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Web series - The Hirsches Care About the Earth - created and written by and starring Suzanne Sole and Ben Boodman won an Award of merit from online film festival, IndieFest and was selected to be part of Mindie, The Monthly Online Edition of The Miami Independent Film Festival for May 2018. More info at TheHirschesCareAbouttheEarth.com
Suzanne Sole is an accomplished jazz singer, recently singing around Chicago with some of Chicago's finest jazz musicians. She has relocated to New York City, so stay tuned for New York appearances. You can learn more about her jazz career and listen to music and see live video performances at suzannesolejazz.com
As you know, Suzanne is hot. An alumnus of the Second City and Annoyance Theatre Conservatories in Los Angeles and Chicago, and with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Vocal Performance from Temple University in Philadelphia, Suzanne has appeared on comedy and music stages around the country performing stand-up, sketch, improv, musical comedy, blues and jazz. In stand-up comedy, she was one of the top ten finalists in The Rebels of Comedy Stand-up Contest, held at the famous Friars Club in Beverly Hills, and performed regularly at comedy clubs like The Hollywood Improv and The Ice House, among many others in Los Angeles.
She has starred in a number of independent films and web series that have gone to several film and comedy festivals including LA Cinefest, Miami Independent Film Festival, World of Comedy International Film Festival in Toronto, The Guerilla Film Festival in Tribeca, and The Los Angeles Film Festival.
She can currently be seen in her original award winning web series,The Hirsches Care About The Earth, a series she co-created and co-directed - selected for The Miami Independent FIlm Festival as well as LA Cinefest, and others, and web series Backstage Drama, winner of 2012 Telly (Michigan) Emmy® Award
In television, Sole appeared as Shirley Partridge in VH1’s pilot, The New Partridge Family, written and produced by Bill Oakley and Josh Weinstein for Sony Television, and has co-starred in NBC’s Chicago PD, Joey, TBS pilot What News?; It’s So Over on the E! Network; and Lifetime’s Strong Medicine.
Theatre credits include: Muriel Eubanks in the National Tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, directed by Phil McKinley and choreographed by Vince Pesce; as Woman 2 in Jason Robert Brown's Songs for a New World at American Theatre of Actors; as EB Janet in the North American tour of SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody, directed by Jim Milan; and as Dolly Tate in a staged production of Annie Get Your Gun starring Patti LuPone – directed by Lonny Price, Musical Director Paul Gemignani with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia. Most recently, Sole portrayed the Eastern European, beehive donning, young Italian stud loving, stage mother extraordinaire, Ivana Trump in the irreverent, hilarious satire The First Annual Trump Family Special this fall, starring Gina Gershon, written and directed by Danny Salles, Music and Additional lyrics by Tor & Lisa which appeared at The Triad Theatre in NYC to sold out audiences.
Sole has relocated to beautiful Naples, Florida where she is working on her original creative projects, so stay tuned!
Suzanne wrote and directed her own one woman show entitled, The View from the Dumpster using well known and beloved songs from different Broadway musicals to inspire original characters in which Suzanne enjoyed sold out audiences. This is the full show.
Suzanne was on the national tour of the comedy SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody as EB Janet, the wacky writer author of her wine infused erotica fan fiction. Here’s what what the people are said…
“Suzanne Sole, playing the cheap and dirty E.B. Janet, unfolded the story, while her husband, Barry, was away with the kids. Sole was uber-talented. She sold the story better than an agent with a 20 percent cut. Slurping down wine while her fingers glided across the keyboard, she was a marvel of expression, a master of double takes.”
– Bruce Miller / Sioux City Journal
"Janet, a fictionalized version of James played by comically gifted Suzanne Sole. Sole is wonderful throughout.”
– Colin Dabkowski / The Buffalo News
“Sole stole the show. Her portrayal of a housewife determined she could write was hilarious. She trampled the stage in red heels, drank Chardonnay, and interacted with her characters and the audience simultaneously.”
“Sole is the star of the show. As the narrator, she feeds off the crowd’s energy. Her gestures are hysterical!”
– Leah Rocci, Broadway World
"Bringing the comedy, is Suzanne Sole who plays E.B. Janet. Sole is brilliant as the storyteller.”
– Sheri M. Bleuler McKee / NewOrleansLocal.com
Suzanne appeared opposite Patti LuPone in Annie Get Your Gun at Ravinia Festival in Chicago directed by Lonny Price, and Musical Director Paul Gemignani.
“Suzanne was a sultry rival to Annie as Dolly Tate”
— John Olson, Talkin’ Broadway
“Among the outstanding supporting cast were Chicago actors…and adding to the fun, Suzanne Sole as tarty troublemaker Dolly Tate.”
— Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
“Suzanne Sole nearly stole the show as the scheming Dolly Tate”
— Bob Bullen, Chicago Theatre Addict
Suzanne played the role of Muriel Eubanks in the National Tour of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, directed by Phil McKinley, choreographed by Vince Pesce.
“The best moments in the production come from the supporting characters. Suzanne Sole enters picking her teeth, a woman of uncouth, cheery wealth with a pleasing sensuality and a voice that pierces the fog.”
— Lisa Bornstein, Rocky Mountain News
“Suzanne Sole has the chops to sail her character across the orchestra pit.”
— Bill Hirschman, Sun Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale
“This touring company pulls off one electric pairing: Suzanne Sole as Muriel Eubanks, one of Jameson’s victims, and Jeff Essex as Andre Thibault, the local lawman who aids Jameson’s cons. When the two allow a spark of attraction to play out as a full-on sexual conflagration, the afterglow scene becomes a comic gem.”
— Christine Dolen, The Miami Herald
“Suzanne Sole shines in the part of Muriel, a loud-mouthed but hysterical heiress.”
— Alec Harvey, The Birmingham News
Suzanne Sole is an accomplished Jazz singer. Here is Suzanne singing American jazz and blues classic, "Route 66" with Stu Shelton on piano. Check out more live videos and recordings at suzannesolejazz.com
Photo by Walter Tabayoyong