Amara is incredibly honored to have been awarded the New York Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role for her performance as Crevette in the new musical That Lady from Maxim's. The production, produced by Isle of Shoals was nominated for 7 awards and won 4 including Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Original Score (Bryan Williams), Outstanding Full-Length Script (Bryan Williams), and Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role (Amara Haaksman). She is so proud to have been a part of such an amazing group of people.
Photo on left: Sister Rita in The Runner Stumbles
Photo on right: Queen Isabella in Edward the Second
Amara is thrilled to be joining a wonderful company of actors in the female ensemble of Les Miserables at Casa Manana.
Amara is currently performing in the fall season for Isle Of Shoals Theatre Company. She is portraying Sister Rita in The Runner Stumbles by Milan Stitt and Queen Isabella in a new musical adaptation of Christopher Marlowe's Edward the Second by Bryan Williams and Lance Hewitt. The shows are running in repertory at the Robert Moss Theatre in the Lower East Side.
Photo on Right: Accepting NYIT Award for Outstanding Actress in a Leading Role
Photo on Left: As Crevette in That Lady from Maxim's
Amara is thrilled to have been cast as Cosette in Les Miserables in Cohoes Music Hall's upcoming production. The production will run October 3 - 13th at the historic Cohoes Music Hall in Cohoes, NY (near Albany).
Review: "Hoffman, who’s suitably dashing and handsome, has a bright, winning tenor that rises effortlessly to the top notes of the melodies he shares with his love, Cosette (Amara Haaksman, possessed of a sparkling soprano)." - Steve Barnes, senior writer Times Union