Shana Wride

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Shana Wride is a theatre actor and director. Acting credits include- 2.5 Minute Ride (Critic’s Circle Award) Baby with the Bathwater, The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler, and Next Fall (Diversionary Theatre), Native Gardens (The Old Globe, Globe for All tour), Much Ado About Nothing (Intrepid Theatre), Private Lives (Critic’s Circle Award) at (Cygnet Theatre), Women Who Steal, A Christmas Carol, Suds, Working, Six Women with Brain Death (San Diego Repertory Theatre), A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night, Merry Wives of Windsor (Shakespeare Festival Los Angeles), The Father, The Cocktail Hour, Faded Glory and Broken Glass (North Coast Repertory Theatre), Indoor/Outdoor (The Colony Theatre), Macbeth, Fen, Wooden Breeks, Measure for Measure (Open Fist Theatre), Heidi Chronicles and Lips Together, Teeth Apart (Gaslamp Theatre), Henry IV Parts 1 & 2, Love’s Labor’s Lost (Idaho Shakespeare Festival), New, Shadowy Waters, No Time Like The Present (Sledgehammer Theatre). Directing credits include: The Whale, Mistakes Were Made (Cygnet Theatre), Walter Cronkite is Dead (San Diego Repertory Theatre), Boys & Girls and Anita Bryant Died for Your Sins (Diversionary Theatre), Or (Moxie Theatre) and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Compass Theatre). She co-hosted the nationally syndicated radio show, “Women Aloud” with actor/comedienne Mo Gaffney.

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Grossmont College Theatre Arts Department Presents LOST GIRL By Kimberly Belflower This March

The award-winning Stagehouse Theatre at Grossmont College presents Lost Girl by Kimberly Belflower, directed by Shana Wride, March 13-23, 2024.

Review: DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE at North Coast Repertory Theatre

The tale of DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE  comes to life on the North Coast repertory stage proving that it doesn’t matter how old this story may be, the tale of the inner struggle between good and evil is always a compelling one.  With a talented cast, clever staging, and an adaption by Jeffrey Hatcher, this play offers a new way to approach this old tale.   DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE is playing through November 19th.

Cast & Creative Team Set For THE GLASS MENAGERIE at Diversionary Theatre

Diversionary Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for its production of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams, directed by Lisa Berger.  The Glass Menagerie will run November 30 through December 23 on Diversionary Theatre's mainstage at their home in University Heights.

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE to Play North Coast Repertory Theatre Beginning This Month

Experience the Halloween spirit with North Coast Repertory Theatre's production of 'DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE,' adapted from Robert Louis Stevenson's novella. Directed by Shana Wride, performances run from Oct. 18 to Nov. 12, 2023.

DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Announced At North Coast Repertory Theatre

North Coast Repertory Theatre presents a daring reimagining of Robert Louis Stevenson's timeless tale, DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE. Delve deep into the human psyche, exploring the eternal conflict between good and evil in this gripping drama. Prepare for a wickedly clever and suspenseful narrative that captures the essence of the season.

DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE Comes to North Coast Repertory Theatre in October

 North Coast Repertory Theatre presents DR. JEKYLL & MR. HYDE; a daring reimagining of Robert Louis Stevenson's timeless tale, filled with darkness, desire, love, and unbridled terror. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

 North Coast Repertory Theatre Reveals Lineup For Season 42

 North Coast Repertory Theatre has announced Season 42, featuring a host of plays that include two world premieres, a beloved musical masterpiece, side-splitting comedies, an eerie Gothic thriller, a poignant drama, and a taut psychological study.  

Diversionary Theatre Reveals New Staff in Leadership Positions

Diversionary Theatre has announced that Stephen Brotebeck will be serving as Interim Artistic Director while a national search is conducted for Diversionary’s next Artistic Director after former Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow took on a new role of Artistic Director of Walnut Creek’s Center Rep. 

