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

When I Grow Up Cabaret Performs at the Courthouse
April 12, 2019 No Commentby

When I Grow Up Cabaret Performs at the Courthouse

It’s a beautiful spring day as I climb the stairs at the Courthouse Center for the Arts, where I can ...

High School Kids and Academy's High School Musical
April 10, 2019 No Commentby

High School Kids and Academy’s High School Musical

There are few things that make me happier than young people taking on the responsibility and vision of putting on ...

Captivating Hedwig Gives a Powerful Performance
January 24, 2019 No Commentby

Captivating Hedwig Gives a Powerful Performance

I have to admit that as I drove over to Academy’s new space (same location, updated space), I knew next ...

It's Tradition! Trinity's A Christmas Carol Takes the Stage Once Again
November 20, 2018 No Commentby

It’s Tradition! Trinity’s A Christmas Carol Takes the Stage Once Again

As a proud lifelong Rhode Islander, there are traditions that are really ingrained in me. It’s a bubbla, not a ...

DITKO Brings the Man to Life on Stage
November 13, 2018 No Commentby

DITKO Brings the Man to Life on Stage

Lenny Schwartz is known for writing new plays, his terrific sense of humor and his love of comic books. He has ...

Sylvia Gets Audiences to Roll Over -- in the Aisles with Laughter!
October 22, 2018 No Commentby

Sylvia Gets Audiences to Roll Over — in the Aisles with Laughter!

AR Gurney’s play, Sylvia, has been around for just about as long as I’ve been a self-proclaimed theater geek. And ...

SkillsUSA Helps Students Take Ownership of Their Education
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

SkillsUSA Helps Students Take Ownership of Their Education

When you picture high school, generally a barrage of John Hughes movies come flooding in: cheerleading, football games, debate club, prom, ...

Powerful How I Learned to Drive at Wilbury
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

Powerful How I Learned to Drive at Wilbury

Like many Rhode Islanders, I first saw Paula Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive 20 years ago at Trinity Rep. How ...

Making It All Up
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

Making It All Up

“Okay, you’re at the grocery store and a zombie apocalypse is on the way, but you can only speak in ...

Homos, or Everyone in America Is Must-See Summer Theater
August 13, 2018 No Commentby

Homos, or Everyone in America Is Must-See Summer Theater

If you hang around with me long enough, you’ll notice a few lines I tend to repeat regarding my opinions ...