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Sam Salmond

Sam is a Jonathon Larson Award- winning composer, lyricist, and bookwriter. Among the projects currently in development, Sam is writing music and lyrics for an adaptation of Eighty-Sixed, the novel written by humorist and AIDS activist, David Feinberg. It had a developmental reading at Second Stage Theatre and a workshop with Playwrights Horizons and Musical Theatre Factory. His musical Mother, Me and the Monsters (a Boston Globe Critics Pick) was produced at Barrington Stage. His childrens show, The Dot, is on a 2017-18 national tour with Theatreworks USA. He wrote book and lyrics for Cage Match, which premiered at Prospect Theater Company. Hes the creator of Uncool: the Party, an immersive night of rock 'n roll, games, stories and dancing, which was workshopped at CAP21 and the Musical Theatre Factory. Sam is currently working on an original musical, The Homefront, about female factory workers who were fired at the end of WWII. Hes also writing a modern musical queer adaptation of the Frankenstein myth. Sams work has been featured at Lincoln Center, Ars Nova, Symphony Space, Joe's Pub, 54 Below, The Town Hall and venues all around the country. He is a 2017 Dramatists Guild Fellow and an alumnus of NYUs Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program.


From Uncool: the Party Male version. Will Roland at 54 Below on 7/31/2017 Female Version: Grace McLean at Laurie Beechman Theater on 11/14/2012Grace McLean at 54 Below on 3/06/2013

I'm Cool

Taylor Trensch at Joe's Pub on 9/28/2016 Will Roland at Barrington Stage on 9/16/2013This song is usually performed with ukulele, but feel free to play it on whatever instrument you think is best!

In the Temple

From Mother, Me and the Monsters.Connor Russell at ACT's Central Heating Lab on 1/13/2014Jeremy Morse at Lincoln Center on 1/14/2013SAM is a devout sixteen year old Mormon. Life at home is hard. His mother is on her third marriage and Sam believes it’s his fault. However, for this moment, all that chaos disappears. MOTHER and SAM are in the temple...

Why Do I?

Jason Gotay at 54 Below on 7/31/2017 Preston Sadleir at Joe's Pub on 9/28/2016

We Are

Bonnie Milligan, Natalie Walker at 54 Below on 7/31/2017 Grace McLean, Alyse Alan Louis at Joe's Pub on 8/24/2014

The Littlest

Rebecca Naomi Jones at The Laurie Beechman on 12/12/2011

It Glows

From Eighty-Sixed. Adam Chanler-Berat, Eric William Morris at Larson Award Ceremony on 3/12/2016BJ has only ever loved one man. RICHARD was a playwright, a beautiful, magnetizing man with a drinking problem. Years after the end of their relationship, BJ is still too scared to fall in love again. In this flashback to 1980 New York City, RICHARD is trying to...

In New York

From Uncool: the Party. George Salazar, Will Roland, Jeremy Morse, Elizabeth Stanley, Michael Linden, Amanda Savan at 54 Below on 3/03/2014 Sam Salmond, Shakina Nayfack, Barrett Wilbert Weed, Larry Owens, Michael Linden, Bonnie Milligan, AJ Shively, Taylor Trensch, Noah Zachary at Joe's Pub on 9/28/2016