Becca Blackwell, Paul Lazar, Sarah Benson, Roy Faudree, Vinie Burrows, Matthew Korahais, Steve Earle, Jasper Newel, Richard Maxwell, and Modesto Flako Jiménez. Photo by Sam Horvath

Samara marks the Off-Broadway acting debut of legendary singer-songwriter Steve Earle, who has also composed an original score for the production. Joining Earle in the eclectic cast, which spans ages 14–88, are Becca Blackwell, Vinie Burrows, Roy Faudree, Modesto Flako Jiménez, Matthew Korahais, Paul Lazar and Jasper Newell. The company will also include musician Ivan Goff and a percussionist to be announced.

The creative team for Samara includes Louisa Thompson (sets), Junghyun Georgia Lee (costumes), Matt Frey (lights), and Palmer Hefferan (sound), George Hoffmann and Greg Kozatek (props masters), J. David Brimmer (fight choreography), Annie-B Parson (choreography) and Rachel K. Gross (production stage manager).

Performances of Samara will take place April 4–May 7 (see schedule above) at the Mezzanine Theatre at the A.R.T./New York Theatres, which is located at 502 W 53rd Street).


  1. Lynda Walker says:

    Wish I could be there it sounds fascinating. Come to Belfast and preform too! Love to Vinie. Lynda

  2. Petronia Paley says:

    Dear Vinie,
    You are a continuing inspiration. I know you will bring your immense talent and experience to the production. Much success.

  3. Pearleta says:

    Vinie, this is wonderful. Congratulations. See you there. Much love.

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