THIRST by Ronán Noone

THIRST by Ronán Noone, directed by Shanara Gabrielle With Eugene O’Neill’s classic Long Day’s Journey into Night as a backdrop, Thirst is set in the downstairs world of the Tyrone family kitchen in August 1912. Two Irish immigrant servant girls and the chauffeur search for love, success, and a sense of belonging in their new world in this lyrical […]

Signature Theatre – ADA workshop reading

Directed by Shanara Gabrielle, Ada is presented as part of SigWorks: Monday Night New Play Readings. After an “incident” at The Company, dedicated employee Ada must meet with her superior, Joan, for behavioral programming sessions. However, a shocking act of violence throws the institution’s perfectly ordered system into chaos and forces Joan to question not only her […]


Shanara Gabrielle is the Artistic Producer of Working In DC, a celebration of the working class, the dignity of labor, and the lives of workers in America. Find out more at

KEPT UNDER GLASS: Unheard Women’s Voices

Works of rarely-heard Austrian and German women composers unleashed in a stirring multimedia street concertOn May 5-6, join us at the corner of 14th and R Streets, NW for Kept Under Glass: Unheard Women’s Voices, a multimedia pop-up performance of songs about love and longing for connection by under-recognized Austrian and German women composers. This program […]

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PERSONAL PRINCIPLES: truth, conflict-positivity, heterogeneity, activism, abundance. d

BAAD!ASS Women Festival

Excited to be directing a workshop production of SHEAR PANDEMIC for the BAAD!ASS Women Festival! Cast includes: Renea Brown Nadia Guevara Bobbie Lowe Tro Shaw James Whalen Shear Pandemic: Four short plays set in the Lickety-Split Hair Salon that has just opened after the pandemic lockdown.Written by Debbie Finkelstein, Robert McKenzie,  Alfonso Ramirez and Charles […]

LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES: bravery, anti-oppression, justice, transparency, progressivism. d

Run Out of Sky

Short play reading for Spooky Action Theatre’s (IM)Possible Play series Run Out of Sky, by Leslie Bramm Directed, shot, and edited by Alec Wild, and starring Shanara Gabrielle