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Samuel Taylor

 
Date of Birth: June 13, 1912
Date of Death: May 26, 2000 (87)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

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[Broadway, 1964]
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[West End, 1963]
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[Broadway, 1962]
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[Broadway, 1961]
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Samuel Taylor News

Disney Television Discovers: Talent Showcase Actors Revealed Photo Disney Television Discovers: Talent Showcase Actors Revealed
by Michael Major - Nov 28, 2022

In its 21st year, ABC Entertainment Talent and Casting is excited to present emerging talent from coast to coast with 2022’s Disney Television Discovers: Talent Showcase. As a part of their continued commitment to creating opportunities for rising artists to be discovered, nurtured and celebrated.

Goya Theatre Company Presents DON'T SHOOT THE ALBATROSS Photo Goya Theatre Company Presents DON'T SHOOT THE ALBATROSS
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2022

Don't Shoot the Albatross is sort of a monologue, kind of a pop song, and a bit like a poem. It's about urban isolation, queer exceptionalism and social anxiety, but mostly it's about Alby and why they can't sleep at night. The piece flickers between poetic, musical and acerbic.  

Internationally Acclaimed ALBATROSS Opens in Dublin Next Week Photo Internationally Acclaimed ALBATROSS Opens in Dublin Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 15, 2022

Inspired by Samuel Taylor Coleridge's classic The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Albatross brings Coleridge's tortured seaman into the present day to recount one man's doomed journey on the open sea. A fast paced adventure filled with sea battles, storms, and ice-bound ships, Albatross uses visually thrilling stagecraft powered by the latest multimedia technology to bring The Mariner into the modern world.

RSL Announces 60 New Fellows and Honorary Fellows For 2022 Photo RSL Announces 60 New Fellows and Honorary Fellows For 2022
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2022

This evening, at an event held at Battersea Arts Centre, The Royal Society of Literature (RSL), the charity that represents the voice of literature in the UK, announced 60 new appointments including the first induction of writers elected to Fellowship through the Bicentenary RSL Open Initiative. 

BWW Review: LOOKINGGLASS ALICE at Lookingglass Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: LOOKINGGLASS ALICE at Lookingglass Theatre Company
by Rachel Weinberg - May 31, 2022

Lookingglass Theatre Company‚Äôs signature LOOKINGGLASS ALICE has returned to Water Tower Water Works‚ÄĒand it‚Äôs just as whimsical and delightful as I remember it when I first saw the production back in high school. Director David Catlin‚Äôs charming and inventive adaptation combines storytelling elements from Lewis Carroll‚Äôs ALICE‚ÄôS ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and THROUGH THE LOOKINGGLASS. The production‚Äôs partnership with The Actors Gymnasium has also cemented Lookingglass Theatre Company‚Äôs unique combination of literary adaptation and impressive aerial artistry. LOOKINGGLASS ALICE not only calls for a talented company of actors but also places considerable physical demands upon its ensemble.

BWW Review: THE TIGER LILLIES: ONE PENNY OPERA, Soho Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE TIGER LILLIES: ONE PENNY OPERA, Soho Theatre
by Franco Milazzo - Apr 13, 2022

The Tiger Lillies return to the Soho Theatre with a vicious and viscous re-imagining of the classic Brecht and Weill opera, thick with murderers, thieves and all manner of villainy.

New Dates Announced For Opening Night Of THE GRIFT Photo New Dates Announced For Opening Night Of THE GRIFT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 7, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced new dates for the start of The Grift, the immersive, site-specific theater experience written and directed by Tom Salamon, which is scheduled to be performed at Bay Street Theater and throughout Sag Harbor village.

Bay Street Theater Announces Cast For THE GRIFT A Site-Specific Theatrical Experience Photo Bay Street Theater Announces Cast For THE GRIFT A Site-Specific Theatrical Experience
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 3, 2022

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts will present the cast of The Grift, the immersive, site-specific theater experience written and directed by Tom Salamon.

New Dates Announced For Court Theatre's THE LADY FROM THE SEA Photo New Dates Announced For Court Theatre's THE LADY FROM THE SEA
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 12, 2022

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, continues its 2021/22 season with The Lady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Richard Nelson, and directed by Shana Cooper. The Lady from the Sea now runs February 25 ‚Äď March 27, 2022 at Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave.¬†

Court Theatre to Continue Season with THE LADY FROM THE SEA Photo Court Theatre to Continue Season with THE LADY FROM THE SEA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2021

Court Theatre, under the continuing leadership of Charles Newell, Marilyn F. Vitale Artistic Director, and Angel Ysaguirre, Executive Director, will continue its 2021/22 season with The Lady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen, translated by Richard Nelson, and directed by Shana Cooper.

