Productions include: CONFEDERATES (TheatreWorks – Silicon Valley, Weissberger and Susan Smith Blackburn nominations, Kilroy’s Honorable Mention); THE GOD GAME (Gulfshore Playhouse/Capital Rep et al, Pulitzer nomination); NAKED INFLUENCE (Capital Repertory Theatre); SHAKESPEARE IN VEGAS (Houston’s 4th Wall Theatre, Dreamcatcher Rep/PTNJ) and FULL BLOOM (Barrington Stage, Hudson Stage et al, Elizabeth Osborn New Play nomination from the American Theatre Critics Association).
Awards: NYFA Fellow, Lark Fellow (and featured writer), the Ashland New Plays Festival, the Berrilla Kerr Foundation Grant, the Coe College Playwriting Prize, the BMI Foundation’s Harrington Award. Ms. Bradbeer was twice the winner of the NEXT ACT! New Play Summit at Capital Rep, and twice an Honorable Mention for the Kilroy’s List. Residencies include: the TheatreWorks – Silicon Valley Winter Writers Retreat for an untitled new Christmas musical, The New Harmony Project, PlayPenn, the LAByrinth Theatre Company’s Summer Intensive, the Lark/Rebeck/DTF Writers’ Retreat, and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s Southern Writers’ Project. Publications: Playscripts, Samuel French, Applause Books, the Connotation Press, HowlRound, multiple Smith & Kraus anthologies.
Ms. Bradbeer was the keynote speaker for the TheatreWorks – Silicon Valley 2018 New Works Festival, which launched their Tony-winning season. She is a member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre and the EST Playwrights Unit, the Dramatists Guild, Honor Roll!, and is an alum of Project Y’s Writers Group. Suzanne’s short film CONSIDER THE SPARROW is currently making the Festival circuit. A personal highlight for Ms. Bradbeer was her work as a dramaturg for Arthur Miller and Jim Houghton on Signature Theatre Company’s production of The American Clock.