• The Connecticut Critics Circle presented Susan Haefner with the award for outstanding actress in a musical for her role as Rosemary Clooney in “Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical” which had a run at Music Theatre of Connecticut in the fall of 2021. The award presentation, which celebrates the work from
  • “It was well worth the price of admission just to hear Susan Haefner sing “Send in the Clowns”…” says Jim Lowe of the Times Argus. “Haefner, a veteran of Broadway and Weston Playhouse regular, manages any musical theater style with aplomb, and she got some of the juiciest songs in
  • Susan Haefner appears in Side by Side by Sondheim at Northern Stage along with Jamie LaVerdiere, Elexis Morton and Cordell Cole.  This intimate musical revue kicks off Northern Stage’s 25th anniversary and celebrates the life and work of a composer who changed the form of the American musical. Featuring songs
  • Susan Haefner has received a Connecticut Critics Circle Award Nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Musical for her role as Rosemary Clooney in the 2021 production of Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical at Music Theatre of Connecticut. “I’m so grateful to be nominated, alongside so many talented artists.” says Susan.
  • Susan Haefner directs the play “An Iliad,” a modern day re-telling of the Homer classic, written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hara at Shaker Bridge Theatre in Enfield, NH.  The play stars actor David Bonnano with Lisa Brigantino supplying original music as “the Muse.” Performances run April 14th through May 1st.   Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30pm and
  • TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL “Playing Rosemary Clooney, the mesmeric Susan Haefner is both poignant and powerful in her portrayal of the singer’s personal struggles, demons, breakdowns and continual fight for survival. It’s the performance of the season and one that the actress embraces with the style, personality, magic and