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

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 ...

Wicked Flies In To PPAC
September 21, 2016 No Commentby

Wicked Flies In To PPAC

There is so much theater out there that when you come across a show that has that ever lasting endurance, ...

Catch the Snitch, Avoid the Quaffle, Stay on Your Broom!
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

Catch the Snitch, Avoid the Quaffle, Stay on Your Broom!

Keeper. Chaser. The golden snitch. These terms might not sound very athletic, but they are! They’re from the destined-to-be-classic sport ...

School Theater Spotlight: TAPA
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

School Theater Spotlight: TAPA

When I’m not writing articles for Motif, I can be found in a classroom teaching high school English classes. I ...

Sister Act Ends Summer on a High Note
September 2, 2016 No Commentby

Sister Act Ends Summer on a High Note

Theatre by the Sea is ending their season this year with Sister Act. This was my first time visiting the ...

Providence Improv Fest - Making It Up For Fall
August 31, 2016 No Commentby

Providence Improv Fest – Making It Up For Fall

Ever have to walk into a  meeting 100% totally unprepared? Ever find yourself standing in front of a group of ...

Move over Shakespeare, Head Trick has a New Show in Town
August 17, 2016 No Commentby

Move over Shakespeare, Head Trick has a New Show in Town

It isn’t summer without an outdoor Shakespearian play. Head Trick Theatre has, excuse the pun, turned that idea on its ...