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Curtain Call Productions, LLC

Staff Bios

Scott Susong Artistic Director and Executive Producer
         
As the Artistic Director of Curtain Call Productions, LLC, Scott Susong recently CO-produced, directed and designed the world premiere of Lindbergh Baby Kidnapped; a new musical, at Baltimore's Theatre Project featured in American Theatre's January 2002 issue as well as presented a reading of Deceptions: Wind of Change another new musical at the Audrey Herman Spotlighters.  Scott was last seen on stage as the Soldier in the 2003 concert version of Jesus Christ Superstar starring Yvonne Elliman, and featuring the UTEP Symphony Orchestra and guest Sir Tim Rice. Other stage credits include the 1996-97 international tour of The Sound of Music (Rolf), starring Marie Osmond.  It was featured as part of the 100 Days of Wonder as Hong Kong returned to Chinese sovereignty.  (Off-Broadway) Ziggy in Tycoon, at the John Houseman & Douglas Fairbanks Theaters; (Off-Off Broadway) Ali/PJ in Vampire Lesbians of Sodom at The Duplex;  (Regional) The Lisbon Traviata (Mike), Cabaret (Cliff), The Baltimore Waltz (Carl), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Demetrius), and Camelot (Arthur & Lancelot).  BA in Theatre from the University of Texas at El Paso, MFA in Theatre from Towson University, 14 productions with UDT, including: Into the Woods (Baker), Metropolis (Steven), Blood Brothers (Edward), City of Angels (Stine), Joseph . . . Dreamcoat (Joseph – 10th Anniversary Production), Guys & Dolls (Nathan Detroit), and Oklahoma! (Curly). (Concert) An Evening with Tim Rice w/Sir Tim Rice. For the past six years Scott has been working predominantly as a director and designer.  He made his Baltimore directing debut with his new version of the classic American musical, The Pajama Game, on the Towson University Mainstage in 1999.  Among his favorite directing and design credits are a revised version of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Allegro using puppets and American Folk Art, The Miracle Worker, The World Goes Round, a film noir Antigone, COLE, Fiddler on the Roof with a 20-foot puppet as Fruma-Sarah, Cabaret, and Spalding Gray's intimate Rivkala's Ring.  Scott was a member of the staff for the January 2000 ITI/TCG International Conference for Theatre Makers & Trainers: International Origins for New Theatre Practice: keynote, Anne Bogart and a participant in the September 2000 West Coast Musical Theatre Conference: keynote, Julie Taymor.  He is a 2001 recipient of the Towson Graduate Student Association Award and has taught Musical Theatre Performance in the undergraduate program at TU.  He is currently the Director of Upper School Theatre at the Roland Park Country School where his directing credits include Stage Door, Annie Get Your Gun, The Good Woman of Setzuan, I Never Saw Another Butterfly, and producing Alan Ball's Five Women Wearing the Same Dress.  He recently took a group of students to work at the Globe Theatre in London and is also the Associate Academy Director for The Summer Academy for the Arts where he has directed the original piece The Poe Project, as well as Annie and Once on this Island.  He is the proud father of five-year-old Elijah and he and wife Cristen are expecting a baby girl in October 2003.  He is currently preparing to direct the musical version of Two Gentlemen of Verona by Galt MacDermot, John Guare and Mel Shapiro based on the original Shakespeare play.

UDT Credits:
Into the Woods (Baker)
Andrew Lloyd Webber –The Songs (Soloist)
Evita (III [Ensemble/Che understudy])
Baby (Danny)
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (III 10th Anniversary [Joseph])
An Evening with Tim Rice (Soloist)
Chess (II [Arbiter])
42nd Street (Billy Lawler)
City of Angels (Stinei)
Tycoon (Ziggy)
Oklahoma! (Curly)
Metropolis (II [Steven])
Blood Brothers (Edward Lyons)
Guys & Dolls (Nathan Detroit)

1996 UDT Distinguished Service Award recipient