Susan Price Monnot is an award-winning New Orleans playwright with more than 30 awards and distinctions for playwriting excellence and over 20 productions over the past twenty years. Susan's comedy, Dead Dogs Don't Fart, won the Diverse Playwriting Contest sponsored by the Hinton Battle Theatre Laboratory in New York City. The play has received multiple awards and productions, enjoying sold-out performances throughout the U.S. and in London. Susan's drama, Where Time Is Money, has been performed by six production companies in four different states and has won seven awards. Her comedy, Snoring? Not Me! was selected and performed in the New Play Festival at Gardner-Webb University, NC. Her musical, Hearts, produced by Prime Time Theatre Productions, was nominated for the Storer Boone award and the Marquee award as best original play performed in New Orleans.
Not Without Grandma was performed at the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center and also at Metairie’s Carlone’s Dinner theatre. Susan’s Christmas Reflections was presented as a children’s Christmas piece by OLPS Children’s Theatre. Cabin Fever was awarded an honorable mention by the McLaren Memorial Comedy Play Writing Competition and received a cold reading at the New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center. The play was later work-shopped in the Playwright’s Unit of New Orleans. A list of titles to Susan's many other plays can be seen here.
Susan received her BA degree from St. Mary’s Dominican college and her masters from the University of New Orleans. Her music has been used for video sound tracks, multimedia applications, and worship and music education programs in Louisiana. Susan is a member of The Playwrights’ Center and the Dramatists Guild of America.
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