Susi Damilano

Susi Damilano

Susi Damilano is co-founder and producing director of the Playhouse. She is a five-time recipient of the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Excellence in Theatre Award for Principal Actress in a Play for the Playhouse productions of Abigail’s Party, Harper Regan, Bug, Six Degrees of Separation, and Reckless. Susi has also performed leading roles here in Yoga Play, The Effect, The Roommate, Red Velvet, Tree, Bauer, Abigail’s Party, Harper Regan, Coraline, Slasher, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Landscape of the Body, First Person Shooter, Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train, The Crucible, Kimberly Akimbo, Our Town, and The Smell of the Kill. Directing credits include Playhouse productions of Groundhog Day the Musical, Cabaret, Mary Poppins, Noises Off, She Loves Me, Stage Kiss, Company, Stupid Fucking Bird, Into the Woods, A Behanding in Spokane, Den of Thieves, and Wirehead (SFBATCC nomination), the West Coast premieres of Honey Brown Eyes (SFBATCC nomination), Dead Man’s Cell Phone, Coronado, The Mystery Plays, and Roulette, and the world premieres of On Clover Road by Steven Dietz, From Red to Black by Rhett Rossi, and Seven Days by Daniel Heath in the Sandbox Series.

See Susi Damilano host our 2020/2021 Season Announcement Party here.

Past San Francisco Playhouse Productions

Director Credits:
Groundhog Day the Musical
Cabaret
Mary Poppins 
Born Yesterday
A Christmas Story: The Musical 
She Loves Me

Noises Off
Stage Kiss
On Clover Road

Stupid F**king Bird
Into the Woods
From Red to Black
reasons to be pretty
Honey Brown Eyes
A Behanding in Spokane
Wirehead
Seven Days
Den of Thieves
Dead Man’s Cell Phone
Coronado
The Mystery Plays
Roulette

Actor Credits:
Tiny Beautiful Things 
Yoga Play 

Barbecue
The Effect
The Roommate
Tree
Bauer
Abigail’s Party
Coraline
Harper Regan
Slasher
Landscape of the Body
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Six Degrees of Separation
Bug
Reckless
Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train
First Person Shooter
The Crucible
Our Town
The Smell of the Kill