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Susan Watson

 
Date of Birth: December 17, 1938 (83)

Birth Place: Tulsa, OK, USA

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Emily Whitman
  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2011
Emily Whitman
  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2000
Countess Elena De Koeberg
Countess Elena de Keberg
  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1980
Performer
  [Off-Broadway]
1974
Julia
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1971
Nanette
  [Broadway]
1970
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Angel
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Jenny Lee
  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1965
Laurey
Laurey (in the Ballet)
  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1965
Carrie Pipperidge
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Janine Nicolet
  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1961
Lili
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Lili [Replacement]
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Kim MacAfee
  [West End]
London Production, 1958
Velma

Photos

Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, Bernadette Peters, Danny Burstein, Jayne Houdy Photo

Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, Bernadette Peters, Danny Burstein, Jayne Houdyshell, Susan Watson.during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for 'Follies' in New York City.

From: 
Date:
02/12/2018
Rosalind Eias. Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, Bernadette Peters, Danny Burste Photo

Rosalind Eias. Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, Bernadette Peters, Danny Burstein, Jayne Houdyshell & Susan Watson.during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for 'Follies' in New York City.

From: 
Date:
02/12/2018
Mary Beth Peil, Terri White, Rosalind Eias. Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, Be Photo

Mary Beth Peil, Terri White, Rosalind Eias. Elaine Paige, Ron Raines, Jan Maxwell, Bernadette Peters, Danny Burstein, Jayne Houdyshell, Susan Watson, Don Correia & Michael Hayes.during the Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call for 'Follies' in New York Cit

From: 
Date:
02/12/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 2011
Emily Whitman

  [Washington, DC (Regional)]
Kennedy Center Revival, 2011
Emily Whitman

  [Off-Broadway]
Musicals in Mufti Concert, 2000
Countess Elena De Koeberg

Countess Elena de Keberg

  [Regional (US)]
World Premiere, 1980
Performer

  [Off-Broadway]
1974
Julia

  [Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1971
Nanette

  [Broadway]
1970
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1969
Angel

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1966
Jenny Lee

  [Off-Broadway]
City Center Revival, 1965
Laurey

Laurey (in the Ballet)

  [Broadway]
Lincoln Center Revival, 1965
Carrie Pipperidge

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1964
Janine Nicolet

  [US Tour]
1st National Tour, 1961
Lili

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1961
Lili [Replacement]

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1960
Kim MacAfee

  [West End]
London Production, 1958
Velma


Susan Watson Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1967 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical
Susan Watson, A Joyful Noise

Susan Watson News

THE CHRISTMAS STORY: A PANDEMIC PAGEANT FILM to Return This Holiday Season Photo THE CHRISTMAS STORY: A PANDEMIC PAGEANT FILM to Return This Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

The Christmas Story at the Church of the Holy Trinity has been a holiday tradition in Toronto since 1938. When the pandemic shut down live theatre in 2020, the cast of The Christmas Story took to the streets of Toronto to create a one-of-a-kind 'Pandemic Pageant'.

Musical Theatre Melodies Will Broadcast THE GRASS HARP Photo Musical Theatre Melodies Will Broadcast THE GRASS HARP
by Stephi Wild - Aug 29, 2021

The next Musical Theatre Melodies broadcast, hosted by Rob Morrison on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, August 31st will mark the 50th anniversary of Claibe Richardson and Kenward Elmslie's THE GRASS HARP (based on the novel and play by Truman Capote), the 1971 Broadway musical which starred Barbara Cook, Karen Morrow, Carol Brice, Russ Thacker, Ruth Ford and Max Showalter.

Beloved Toronto Christmas Pageant Goes Global Photo Beloved Toronto Christmas Pageant Goes Global
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 22, 2020

In 1938, Toronto's Church of the Holy Trinity received the gift of The Christmas Story Nativity pageant from St. Martin-in-the-Fields church in London, England.  It has been performed on stage at Holy Trinity every Christmas season since. 

