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Kramer, Sue

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Ken, Sue and baby Sarah Kramer

Co-founder and co-artistic director with husband Ken Kramer of the Globe Theatre. Sue Kramer was born in 1939, in Northhampton, England, died of cancer in Regina, Saskatchewan, 1978.

She trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London, and toured in children's theatre. It was while doing this she met Ken, a Canadian actor, and they returned to Canada to establish the Globe Theatre for Youth. In twelve years, until her death, the company grew into a subscription house for adult theatre, a creative dramatics school and a touring company.

Her many outstanding roles include the protagonist in Brecht's The Good Woman of Setzuan (1968); Lady Macbeth (1972); and Aggie in The Boiler Room Suite (1977) by Rex Deverell.

Sue Kramer was a committed social activist who spoke through the theatre she programed.

Last updated 2012-11-13