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Samm-Art Williams

 

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1975
Understudy (Understudy)

Writing

Playwright

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Kevin T. Carroll, Tracey Bonner, Samm-Art Williams, January LaVoy, and Ron OJ Parson

From: 
Date:
12/08/2008

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1975
Understudy (Understudy)

Writing
Playwright

Samm-Art Williams Awards and Nominations

 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Play
Samm-Art Williams, Home
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 1980 - John Gassner Playwriting Award Gold Star
Samm-Art Williams
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Play
Samm-Art Williams, Home

Samm-Art Williams News

Signature Theatre's SigSpace to Present Quiara AlegrĂ­a Hudes and Sean Ortiz's EMANCI Photo Signature Theatre's SigSpace to Present Quiara AlegrĂ­a Hudes and Sean Ortiz's EMANCIPATED STORIES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

signature Theatre’s SigSpace will present the first-ever installation from Quiara Alegría Hudes and Sean Ortiz’s Emancipated Stories project, designed by Yazmany Arboleda with Emmanuel Oni and featuring letter-writing sessions and pop-up performances produced in collaboration with The Fortune Society.

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Final Two Readings for THE REFOCUS PROJECT, SEAS Photo Roundabout Theatre Company Announces Final Two Readings for THE REFOCUS PROJECT, SEASON TWO
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will present the second season of The Refocus Project, its multi-year project to elevate and restore marginalized plays to the American canon. The final two readings will be The Harlem Hellfighters On A Latin Beat on Thursday, June 23 at 7pm, and El Corrido De California on Monday, June 27, 7pm.

Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photos: Clive Davis and More Turn Out for The Acting Company's 50th Anniversary Gala
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 17, 2022

The Acting Company’s 50th Anniversary Gala celebrated the company’s impact across America and new artistic vision for the future on Monday, June 13, 2022 at Capitale in New York City.

Signature Theatre's SigSpace to Present DEJA VU Featuring World Premiere by Samuel D. Photo Signature Theatre's SigSpace to Present DEJA VU Featuring World Premiere by Samuel D. Hunter & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022

Signature Theatre’s SigSpace will reteam this June with Theatre For One to present six one-on-one, five-to-six minute theater experiences. Titled Déjà Vu (referencing a featured work by the same name), this iteration of Theatre For One revisits five selected works from the visionary and unconventional organization.

World Premiere of PEARL'S ROLLIN' WITH THE BLUES: A NIGHT WITH FELICIA P. FIELDS to b Photo World Premiere of PEARL'S ROLLIN' WITH THE BLUES: A NIGHT WITH FELICIA P. FIELDS to be Presented at Writers Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 31, 2022

Writers Theatre will conclude its 2021/22 Season with Pearl’s Rollin’ with the Blues: A Night with Felicia P. Fields.  The production runs June 23, 2022 – July 24, 2022 in the in the Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols Theatre at 325 Tudor Court, Glencoe. The Press Opening is Friday, July 1, 2022 at 7:30pm.

Premieres by Quiara AlegrĂ­a Hudes, Sarah Ruhl & More Announced for Signature Theatre Photo Premieres by Quiara AlegrĂ­a Hudes, Sarah Ruhl & More Announced for Signature Theatre's 2022-2023 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

Signature Theatre announced its 2022-2023 season—from Resident playwrights Quiara Alegría Hudes, Samuel D. Hunter, Sarah Ruhl, and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins—alongside the inauguration of Launchpad, a new residency supporting early-career playwrights that expands the organization’s singular mission of producing a body of work by each resident writer.

A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Extends Again at Signature Theatre Photo A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Extends Again at Signature Theatre
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2022

Signature Theatre has extended the world premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s A Case for the Existence of God, directed by David Cromer (Tony Award-winner, The Band’s Visit) to May 29. The production, which opened on May 2, is running on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St).

The Acting Company Announces Actors' Career Stability Initiative Awarding Student Loa Photo The Acting Company Announces Actors' Career Stability Initiative Awarding Student Loan Debt Grants
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2022

 The Acting Company has announced the Actors’ Career Stability Initiative program for the 2022-23 season. With support from the Booth Ferris Foundation, all actors who accept a casting offer to join the 2022-23 national touring season and have a minimum of $10,000 in student loan debt will be eligible to apply for student loan debt relief.

World Premiere of A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Extended at Signature Theatre Photo World Premiere of A CASE FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD Extended at Signature Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2022

Signature Theatre has extended the world premiere of Samuel D. Hunter’s A Case for the Existence of God, directed by David Cromer (Tony Award-winner, The Band’s Visit) to May 22. The production, which opened on May 2, is running on The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St).

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre to Present Samm-Art Williams' HOME This June Photo Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre to Present Samm-Art Williams' HOME This June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre will stage Samm-Art Williams’ HOME – one of the most honored plays exploring the Black experience in America - from June 4 -19.

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BWW TV: AMERICAN THEATRE WING'S In The Wings - Dramaturg Anne Cattaneo
by Robert Diamond - Jun 15, 2010

ANNE CATTANEO is the dramaturg of Lincoln Center Theater and the creator and head of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors' Lab. A three term past president of Literary Mangers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, she is the recipient of LMDA's first Lessing Award for lifetime achievement of dramaturgy. She has worked widely as a dramaturg on classical plays with directors such as James Lapine, Robert Wilson, Adrian Hall, Robert Falls, Mark Lamos and JoAnne Akalaitis. As the director of the Playworks Program at the Phoenix Theater during the late 1970's, she commissioned and developed plays by Wendy Wasserstein (Isn't It Romantic) Mustapha Matura (Meetings) and Christopher Durang (Beyond Therapy). For the Acting Company, she created two projects: Orchards (published by Knopf and Broadway Play Publishing) which presented seven Chekhov stories adapted for the stage by Maria Irene Fornes, Spalding Gray, John Guare, David Mamet, Wendy Wasserstein, Michael Weller and Samm-Art Williams, and Love's Fire (published by William Morrow) responses to Shakespeare sonnets by Eric Bogosian, William Finn, John Guare, Tony Kushner, Marsha Norman, Ntozake Shange and Wendy Wasserstein. Her own translations of 20th Century German playwrights include Brecht's Galileo (Goodman Theater 1986 starring Brian Dennehy) and Botho Strauss' Big And Little (Phoenix production starring Barbara Barrie, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux.) She is currently on the faculty at Juilliard.


Samm-Art Williams Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Samm-Art Williams been in?
Samm-Art Williams has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Samm-Art Williams been in?
Samm-Art Williams has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Samm-Art Williams been nominated for?
Outstanding Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Home John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) and Best Play (Tony Awards) for Home .

What awards has Samm-Art Williams won?
John Gassner Playwriting Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards).

How many shows has Samm-Art Williams written?
Samm-Art Williams has written 1 shows including Home (Playwright).