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April 27th-June 2nd, 2024

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Sami returns to Cincinnati Playhouse as Tong in Qui Nguyen's, Vietgone. Based on the playwright's family, Vietgone tells the partially true and endlessly entertaining tale of how his parents met in a refugee relocation camp in Arkansas during the Vietnam War and fell in love. The show is directed by Joanie Schultz and will be presented in the historic Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theater.

August 2nd-27th, 2023

Hello Kitty Must Die
@ Edinburgh Fringe Festival

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 in the Park

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. 

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