Toronto Christmas Pageant Goes Online And COVID-safe For Its 83rd Season Photo Toronto Christmas Pageant Goes Online And COVID-safe For Its 83rd Season
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2020

The Christmas Story at the Church of the Holy Trinity has been reinvented into a film presenting the classic Nativity story against the backdrop of life in an urban centre in the middle of a pandemic.

Upcoming CD Releases for April 2020 Photo Upcoming CD Releases for April 2020
by - Apr 1, 2020

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for April, 2020.

New Book and Music Releases For the Week of March 30 - PRINCE OF EGYPT; ALMOST, MAINE Photo New Book and Music Releases For the Week of March 30 - PRINCE OF EGYPT; ALMOST, MAINE; and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2020

Need something new to listen to or read? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases!

Felix Rojas Will Introduce His New Play A DAY IN THE CRIB at Teatro Circulo Photo Felix Rojas Will Introduce His New Play A DAY IN THE CRIB at Teatro Circulo
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2020

Award winning playwright, Felix Rojas, will introduce his new play, A DAY IN THE CRIB, at a reading scheduled for February 7th at 7pm at Teatro Circulo, 64 E 4th St, New York, NY 10003.

Do40 Celebrates The 50th Anniversary of  JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Photo Do40 Celebrates The 50th Anniversary of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 30, 2019

This Fall DO40 is saluting and celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and the 100th birthday of DO40 Advisory Board member Marge Champion. 

DO40 Celebrates JOSEPH... and Marge Champion's Birthday With 50/100 Photo DO40 Celebrates JOSEPH... and Marge Champion's Birthday With 50/100
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2019

This Fall DO40 is saluting and celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, and the 100th birthday of DO40 Advisory Board member Marge Champion. Special guests and performances from the Joseph cast include Bill Hutton (Joseph), Gordon Stanley (Jacob), Conductor David Friedman, along with Stephen McNaughton, Stephen Hope, Lorraine Barrett, Philip Carruba, Jonni Masella, Dorothy Dybisz, Katharine Buffaloe-Harris, Barry Tarallo, Michael Deane and Karen Bogan. There will be representation from the BAM production as well as Broadway. And, musical accompaniment by the always great Steven Webber.

Sterling's Upstairs At The Federal Continues To Celebrate Its 13th Year Photo Sterling's Upstairs At The Federal Continues To Celebrate Its 13th Year
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2019

Founded June 9, 2006 by Producer/Presenter Michael Sterling (BroadwayWorld TV's own LA-based Producer and On-Air Host), Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal carries on in its 13th consecutive summer celebration which begins August 11th with FEELING GOOD headlined by LA's Next Great Stage Star 2018 Winner Robert Collins.

Susan Watson Videos

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones on Stage Together One Last Time VideoBWW TV Exclusive: Watch Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones on Stage Together One Last Time
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 1, 2018

As magical as the evening was, after Freddie Gershon gave an impassioned presentation to the duo, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones hit the stage and brought the house down at ages 88 and 89 respectively. They joined forces onstage to perform a song from their musical The Bone Room, described by Jones as being about 'the pleasures of dying and being embalmed in this great country of ours.' Below, watch as they perform together for the last time. BWW feels privileged to share with you a bit of highlights of these two legends together before a rapt and ecstatic audience who precded to shower them with a (well deserved) standing ovation... RIP Harvey Schmidt. 

BWW TV: Tony Winner Gregg Barnes - 'FOLLIES Feels Like The Little Engine That Could'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 14, 2012

Gregg Barnes is this year's recipient of the Tony Award for Best Costume Design of a Musical for FOLLIES. Check out what the designer had to say about his big win just moments after receiving his award!

BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With ON A CLEAR DAY's Turner & Mueller
by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox - Mar 18, 2012

After a year and a half hiatus, Seth Rudetsky's famed Seth's Broadway Chatterbox has returned to Don't Tell Mama. Seth's Broadway Chatterbox includes interviews and performances by noted Broadway celebrities and is a raw, funny and insightful interview program that really has no equal. The series kicked off on January 5, 2012 with Douglas Carter Beane and the cast of LYSISTRATA JONES and was followed up by FOLLIES stars Jan Maxwell, Terri White, and Susan Watson, and the cast of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT. As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with the cast of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER. Find out how the stars got started in theatre, hear more about the new show, and check out their performances below!

BWW TV: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox Featuring the Cast of DISASTER!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 11, 2012

After a year and a half hiatus, Seth Rudetsky's famed Seth's Broadway Chatterbox has returned to Don't Tell Mama. Seth's Broadway Chatterbox includes interviews and performances by noted Broadway celebrities and is a raw, funny and insightful interview program that really has no equal. As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with the cast of DISASTER. Find out how the stars got started in theatre, hear more about the new show, and check out their performances below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With PORGY & BESS' Joshua Henry, NaTasha Yvette Williams and Nikki Renee Daniels!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 12, 2012

As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with PORGY & BESS' Joshua Henry, NaTasha Yvette Williams and Nikki Renee Daniels. Find out how the stars got started in theatre, hear about their PORGY & Bess auditions, and what it's like working with four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald!

BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox with Terri White and Susan Watson!
by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox - Jan 22, 2012

As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat, with FOLLIES' Susan Watson and Terri White, below! Hear the co-stars talk about their FOLLIES audition process, Susan's two year run in BYE BYE BIRDIE, Terri's tap-infused career and more - plus, get a sneak peek at Seth's new book, My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan.

BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox with Jan Maxwell!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2012

After a year and a half hiatus, Seth Rudetsky's famed Seth's Broadway Chatterbox has returned to Don't Tell Mama. Seth's Broadway Chatterbox includes interviews and performances by noted Broadway celebrities and is a raw, funny and insightful interview program that really has no equal. The series kicked off on January 5, 2012 with Douglas Carter Beane and the cast of LYSISTRATA JONES and was followed up this week on January 12 by FOLLIES' Jan Maxwell. As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's candid chat with Maxwell below!

STAGE TUBE: Bernadette Peters Talks FOLLIES on THE VIEW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 12, 2011

Star of the current Broadway revival of FOLLIES, Bernadette Peters stopped by 'The View' today where she chatted about the show and her upcoming appearance on NBC's SMASH. Click below watch Peters' full interview!

STAGE TUBE: Bernadette Peters Backstage at THE VIEW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2011

Star of the current Broadway revival of FOLLIES, Bernadette Peters stopped by 'The View' today where she chatted about the show and her uping appearance on NBC's SMASH. Click below to go backstage with Ms. Peters, and check back later to watch her full interview!

BWW TV: Inside the FOLLIES Opening Night Celebration!
by Broadway Beat - Sep 13, 2011

Performances began on Sunday, August 7th for James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES, directed by Eric Schaeffer, with choreography by Warren Carlyle and music direction by James Moore. With a 28-piece orchestra, FOLLIES features a cast of 41 and stars two-time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters as Sally Durant Plummer, four-time Tony Award nominee Jan Maxwell as Phyllis Rogers Stone, two-time Tony Award nominee Danny Burstein as Buddy Plummer, three-time Emmy Award nominee Ron Raines as Benjamin Stone and Olivier Award winner Elaine Paige as Carlotta Campion. Broadway Beat was on hand for the entire celebratory evening and brings you interviews with the cast and creative team below! Be sure to check back next week for the next installment of Backstage with Richard Ridge featuring a candid in-depth talk with the legendary Elaine Paige!


Susan Watson Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Susan Watson been in?
Susan Watson has appeared on Broadway in 9 shows.

How many West End shows has Susan Watson been in?
Susan Watson has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

What was Susan Watson's first West End show?
Susan Watson's first West End show was West Side Story which opened in 1958

What awards has Susan Watson been nominated for?
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Joyful Noise .