ensemble

Samantha Massell Biography

Samantha made her Broadway debut at age 12 in Baz Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme. Most recently, Samantha originated the role of Florika and understudied Esmeralda in the US Premiere productions of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Paper Mill Playhouse and La Jolla Playhouse. At the St. Louis MUNY, Samantha starred as Princess Jasmine in Aladdin, Rapunzel in Into the Woods opposite TONY winner Heather Headley, and Ursula in Bye Bye Birdie. Off-Broadway, she has appeared in the New York City Center Encores! productions of Little Me and It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s Superman. Film/TV: Beatbox, ZUG, How to Be a Man. Samantha started her career in the children’s chorus of The New York City Opera, where she appeared in a number of productions and made her soloist debut as Elizabeth in The Ballad of Baby Doe. Samantha is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of The University of Michigan, where she double majored in Musical Theater and English. www.samanthamassell.com @smassellsings on twitter/instagram.




Samantha Massell News

Bay Street Theater Announces Two Mini Gala Dinners In Support Of Educational Program Photo Bay Street Theater Announces Two Mini Gala Dinners In Support Of Educational Programs
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is hosting a series of summertime Mini Gala Dinners and Cocktail Receptions honoring performers, artists, and patrons of the arts, including Harris Yulin, Mercedes Ruehl, and Jules Feiffer.

Kyla Stone, Patti Murin, and More Will Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at the Muny Photo Kyla Stone, Patti Murin, and More Will Lead LEGALLY BLONDE at the Muny
by Stephi Wild - Jun 9, 2022

The Muny announced today the cast for LEGALLY BLONDE including Kyla Stone, Fergie Phillipe, Patti Murin & more. Meet the cast and find out how to get tickets today!

Sean Allan Krill, Samantha Massell & More Will Lead PORTRAIT OF A HEART Reading Photo Sean Allan Krill, Samantha Massell & More Will Lead PORTRAIT OF A HEART Reading
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 4, 2022

On March 23, 2022, Keaka Productions, LLC will present, by invitation only, the first industry reading of “Portrait of a Heart”, a new play by Ashley Griffin (Trial). The reading will be directed by Mia Walker (Jagged Little Pill, Waitress). The play is based on a concept by Brian Spector (The Inheritance). 

BroadwayWorld Stage Door Announces Expanded Services Including Meet & Greets, Classes Photo BroadwayWorld Stage Door Announces Expanded Services Including Meet & Greets, Classes, Career Advice & More!
by BWW Special - Jan 10, 2022

BroadwayWorld Stage Door, your one-stop shop for Broadway experiences and training in the comfort of your own home, announced today a lineup of new expanded services from our ensemble of Broadway talent.

Photos: FLYING OVER SUNSET Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway Photo Photos: FLYING OVER SUNSET Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Dec 14, 2021

Lincoln Center Theater's new musical, Flying Over Sunset just celebrated opening night at Vivian Beaumont Theater last night, marking the final Broadway opening of 2021.

BroadwayWorld Announces New & Improved Stage Door Platform Photo BroadwayWorld Announces New & Improved Stage Door Platform
by Team BWW - Nov 1, 2021

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce today the new and improved Stage Door platform, featuring an all new design and functionality, allowing for your favorite performers to offer more virtual services including video shout outs, virtual classes, meet & greets and more.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 11- Josh Groban, Jessie Mueller, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, May 11- Josh Groban, Jessie Mueller, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 11, 2021

Today (May 11) in live streaming: Broadway for Every Breath, Next Year, Some Year is back, the Vineyard Theatre's Spring Gala Series, and more!

Shoba Narayan Joins Forces With Broadway Stars For BROADWAY FOR EVERY BREATH Virtual  Photo Shoba Narayan Joins Forces With Broadway Stars For BROADWAY FOR EVERY BREATH Virtual Benefit Concert For India
by Stephi Wild - May 6, 2021

Shoba Narayan (Hamilton)  is joining forces with fellow Broadway stars in Broadway for Every Breath, a virtual concert. The special will stream on LoopedLive on May 11 2021 at 8pm PM EST as a benefit for Give India, a nonprofit providing support of oxygen tanks and other critical needs to fight India's Covid Crisis.

Judy Kuhn, Samantha Massell and More to Take Part in THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE Virtua Photo Judy Kuhn, Samantha Massell and More to Take Part in THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE Virtual Event
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021

 On Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom Hashoah) next Wednesday, April 7 at 7:30pm, the Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan will present a virtual conversation and musical event focused on the 2011 Broadway musical The People in the Picture, which follows a grandmother recalling her life in the Yiddish Theater in pre-war Poland.

