Susan Zuern


In the Sunset Spotlight! Susan will be playing Mrs. Wadsworth T. Harcourt in our summer musical ANYTHING GOES which opens July 14th and runs through August 7th. She is a very active Sunset volunteer, both on and off-stage.

  1. When did you first become involved at Sunset Playhouse and what areas have you been involved with here at the Playhouse?

I started out helping with costumes for Murder on the Nile.   My first show as Props Mistress was Plaza Suite.  Since then, I’ve been Props Mistress for Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure,  A Christmas Carol (I also had a small onstage role) and co-props mistress on Boeing Boeing.  I’ve worked as run crew for quite a few shows, as well.

  1. If you are working on a Sunset show right now, what is your role?

I’m playing Mrs. Harcourt in Anything Goes.  She’s  a formidible lady.


  1. If an actor, what has been your favorite role to date and what is your dream role?

Someday I’d like to play Madame Arcati in Blithe Spirit.


  1. What do you enjoy most about the Sunset?

 Working with so many different  talented people in such a wide variety of ages and experiences.


  1. When not at Sunset, how do you spend your time?

I love my job in Technical Services at Wauwatosa Public Library.


  1. What is your favorite color/food/movie/TV show/book/musical or play?

Purple/chocolate/Princess Bride/ Star Trek/Dresden Files/Cyrano de Bergerac


  1. What is your favorite quote?

“I knew I should have made that left turn at Albuquerque”


  1. Any other comments?

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