The LA Times has called her “a comic angel”;
Daily Variety has commented on her “uncanny abiliy to segue from sophisticated haughtiness to burlesque pratfalls all within the same movement;
LA Weekly has said, “It is a joy to simply watch this performing artist at work, with her mastery of body language and vocal inflection; and Play Shakespeare.com says “Susan Angelo is the real deal.”
SUSAN ANGELO has performed leading roles in over 100 Shakespeare, classical and contemporary plays in regional theatres and festivals throughout the country, as well as in New York and Los Angeles, working with such actors as Holly Hunter, Amy Madigan, Forest Whitaker, James Avery, Roger Rees, Van Johnson and Lee Meriwether and garnering several Los Angeles Times Critics Awards, LA Weekly and DramaLogue Awards and nominated for Ovation Awards.
New York and Regional Theatre:
Annette (God of Carnage); Inez (LifeX3)at Pittsburgh Public; Regan (King Lear) at Indiana Rep & Syracuse Stage; Candida (Candida); Lady MacBeth (MacBeth); Elmire (Tartuffe) at American Players Theatre; Princess (Loves Labours Lost) at The Shakespeare Theatre; Christina (Ghost Mall)with playwright Lydia Stryk; Angel (Daughters of Genius) with playwright Evan Smith; Christina (Visions of Right)with playwright Marcia Cebulski at The William Inge Theatre; Myrna (Hebrew Bronx School) with Ralph Macchio and Dan Lauria at Blue Herron Theatre, NY; Lady MacBeth (MacBeth) at Workshop Theatre, NY; Sally (Dangerous Obsession) at The American Heartland Theatre.
Los Angeles Theatre:
Sylvia (Broken Glass) at The Westcoast Jewish Theatre; Hannah (Arcadia); Leading Actress (Six Characters in Search of an Author); Alice (The Dance of Death); Cleopatra (Antony & Cleopatra); Queen Elizabeth (Richard III); Countess (The Rehearsal) at A Noise Within where she is a resident artist; Barbara (August:Osage County); Beatrice (Much Ado About Nothing); Ariadne (Heartbreak House); Madelyn (The Women of Lockerbie); Lady MacBeth (MacBeth); Portia (Julius Caesar); Queen (Cymbeline); Gertrude (Hamlet); Lady Sneerwell (School for Scandal; Goneril (King Lear); Mistress Page (Merry Wives of Windsor); Portia (Merchant of Venice); Beatrice (Much Ado About Nothing); Titania and Helena (Midsummer Night’s Dream; Lady Anne (Richard III); Viola (Twelfth Night); Constance (Madwoman of Chaillot); Mrs. Chasin (Harold and Maude); Mrs. Webb (Our Town); Asta (Little Eyolf); Philamente (Educated Women) at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum where she is a resident artist; Ophelia/Horatio (Hamlet), Hypatia (Misalliance) in LA Repertory Company’s award winning productions; (A Lie of the Mind) at the Mark Taper Forum; (Voyage to Arcturas) at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble.
Susan has an MFA in Shakespeare & Classical Theatre from The George Washington University and The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington DC and an MFA from The California Institute of the Arts.