Susan Merson

Actor, Writer,
Producer, Educator


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Opening Night at The Fountain, LA:
“When They Go, And You Do Not”

Susan and director Bob Jaffe

From The Fountain Blog: The birth of something new. The start of a new journey. Summoning the joy and courage to declare to another human being: This is who I am. This is where I’ve been.... More >>

As a longtime theatre professional, I have been active and productive on Broadway, Off Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, in regional theatre, on television and in major motion pictures in New York and Los Angeles.

More recently I have been focusing on writing and teaching, with published fiction, non fiction and criticism. Solo Performance and Life Stories classes are particular favorites. New York Theatre Intensives: Summer Conservatory, in association with the artists of the Ensemble Studio Theatre. Check out our web site:, and our Summer blog at blog

My musical play
, Between Pretty Places is slated for production Sept 17th at 13th St Rep in NYC . . . see Current Activity

First reading of Between Pretty Places for the new production Sept 17th At 13th St rep in NYC

As a solo performer I have toured internationally with my own shows and I continue to tour and teach Solo Workshops throughout the country.

My books, “YOUR NAME HERE: An Actor and Writer's Guide to Solo Performance" and my first novel, "Dreaming in Daylight" [blocpress] are available at Amazon.

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A founding member of the Los Angeles Writers Bloc, I have been consulting with writers and experiencing the joy of collaboration and friendship in this setting for over twenty years.


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