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Sammi Cannold

 
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Sammi Cannold is a director who is one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment, class of 2019. Recent theater credits include Evita (New York City Center), Endlings (New York Theatre Workshop, A.R.T.), Ragtime on Ellis Island, Violet on a moving bus (A.R.T.), and Allegory (La ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Sammi Cannold is a director who is one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment, class of 2019. Recent theater credits include Evita (New York City Center), Endlings (New York Theatre Workshop, A.R.T.), Ragtime on Ellis Island, Violet on a moving bus (A.R.T.), and Allegory (La ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director
 
[Broadway, 2016]
Assistant Director
 
[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director, Producer

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Sammi Cannold, Jen Namoff and Doug Middlebrook Photo

Sammi Cannold, Jen Namoff and Doug Middlebrook

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11/05/2021
Josh Groban, Adrienne Warren, Ali Ewoldt, Shereen Pimentel, Ariana DeBose, Sierra Bog Photo

Josh Groban, Adrienne Warren, Ali Ewoldt, Shereen Pimentel, Ariana DeBose, Sierra Boggess, Co-Directors/Co-Producers Dori Berinstein and Sammi Cannold

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08/10/2021
Sammi Cannold, Josh Groban, Dori Berinstein and Kristen Blodgette  Photo

Sammi Cannold, Josh Groban, Dori Berinstein and Kristen Blodgette

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08/10/2021

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2020]
Director

[Off-Broadway, 2019]
Director

[Broadway, 2016]
Assistant Director

[Off-Broadway, 2016]
Director, Producer

Sammi Cannold Biography

Sammi Cannold is a director who is one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment, class of 2019. Recent theater credits include Evita (New York City Center), Endlings (New York Theatre Workshop, A.R.T.), Ragtime on Ellis Island, Violet on a moving bus (A.R.T.), and Allegory (La Jolla Playhouse WOW). Upcoming projects include Carmen (Lincoln Center w. MasterVoices), a documentary film, and a feature film. Associate director credits include the Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre... (dir. Rachel Chavkin). Sammi has also served as an Artistic Fellow at the A.R.T., a member of Cirque du Soleil's Creative Cognoscenti, and a Sundance Institute Fellow and developed work with Playwrights Realm, The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, New York Stage and Film, Cirque du Soleil, and Nickelodeon. She holds a B.A. from Stanford University and an M.A. from Harvard University.




Sammi Cannold News

THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary About Theatre During the Pandemic Released on Apple T Photo THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary About Theatre During the Pandemic Released on Apple TV
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

the new documentary feature The Show Must Go On, which premiered in August at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre, was released in all territories on Apple TV TODAY.

Cast Announced For Untitled Zack Zadek-Penned Musical Concert, Directed By Sammi Cann Photo Cast Announced For Untitled Zack Zadek-Penned Musical Concert, Directed By Sammi Cannold
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 27, 2022

Indiana's Discovering Broadway Inc. has revealed cast and creative team for its previously announced writers retreat for an untitled in-development musical with a book, music, and lyrics by Zack Zadek. The retreat is set for May 12-23, with a culminating concert of the material planned for May 21 at The Cabaret in Indianapolis.

Syracuse Stage Announces 22/23 Season Photo Syracuse Stage Announces 22/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 5, 2022

World premieres, musicals, cutting edge contemporary drama, a beloved American classic and a mystery/comedy make 2022/2023 a season to reconnect with great theater at Syracuse Stage. It is a season filled with enjoyment and opportunities to experience an intriguing variety of live theater.

Karen Mason, Karla Puno Garcia & More to Join New York Theatre Barn's Understudies an Photo Karen Mason, Karla Puno Garcia & More to Join New York Theatre Barn's Understudies and Swings Roundtable
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022

New York Theatre Barn will host A Seat at the Table: A Panel on Understudies and Swings on April 4th, 2022 at 7:30PM EDT. The live virtual roundtable presentation will serve as a benefit for the non-profit organization that has served as an inclusive home for original culture shifting musicals since 2007.