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

Samantha Massell Videos

Exclusive: Joshua Colley Sings 'She Used to Be Mine' At Feinstein's/54 Below VideoExclusive: Joshua Colley Sings 'She Used to Be Mine' At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2020

It's time to head to the diner for a look at Joshua Colley performing Waitress's show-stopping song 'She Used to Be Mine' at Feinstein's/54 Below as part of 'Tuesdays at 54... with Robbie Rozelle!' accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano. Check out the video to see the Newsies and Les Miserables star perform this iconic number!

Exclusive: Eden Espinosa Sings Holding to the Ground at Tuesdays at 54 VideoExclusive: Eden Espinosa Sings Holding to the Ground at Tuesdays at 54
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive video from this week's Tuesdays at 54 Below, created and hosted by Robbie Rozelle! In the clip, watch as Eden Espinosa sings 'Holding to the Ground' from Falsettos, accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano.

Exclusive: Melissa Errico Sings Randy Newman at 54 Below VideoExclusive: Melissa Errico Sings Randy Newman at 54 Below
by Alan Henry - Jan 15, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive video from this week's Tuesdays at 54 Below, created and hosted by Robbie Rozelle! In the clip, watch as Melissa Errico sings a Randy Newman medley, accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano.

Exclusive: Kate Baldwin Sings 'Back To Before' at Tuesday at 54 Below VideoExclusive: Kate Baldwin Sings 'Back To Before' at Tuesday at 54 Below
by Alan Henry - Jan 9, 2020

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive video from this week's Tuesdays at 54 Below, created and hosted by Robbie Rozelle! In the clip, watch as Kate Baldwin sings a stunning rendition of 'Back to Before' from Ragtime, accompanied by Luke Williams on the piano.

VIDEO: Watch Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer Sing From THE FLAMINGO KID VideoVIDEO: Watch Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer Sing From THE FLAMINGO KID
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 23, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage! ! In this new video, watch 'Never Met A Boy Like You' sung by Samantha Massell and Jimmy Brewer.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage
by Alan Henry - May 20, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Flamingo Kid at Hartford Stage! Check out video from the production below!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage, Starring Lesli Marghe VideoVIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For THE FLAMINGO KID at Hartford Stage, Starring Lesli Margherita, Marc Kudisch And More
by Stage Tube - May 6, 2019

Hartford Stage will present The Flamingo Kid, which closes the 2018-19 season. Performances for The Flamingo Kid begin on Thursday, May 9, and run through Sunday, June 9.

VIDEO: Samantha Massell Sings 'What Baking Can Do' Ahead of Feinstein's/54 Below Conc VideoVIDEO: Samantha Massell Sings 'What Baking Can Do' Ahead of Feinstein's/54 Below Concerts
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2018

Recent star of the acclaimed Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof and the lauded revival of Rags, Samantha Massell is thrilled to bring her sold-out debut solo show back to Feinstein's/54 Below. Featuring notable songs that shaped her career, as well as a few of her personal favorites, this evening is sure to be an experience you won't want to miss. Join us as we journey with Samantha through her past, present, and future with music and stories.

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones on Stage Together One Last Time VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones on Stage Together One Last Time
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2018

As magical as the evening was, after Freddie Gershon gave an impassioned presentation to the duo, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones hit the stage and brought the house down at ages 88 and 89 respectively. They joined forces onstage to perform a song from their musical The Bone Room, described by Jones as being about 'the pleasures of dying and being embalmed in this great country of ours.' Below, watch as they perform together for the last time. BWW feels privileged to share with you a bit of highlights of these two legends together before a rapt and ecstatic audience who precded to shower them with a (well deserved) standing ovation... RIP Harvey Schmidt. 

VIDEO: It's a Brand New World! Watch Highlights from RAGS at Goodspeed VideoVIDEO: It's a Brand New World! Watch Highlights from RAGS at Goodspeed
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Join Rebecca and David Hershkowitz as they journey to a 'brand new world' in Goodspeed's reinvented Rags. Original creators Charles Strouse and Stephen Schwartzhave teamed up with David Thompson, who has adapted Joseph Stein's book, to rework this timely and inspiring piece, running now through December 10 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. Check out brand-new highlights from the show below!


Samantha Massell Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Samantha Massell been in?
Samantha Massell has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

How many West End shows has Samantha Massell been in?
Samantha Massell has not appeared in the West End