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Susan Sarandon

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

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Sarandon made her Broadway debut in the play An Evening with Richard Nixon (1972) and went on to receive Drama Desk Award nominations for the Off-Broadway plays A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking (1979) and Extremities (1982). She returned to Broadway in the 2009 revival of Exit the King.

Sarandon began her acting career in the drama film Joe (1970), before appearing in the soap opera A World Apart (1970–1971). In 1974, she co-starred as a Zelda Fitzgerald surrogate in the television film F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles', and the following year, she starred as Janet Weiss in the musical comedy horror film The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Sarandon was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for Atlantic City (1980), Thelma & Louise (1991), Lorenzo's Oil (1992), and The Client (1994), before winning for Dead Man Walking (1995). She has also won the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for The Client, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress for Dead Man Walking. Her other films include Pretty Baby (1978), The Hunger (1983), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Bull Durham (1988), White Palace (1990), Little Women (1994), James and the Giant Peach (1996), Stepmom (1998), Enchanted (2007), Speed Racer (2008), The Lovely Bones (2009), Cloud Atlas (2012), Tammy (2014), The Meddler (2015), and A Bad Moms Christmas (2017).

On television, she is a six-time Primetime Emmy Award nominee, including for her guest roles on the sitcoms Friends (2001) and Malcolm in the Middle (2002), supporting role in the film You Don't Know Jack (2010), as well as a leading role as Doris Duke in the film Bernard and Doris (2008) and another leading role as Bette Davis in the miniseries Feud (2017).

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Susan Sarandon STAGE CREDITS

World Premiere, 2019

Broadway Revival, 2009
Queen Marguerite


Harriet Palmer Hudspeth


Jessamyn West

Martha Mitchell

Splendid Girl

Tricia Nixon

Susan Sarandon Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Actress in a Play

Susan Sarandon, A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking

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Celebrating 25 years, the ultimate interactive cult film experience, The Rocky Horror Picture Show Halloween Ball returns to the Cinéma Impérial. Learn more about the performance and how to get tickets here!

Video: Watch Vanessa Williams, Justin Guarini & More in the TRIPPED UP Trailer

Aspiring chef Lizzy sets off with her three best friends in tow to compete in the prestigious Saucy Food Festival. What begins as a calculated career move quickly turns into a madcap misadventure full of food, fun and female bonding, where the girls learn that struggle can be the secret ingredient to success. Watch the video trailer now!

Listen: Susan Sarandon & Seth Rudetsky Join Season 2 of Chris Sarandon's COOKING BY HEART Podcast

Academy Award-nominated actor Chris Sarandon launches Season 2 of his 'Cooking By Heart' podcast with Susan Sarandon and Seth Rudetsky. Listen here!

Feature: WOMEN OF A CERTAIN STAGE at Westport Country Playhouse

One Acts, Music, Dorothy Lyman speaking about Hollywood's Glass Ceiling Celebrate the Accomplishments of Women Over 40 on Stage!

Joyce DiDonato to Star in Ivo van Hove-Directed DEAD MAN WALKING at The Metropolitan Opera

Immerse yourself in the stunning production of Dead Man Walking at The Metropolitan Opera. Witness the compelling storyline unfold on stage in this exclusive engagement, promising an unforgettable operatic experience from start to finish.

Tickets For ROCKY HORROR At The Hippodrome Go On Sale Today

The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the longest-running theatrical release in film history, celebrates its 48th Anniversary kicking off two national tours in over 40 cities starting on September 28th in Florida.

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Breaks Box Office Records in Melbourne

The 50th Anniversary production of iconic Rock ‘n’ Roll musical The Rocky Horror Show has broken records at the Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne where it has been enjoying sold out performances with critical and audience acclaim, now becoming the highest grossing show of all time to be staged at the iconic Melbourne venue.


BroadwaySF, part of the Ambassador Theatre Group has announced two new shows coming to San Francisco's Curran Theater—The Rocket Man Show, a one-of-a-kind tribute to Elton John, and a special 48th anniversary screening of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, featuring the movie's original Brad Majors, Barry Bostwick.

