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

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 ...

Out Loud Reimagines Jane Eyre
August 5, 2015 No Commentby

Out Loud Reimagines Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre, by Chrlotte Bronte, is a beloved classic. It’s on reading lists for English classes, it’s been adapted for ...

CTC’s Summer Comedy Black Comedy Shines
August 5, 2015 No Commentby

CTC’s Summer Comedy Black Comedy Shines

It is far from a chore to find yourself in Wakefield on a Saturday night. Great restaurants, beautiful sights and, ...

Theatre by the Sea Should Be Part of Your Summer Theater Plans
July 29, 2015 No Commentby

Theatre by the Sea Should Be Part of Your Summer Theater Plans

Can there be a more perfect setting that Theatre By The Sea for a production of The Little Mermaid?  Theatre ...

Experience a Pedicab This Summer
July 29, 2015 No Commentby

Experience a Pedicab This Summer

Picture this; you’re out on the town in Newport. Maybe you just finished some shopping at Bannister’s Wharf and don’t ...

Funny 4 Funds: Proof that Laughter is the Best Medicine
June 24, 2015 No Commentby

Funny 4 Funds: Proof that Laughter is the Best Medicine

We’ve all attended fundraisers — the spaghetti suppers, the car washes, buying those discount books. And sure, a fundraiser is ...

Academy Players has a “Great Big Hit” with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
June 24, 2015 No Commentby

Academy Players has a “Great Big Hit” with Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

I always believed that big flashy musicals don’t work in intimate black box theaters. You need the large stage, the ...

Cheaters Delights Audiences
June 10, 2015 No Commentby

Cheaters Delights Audiences

I often say that RI theater is more than a community, it is a family. Well that is literally true ...