Susan Monaghan

Directing Credits

2000: January 19-22 & 25-29 The Curious Savage
2000: November 15-18 & 21-25 To Forgive, Divine
2004: May 25-29, June 1-5 Out of Sight ... Out of Murder
2006: Sept 19-23 & 26-30 Here on the Flight Path
2010: Feb 2-13, 2010 Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
2012: Sept 18-22 & 25-29, 2012 Private Lives

Acting Credits

1998: November 1998 Three Tall Women
2003: November 11-15 and 18-22 The Uninvited
2004: Mar 23-27, Mar 30-Apr 3 Over the River and Through the Woods
2005: Mar 29-31, Apr 1-2, 5-9 Caught in the Net
2005: November 15-19 & 22-26 The Beauty Queen of Leenane
2008: February 5-16 The Seagull
2009: September 15-26, 2009 The Kitchen Witches
2010: Sept 14-18, 21-25, 2010 Having Hope at Home
2013: March 26-30 & April 2-6 Harvey

Production Credits

Assistant Stage Manager The Snow Ball
Cash On Delivery
Set Painter You Can't Take it With You -II
You'll Get Used To It - The War Show
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
Having Hope at Home
A Flea in Her Ear
Continuity The Underpants
Continuity Assistant Kindertransport
Properties The Inheritance
Dresser Through the Looking Glass
Jenny's House of Joy
Pack of Lies
Romeo and Juliet
Make-Up Assistant Departures & Arrivals
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Through the Looking Glass
Noises Off
Jenny's House of Joy
Green Room Manager Ethan Claymore
Enchanted April
Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun
The Underpants
House Manager Staff Room
Happy Birthday Dear Alice
The Long Weekend
Leading Ladies
Just So
The Taming of the Shrew
West Moon Street
Murder in Noirville

From the program for Here on the Flight Path:

SUSAN MONAGHAN (Director) discovered her love of Theatre at Dalhousie University in the ’70s. Over the years she has acted in various community and semi-professional groups from Halifax to Vancouver, and has acted and directed locally on many stages including Ottawa Little Theatre, Tara Theatre, Nepean Little Theatre, The Lakeside Players, Carleton University and Ottawa University.

As of 1998 she settled happily with Kanata Theatre, and was first seen on the Ron Maslin stage as one of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women. Since then she has appeared in The Uninvited, Over the River and Through the Woods, Caught in the Net and last year’s production of The Beauty Queen of Leenane. Her KT directing credits include The Curious Savage, To Forgive, Divine and Out of Sight. . . Out of Murder.

When not on stage Susan can be found working at front of house, or assisting with make-up, props, or stage management. She has also served on the Board of Kanata Theatre as Publicity Director and Director of Play Reading.

From the program for The Seagull:

SUSAN MONAGHAN (Polina) discovered her love of Theatre while attending Dalhousie University in the 70s. She has acted in various community and semi-professional groups from Halifax to Vancouver. Her most recent appearance on the Kanata Theatre stage was as Mag Folen in The Beauty Queen of Leenane. Her KT directing credits include last year's Norm Foster hit Here on the Flight Path. Susan enjoys working at front of house, or assisting back stage.

From the program for The Kitchen Witches:

SUSAN MONAGHAN  (Dolly) has acted in community and semi-professional groups from Halifax to Vancouver. Her last acting role was Nora Murphy in Tara Players’ production of The Ballymore Reel in April. Her most recent appearance on the Kanata Theatre stage was as Polina in The Seagull. When not acting Susan enjoys directing, working at front of house, or assisting back stage. She will be directing Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks for the Kanata Theatre stage in February 2010.

From the program for Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks:

SUSAN MONAGHAN (Director) has acted in community and semi-professional groups from Halifax to Vancouver. She was most recently seen on the Kanata Theatre stage playing Dolly in our September show The Kitchen Witches. Before that she played Nora Murphy in Tara Players’ production of The Ballymore Reel last April. Other acting credits for KT include Polina in The Seagull, Mag Folen in The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Barbara Smith in Caught in the Net, Emma in Over the River and Through the Woods and A in Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women.
Her directing credits for Kanata Theatre are Here on the Flight Path by Norm Foster, Out of Sight . . . Out of Murder by Fred Carmichael, To Forgive, Divine by Jack Neary and The Curious Savage by John Patrick.

From the program for Having Hope at Home:

SUSAN MONAGHAN (Dawn Shaw) has acted for years (too many to mention) in community and semi-professional groups from Halifax to Vancouver . Her most recent performance at Kanata Theatre was as Dolly the feisty TV show hostess in The Kitchen Witches. That same season she performed for Tara Players at The Arts Club as Nora Murphy in The Ballymore Reel. When not acting Susan enjoys directing, working as front of house personnel, or assisting back stage. She directed last season’s Kanata Theatre production of Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks in February 2010.

From the program for Private Lives:

SUSAN MONAGHAN (Director) discovered her love of Theatre at Dalhousie University in the ’70s. Over the years she acted in various community and semi-professional groups from Halifax to Vancouver. In 1998 she settled happily with Kanata Theatre, and was first seen on the Ron Maslin stage as one of Edward Albee’s Three Tall Women. Among her KT directing credits are Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks, Here on the Flight Path and Out of Sight. . . Out of Murder. Her most recent stage appearances were as Dolly the chef in The Kitchen Witches, and Dawn the midwife in Having Hope at Home. When not on stage, Susan can be found working at front of house, or assisting with make-up, props, or stage management.

From the program for Harvey

SUSAN MONAGAN (Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet) has acted in community and semi-professional groups from Halifax to Vancouver. Her last acting role was as Dawn the midwife in Kanata Theatre’s Having
Hope at Home.  
Another recent appearance was as Dolly in The Kitchen Witches. Susan also had an opportunity to indulge
her love of directing in this season’s first production Private
Lives by Nöel Coward last September. When not acting or directing, Susan can be found working front of house or assisting
back stage.