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Susane Lee

Also Credited As: Susan Lee
 
Birth Place:
Seoul, Korea
Bio:
Susane Lee As the Executive Director of Hudson Warehouse, Susane is writing a 4 year series on the works of Alexandre Dumas: Starting in 2017, she wrote and produced and adaptation of The Three Musketeers. In 2018, she is following up with The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later. This original ... (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: Seoul, Korea

Bio:
Susane Lee As the Executive Director of Hudson Warehouse, Susane is writing a 4 year series on the works of Alexandre Dumas: Starting in 2017, she wrote and produced and adaptation of The Three Musketeers. In 2018, she is following up with The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later. This original ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Susane Lee Biography

Susane Lee As the Executive Director of Hudson Warehouse, Susane is writing a 4 year series on the works of Alexandre Dumas: Starting in 2017, she wrote and produced and adaptation of The Three Musketeers. In 2018, she is following up with The Three Musketeers: 20 Years Later. This original adaptation and production is a world premiere – the first time anyone has adapted this novel for the stage. In 2019, Susane Lee will write an original adaption for Hudson Warehouse of Man in the Iron Mask, and in 2020, she will complete the Dumas tetralogy with his masterpiece: The Count of Monte Cristo. Susane also adapted and directed their 2017 production of His Girl Friday, wrote and directed the company’s July 2016 production Lysisarah: “Let’s Make America Great Again!” For the Warehouse Susane has also directed Comedy of Errors, and the Warehouse’s first contemporary play, Same River Twice, by Benjamin Elterman, at The Bernie Wohl Center in the fall of 2014. For the Warehouse’s 10th Anniversary, Susane also directed The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) in Riverside Park, then brought it twice to The Bernie Wohl Center. Susane also developed Writers-A-Go-Go, (W.A.G.G.) Contemporary Play Reading Series, a workshop that promotes the works of contemporary writers and which has had staged readings of 9 new plays.

Susane has produced many productions for the NYC jails, including in the New York City Detention Centers in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx.

As Executive Director of Hudson Warehouse, her company was given a PROCLAMATION from the City of New York for the Warehouse’s contribution to the arts, at their 15th Anniversary Benefit.

Susane also directed three staged readings for 365 Women a Year and also nominated for Best Director twice for the Take Ten Festival. Susane has also directed many screenplays for the Writers Guild of America, East at Lincoln Film Center.

As a Producer and Writer for PBS/Channel 13 in NYC for 15 years, she traveled to more than 100 cities across the U.S., producing and writing one hour documentaries for WNET in NYC. Previously, she worked at NOVA at WGBH in Boston. She won a PBS Communication Award in 1999.

Susane is also a member of SAG and has appeared in many films and television productions.

Susane won a NY Foundation for the Arts Fellowship for Nonfiction Literature in 2005. She published a memoir for MORE magazine in 2010. Susane is a Lifetime Member of the Writers Guild of America, East and a member of SAG/AFTRA. Susane was a Finalist for the 2013 Wai Look Award, given by the Asian American Arts Alliance for those “who outstandingly contributed to the arts.”





Susane Lee News

Hudson Classical Theater Company Presents EMMA Adaptation Beginning This Week Photo Hudson Classical Theater Company Presents EMMA Adaptation Beginning This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2022

Hudson Classical Theater Company continues its 19th season with a new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma.  Unlike their previous Jane Austen adaptations, this one takes place in the 1950’s in Newport, Rhode Island.  

RICHARD II Launches Hudson Classical Theater Company's 19th Season Photo RICHARD II Launches Hudson Classical Theater Company's 19th Season
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022

Hudson Classical Theater Company launches its 19th season with a stunning new show they’ve never produced before: Richard II. Nathan Mattingly, the company’s Associate Artistic Director, has worked on this adaptation for more than four years and plays the title role.

