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Sammy Lopez is a New York City-based producer and director.

He is the Producing Artistic Director and Co-Founder of Diverging Elements Theatre Co., a non-profit dedicated to creating theatre experiences for young audiences that spark thought, stimulate discussion, and initiate change. Under his direction, they have developed new shows at Barnes and Noble, Strand Book Store, Book Culture, The Children's Museum of Manhattan, and JCC Manhattan.

He is the Associate Producer for the new musical, Bandstand, on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. He is a graduate of the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts and the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University.

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[Broadway, 2019]
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New York City Children's Theater to Present World Premiere of PINOCCHIO at Theatre Row

New York City Children’s Theater will present the world premiere of PINOCCHIO, a dance/theater production at Theatre Row. Learn more about the production and see how to purchase tickets.

Listen: HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Cast Recording is Available Digitally Today

The original Broadway cast recording of the new musical How to Dance in Ohio, is available digitally on all platforms. Listen to the full album here!

Kristin Caskey Elected as Chair of the Board at The Broadway League

Kristin Caskey, Executive Vice President, Content and Creative at Ambassador Theatre Group, has been elected Chair of the Board of The Broadway League. Learn more about Casey here!

Photos: Stars Walk the Red Carpet on Opening Night of HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO

What happens when you combine heartfelt documentary with big Broadway musical? Something like what is happening eight times a week at the Belasco Theatre, where How to Dance in Ohio just celebrated its opening. Check out photos from inside the big night!

Photos: HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Cast and Creative Team Celebrates Opening Night

The Belasco Theatre was the place to be as Broadway celebrated the opening of the final musical of 2023. How to Dance in Ohio – inspired by Alexandra Shiva’s Peabody Award-winning documentary of the same name – is now officially open on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos of the company arrivals here!

Ludacris and Paula Abdul Join HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Producing Team

Multi-Grammy Award winning music icons Ludacris and Paula Abdul have joined P3 Productions, and Tony Award-winning entertainment mini-studio Level Forward, on the producing team of the new Broadway musical How to Dance in Ohio.

HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO Will Receive Leader in Adult Autism Award

The Autism Society of America has announced that the cast and crew of the new Broadway musical, How to Dance in Ohio will be honored with The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Leader in Adult Autism Award for 2023 on December 1st, 2023, at the Belasco Theater in New York City. 

Photos: On the Red Carpet for the Drama League's Embrace the Season Gala

Just last night, the Drama League celebrated Embrace The Season: A Drama League Celebration, the venerated gala event amplifying the extraordinary productions gracing stages in New York City each season. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals here.

New York City Children's Theater's Holiday Tradition MY FIRST NUTCRACKER to Return To Theatre Row

New York City Children’s Theater presents My First Nutcracker, an interactive adaptation of the holiday classic. Join Clara-Marie on her brave and imaginative journey. Suitable for ages 3-8. Visit nycchildrenstheater.org for more info.

The Business of Broadway to Present Reading of New Musical L'ART RESTE and K-Musical Producer Workshop

The Business of Broadway partners with Korea Arts Management Service to present a reading of the new musical 'L'art Reste' and a workshop for K-Musical producers. Get a glimpse of Korean musical talent and gain industry insight at this exclusive event in New York City.

NYCCT Brings Interactive Bilingual Play ¡CORRE, ABUELITE, RUN! to All Five Boroughs This Fall

New York City Children's Theater's world premiere production, ¡Corre, Abuelita, Run!, will visit Brooklyn Children's Museum, NY Botanical Garden, Staten Island Children's Museum, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Queens Museum this fall. Find out how to catch the show here!

New York City Children's Theater Reveals 27th Season

New York City Children's Theater's (NYCCT) season will include two world premiere productions and the return of their hit holiday dance/theater production! Learn more about the season lineup here!

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Family Found RISE THEATRE DIRECTORY to Increase Visibility For Underrepresented Theatre Artists

Today marks the debut of RISE (Representation, Inclusion, & Support for Employment) Theatre, along with the launch of their new tool: The RISE Theatre Directory, a FREE national online directory promoting the visibility of individuals who work backstage, behind-the-scenes, and in support of theatre making.

Broadway Stage Management Symposium Sets Venue & Topics For 9th Annual Stage Manager Conference

The 9th annual Broadway Stage Management Symposium will be presented at the beautiful Open Jar Studios in the heart of Times Square, where numerous Broadway shows rehearse.

Josh Groban, Julie Andrews & More to be Honored at New 42 WE ARE FAMILY Gala

New 42 will present the return of their annual gala at the Plaza Hotel, which will be taking place on Monday, June 5 at 6PM. See who is taking part, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Theatre Producers of Color Announces 2023 Cohorts

Theatre Producers of Color, the newly formed organization committed to supporting the next generation of BIPOC producers by providing access to education, training, and mentorship, announced their 2023 cohort for the third-annual education program – “Producing 101'.

New York City Children's Theater to Premiere FISH IN A TREE - A New Play With Music, At Theatre Row This March

On March 18th, 2023, New York City Children's Theater will premiere their new show Fish in a Tree directed by Sammy Lopez and Melissa Jessel.

ENTERTAINMENTX Podcast Turns 5 Years Old This Month

Entertainmentx, which gets to the heart, soul and drive of top performers in the entertainment industry, turns 5 years old on February 5th.

Theatre Producers Of Color Presents The Annual 'Producing 101' Program

Theatre Producers of Color (TPOC), the newly formed organization committed to supporting the next generation of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) producers by providing access to education, training, and mentorship, announced the return of their annual educational program – “Producing 101,” where aspiring producers are able to learn the fundamentals of commercial producing, including development paths, financing, budgeting, and more, with experienced BIPOC and White ally leaders as their guides, tuition free over 11 weeks.

Stevie Walker-Webb to Direct Presentations of New Musical GUN & POWDER in New York City

Obie Award-winning director and playwright, Stevie Walker-Webb, will helm the new musical Gun & Powder.  Following a sold-out run at Washington D.C.’s Signature Theatre in 2020, reading presentations for the production will take place in New York City on December 15 and 16.

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