Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theater, film, television and music.
On Broadway, Susan starred in the title role of Thoroughly Modern Millie, won critical acclaim as Broadway’s longest-running ‘Sally Bowles’ in Cabaret, originated the leading roles in Triumph of Love and State Fair, and most notably, received both Tony Award® and Drama Desk® nominations for “Best Actress” as the original ‘Belle’ in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast.
Regionally, Egan starred alongside Carol Burnett in Sondheim’s Putting It Together, Tommy Tune in the national tour of Bye, Bye Birdie, and created works at Yale Repertory, Baltimore Center Stage, South Coast Repertory, and the Mark Taper Forum.
Susan’s film credits include 13 Going on 30, Gotta Kick It Up for the Disney Channel, and many award-winning independent films such as: Meet Market (Sarasota Film Festival), Death and Texas (Seattle Film Festival and Slamdance Film Festival), The Almost Guys (HBO Comedy Festival), The Disappearing Girl Trick, Falling. In Love, Extreme Close Up, and Man of the Century (Audience Award, Slamdance).
In animation, Egan gave voice to the sultry ‘Meg’ in Disney’s Hercules, sang ‘Angel’ in Lady and the Tramp II, and translated two Japanese blockbusters into English for director Hayao Miyazaki: ‘Gina’ in Porco Rosso, and ‘Lin’ in Spirited Away, which won an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. She spent 6 years as the voice of ‘Belle’ for myriad Disney Princess CDs and toys, and most recently voiced the character of ‘Ginny’ in Achmed Saves America, starring comic Jeff Dunham, and currently recurs as ‘Rose Quartz’ on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe.
On television, Egan spent two seasons on the WB’s Nikki, and has guest-starred on HOUSE, NUMB3RS, NYPD Blue, Arliss, Party of Five, Drew Carey, Almost Perfect, Partners, All My Children, Loving, PBS Great Performances, and several pilots, movies of the week and specials for ABC, CBS, and the Disney Channel.
As a solo artist, Susan has taken her critically-acclaimed concert to over 400 cities coast to coast and on the high seas with the Disney Cruise Line. She has also headlined with many world-renowned symphonies, including the National Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, the Philly POPS, and more than 40 others.
Susan has over 40 recording credits from Broadway cast albums to film soundtracks and seven solo CDs.