Sam Scalamoni, Director

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Sam Scalamoni

Mr. Scalamoni is a freelance New York based director of theatre across the US and world wide. He is the director of the critically acclaimed National Tours of Elf the Musical which launches its 10th and 11th company this year with two tours crossing the US in 2017, one playing The Theatre at Madison Square Garden in December! Currently in development is a new musical, 1000 Faces, based on the life of film legend Lon Chaney, Unbelievable, based on baseball legend Jackie Mitchell and a stage adaptation of the MGM musical Summer Stock.

Most recently he directed Disneys Beauty and the Beast for the Ogunquit Playhouse. Mr. Scalamoni served as the Associate Director of the most recent National and International Tours of Disneys Beauty and the Beast which he also supervised on Broadway and mounted multiple companies world wide. He also directed Les Miserables winning the SALT Award for Best Director of a Musical and Best Musical of the Year and Agatha Christie’s An Unexpected Guest, winning the Broadway World Award for Best Director of a Play both at Cortland Repertory Theatre. Other tours directed; Nickelodeon’s Storytime Live! which broke box office records at Radio City Music Hall and the National Tour of The Gazillion Bubble Show.

Mr. Scalamoni’s direction of original works include the two original incarnations of Alan Menken’s Broadway musical Leap of Faith in workshop, the original development workshop of Mulan Jr. for Disney Theatrical Productions, a workshop presentation of Sense and Sensibility at Playwrights Horizons, workshops of the musical At the Back of the North Wind at the the National Arts Club and The Village Theatre, a workshop of The New Picasso at New World Stages, Treaty 321! at the Lucille Lortel, and Fidelity Futurestageat New World Stages for Richard Frankel Productions. He currently serves as the Artistic Director of Skyline Theatre Company, a professional non-profit theatre company in New Jersey.