Cultural Arts: Stages

Ham: A Musical Memoir

Sam Harris’s Ovation Award-winning musical memoir, HAM, hilariously, passionately, and poignantly takes us from a conflicted childhood in Bible-belt Oklahoma to the dizzying roller coaster ride of a life in show business to the fulfillment of the impossible dream of fatherhood, culminating in the lessons of a life well lived.

Written by Sam Harris
Directed by Billy Porter and Ken Sawyer
Musical Director Todd Schroeder
Produced by Los Angeles LGBT Center/Jon Imparato, Suzi Dietz, and Elaine Krauss 

Presented at the Center’s Renberg Theatre on January 23, 2016


Sam Harris

Directed by Billy Porter and Ken Sawyer; musical arrangements by Todd Schroeder; lighting by Adam Earle; sound and video design by Ken Sawyer; sound consultant Darren Mora; choreography by Lee Martino; costumes by Paula Higgins; production stage manager Norman Cox; production manager Patricia Sutherland; technical director Matt Richter; and crew Megan Benavente, Tina Baldwin, and Maggie Marx.