About Fanny Mendelssohn, the talented composer and sister of Felix Mendelssohn. Commissioned by Sphinx Theatre for the Sphinx30 Lab and produced at the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama in September 2021. Directed by Martin Wylde. Film link: https://sphinxtheatre.co.uk/videos/ password: Hanjo30!
Our Children Will Be Next
Theatre503 2013 (directed by Lydia Parker). A dystopic satire which takes current social, economic and environmental issues and imagines the worst possible outcome for our children. 'This play is dramatic, funny, entertaining and disturbing ... it is a fantastic piece of writing.' Everything Theatre
A Jewish Love Story
A Jewish Love Story is about one woman’s flight from antisemitism in 1900s Poland and the impact felt by the women who came after her. A Jewish mother, daughter and grand-mother meet in the after-life to try to reconcile their differences…. The play explores how we can honour our Jewish heritage whilst being free to love the people we choose. Manchester Jewish Museum November 2021 Supported by Arts Council England and Watford Palace Theatre. Trailer link: https://vimeo.com/572119658
Superman & Me
Canal Cafe Theatre 2019 (directed by Lydia Parker) Kings Head Theatre 2019 (directed by Eloise Lally) An 'anti-romantic comedy’ about a marriage constrained by oppressive gender roles imposed by a capitalist society. 'Coon’s strength within the script, comes with her clever take on the superman idea, which becomes less like the hero and more of the everyday man struggling with depression and the pressure of society for him to bottle it up.' London Pub Theatres 'A thoughtful and credible production.' London Theatre 1 'Suzette Coon attempts to create credible characters, all too human and easy to empathise with, and in this she succeeds with flying colours.' Everything Theatre 'Credit to Coon, for her innovative writing is punchy and emphatic' Jonathan Baz Reviews
A short play based on a true story involving a well known burger bar that duped some of its staff into believing they were attending a training session in order for the Home Office to arrest them. Arcola Theatre (directed by Monique Touko) Southwark Playhouse (directed by Sharon Willems)
A Pile of Bricks
About the impossibility of home ownership. A staged reading. Old Red Lion Theatre. (directed by Lydia Parker)
A short play about the extremes that a call centre employee, desperate to clinch a sale, will go to. The Bread & Roses Theatre The Platform IV Page to Stage (directed by Tessa Hart) 'It was one of the best written, directed, acted and structured projects of this sort that I have seen to date.' ★★★★ Remotegoat 'The Platform – A Page to Stage Workshop for New Writing - presented by the Bread and Roses Theatre Company is rapidly growing as one of the strongest short work platforms in London.' Onomatopoeia 'A great survey of new works that showcase some truly blossoming talent.' - Everything Theatre https://www.breadandrosestheatre.co.uk/the-platform-iv-may-2013.html
A short play set in the future when our consciousness exists only in digitised form. Selected for Four Fig's Climate Justice production at the Golden Goose Theatre on the 13 & 17 May 2022 a Rehearsed reading for Swings & Roundabouts Theatre, directed by Imy Wyatt Corner.