From lawyer to West End performer, Sam Oladeinde discusses his path into theatre and career so far.
Sam completed a law degree before obtaining a Disney Theatrical Scholarship to attend the Royal Academy of Music.
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His theatre credits include: understudy Burr, Lafayette/Jefferson and Mulligan/Madison in Hamilton (Original West End cast, Victoria Palace), Motumbo and understudy General in The Book of Mormon (Prince Of Wales), understudy Ramses in Prince Of Egypt (Dominion) and Young Scrooge and Fred Anderson in A Christmas Carol (Dominion).
Most recently Sam played Bob & Others in the West End production of Come From Away (Phoenix), reopening the show after its Covid-19 closure. Next up Sam will play Leon Czolgosz in Polly Findlay’s revival of Assassins by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman at the Chichester Festival Theatre.
Sam has also worked on screen, filming roles in Casualty (BBC) and Doctors (BBC). He recently wrapped filming for the upcoming Amy Winehouse biopic Back To Black, playing vocalist Zalon Thompson.
In addition to many workshops, concerts, rehearsed readings and audiobooks, Sam has an extensive recording career and has featured on the soundtracks for countless films.
Assassins runs at the Chichester Festival Theatre 3rd – 24th June 2023. Visit www.cft.org.uk for info and tickets.
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