If you've been looking for a play about a fake nun faking stigmata in order to win the love of a reluctant Lutheran pastor, this is your place.
Shannon writes about her work as a playwright and teacher, her trips around New York and the world, and other stuff that catches her fancy.
Shannon's work has been excerpted in The Washington Post, and The Lutheran magazine. She writes a monthly column on teaching for www.visualthesaurus.com.
Shannon's plays have been produced or read at Kennedia Theatre (Denver), the EAT Festival (NYC), the Chaos Festival (Chicago), Slam!Boston, Theatre Three (Long Island), the Circle Players (NJ), the Pittsburgh New Works Festival, the National 15-Minute Play Festival (NYC), Dixon Place (NYC), and the Chester Horn Short Play Festival (NYC).
She holds a B.F.A. in Theatre: Acting and Directing, from Otterbein College, and an M.A. in Educational Theatre/Teaching English from NYU. She is permanently certified in English Language Arts (7 - 12) and professionally certified in Theatre in New York State. She won the Goldie Anna Award for Excellence in Education in 2010, and was a Cullman Center seminar participant in 2011.
Currently, Shannon is at work on a historical novel about June 1, 1889 (also known as The Day After The Johnstown Flood) and is in the process of placing her non-fiction book, Into the Woods with Mr. Crankypants: Meeting the Many Henry David Thoreaus of WALDEN, with a publisher. If you'd like more information about either of these projects, please drop her a note!