Meet Broadway Wiz Bright Star, Sam from Mahwah, NJ.

Sam was in the recent Broadway revival of Les Misérables and he would love to duet with Lesli Margherita (someone make this happen!)

On average, how many Broadway shows do you see a year?
4

How many local shows or community theater shows do you see a year?
7

Favorite Broadway show:
Something Rotten!

All-time favorite performer:
Lesli Margherita

Songs you like to belt in the shower:
“Everything’s Coming Up Rose,” “On My Own,” “Electricity”

Favorite piece of theater memorabilia you own:
A signed Yellow Ticket of Leave by Ramin Karimloo from Les Misérables

Most memorable performance you’ve ever seen:
Wicked, Annie, Something Rotten! and Matilda

Best interaction you have had with another theater fan:
My best friend Ella Koski who is in love with theater just as much as I am.

Why do you love theater?
I love theater because for 2 and a half hours, I can escape into a new world that anyone or anything (depending on which show) can break out into song and dance! It makes me feel good about myself because it’s just….. AMAZING!

Dream roles?
Marius – Les Misérables
Miss Wormwood – Matilda (even though I’m a boy)
Evan Hansen – Dear Evan Hansen
Billy Elliot – Billy Elliot
Phantom – Phantom of the Opera

Best stagedoor or backstage experience?
I met Laura Osnes, Sierra Boggess, and Corey Cott at Bway Barks. I also performed with Ramin Karimloo in Les Misérables on Broadway for 1 year.