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

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 ...

The Lenny Schwartz Legacy: Celebrating the Big 4-0 at Arctic
May 6, 2017 No Commentby

The Lenny Schwartz Legacy: Celebrating the Big 4-0 at Arctic

  It’s always a treat to head to The Arctic Playhouse, and it is especially nice when the show on ...

Faithful Cheaters Will Make Your Sides Ache
May 5, 2017 No Commentby

Faithful Cheaters Will Make Your Sides Ache

I love seeing new theater, mainly because I never know what to expect! Sure something can be billed as a ...

Trinity's Project Discovery
March 20, 2017 No Commentby

Trinity’s Project Discovery

In 1997 I had the opportunity to see A Midsummer Night’s Dream with Mrs. Mumford’s English class. This was important ...

Building Confidence with Girls on the Run
March 15, 2017 No Commentby

Building Confidence with Girls on the Run

I teach my students that both genders are equal, and frequently introduce them to stories of strong women. I have them ...

The Lion King Is a Spectacular Spectacle
March 8, 2017 No Commentby

The Lion King Is a Spectacular Spectacle

The Lion King opened on Broadway 20 years ago, and I have spent the last two decades rolling my eyes at ...

Delightful Midsummer Night's Dream at Trinity
February 22, 2017 No Commentby

Delightful Midsummer Night’s Dream at Trinity

I love seeing Shakespeare, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream is by far my favorite of all of the Bard’s pieces. ...

Shakespeare in the City Prepares to Perform
February 8, 2017 No Commentby

Shakespeare in the City Prepares to Perform

I have an immense love for theater. I also have another love: education. As a teacher, I love everything about ...

Funny Please, Cause We All Need a Laugh
January 11, 2017 No Commentby

Funny Please, Cause We All Need a Laugh

If there’s one thing we can say about 2017 it is this: We are going to need a laugh. A ...