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Sharyn Abramhoff Shipley

Upcoming Productions (home)

History of Productions

"The Dybbuk of B'nai Torah"production
June 2004 Bellevue, WA.
"Balancing Act" production
May, 2004 Santa Monica, CA

"StarCrossed" reading
Sept. 2003 Act One, Seattle, WA
Sept. 1999, Issaquah Arts Commission
“Felicity” staged reading
Dec. 2001 Resonance Theater Off Broadway

“Seniority Series” staged reading
2001 Israel Levin Center Los Angeles, CA

“Mother’s Day in the Holding Tank”
produced 1999 - Vagabond Theater, Los Angeles,
reprised 2002 Vagabond Theater, LA, CA
produced - 2000 Underground Railroad Theater, Manhattan, NY
staged reading - Sept. 1999 Mitchelville Theater Project

"Montague & Capulet" production history:
playwright’s reading Issaquah, WA 1999

"Felicity" production history:
staged readings
Mae West Fest 1999
Skirball Museum, LA August 3,1997 Jewish Women’s Theater Project
reading – Santa Monica, Ca 1997
reading – Bellevue Community College

"Chinese Shadow Puppets"co-written with Susan Hirasawa - Pentawa

"Another Way" 13 volume Video Library, Bellevue School District, WA.

"Caryatids" Production history: La Mama Theatre
Spingold Theater
Award: Dramalogue "Play of the Year"
(formerly titled "Pleasure Palace"
"Caroline" produced at Brandeis University
"John Brown’s Body" (adaptation) Brandeis University
"Mother’s Day in the Holding Tank" Production history:
Iowa State Women’s Correctional Institution.

Plays for young children
"Wendy" Washington Academy of Performing Arts
"Mosquito" Washington Academy of Performing Arts
"A Lad In" Washington Academy of Performing Arts

"Love and Marriage"
Production history:
20th Century Fox Television
nominee NAACP Image Award – best screenplay

"She Done No Wrong"
Mutual Radio Theatre

"Another Way"
13 volume video library on mediation for Bellevue, WA

"Chinese Shadow Puppet Theater" co-writer Pentewa Interactive - multiple awards. "At the Potlatch" – editor Pentewa Interactive "Dia de los Meurtos" – editor (English version) Pentewa Interactive

Education MFA Brandeis University (honors)
BA Northeastern University
Bellevue Community College (multimedia authoring - honors)
Member - Writer’s Guild of America West

Community Involvement
1992 - present Issaquah Arts Commissioner & Chair of Education Committee