Video: Watch the New BLUE BEETLE Movie Trailer

From Warner Bros. Pictures comes the feature film “Blue Beetle,” marking the DC Super Hero’s first time on the big screen. The film, directed by Ángel Manuel Soto, stars Xolo Maridueña in the title role as well as his alter ego, Jaime Reyes. Watch the new video trailer now!

Sierra Boggess Joins the Broadway Cast of HARMONY

Sierra Boggess will reprise her role as ‘Mary’ in the Broadway production of Harmony, the new musical by Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman. The production is set to play the Barrymore Theatre this October. Learn more about how to purchase tickets to Harmony here!

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW With Live Shadow Cast Returns to Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium

Damn it Janet! The Rocky Horror Picture Show is back at Miller Auditorium! Tune in for a screening of the original unedited movie with the professional live shadow cast, Rocky Horror in Abundance. 

Review: KELLY V. KELLY at Canadian Stage

It’s called KELLY V. KELLY, but Britta Johnson and Sara Farb’s surprisingly moving new 90-minute musical could be called CAGE V. CAGE. A mother and daughter, locked in a petty legal battle over the latter’s debauched behaviour in 1915 New York, are both looking for some sort of control over lives that have been designed to be as small as possible.

THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW Comes to the Paramount Theatre in October

Comedy Works along with Paramount Theatre present The Rocky Horror Picture Show with Barry Bostwick celebrating The 48th Anniversary Spectacular Tour! Join the original 'Brad Majors' - BARRY BOSTWICK - for a screening of the original unedited movie with a live shadow cast and audience participation!

Don Sebesky, Broadway Orchestrator of PARADE and More, Has Passed Away

His Broadway theater credits include Porgy and Bess (London production by Trevor Nunn), Sinatra At The Palladium, Sweet Charity, Kiss Me Kate (2000 Tony Award), Bells Are Ringing, Flower Drum Song, Parade, The Life, Cyrano, The Goodbye Girl, Will Rogers Follies, and Sinatra At Radio City. 

Comedians, Drag Shows & More Set for Steppenwolf Theatre LookOut Summer 2023 Season

Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series keeps the party going this summer with a packed slate of eclectic and daring performances from Chicago artists of all stripes.

Jordan Carlos And Phoebe Robinson To Host Special 30th Anniversary Screening Of DAZED AND CONFUSED

The 2023 Lower East Side Film Festival (“LESFF”) will host a special 30th-anniversary screening of Richard Linklater's, 1993 cult classic, “Dazed and Confused” with live commentary from comedians, Jordan Carlos (The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore) and Phoebe Robinson (HBO's 2 Dope Queens, Everything's Trash) on Friday, May 5 at the Village East Cinema with a 9 pm showtime in Mystery Science Theater 3000 style.

Feature THE PRINCESS BRIDE at Palace

THE PRINCESS BRIDE won no Oscars, was a moderate box office success ($30.8 million on a $16 million production budget), and had only a few established TV stars (Billy Crystal, Peter Falk, and Andre the Giant) when it was released, However, it is listed as 50th in Bravo's '100 Funniest Movies' and 88th on the American Film Institute's list of the 100th greatest film love stories.

Geena Davis to Come to The VETS Following BEETLEJUICE Screening

On October 15, 2023 The VETS in Providence will welcome Geena Davis, Academy Award-winning actress and star of the iconic film, Beetlejuice.

Lower East Side Film Festival Programming Announced For May 4-8

​ The 2023 Lower East Side Film Festival (“LESFF”) has announced the programming for its 13th annual event, which includes exclusive feature film premieres, specialty short showcases, industry panels, and parties from May 4 - 8 at the Village East Cinema, DCTV Firehouse Cinema, plus virtually through May 14. Enjoy the open bar for all screenings. Tickets are on-sale now and virtually.

The 50th Anniversary ROCKY HORROR SHOW Opens in Adelaide

The 50th Anniversary production of world-wide hit Rock 'n' Roll musical The Rocky Horror Show officially kicks off celebrations in Adelaide tonight with the legendary international creator of the show, Richard O'Brien to take to the stage as a special guest star alongside Australian media icon Myf Warhurst as The Narrator .


Susan Sarandon has appeared on Broadway in 2 shows.

Susan Sarandon has not appeared in the West End

Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Extremities and Outstanding Actress in a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking .

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