Photo by Jim Dennis ca 1989

Susheel Bibbs

A critically acclaimed touring classical singer and filmmaker and winner of the coveted Laid Foundation Award in voice, holds a Masters in Vocal Performance from New England Conservatory and did her undergraduate training at Boston University's College for the Arts in Opera. Bibbs debuted at Boston's Jordan Hall and appeared first in leading and supporting roles on the roster of the Opera Company of Boston and Associate Artists (now Boston Lyric) Opera; she then toured in opera and concert to international acclaim for over 30 years. Bibbs currently tours nationwide in unique concerts, one-woman musicals, dramatic programs, and master classes.  Topics include Mary Ellen Pleasant, The Hyers Sisters, and black classical song. She has released 3 award-winning documentary films. Contact: M.E.P. Productions, mepleasant1@yahoo.com

   Susheel recently started The Living Heritage Foundation, which offers grants, fiscal sponsorship, and mentoring to professionals who have included unsung African American arts or the works of unsung women of note in their careers. See the Living Heritage Foundation page on Facebook or email bibbs/lhf@gmail.com for information.

Presentations & Appearances
Watch for

Susheel's new Trailer on The Hyers Sisters:  

Click the Media link to learn about/donate to Bibbs' films


Susheel's new tour as Mary Pleasant! --

=Meet Mary Pleasant --Bibbs' acclaimed, live one-woman (musical or dramatic) enactments. Reviewers have called them, "the best in that arena!" (Sonoma News), "The passion and strength of Pleasant" (SF Post), "Another extra special Star!" (Napa Register), "Nothing short of brilliante!" (Amazon.com Reviews), "A great job of putting your there -- her vernacular, her acting, everything!"  PLEASANT RIDES AGAIN!!


Contactmepleasant1@yahoo.com for BOOKINGS


Book this show at mepleasant1@yahoo.com

Support These Works



  • Bibbs'  Hyers Sisters films on PBS and at www.TheHyersSisters.com

  • Bibbs' award-winning Meet Mary Pleasant Enactment and Film