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

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 ...

James Franco and Me: Playful Theater at its Finest
November 30, 2016 No Commentby

James Franco and Me: Playful Theater at its Finest

It is hard to find someone who hasn’t heard of Kevin Broccoli or his theater, Epic Theatre Company. They are known ...

Providence Community Libraries to Hold Alternative Comic Con
November 2, 2016 No Commentby

Providence Community Libraries to Hold Alternative Comic Con

  Growing up, I was discouraged from embracing my nerdy side and letting my geek flag fly. So when Comic Con ...

It’s Wicked Good!
September 27, 2016 No Commentby

It’s Wicked Good!

Some reviews write themselves, and this is one of them. Wicked has flown into the Providence Performing Arts Center for their ...

Plaza Suite Charms Audiences
September 27, 2016 No Commentby

Plaza Suite Charms Audiences

Newport Playhouse has opened their season this year with Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite.  This charming show is a bit different ...