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Shannon Cochran

 
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Stage Credits

  [San Francisco (Regional)]
San Francisco Production, 2019
Professor McGonagall
  [US Tour]
2016 National Tour, 2016
Fraulein Schneider
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Barbara Fordham

Photos

Walter Briggs and Shannon Cochran Photo

Walter Briggs and Shannon Cochran

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Kristina Valada-Viars and Shannon Cochran Photo

Kristina Valada-Viars and Shannon Cochran

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Shannon Cochran and Kristina Valada-Viars Photo

Shannon Cochran and Kristina Valada-Viars

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Shannon Cochran, Emjoy Gavino, and Anthony Irons Photo

Shannon Cochran, Emjoy Gavino, and Anthony Irons

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Kristina Valada-Viars and Shannon Cochran Photo

Kristina Valada-Viars and Shannon Cochran

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Stage

Performances
  [San Francisco (Regional)]
San Francisco Production, 2019
Professor McGonagall

  [US Tour]
2016 National Tour, 2016
Fraulein Schneider

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 2009
Barbara Fordham


Shannon Cochran Awards and Nominations

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2010 - Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production
Shannon CochranAugust: Osage County
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2004 - Outstanding Actress - Play Gold Star
Shannon Cochran, Bug
 
Theatre World Awards - 2004 - Performance Gold Star
Shannon Cochran, Bug

Shannon Cochran News

VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Celebrates San Francisco Premiere Photo VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Celebrates San Francisco Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 21, 2022

The West Coast engagement of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrates its opening night this week and the cast is prepping for opening with some celebratory magic on the stage of the Curran Theatre!

Casting Announced for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in San Francisco Photo Casting Announced for HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD in San Francisco
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2021

The full cast has been announced for the exclusive West Coast engagement of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The world’s most award-winning new play returns to San Francisco’s Curran (445 Geary St.) on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 as a newly staged, single magical adventure.

Jewish Plays Project Welcomes Clea Alsip, Gus Birney, Grantham Coleman And More To Ne Photo Jewish Plays Project Welcomes Clea Alsip, Gus Birney, Grantham Coleman And More To New Plays In Development
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2021

The Jewish Plays Project has announced the acting company of the 10th Annual Jewish Playwriting Contest. The ten works feature acclaimed actors including Clea Alsip (M. Butterfly, Nantucket Sleigh Ride), Gus Birney (Dickinson, The Mist), Twinkle Burke (Gotham, Bull), Grantham Coleman (The Great Society, Much Ado About Nothing), and more.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: BUG by Tracy Letts Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: BUG by Tracy Letts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Tracy Letts. Today's play, Bug!

L.A. Theatre Works to Offer Free Audio Theater Photo L.A. Theatre Works to Offer Free Audio Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 3, 2020

The theaters may be closed, but the show goes on at L.A. Theatre Works. The world's leading producer of audio theater, LATW offers audiences around the globe free access to state-of-the-art recordings of both contemporary and classic plays, each performed by leading actors of stage and screen.

Celebrate Magical Mischief At HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD In San Francisco Photo Celebrate Magical Mischief At HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD In San Francisco
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020

Every Wednesday, March 4 a?" April 1 The exclusive West Coast production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will celebrate Magical Mischief in the Wizarding Worlda?"five special performances in San Francisco where fans discover ways to play with magic and revel in the mischief when it goes wrong.

L.A. Theatre Works Airs JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG For 75th Anniversary Of Liberation Photo L.A. Theatre Works Airs JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG For 75th Anniversary Of Liberation
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 10, 2020

This week, L.A Theatre Works honors the 75th anniversary of the Auschwitz liberation with a broadcast of Judgment at Nuremberg by Abby Mann.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019

Review Roundup: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opens in San Francisco; Read All Th Photo Review Roundup: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opens in San Francisco; Read All The Reviews!
by Alan Henry - Dec 4, 2019

The exclusive West Coast production of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrated the official opening in San Francisco , Sunday, December 1st, at the Curran Theater. Once preview performances began on October 23, San Francisco and New York became the only destinations in the United States where fans can see the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the most awarded play in theater history.

BWW Review: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD a Must-See Theatrical Event at The Curr Photo BWW Review: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD a Must-See Theatrical Event at The Curran Theatre
by Linda Hodges - Dec 3, 2019

The larger-than-life fantasy wizarding world of Harry Potter comes to life on the stage in J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Curran Theatre, SF, now thru July 2020

Shannon Cochran Videos

PHOTOS/VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opens in San Francisco; Get a First L VideoPHOTOS/VIDEO: HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Opens in San Francisco; Get a First Look and Hear From J.K. Rowling!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 1, 2019

The exclusive West Coast production of J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Cursed Child celebrates the official opening in San Francisco today, Sunday, December 1, at the Curran Theater. Once preview performances began on October 23, San Francisco and New York became the only destinations in the United States where fans can see the eighth story in the Harry Potter series and the most awarded play in theater history.

STAGE TUBE: Come Hear the Music Play! Andrea Goss Performs Title Number from CABARET
by Stage Tube - Feb 19, 2016

Life is beautiful inside the cabaret. As part of The Chicago Tribune's ongoing Theater Loop Showcase video series, Andrea Goss, the leading lady of Roundabout's CABARET national tour, performs the title track from the show. Check it out below!

BWW TV: Willkommen Back! Watch Performances from the CABARET National Tour
by TV - On the Road - Jan 11, 2016

The company is putting finishing touches on the show before they travel to Rhode Island, and BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the full gang. Check out interviews with the cast and performance previews of 'Cabaret,' 'Don't Tell Mama' and 'It Couldn't Please Me More' below!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
by Stage Tube - Oct 3, 2013

The Old Globe presents The Last Goodbye, a new musical fusing Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet with the incendiary songs of the legendary singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley. Conceived and adapted by Michael Kimmel, the rock musical is directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher, Bloody BloodyAndrew Jackson). Choreography is by Emmy Award nominee Sonya Tayeh ('So You Think You Can Dance'), and orchestrations, music direction and arrangements are by Kris Kukul. The Last Goodbye will run on the Donald andDarlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, now through Nov. 3, 2013. Check out highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Backstage with The Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE Creative Team - Alex Timbers and More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2013

In the video below, The Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and the creative team of THE LAST GOODBYE discuss the creation of the show and what viewers can expect from the new musical. Click to watch!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Jay Armstrong Johnson, Talisa Friedman & More in Old Globe's THE LAST GOODBYE
by Stage Tube - Sep 13, 2013

Jay Armstrong Johnson and Talisa Friedman perform an exclusive song from the new musical The Last Goodbye at The Old Globe. Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - Tonight's Season Finale of ABC's SCANDAL
by Caryn Robbins - May 17, 2012

On tonight's season finale of the new ABC drama series SCANDAL entitled 'Grant: For the People', when Quinn finds herself in a tragic and compromising position, Olivia and the team rush to her side; all the while, a reluctant Cyrus must turn to Olivia when Billy Chambers makes an announcement that shakes Fitz's presidency to its' core.


Shannon Cochran Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shannon Cochran next theatre project?
Shannon Cochran's next show will be Harry Potter and the Cursed Child which opens on 12/31/2030 on San Francisco (Regional).

What awards has Shannon Cochran been nominated for?
Outstanding Lead Actress, Non-Resident Production (Helen Hayes Awards) for August: Osage County Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Bug and Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bug .

What awards has Shannon Cochran won?
Outstanding Actress - Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Bugand Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bug.