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What is she up to??


August 2nd-27th, 2023


Hello Kitty Must Die
@ Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Sami is leading the brand new musical, Hello Kitty Must Die, as Fiona Yu: a high achieving corporate lawyer fed up with the stereotypes forced onto her by a white, patriarchal society. Based on the cult novel by Angela S. Choi, the musical is a combination of sex, violence, and stiletto heels. The show will perform at Pleasance 2 in the Pleasance Courtyard at Edinburgh Fringe in Scotland.

June 11th-July 2nd, 2023

@ Paper Mill Playhouse

Sami is returning to musical theatre in Jonathan Larsen's, RENT, as Alexi Darling/Mrs. Jefferson/Others and Joanne Jefferson's understudy. The show is directed by Zi Alikhan, choreographed by Steph Paul, and music directed by Amanda Morton. It will run on the main stage of Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey. *Sami performed as Joanne Jefferson for four performances during the run.*


March 25th-April 30th, 2023


The Chinese Lady
@ Cincinnati Playhouse

Sami will reprise her role as Afong Moy in Lloyd Suh's, The Chinese Lady. The play is inspired by the true story of the first Chinese woman to step foot in America at age 14 as she becomes a living exhibition for the American people throughout the course of her life. The show is directed by Jess McLeod and will play in the historic Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. 

November 16th-December 11th, 2023

The Nativity Variations
@ Milwaukee Repertory Theatre

Sami will be leading the world premiere of Catherine Trieschmann's, Nativity Variations, as Jules the director. The play follows a midwestern community theatre troupe led by auteur theater director, Jules, as they attempt to stage an ambitious Christmas pageant at the local Episcopal church. The show is directed by Shelley Butler and will play in the Quadracci Powerhouse Theater. 

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