New Musical By Zack Zadek, Directed By Sammi Cannold To Start Discovering Broadway In Photo New Musical By Zack Zadek, Directed By Sammi Cannold To Start Discovering Broadway Inc.'s Second Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2022

The first Writers Retreat of 2022 will take place from May 12th through May 23rd. The new musical has book, lyrics, and music by Zack Zadek and is untitled. He will be joined by Forbes 30 Under 30 director Sammi Cannold, who is also a conceiver on the piece.

New Musical By Zack Zadek, Directed By Sammi Cannold To Start Discovering Broadway In Photo New Musical By Zack Zadek, Directed By Sammi Cannold To Start Discovering Broadway Inc.'s Second Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 11, 2022

The first Writers Retreat of 2022 will take place from May 12th through May 23rd. The new musical has book, lyrics, and music by Zack Zadek and is untitled. He will be joined by Forbes 30 Under 30 director Sammi Cannold, who is also a conceiver on the piece.

Discovering Broadway Inc. Programs New Musical by Zack Zadek, Directed By Sammi Canno Photo Discovering Broadway Inc. Programs New Musical by Zack Zadek, Directed By Sammi Cannold
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2022

The first Writers Retreat of 2022 will take place from May 12th to the 23rd. The untitled new musical has book, lyrics, and music by Zack Zadek. He will be joined by Forbes 30 Under 30 theatrical director Sammi Cannold.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Black Lives Black Words to Present FILMS FOR THE PEOP Photo Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Black Lives Black Words to Present FILMS FOR THE PEOPLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 21, 2022

Oregon Shakespeare Festival and Black Lives Black Words are partnering to produce Films for the People (previously titled Plays for the People), supported by the Black Seed Fund and co-presented with Stellar (Jim McCarthy, Co-Founder/CEO).

Alex Lacamoire, Tom Viola, Eva Price & More Set for BECOMING BROADWAY Open House Photo Alex Lacamoire, Tom Viola, Eva Price & More Set for BECOMING BROADWAY Open House
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 30, 2021

On Monday, December 6, Situation, in collaboration with The Mayor‚Äôs Office of Media and Entertainment, invites the next generation of changemakers to peek behind the curtain of Broadway‚Äôs vast job market in this special, virtual ‚Äúopen house‚ÄĚ for college students, recent grads, and aspiring young professionals.

Laura Bell Bundy Will Lead Industry Presentations of New Musical JOY This Week Photo Laura Bell Bundy Will Lead Industry Presentations of New Musical JOY This Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021

BroadwayWorld has learned that the new musical 'Joy' will have two industry presentations this week, led by Laura Bell Bundy. They will be held on Thursday, November 11, and Friday, November 12.

Sammi Cannold Videos

VIDEO: Broadway Shows Up for the First Red Carpet Since the Shutdown! VideoVIDEO: Broadway Shows Up for the First Red Carpet Since the Shutdown!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2021

Broadway is on its way back, and everything's as if we never said goodbye. Earlier this week, stars showed up at the Majestic Theatre for the first red carpet since the Broadway shutdown over 16 months ago. The occasion was the celebrate the premiere of theater director Sammi Cannold, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Dori Berinstein, WYSIWYG Studios, CEO Kwan-Woo Park and Elizabeth Armstrong's new documentary film, The Show Must Go On. The special event featured performances by Josh Groban, Sierra Boggess, Adrienne Warren, Ariana DeBose, Shereen Pimentel, Ali Ewoldt.

VIDEO: Watch Josh Groban, Sierra Boggess, Adrienne Warren & More Sing on a Broadway S VideoVIDEO: Watch Josh Groban, Sierra Boggess, Adrienne Warren & More Sing on a Broadway Stage at THE SHOW MUST GO ON Premiere
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2021

The new documentary film, The Show Must Go On, premiered last night in front of a live audience at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre, home of The Phantom of the Opera, the longest running show in Broadway history, to benefit and celebrate the work of The Actors Fund. The special event featured performances by Josh Groban, Sierra Boggess, Adrienne Warren, Ariana DeBose, Shereen Pimentel, Ali Ewoldt, and more and you can catch highlights below!

