Ms. Mathys, a Swiss born and New York trained actor, singer and recording artist, is a seasoned Star in the German speaking parts of Europe, where she has performed for more than three decades in countless musicals, plays, concerts, revues, galas, films and radio plays.
She starred as Norma Desmond in two hundred performances of the German premiere production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard (directed by Trevor Nunn), in Master Class (Maria Callas), Piaf (title role), Sweeney Todd (Mrs. Lovett, German premiere), world premieres of the new musicals Heidi and Heidi And Johanna (Johanna Spyri), Candide (Old Lady), her One Woman show Lila Rosen (world premiere), Drei Bräute für ein Halleluja (Artemis, world premiere), played leads in Cabaret (Sally Bowles in many productions), Nunsense (Sister Robert Anne, Original German recording), Company (Marta), Irma La Douce (Irma), La Belle Helene (Helene), Jesus Christ Superstar (Mary Magdalene), Grease (Rizzo), West Side Story (Anita), My Fair Lady (Eliza) and many more. She received a Prix Walo Award (the Swiss equivalent of the Tony Award) for her spectacular portrayal of Edith Piaf in Piaf, and all of the recent world premieres she starred in (Heidi And Johanna, Drei Bräute Für Ein Halleluja) received nominations for this most prestigious Swiss entertainment award.
Concerts and CD's with orchestra include the acclaimed Sue Mathys Sings Broadway And Piaf (live recording with the 60 piece Lucerner Sinfonieorchester from the sold out 2,000 seat Great Concert Hall of the Kultur- und Kongress- Zentrum in Lucerne), Piaf, Lila Rosen, Heidi Teil 2.
Since October 2007, Ms. Mathys calls New York her home. In 2008 she made her American Concert Debut at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall. She reprised this concert's success at the Carpenter Performance Hall in Irving, Texas, and elated audiences in many gala events (Swiss Ball, Swiss Embassy Washington, Library of Congress Washington DC) and New York festivals (Cabaret Festival at Urban Stages, in 8-Minute Musicals at the New York Musical Theatre Festival 2010, in The Plunge, which reached the finals of the 36th Annual Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival 2011). She was a featured performer at the gala opening night of the 21st New York Cabaret Convention 2010 presented by the Mabel Mercer Foundation at Rose Hall (Jazz at Lincoln Center), where her thrilling performance garnered a standing ovation. She played leads in New York readings (Café Puttanesca: The Baroness, new musical The Rivals: Mrs. Malaprop), sang the part of the villainess Kitty on the concept recording of the new secret agent musical Sympathy Jones, and performed her concert Two Worlds, One Voice - which received an Agnes Moorehead Award as one of the "Ten Best New York Live Performances 2009“ - in venues in New York (Urban Stages, Metropolitan Room) and in New Jersey, Washington DC, Florida and Rhode Island.
Regionally, Ms. Mathys played Frläulein Schneider in a production of Cabaret at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and starred as Rose in Gypsy at the New Bedford Festival Theatre in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and again in September 2011 at the Lyric Stage in Irving, near Dallas, Texas, to rave reviews.