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On stage, Susan’s performance in Nina Raine’s critically acclaimed Tribes (Barrow Street Theatre) earned her an Obie Award, a Theater World Award and the Clarence Derwent Award from Actor’s Equity. New York theater credits include Mary Page Marlowe (Second Stage), Mary Jane (New York Theater Workshop), When the Rain Stops Falling (Lincoln Center Theater), In The Wake, The Singing Forest, The Poor Itch (Public Theater), Women or Nothing (Atlantic Theater Company) and others. On television Susan has appeared in the series “Black Mirror,” “The Staircase,” “The Sinner,” “Manifest,” “The Loudest Voice,” “Scandal,” “Elementary,” “Ray Donovan,” “Mr. Robot,” and “House of Cards.” Her film credits include “Manchester by the Sea” directed by Kenny Lonergan, “Journal for Jordan” directed by Denzel Washington, “In the Heights,” “Emelie,” “Irrational Man,” “Baby Ruby,” and the upcoming “Rosemead.” Susan is pleased to return to MTC.

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Susan Pourfar STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2024
Brianna

Chaya

[Off-Broadway]
Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Second Stage Theater New York Premiere, 2018
Mary Page Marlowe

[Off-Broadway]
New York Theatre Workshop Production, 2017
Brianne

Chaya

[Off-Broadway]
North American Premiere, 2012
Performer

[Off-Broadway]
Lincoln Center Production, 2010
Gabrielle York


Susan Pourfar Awards and Nominations


winner
Obie Awards - 2012 - Perforrmance

Susan Pourfar, Tribes


winner
Theatre World Awards - 2012 - Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater

Susan Pourfar, Tribes

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Meet the Cast of MARY JANE, Beginning Previews Tonight on Broadway

The Broadway premiere of Mary Jane, written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog, starring Academy Award nominee & Critics Choice Award Winner Rachel McAdams, begins previews on Broadway tonight, Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Meet the cast of Mary Jane here!

Up on the Marquee: MARY JANE

Next up at Manhattan Theatre Club is the Broadway premiere of Mary Jane written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog, starring Academy Award nominee & Critics Choice Award Winner Rachel McAdams and directed by Anne Kauffman.

Photos: Rachel McAdams and the Cast of MARY JANE Meet the Press

Next up at Manhattan Theatre Club is the Broadway premiere of Mary Jane written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Amy Herzog, starring Academy Award nominee & Critics Choice Award Winner Rachel McAdams and directed by Anne Kauffman. The company just met the press and you can check out photos from in side the big day here.

Len Cariou & Peter Filichia To Be Honored at 78th Annual Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors has announced two of the individuals to be honored at 78th Annual Theatre World Awards to be held on Monday evening, June 10, 2024 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Date Set for The 78th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony

The 78th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday evening, June 10, 2024 beginning at 7:00PM. Hosted annually by well-known theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the historic 78th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors / Dale Badway.

Full Broadway Cast Set For the Premiere of MARY JANE, Starring Rachel McAdams

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced the full cast for the Broadway premiere of Mary Jane, starring Rachel McAdams. Learn more about the full cast here!

David Cromer Will Direct a Reading of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

BroadwayWorld has learned that David Cromer will direct an industry reading of a new production of Tracy Letts' play August: Osage County. The reading will take place today, November 10, in New York City, presented by Jeffrey Richards.

Photos: Inside Clubbed Thumb's 2023 Gala Honoring Anne Kauffman

Tony Award-nominated and five-time Obie Award-winning theater company Clubbed Thumb celebrated award-winning director Anne Kauffman at the 2023 Clubbed Thumb Gala, held on Monday, October 2 at Etsy Headquarters. Check out photos from the event here!

Brian Stokes Mitchell Will Receive the John Willis Award For Lifetime Achievement In The Theatre At 2023 Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors announced that Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell is the recipient of the 10th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, which will be presented to him at this year's Theatre World Award ceremony.

Julie Benko, Jodie Comer & More Will Receive 2023 Theatre World Awards

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors has announced the 2023 Honorees for the Theatre World Award for an Outstanding Debut Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production. See the full list!

77th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony Set for June 2023

The 77th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday evening, June 5, 2023 beginning at 7:00PM. The Theatre World Awards are the oldest awards given for Outstanding Broadway and Off-Broadway Debut Performances.

Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts Announces Fall/Winter Programming

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced its fall/winter programming, reflective of its artistic vision, featuring a mix of collaborations with constituents across Lincoln Center and a focus on genres historically underrepresented on campus.

The Theatre World Awards Will Honor THE MUSIC MAN With 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award

The Theatre World Awards will present a special 'Outstanding Ensemble' Award to 21 cast members making their Broadway debut in the Broadway Revival of The Music Man starring Theatre World Award alumni Hugh Jackman, Marie Mullen, Jefferson Mays, Jayne Houdyshell, and Phillip Boykin at The Winter Garden Theatre.

Michael Oberholtzer and Harvey Fierstein Will Be Honored at the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony

It was announced today by The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation, that Michael Oberholtzer (Take Me Out) will receive the 13th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater, and four-time Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein will receive the 9th Annual John Willis Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

Myles Frost, Sharon D. Clarke, Jaquel Spivey & More Amongst 2022 Theatre World Awards Recipients

Each year The Theatre World Awards presents 12 awards to outstanding debut performances on and off-Broadway. This year's honorees have just been announced and we've got the full list.

The Theatre World Awards Announces Live In-Person Ceremony Set for June 6, 2022

Save the Date! The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the return to a live in-person presentation of the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony that will take place on Monday evening, June 6, 2022 beginning at 7:00PM. Theater venue will be announced in spring 2022.

Patti LuPone, Audra McDonald & André De Shields to be Honored by The Theatre World Awards, Hosted Online by BroadwayWorld

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors announced today, as a departure from the annual awards ceremony, will present a one-night only virtual event to honor Broadways best with a Special Gala Award Benefit to help raise funds for the prestigious Theatre World Awards.

76th Theatre World Award Ceremony Postponed Until Return of Live Theater in 2021/2022

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced, today, the 76th Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place when Broadway returns. Hosted annually by theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the 76th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: MARY PAGE MARLOWE by Tracy Letts

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Tracy Letts. Today's play, Mary Page Marlowe!

Susan Pourfar FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What awards has Susan Pourfar been nominated for?

Susan Pourfar has been nominated for the Performance (Obie Awards) for her role in "Tribes" and the Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater (Theatre World Awards) for her performance in "Tribes."

What awards has Susan Pourfar won?

Susan Pourfar has won the Performance (Obie Awards) for "Tribes" and the Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater (Theatre World Awards) for "Tribes."

What is Susan Pourfar next theatre project?

Susan Pourfar's next show will be Mary Jane which opens on 4/23/2024 on Broadway.

How many Broadway shows has Susan Pourfar been in?

Susan Pourfar has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Susan Pourfar been in?

Susan Pourfar has not appeared in the West End.

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