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary VideoVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE SHOW MUST GO ON Documentary
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 29, 2021

Theater director¬†Sammi Cannold, Emmy Award¬ģ-winning filmmaker¬†Dori Berinstein,¬†WYSIWYG¬†Studios, CEO Kwan-Woo Park¬†and¬†Elizabeth Armstrong¬†have announced the premiere of their new documentary film,¬†The Show Must Go On,¬†on¬†Monday, August 9, 2021¬†at Broadway‚Äôs¬†Majestic Theatre, home of¬†The Phantom of the Opera.

VIDEO: New York Public Library's Doug Reside Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge VideoVIDEO: New York Public Library's Doug Reside Visits Backstage LIVE with Richard Ridge- Watch Now!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 21, 2021

Watch as he chats with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator, Doug Reside, who is getting ready to present I'm Still Here: A Virtual Benefit for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, airing June 23, 2021 (8pm EST and 8pm PST).

Celebrating Black History Month: RAGTIME Arrives on Ellis Island VideoCelebrating Black History Month: RAGTIME Arrives on Ellis Island
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 18, 2021

Ragtime originally opened on Broadway in 1998 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, where it played for 834 performances. With music by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens and a book by Terrence McNally, Ragtime tells the story of three groups in the United States: African Americans, upper-class suburbanites, and Eastern European immigrants.

Broadway Rewind: RAGTIME Brings Rhythm & Rhyme to Ellis Island in 2016 VideoBroadway Rewind: RAGTIME Brings Rhythm & Rhyme to Ellis Island in 2016
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 22, 2020

Today we rewind to 2016, for a special concert presentation of Ragtime on Ellis Island. The musical originally opened on Broadway in 1998 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, where it played for 834 performances.

VIDEO: Watch ALTAR BOYZ Casts Reunite to Sing a Heavenly 'I Believe' VideoVIDEO: Watch ALTAR BOYZ Casts Reunite to Sing a Heavenly 'I Believe'
by Stage Tube - Jul 2, 2020

Tony Award-winning Broadway Producer, Ken Davenport, announced a virtual reunion with the cast and creatives of Altar Boyz on July 9th at 8pm EDT on The Producer's Perspective Live. Susan Blackwell ([title of show], a?oeSide By Side By Susan Blackwella??, a?oeNow Here Thisa??) is set to host the virtual event.

BWW TV: Watch Solea Pfeiffer, Jason Gotay & More in NY City Center's EVITA VideoBWW TV: Watch Solea Pfeiffer, Jason Gotay & More in NY City Center's EVITA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2019

Last night, November 13, New York City Center kicked off its Gala Presentation of Evita, running through November 24. Directed by Sammi Cannold, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock-opera musical follows the controversial ascent of Argentina's renowned first lady.

BWW TV: Solea Pfeiffer Performs 'Rainbow High' in Rehearsals for EVITA at New York Ci VideoBWW TV: Solea Pfeiffer Performs 'Rainbow High' in Rehearsals for EVITA at New York City Center
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 4, 2019

What's new, City Center? We're getting a look inside rehearsals for New York City Center's upcoming gala presentation of the legendary musical Evita! Check out this video to hear Solea Pfeiffer perform the show's classic song 'Rainbow High' alongside the show's ensemble.

VIDEO: Watch Jason Gotay Sing 'Oh, What a Circus' from New York City Center's EVITA VideoVIDEO: Watch Jason Gotay Sing 'Oh, What a Circus' from New York City Center's EVITA
by Stage Tube - Nov 4, 2019

New York City Center is getting ready for its Gala Presentation of Evita, running November 13 - 24. Directed by Sammi Cannold, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock-opera musical follows the controversial ascent of Argentina's renowned first lady. The production will star two actors in the title role. Maia Reficco, award-winning Argentine actor and recording artist, will play Eva age 15 - 20, and Solea Pfeiffer (Almost Famous, Hamilton), last at City Center in Songs for a New World, will play Eva age 20 - 33. The cast will also feature Jason Gotay as Che, Enrique Acevedo as Perón and Philip Hernandez as Magaldi.