Susan V. Booth joined the Alliance Theatre in 2001 and has initiated the Collision Project for teens, the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition, created local producing partnerships and has overseen regional collaborative productions, as well as commercial partnerships on projects including Ghost Brothers of Darkland County; The Color Purple; Bring It On: The Musical; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; Sister Act: The Musical; Bring in Da’ Noise, Bring in Da’ Funk; and Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL. As a director, she has worked at theatres including the Goodman, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Stage and Film, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Northlight Theatre, Victory Gardens, Court Theatre and many others. She holds degrees from Denison and Northwestern universities and was a fellow of the National Critics Institute and the Kemper Foundation. She has held teaching positions at Northwestern and DePaul universities, and serves as adjunct faculty with Emory University. She is the past president of the board of directors for Theatre Communications Group (the national service organization for the field) and is a trustee of Denison University and The Howard School. Susan is married to Max Leventhal and is the proud mother of Moira Rose Leventhal.
Susan V. Booth
Roles for Susan V. Booth
- Good People — Director — 2012/13 Season
- What I Learned in Paris — Director — 2012/13 Season
- The Geller Girls — Director — 2013/14 Season
- The Tall Girls — Director — 2013/14 Season
- Native Guard — Director — 2014/15 Season
- Ghost Brothers of Darkland County — Director — 2011/12 Season
- The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of Your Presence at a Celebration of Their First One Hundred Years — Director — 2010/11 Season
- August: Osage County — Director — 2010/11 Season
- Into the Woods — Director — 2011/12 Season
- Holidays with The Chalks — Director — 2012/13 Season
- Blues for an Alabama Sky — Director — 2014/15 Season
- One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest — Director — 2015/16 Season
- Disgraced — Director — 2015/16 Season
- Troubadour — Director — 2016/17 Season
- Courtenay's Cabaret: Home for the Holidays — Director — 2016/17 Season
Two-time Tony Award nominee, Christopher Sieber, makes his Alliance Theatre debut in the role of Trent Oliver in The Prom.
Tony Award-winning actor Beth Leavel ("The Drowsy Chaperone") will star in the Alliance's world premiere musical, "The Prom," playing Broadway diva Dee Dee Allen.
The Alliance Theatre has released final design renderings of its theater transformation, which is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2017. This is the first major building reinvention for the theater since its construction in 1968 as part of the Woodruff Arts Center campus. The Alliance Theatre will perform its 2017/18 season in 12 different locations in the metro Atlanta area, bringing live theater out into the community it serves. The Alliance plans to return to its new theater space for its 50th anniversary season in the fall of 2018.
- RT @ATL_Events: Love love loved #TheProm @alliancetheatre!!! Such an amazing musical, go see it!! t.co/GgzYKTQ9dQ
- Love our Collision Project? We're expanding it for adults RT @welovebuhi: Scenes of Buford Hwy read-thru #ArtsBuHi t.co/MJSCAIW7O7
- RT @TahtinensClass: We had an enjoyable time preparing for our smArt stART residency w/ Jessica! #AllianceInstitute t.co/rOMot8hyJl