Jenny Case Promoted To Executive Director Of Diversionary Theatre

Diversionary Theatre has announced that its Managing Director Jenny Case will be promoted to Executive Director when Executive Artistic Director Matt M. Morrow steps down this month to take on a new role of Artistic Director of Walnut Creek’s Center Rep after an eight-year tenure leading the third-oldest LGTBQIA+ theatre in the United States.

Diversionary Theatre Announces 2023/2024 Season

Diversionary Theatre has announced its 2023/2024 season: the San Diego premiere of Dragon Mama (September/October 2023) by Sara Porkalob and directed by Andrew Russell; the legacy revival of The Glass Menagerie (November/December 2023) by Tennessee Williams and directed by Lisa Berger with Shana Wride taking on the iconic role of Amanda Wingfield; the West Coast premiere of Notes on Killing Seven Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Board Members (May/June, 2024) a co-production with Moxie Theatre by Mara Vélez Meléndez and a director to be announced; the world-premiere musical TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix (May/June, 2024) by EllaRose Chary and Brandon Gwinn, directed by Sherri Eden Barber.

Chilina Kennedy, Kate Rockwell & More to Star in LOVE ALL World Premiere at La Jolla Playhouse

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Love All, by Anna Deavere Smith. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

CAMELOT, TARTUFFE, and More Set For North Coast Repertory Theatre Season 42

North Coast Repertory Theatre has announced Season 42, featuring a  host of plays that include two world premieres, a beloved musical masterpiece, side-splitting  comedies, an eerie Gothic thriller, a poignant drama, and a taut psychological study.  

Review: Love, Laughter, and Latchkeys from PRESENT LAUGHTER at Cygnet Theatre

Love, laughter, and latchkeys are the main tenants to Cygnet Theatre’s PRESENT LAUGHTER, playing through April 29th which brings a strong cast to bring the laugh in this fizzy, funny farce.  

Cygnet Theatre Announces The Cast And Creative Team Of NOËL COWARD'S PRESENT LAUGHTER

Cygnet Theatre has announced the cast and creative team of Noël Coward's Present Laughter. This classic comedy is directed by Rosina Reynolds and runs March 29 - April 29 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town. 

Review: INTO THE BREECHES! at North Coast Repertory Theatre

Behind-the-scenes antics, a play within a play, and costumed comedy are well loved because they work, and INTO THE BREECHES! combines them in wartime for a fun night at the theatre.  INTO THE BREECHES! is playing at North Coast Repertory Theatre through November 13th. 

Photos: First Look at INTO THE BREECHES at North Coast Repertory Theatre

That time-honored adage, “The Show Must Go On,” takes on new meaning in this endearing and moving comedy. INTO THE BREECHES! transports audiences to a small American playhouse in 1942. Check out photos here!

INTO THE BREECHES to be Presented at North Coast Repertory Theatre in October

That time-honored adage, 'The Show Must Go On,' takes on new meaning in this endearing and moving comedy. INTO THE BREECHES! transports audiences to a small American playhouse in 1942. INTO THE BREECHES! at North Coast Repertory Theatre begins previews on Wednesday, October 19. Opening Night is on Saturday, October 22, at 8pm.

North Coast Repertory to Present INTO THE BREECHES! Beginning in October

North Coast Repertory Theatre will present INTO THE BREECHES! October 19 through November 13th. Opening Night on Saturday, October 22, at 8pm. There will be special talkback on Friday, October 28, with the cast and artistic director.

Review: The San Diego Symphony Plays Tchaikovsky at The Rady Shell

Few composers reach the depth of emotions found in Tchaikovsky, and few conductors seem to react more passionately to musically expressed emotion than the San Diego Symphony's Rafael Payare. What better combination could there be for an outdoor waterfront concert at the Rady Shell.

School Spotlight: The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Acting Program

The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate acting program was created as a result of very few actors being trained in classical theatre. The program nationally recruits seven students each year to participate in an intensive two-year, year-round course of graduate study in classical theatre. It is one of the most competitive programs in the country, with only a 2% acceptance rate.

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