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

The Book of Mormon Delights
November 25, 2015 No Commentby

The Book of Mormon Delights

New York City. It’s a mere three hours away, you can get there by train, or a drive down the Tappan ...

Book of Mormon Knocks on Your Door
November 17, 2015 No Commentby

Book of Mormon Knocks on Your Door

When I first heard that the creators of “South Park,” Matt Stone and Trey Parker, were writing a musical, I ...

Sweeney Todd: Thought-Provoking and Beautiful
November 11, 2015 1 commentby

Sweeney Todd: Thought-Provoking and Beautiful

Once upon a time I was a freshman at Scituate Jr. Sr. High School auditioning for the school play. The ...

Daydream Theatre Brings Hope, Love, and the Stars to West Warwick
October 14, 2015 No Commentby

Daydream Theatre Brings Hope, Love, and the Stars to West Warwick

Playwright Lenny Schwartz delves into a topic we don’t always like to face in America in his play, Our Distance ...

Epic Delivers a Punch with The Terrifying Tales of the Brothers Grimm
October 14, 2015 1 commentby

Epic Delivers a Punch with The Terrifying Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Have I mentioned that I love black box theater? It is, in my opinion, the rawest and most intimate form ...

Tyranny Dies, but Shakespeare Lives on at Trinity Rep
September 18, 2015 No Commentby

Tyranny Dies, but Shakespeare Lives on at Trinity Rep

Sitting down for Trinity Repertory’s production you know one thing: This is not going to be your run-of-the-mill production. We ...

Theatre by the Sea is the Happiest Theater in Town
September 4, 2015 No Commentby

Theatre by the Sea is the Happiest Theater in Town

I love Mel Brooks. I can still watch Blazing Saddles and crack up with each viewing! So going into Theatre ...

A Newcomer's Guide to RI Theater
September 2, 2015 No Commentby

A Newcomer’s Guide to RI Theater

Rhode Island is unique for many reasons — quahogs, bubblahs and our tight-knit theater community. However, if you’re new to this ...

Academy Players Brings Washington Heights to RI
August 27, 2015 No Commentby

Academy Players Brings Washington Heights to RI

In the Heights is a Lin Manuel Miranda and Quiara Alegria Hudes Tony award winning musical. I don’t get up ...

EPIC Theatre’s Tartuffe Delivers
August 19, 2015 No Commentby

EPIC Theatre’s Tartuffe Delivers

I was more than intrigued when I saw that EPIC Theatre was staging an adaptation of Moliere’s Tartuffe. As nerdy ...