“Fame isn’t something most of these storytellers seek and certainly don’t expect.

But in her own regard, Susanne Schmidt is a famed storyteller”

— CBS News


SAY IT FORWARD PRODUCTIONS is a collaboration between comedic storytellers and non-profit organizations. Our mission is to produce high quality performances that bring the stories of your organization to life. 

Developed in 2013 by award-winning storyteller Susanne Schmidt, Say It Forward produces benefit shows, facilitates workshops and teaches groups and individuals of all ages the art and science of storytelling! 


“Absolutely amazing! Sue had us laughing and crying in a matter of minutes.”

”From start to finish, working with Say It Forward was an absolute delight! They got what our organization is all about and created a show that exemplified our mission beautifully.”

”The combination of music and stories was deeply moving, funny and an absolute hit with everyone that came to witness these incredible performers!”

”Our time with Say it Forward was the best staff retreat I have ever experienced!”

” Say it Forward helped me to remember what is really important in life... HUMAN CONNECTION!”

”Sue worked with every member of our community from our board, to our direct service team and our teenage clients; she made every voice heard.”