VIRTUAL, ONLINE AND AUDIO THEATRE PROJECTS

MARK SHANAHAN THEATRE DIRECTOR PLAYWRIGH

WHITE HERON RADIO THEATRE 

GHOST LIGHT SERIES

 

WRITER/DIRECTOR/ACTOR

From the acclaimed White Heron Theatre, 

Original audio dramas written and directed by

Mark Shanahan, based on Blue Balliett's NANTUCKET GHOSTS

Performed by award winning actors with original music and sound effects by John Gromada.

Join Christopher Plummer, Judith Ivey,

Jeremy Shamos, Nina Hellman, Rhonda Ross, Steve Pacek, Michael Kopko, John Ellison Conlee,  Celia Keenan-Bolger, Dan Domingues  Ciaran Berne and more for these chilling ghost stories set on the Far-Away Island of Nantucket!

Originally aired on NPR's 89.5 WNCK

 now a celebrated  podcast.

CLICK HERE TO LISTEN NOW!

THE HOLE IN THE WALL GANG CAMP VIRTUAL GALA

WRITER/ CO-DIRECTOR

An online Gala, celebrating Paul Newman's 

HOLE IN THE WALL GANG CAMP 

for seriously ill children and their families. 

Featuring six incredible campers alongside 

Stephen Colbert, Jonathan Groff, Carole King, Rhonda Ross, Aasif Mandvi, John Lithgow, Adam Ottavino, Sigourney Weaver, Luke Wilson,

and more   

for an evening of songs, stories and inspiration!

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A NANTUCKET

CHRISTMAS CAROL

A RADIO PLAY

WRITER/DIRECTOR

Join Christopher Plummer and an all star cast including Celia Keenan-Bolger, Rhonda Ross, Judith Ivey, Dan Domingues and many more in a new audio retelling of the  holiday classic for NPR's WNCK FM, produced by the

White Heron Theatre.

A SHERLOCK CAROL

WRITER/DIRECTOR

...Moriarty was dead, to begin with. And Sherlock Holmes is a haunted man. But, when a grown-up Tiny Tim asks Holmes to investigate the death of Ebenezer Scrooge, the Great Detective must use his gifts to solve a Dickens of a mystery! Six actors take on the beloved characters of Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Dickens in an adventurous romp suitable for all ages.

Presented via ZOOM

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A MERRY LITTLE

CHRISTMAS CAROL

Written and Directed by Mark Shanahan

THE WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE 

RADIO THEATRE and WSHU

The Westport Country Playhouse

and WSHU-FM Radio 

Present Paxton Whitehead as Scrooge in an audio drama which will make you feel you are once again seated at the venerable theatrical institution. With original sound and music design by John Gromada and a veteran cast of Playhouse favorites.

THE RETURN

By Kavin Panmeechao

Directed by Mark Shanahan

THE WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE 

RADIO THEATRE and WSHU

 

In the aftermath of World War II, a young soldier named Dang returns to his village in the jungles surrounding Bangkok to reunite with his wife and newborn baby. He is finally home. So why does he feel utterly alone?

Starring Vin Kridakorn, Joanna Carpenter, Kevin Scheuring and Joan Almedilla.

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THE PUBLIC HEROICS COMMISSION

By Kavin Panmeechao

Directed by Mark Shanahan

A HUDSON STAGE VIRTUAL EVENT

 

Dan hasn't had the best of luck. He's in a dead end job, newly divorced, and living out of cardboard boxes in an apartment he hasn't even bothered to furnish. Imagine his surprise, then, when he's recruited by the PHC, the government's top secret superhero organization.

THE SCRIPT-IN-HAND SERIES

At The Westport Country Playhouse

Curated by Mark Shanahan, The celebrated Script-In-Hand Series continues online, presenting both new and time-tested works featuring the Playhouse's favorite actors.

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SPECIAL DELIVERY

By Shay Youngblood

Directed by Mark Shanahan

THE WESTPORT COUNTRY PLAYHOUSE 

RADIO THEATRE and WSHU RADIO

Leesa Colescott, a VIP courier of fine arts has been tasked with delivering not only a strange piece of art, but also Asher — an angry 12-year-old boy — to the home of an uncle he’s never met. Their destination is an isolated farmhouse full of surprises, just like the ones found late night horror movies. 

Starring James T. Lane, Rhonda Ross, Raif-Henok and Leon Addison Brown with original sound and music by John Gromada.