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

All My Sons -- Classic Theater with a Standout Cast
September 13, 2019 No Commentby

All My Sons — Classic Theater with a Standout Cast

Arthur Miller’s All My Sons is a classic piece of theater. This play showcases what Miller did best — bring sweeping ...

Yes! And...: The Providence Improv Fest takes the stage at AS220
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

Yes! And…: The Providence Improv Fest takes the stage at AS220

During the last lazy days of summer, Providence Improv Fest arrives on the scene and it’s anything but lazy. The ...

Revisit The Secret Garden
August 18, 2019 No Commentby

Revisit The Secret Garden

I haven’t read Frances Hodgson Burnett’s story The Secret Garden since I was a child. The tale of the beauty ...

Charlotte's Web: Some Show!
July 18, 2019 No Commentby

Charlotte’s Web: Some Show!

When I was pregnant with my son, I read an article that suggested I read at night out loud to ...

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 ...