Shannon McLoud

Shannon McLoud

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Shannon McLoud is a lifelong theater geek. She has been involved in the arts in Rhode Island for almost 20 years, first as an actor, and then finding her way to director and playwright. When Shannon isn't enjoying a show, she enjoys spending time with her husband and their son.

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Articles by Shannon McLoud

An End to Lunch Shaming in Providence
September 20, 2017 No Commentby

An End to Lunch Shaming in Providence

It’s back to school time, which means that our social media newsfeeds are full of back-to-school stories. The cute first ...

Grab Your Broomsticks -- it's Quidditch Time!
September 6, 2017 No Commentby

Grab Your Broomsticks — it’s Quidditch Time!

Ah! It’s that time of year again! I love fall, and not just for the pumpkin spice, warm sweaters, Scituate ...

3C: The Not So Good Old Days
August 2, 2017 No Commentby

3C: The Not So Good Old Days

Epic is rounding out their summer of satire — where life truly has imitated art — with David Adjmi’s embroiled ...

CTC's One Man Two Guvnors Delights Audiences
August 1, 2017 No Commentby

CTC’s One Man Two Guvnors Delights Audiences

For me, nothing says summer like a trek to Contemporary Theatre Company. I was excited to hear that they were ...

Epic's Girls Shine in Dorothy, Rose, Sophia, and Blanche
July 20, 2017 No Commentby

Epic’s Girls Shine in Dorothy, Rose, Sophia, and Blanche

Epic Theatre Company’s summer of satire is underway, and insanely ironic if you read our piece on James Franco and ...

James Franco Doesn't Get It
July 12, 2017 No Commentby

James Franco Doesn’t Get It

My favorite plays to see are the brand-new ones. Last season I was fortunate enough  to see Epic Theatre’s James ...

Artists Have Something to Say
July 5, 2017 No Commentby

Artists Have Something to Say

The other night I went to the U2 concert for the Joshua Tree tour. I have always been a casual ...

The Yellow Wallpaper Is a Conversation Starter
July 5, 2017 No Commentby

The Yellow Wallpaper Is a Conversation Starter

The Yellow Wallpaper is a short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, which was first published in 1892 and has lived ...

Matilda Wows at PPAC
May 20, 2017 No Commentby

Matilda Wows at PPAC

I love theater. I love British Literature; from Jane Austen to JK Rowling to JR Tolkien to Roald Dahl. And ...

Matilda Comes to PPAC with Miss Honey by Her Side
May 16, 2017 No Commentby

Matilda Comes to PPAC with Miss Honey by Her Side

As a teacher, I have to admit I gravitate toward stories involving education. As a literature/theater nerd, I think Roald ...