SAM FORMAN (Playwright)
SAM FORMAN, a writer for the stage, screen and TV, co-created (with Beau Willimon) the Civil War era television pilot Hickory Hill for AMC. Sam recently wrote the lyrics for the new musical Broadway's Next Season (dir. Alex Timbers) and is the lyricist and co-book author for the musical I Sing! which has been produced commercially off-Broadway and in theaters around the world. A CD recording of the York Theater Concert Cast of I Sing! is available in stores worldwide from Jay Records. Sam's other plays and musicals include: The Rise and Fall of Annie Hall (Stage 13, NYC dir. Sam Gold; Theater J, Washington DC dir. Shirley Serotsky) We The People (TheaterWorks USA) F#@king Up Everything (co-book writer, NYMF 2009 dir. Stephen Brackett) The Grille Room (Cherry Lane Mentor Project, dir. Thomas Kail), Quarterlife (Ford Center, NYC workshop dir. by Mark Brokaw; Pico Playhouse, Los Angeles, CA dir. Matt Doherty) Please Stop Talking (Cherry Lane Theater, NYC dir. Erwin Mass ; Willlamstown Theatre Festival, dir. Portia Krieger), Fringical! (Ars Nova, NYC; American Theatre of Actors, NYMF 2004, dir. Thomas Kail) Schmoozy Togetherness (Williamstown Theatre Festival, dir. Johanna McKeon) The Quiet Game (Hangar Theater, Ithaca NY dir. Daniel Kramer) Krankenhaus Blues (Blue Heron Theater, NYC, The Abingdon Theatre, NYC, dir. Donna Mitchell) Hunter for Hunter Green and Narcissus and Goldstein (Singularity Company, NYC dir. Benjamin Salka) Sam is an alumni of Youngblood at EST, Ars Nova's Play Group and the proud producer of Creation Nation which the New York Times has called:"A late night cabaret phenomenon." Sam is a member of the WGA, The Dramatist's Guild and is represented by CAA.