Born in Dublin, Susan McFadden became a star at the age of 11 in the title role of Annie at the Olympia Theater in Dublin and most recently starred in London’s West End.
Susan trained from a young age at the famous Billie Barry Stage School, while performing in theatre and television. Landing her first professional lead role in Annie at the age of 11 she later went on to tour in Ireland and the United States with Irish entertainers such as Tony Kenny, June Rogers and Noel V Ginnity.
In 2006 Susan moved from Dublin to London in pursuit of her lifelong ambition to perform in the West End. Quickly accomplishing this dream, Susan won the reality ITV show Grease Is the Word, affording her the opportunity to play “Sandy” in the West End production of Grease. Susan then played the roll of “Serena” in the original cast for the UK premier of Legally Blonde the Musical and subsequently took over the lead of “Elle Woods” which earned her a nomination for the prestigious ‘What’s on stage Award’ for “Best Take Over.”
Other stage credits include the role of “Kathy” in Singin’ in the Rain at the Olympia Theatre in Dublin and Everyman Palace Theatre in Cork; the national tour of Brighton Beach Memoirs at the Andrews Lane Theatre; Daniel O’Donnell’s Rock ‘n’ Roll tour, “Milly” in Seven Brides for Seven Brother in the West End. Television credits include RTE television series’ Bachelors Walk and Relative Strangers, the four-part mini-series and Daniel O’Donnell’s Rock ‘n’ Roll PBS special.