Samuel Taylor Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At HAMLET at Chicago Shakespeare Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At HAMLET at Chicago Shakespeare

by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Chicago Shakespeare production of Hamlet! Check out the video below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from LOOKINGGLASS ALICE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2014

Lookingglass Theatre Company presents the return of signature Lookingglass production Lookingglass Alice, adapted and directed by Ensemble Member David Catlin from the works of Lewis Carroll, produced in association with The Actors Gymnasium. Artistic Associates Lauren Hirte and Lindsey Noel Whiting both return to share the role of Alice. Lookingglass Alice runs now through February 15, 2015 at Lookingglass Theatre Company, located inside Chicago's historic Water Tower Water Works, 821 N. Michigan Ave. at Pearson. The Press Opening is Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of CST's HENRY V
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents William Shakespeare's epic Henry V, directed by celebrated British director Christopher Luscombe in his Chicago debut. In a rousing finale to the 2014 season, the play that inaugurated Chicago Shakespeare Theater in 1986 on the rooftop of Lincoln Park's Red Lion Pub comes to the Courtyard Theater for the first time. Shakespeare's powerful history play explores the consequences of war and the capacity of language to inspire and transform. Leading the troops as the charismatic, young monarch is Harry Judge in the titular role. Henry V will be performed in CST's Courtyard Theater April 29 through June 15, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Four Clowns' SUBLIMITY at United Solo Festival
by Stage Tube - Aug 17, 2013

SublimityTake the sordid life of one of England's best-known Romantic authors. Mix in some brazen audience interaction and a taste of classic clowning. Add a dash of opium and one of the best-known poems in the English language, and what do you get? Answer: Sublimity, the extraordinary creation of writer/co-director and performer David Bridel, coming to the United Solo Festival in New York on Theatre Row (42nd Street), October 5th, 2013 at 2pm. Click below for a sneak peek at the production!

BWW TV: First Look at Gregory Wooddell, Christina Pumariega and More in CST's HENRY VIII - Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 6, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) announces William Shakespeare's Henry VIII, the first professional Chicago production in 400 years since its debut at Shakespeare's Globe in London. Staged by Artistic Director Barbara Gaines in CST's Courtyard Theater April 30-June 16, 2013, Henry VIII features a celebrated company of artists that includes Gregory Wooddell in the title role and Christina Pumariega as Anne Boleyn. The Acting Company features an ensemble of veteran CST actors which includes Kate Buddeke, David Darlow, Kevin Gudahl, Scott Jaeck, Ora Jones, David Lively and Mike Nussbaum. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production highlights below.

BWW TV: First Look at David Darlow, Dion Johnstone and More in Highlights of CST's JULIUS CAESAR
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2013

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) presents its contemporary retelling of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, staged by acclaimed British director Jonathan Munby in his Chicago debut, now playing through March 24, 2013 in CST's Courtyard Theater. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below.

BWW TV: Ben Carlson, Deborah Hay and More in Highlights of CST's SCHOOL FOR LIES
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2012

Chicago Shakespeare Theater brings to the stage the Midwest premiere of David Ives' comedy The School for Lies, adapted from The Misanthrope by Moliere. Ives' play, Venus in Fur, was a 2012 Tony Award¬ģ nominee for Best Play; and his previous work with Chicago Shakespeare includes the CST-commissioned adaptation of Feydeau's A Flea in Her Ear-a 2006 world premiere directed by Gary Griffin. Check out highlights of the show below!

BWW TV: Ian McDiarmid in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's TIMON OF ATHENS - Show Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 11, 2012

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) is currently presenting, William Shakespeare's rarely produced Timon of Athens, directed by CST Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and featuring Tony Award winner Ian McDiarmid in the title role. Performed in CST's Courtyard Theater from through June 10, 2012, Gaines' production also features Sean Fortunato as Flavius, James Newcomb as Apemantus and Danforth Comins as Alcibiades. Performances began April 24, 2012. Production highlights have been released and BroadwayWorld brings you a look below!


Samuel Taylor Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Samuel Taylor written?
Samuel Taylor has written 9 shows including First Love (Playwright), The Happy Time (Playwright), Sabrina Fair (Playwright), The Pleasure of His Company (Playwright), No Strings (Bookwriter), Beekman Place (Playwright), The Happy Time (Source Material), Avanti! (Playwright), Legend (Playwright).