Hudson Classical Theater Company Kicks Off Season With PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Photo Hudson Classical Theater Company Kicks Off Season With PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 8, 2022

Hudson Classical Theater Company kicks off its 19th Season with a production of Jane Austen’s classic PRIDE AND PREJUDICE.  This high spirited, delightful stage adaptation was written by Executive Artistic Director Susane Lee.

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Will Be Performed by Hudson Classical Theater Company Begin Photo THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Will Be Performed by Hudson Classical Theater Company Beginning This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Jul 30, 2021

Hudson Classical Theater Company (formerly known as Hudson Warehouse) just finished their highly successful July production of “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” which kicked off their 18th season.  Now that New York City is open to live theater, HCTC will bring back the classics to their summer stage in Riverside Park. 

Hudson Warehouse Theater Company Announces its 18th Season Photo Hudson Warehouse Theater Company Announces its 18th Season
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2021

The public is invited to join the company on July 3rd, Saturday, 2021, at 4pm, to help launch their new season and the exciting reveal of their new brand and name.  Celebrations will take place at their performance space behind The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument at West 89th and Riverside Drive, in Riverside Park.  (Rain date: July 4th at 4pm.)

Hudson Warehouse to Present WHAT THEY SAID: THE MOST MEMORABLE QUOTES FROM THE PAST 2 Photo Hudson Warehouse to Present WHAT THEY SAID: THE MOST MEMORABLE QUOTES FROM THE PAST 20 YEARS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 11, 2021

Hudson Warehouse has announced their new production “What They Said: The Most Memorable Quotes from the Past 20 Years.”  In this video documentary, Hudson Warehouse has perused the past 20 years and selected unforgettable quotes from those in the public eye.

Hudson Warehouse Will Kick Off its 17th Season with SENSE & SENSIBILITY Photo Hudson Warehouse Will Kick Off its 17th Season with SENSE & SENSIBILITY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2020

Hudson Warehouse kicks off its 17th Season with SENSE & SENSIBILITY, a beloved classic by Jane Austen with a new, exciting, and moving adaptation by Susane Lee. Ms. Lee adapted last year's PRIDE & PREJUDICE to sell-out crowds and this adaptation should thrill the most die-hard Austen fans. Nicholas Martin-Smith, the Producing Artistic Director of Hudson Warehouse, directed both Austen adaptations.

SPRING AWAKENING, SHINKA & More Win Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards Photo SPRING AWAKENING, SHINKA & More Win Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 16, 2019

On Monday, September 16, 2019, The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation announced the 2019 recipients at the annual Off-Off-Broadway IT Awards. For the past 15 years, the It Awards have celebrated the vibrant and creative indie theatre community under the dedicated leadership of Executive Directors Shay Gines and Nick Micozzi who are stepping down and at the ceremony introduced new leadership for the organization: Cat Parker, Artistic Director of Articulate Theatre Company; Ariel Estrada, Producing Artistic Director of Leviathan Lab Projects; and Jazmyn Arroyo, Co-Founding Artistic Director of Step 1 Theatre Project will join Akia Squiteri, Artistic Director of Rising Sun Performance Company as Directors of the organization.

Hudson Warehouse Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR Photo Hudson Warehouse Presents THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by Sarah Hookey - Aug 1, 2019

For Hudson Warehouse's 16th Season, they presenting a very unique adaptation of The Merry Wives of Windsor. This production is set in the 1960's at The Windsor Resort, a tourist hotel in the Borscht Belt of the Catskills.

The New York Innovative Theatre Awards Celebrates 15 Years & The 2019 Award Nominees Photo The New York Innovative Theatre Awards Celebrates 15 Years & The 2019 Award Nominees
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2019

On Monday, July 29, 2019, The New York Innovative Theatre Awards, announced the 2019 nominees for the annual Off-Off-Broadway awards. The It Awards have celebrated the vibrant and creative theatre community for the past 15 years.  The official announcement took place at (Le) Poisson Rouge by six celebrated artists and producers from the community including: Jazmyn Arroyo, Jennifer Betite Yen, Iyvon Edebiri, Chris Ignacio, Ashley Rogers, and Erez Ziv.