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Shannon Harrington

 
Bio:
Shannon Harrington: actress, singer/songwriter and voice-over artist. Was part of the acting ensemble, playing lead in film in development at the Sundance Director's Lab in Utah. Played Dorothy Benson in the Lucille Lortel Award-nominated Off-Broadway production of "Women Without Men" at City ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Shannon Harrington: actress, singer/songwriter and voice-over artist. Was part of the acting ensemble, playing lead in film in development at the Sundance Director's Lab in Utah. Played Dorothy Benson in the Lucille Lortel Award-nominated Off-Broadway production of "Women Without Men" at City ... (read complete bio)
 

 

Shannon Harrington Biography

Shannon Harrington: actress, singer/songwriter and voice-over artist.
Was part of the acting ensemble, playing lead in film in development at the Sundance Director's Lab in Utah.
Played Dorothy Benson in the Lucille Lortel Award-nominated Off-Broadway production of "Women Without Men" at City Center II, for the Mint Theatre company.
Played "Susan Waverly" for 2 years in a row in the National Broadway Tour of Irving Berlin's White Christmas with a month at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
Starred as Scout in "To Kill A Mockingbird" at the Queens Theatre.
Originated role of Young Esther in Anne Lucas' holocaust memoir play "From Silence" at Theater for the New City. Also reprised the role for staged readings at the Jewish Heritage Museum in NYC, directed by Arin Arbus.
Originated role of "Dolly" in musical in development "Once 'Round The Circle", with original recording at Avatar Studios, and on stage as part of Emerging Artist Theater's New Works series.
Played lead role Zella in "No More Monsters" for Theater Master's TAKE TEN MFA National Playwright's Festival at C.O.W. Theater.
On screen: Discovery Channel, Sprout TV, Biography Channel, and in the award-winning webseries "Sensitive: A Web Series". Film: "Good Enough" with James Caan. She has also been a principle in many National TV and radio commercials for Quaker Chewy Oats, IKEA, Crayola, American Girl, AT&T, and most recently in the award-winning "Half House" TV commercial for Verizon Fios produced by Thomas and Thomas.
Award-winning singer/songwriter in NJ statewide "Shout Down Drugs" competition for original composition, winning 1st place and musical contract. Also creates original soundtracks and jingles for professional video productions and commercials.
Shannon has appeared in promo for "America's Got Talent" and on stage at the Hammerstein Ballroom, at Playwright's Horizons to benefit Huntington's Disease, at Broadway Sessions, and more.
Co-found of Broadway ArtsReach, a community outreach program bringing arts and arts education to various schools and community groups. Broadway ArtsReach also produces the "We Want Arts" podcast which advocates for arts and music education and features interviews with industry and academia professionals. Broadway ArtsReach is also partnered with Todd Rundgren's Spirit of Harmony Foundation, helping raise funds for its program that brings musical instruments to under-represented children.






Shannon Harrington News

Max von Essen, Todd Cerveris and More Star in YOURS UNFAITHFULLY Stream Presented by  Photo Max von Essen, Todd Cerveris and More Star in YOURS UNFAITHFULLY Stream Presented by Mint Theater Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021

Mint Theater Company will continue the Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of Yours Unfaithfully by Miles Malleson directed by Jonathan Bank beginning Monday, March 22nd, and continuing through May 16th.

Mint Theater Company Continues Silver Lining Streaming Series With WOMEN WITHOUT MEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2021

Mint Theater Company will continue its Silver Lining Streaming Series with the on-demand streaming of the three-camera archival recording (filmed in HD!) of Women Without Men by Hazel Ellis, directed by Jenn Thompson beginning Monday, February 22nd, and continuing through March 21st.

Mint Theater Kicks Off Silver Lining Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME Photo Mint Theater Kicks Off Silver Lining Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 4, 2021

Mint Theater Company will kick off its Silver Lining Streaming Series today with the on-demand streaming of the HD recording of Days To Come by Lillian Hellman (The Little Foxes, Watch on the Rhine, Toys in the Attic, The Children's Hour), directed by J.R. Sullivan, beginning January 4th and continuing through February 21st. 

Mint Theater Company Continues Free Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME, KATIE ROCHE a Photo Mint Theater Company Continues Free Streaming Series With DAYS TO COME, KATIE ROCHE and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2020

Mint Theater Company Artistic Director Jonathan Bank today announced the line-up for Mint’s popular Streaming Series for 2021, featuring HD recordings of past productions: Days To Come by Lillian Hellman, directed by J.R. Sullivan (will begin airing January 4th and continue through February 21st); plus much more!

Mint Theater's SUMMER STOCK STREAMING FESTIVAL Begins Today Photo Mint Theater's SUMMER STOCK STREAMING FESTIVAL Begins Today
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 6, 2020

Mint Theater Company's Summer Stock Streaming Festival, featuring archival recordings of three past productions, begins today, Monday July 6th. All three productions will be available through July 19th only from the Mint website.

Photo Flash: Go Behind the Scenes with ANNIE Set Designs at Westchester Broadway Thea Photo Photo Flash: Go Behind the Scenes with ANNIE Set Designs at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Inspired by Little Orphan Annie, the 1924 comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie is a heart-warming story, filled with adventure and laughs that defines what family truly means. One of the longest running shows in Broadway history and the winner of seven Tony Awards, Annie, returns to the WBT stage through September 10, 2017. Below, get a look behind the scenes at set designs for the show by Bottari & Case!

Photo Flash: The Sun Will Come Up Tomorrow at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Jul 5, 2017

Inspired by Little Orphan Annie, the 1924 comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie is a heart-warming story, filled with adventure and laughs that defines what family truly means. One of the longest running shows in Broadway history and the winner of seven Tony Awards, Annie, returns to the WBT stage from June 29 toSeptember 10, 2017!

FROM SILENCE: A Warning from the Past for These Present Troubled Times at Theatre for the New City This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 11, 2016

Join Shannon Harrington, Karen Lynn Gorney, and Audrey Heffernan Meyer as part of a cast of nine actresses as they find a voice for Anne Marilyn Lucas' new play From Silence, directed by Peter Zachari. 

Holocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas.

Holocaust Survivor Finds Her Voice in FROM SILENCE at Theater for the New City
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

A cast of nine women led by Karen Lynn Gorney bring to life a story of the generational effects of the Holocaust in 'From Silence,' a new play by Anne Marilyn Lucas.

Shannon Harrington Videos

STAGE TUBE: Brigid & Shannon Harrington Perform 'Sisters' at Huntington's Disease Benefit
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2014

On Dec. 1st at Playwright's Horizons, the Huntington's Disease Society of America, Greater NY Chapter held their annual Curtains Up For A Cure concert & silent auction with proceeds benefitting Huntington's Disease research. The concert was Produced by Meredith Patterson, who (among other Broadway credits) originated the role of Judy Haynes on Broadway in Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Ms. Patterson reprised her role last year in the 2013 Broadway National Tour.