AWARDING WINNING PLAYWRIGHT-ACTOR
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An award‑winning playwright and actor, Susan is a three-time O’Neill semi-finalist, two-time New Dramatist and Leah Ryan Finalist. She has been seen on stage at the Public Theater, Actors Theatre of Louisville, among many. Her play, THE WONDER (Writer/Actor, Directors – Julie Ann Emery and Kevin Earley, nominated for both the Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award and William Saroyan Human Rights/Social Justice Award, terraNova’s New Play Series (workshop reading at Cherry Lane Theatre) won Best of the Festival at the United Solo International Festival.
Web/Film: Onion News Network; award‑nominated series regular on the award winning webseries THEN WE GOT HELP (written and directed by Julie Ann Emery), BRIDESBURG (directed by Jeff Barry), PRESIDENT OF THE FAN CLUB (directed by Daryl Lathon; written by Clay McLeod Chapman).
Her plays include BUZZ (Dir – Carrie Preston; Alabama Shakespeare Festival 2019 World Premiere; Winner, Reverie Next Generation Playwriting Award; development readings with Off-Broadway’s Atlantic Theater Company and New York Theatre Workshop’s Mondays@3; Finalist, Baltic Writing Residency (Brora, Scotland); Women’s Project Lab Semi-Finalist; Honorable Mention, Jane Chambers Award); THE MACHINE (Global Age Finalist); THE SILVER KITCHEN trilogy (which includes THE SILVER KITCHEN - Development, Naked Angels, Tuesdays@9; finalist, Red Theatre Chicago Playwriting Competition and FRANK - Friday Night Footlights Staged Reading); GERTRUDE (advanced to second round,Sundance MENA Theatre Lab in Morocco, DecadesOut reading and workshop; semi-finalist, Bridge Playwriting Contest, THE FALL (semi-finalist, Theatre503 Playwriting Award; semi-finalist, Baltic Writing Residency (Brora, Scotland), among many.
AEA, SAG/AFTRA, DG, Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive and terraNova Groundbreakers alumna. NY, DC, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Atlanta and LA hire.