Susan Merson

Actor, Writer,
Producer, Educator


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In this interview with Artistic Director, Susan Merson, LocalTheatreNY talks about the 13th St Repertory Theatre's long theatrical history in NYC and the new direction.

Susan and director Bob Jaffe

Opening Night at The Fountain, LA:
“When They Go, And You Do Not”

From The Fountain Blog: The birth of something new. The start of a new journey. Summoning the joy and courage to declare to another human being: This is who I am. This is where I’ve been.... More >>

As a longtime theatre professional, I have been active and productive on Broadway, Off Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, in regional theatre, on television and in major motion pictures in New York and Los Angeles.

More recently I have been focusing on writing and teaching, with published fiction, non fiction and criticism. Solo Performance and Life Stories classes are particular favorites. New York Theatre Intensives: Summer Conservatory, in association with the artists of the Ensemble Studio Theatre. Check out our web site:, and our Summer blog at blog


My musical play
, Between Pretty Places is slated for production Sept 17th at 13th St Rep in NYC . . . see Current Activity

First reading of Between Pretty Places for the new production Sept 17th At 13th St rep in NYC

As a solo performer I have toured internationally with my own shows and I continue to tour and teach Solo Workshops throughout the country.

My books, “YOUR NAME HERE: An Actor and Writer's Guide to Solo Performance" and my first novel, "Dreaming in Daylight" [blocpress] are available at Amazon.

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A founding member of the Los Angeles Writers Bloc, I have been consulting with writers and experiencing the joy of collaboration and friendship in this setting for over twenty years.


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