Sammy is currently producing the new musical GUN & POWDER by Angelica Chéri & Ross Baum, which made its World Premiere in the 30th Season at the Signature Theatre.
He is a co-founding member of The Industry Standard Group (TISG), a multicultural commercial investment and producing organization strategically formed to promote work reflecting diversity and increase the presence of BIPOC investors and producers in the commercial producing arts and entertainment field.
In addition, he is on the producing and social media team for The Old Vic's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, which recently played on Broadway starring Campbell Scott, Andrea Martin, and LaChanze. In 2018, he made his co-producing Off-Broadway debut with BE MORE CHILL—which transferred to Broadway in 2019.
In 2017, he began his production company, Holtzman-Lopez Productions LLC, with his producing partner, longtime collaborator, and best friend Ben Holtzman. In addition to GUN & POWDER, they are developing the new musicals HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO, BRADICAL, as well as producing the Syracuse University Lewis Hecker Drama Showcase.
After graduating from Syracuse University—Sammy got his start on Broadway with the NYC team at Your Theatrics International, a full-service entertainment production company specializing in the production and management of theatrical events, where he worked with Tom Smedes Productions on the Broadway production of THE VISIT starring Chita Rivera. During this time, he also worked on MOTHERS & SONS on Broadway, The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), the International Cabaret Contest in Australia and New Zealand, and the pre-Broadway development of BANDSTAND.
In 2017 he was a recipient of the Rising Star Fellowship with The Broadway League as well as the Associate Producer for the musical BANDSTAND, winner of the 2017 Tony Award® for Best Choreography.
World Premiere - Signature Theatre 2020
Book & Lyrics by Angelica Chéri
Music by Ross Baum
Book by Melissa Rose Hirsch & Christopher Hlinka
Music by Preston Max Allen
Broadway 2019, Returning in 2020
Adapted by Jack Thorne
Book & Lyrics by Rebekah Greer Melocik
Music by Jacob Yandura
Off-Broadway 2018, Broadway 2019
Book by Joe Tracz
Music & Lyrics by Joe Iconis
Broadway 2017, National Tour 2019
Book & Lyrics by Richard Oberacker & Robert Taylor
Music by Richard Oberacker