Book, Lyrics and Music by TJ Armand
Jan 16, 2017 at Joe's Pub!
About Sama: An American Requiem
Sama: An American Requiem has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Bermuda’s The Royal Gazette and was awarded a developmental residency (their first for a musical) by Williamsburg’s National Sawdust earlier this year.
Set during the Occupy Wall Street protests in 2011, this comedy drama focuses on a fictional pop star – the son of a Christian Lebanese family living in Massachusetts. Tariq becomes a household name in America under false pretenses and must choose between his allegiance to his family and maintaining his facade after the death of his gay twin Sama.
Previous industry readings have featured many Broadway stars including Javier Munoz (Hamilton) and Olga Merediz (In The Heights).
A private table-reading was directed by Danny Goldstein on June 8, 2015 at Davenport Theater (354 West 45th St, New York) 3:00 PM