Susan Blackwell Biography
Susan Blackwell is an American singer, author and actress. She is most notably known for playing characters based on herself in the original musicals titled [title of show] and Now. Here. This. She also hosts her own talk show titled Side by Side by Susan Blackwell on Broadway.com. Additionally, the actor has appeared in other plays, musicals, films, and television shows such as Master of None, Madame Secretary, The Blacklist, Succession, Law & Order, P.S. I Love You, After the Wedding, Yes, God, Yes, and Speech and Debate.
Susan Blackwell Age| Birthday| How old is Susan Blackwell?
Susan was born on March 29, 1969 in Dayton, Ohio, United States and is 50 years old in 2019.
Susan Blackwell Education
She attended Bethel Local Schools. She has a B achelor of Fine Arts in acting from Wright State University and an Masters in Fine Arts in acting from the University of Minnesota.
Susan Blackwell Broadway [title of show]
Blackwell’s musical show is titled [title of show]The show played at Broadway in the 2008 Season after a successful extended Off-Broadway run at the Vineyard Theatre in 2006. The musical [Title of Show] documents its own creation by two Broadway fans, who want to enter the New York Musical Theatre Festival and struggle to complete the show in three and a half weeks, and their two actress friends. The actors are also the writers and characters of the musical. In the musical, Blackwell plays as “Susan,” The character Susan is a quirky performer by night and corporate character during the day.
Susan was involved in the musical’s development of [Title of Show] early on, through her longstanding friendships with the show’s writer, Hunter Bell, and composer, Jeff Bowen who also star in the show, as “Hunter” and “Jeff”. At the time Hunter and Jeff began working on the musical, she had already decided to abandon performing for a stable, corporate office job. She thanks the two for rescuing her arts career.”They airlifted me out of very corporate ascension and plopped me down into this whole other experience.”
In 2019, Blackwell performed in a one-night-only Broadway concert performance of [title of show] to benefit The Actor’s Fund. She appeared alongside the entire original cast, and the evening was directed and choreographed by Michael Berresse.
Susan Blackwell Actor
Susan professionally began herl acting career with a two-year stint in the company of Minnesota’s Guthrie Theatre before moving to New York in 1995, performing Off-Off-Broadway with Rebecca Finnegan as The New Wondertwins, a variety act whose assortment of songs, sketches and daredevil feats included ventriloquism and making deviled eggs in their mouths.
A reviewer from Village Voice once wrote about Susan and Finnegan in 1999 saying : “Their wordless finale, orchestrated to a space-age bachelor-pad soundtrack, is a tour de force of fascination and horror: never have soy milk and deviled eggs been used to such loathsome effect.”Susan Blackwell Photo
Susan Blackwell Husband
She is married to her long time lover Nathan Heidt, prefering to keep their love life private and confidential.
Susan Blackwell Broadway Appearances
Besides the musical [title of show] and other Broadway runs, more of Susan’s recent credits include the Off-Broadway shows Speech and Debate, Anon, Working Title, Vilna’s Got a Golem and The Heidi Chronicles (as Peter Patrone).
Susan Blackwell Television Appearances
The actor’s television appearances include The Sopranos, Third Watch, All My Children, The Good Wife, Person of Interest as well as several episodes of Law & Order and Law & Order: Criminal Intent.
Susan Blackwell Film Appearances
The actor’s film appearances include P.S. I Love You, Margin Call, Margot at the Wedding, Changing Lanes, the short Bun-Bun and Night Int. Trailer for the feature film Ten Minutes Older.
Susan Blackwell Now. Here. This.
Blackwell joined [title of show] castmates Hunter Bell, Jeff Bowen and Heidi Blickenstaff in 2012 for the off-Broadway musical Now. Here. This. for which she also co-wrote the book with fellow actor Hunter Bell.
Side by Side
The actor is most notably known by many Broadway stars through her online video show Side by Side by Susan Blackwell. As part of the show, as the ending schtik, she often licks her interviewee’s face. She has licked Daniel Radcliffe, Sutton Foster, Darren Criss, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Laura Benanti, Stephanie J. Block, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Zachary Quinto and Jonathan Groff among others.
Susan Blackwell & Co.
The actor co founded the Susan Blackwell & co. which is a collective of teaching artists applying creative and performance technique to real world challenges with its main mandate being to free creativity, self expression,bravery, to free the most inspired work , the healthiest collaborations. The company seeks to bring #funlightenment by championing personal and professional development in a fun, safe, supportive environment where life-long learners can come together, face their fears,try something new.