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Artistic Associate Since 2001
Shawn's productions of The Importance of Being Earnest and The Philadelphia Story were nominated for Best Production by the Joseph Jefferson Awards Committee. Other directing credits include Love’s Labour’s Lost and Romeo and Juliet with Montana Shakespeare in the Parks; Julius Caesar and The Diary of Anne Frank at Theatre at the Center, and Horton Foote’s Talking Pictures at Little Lake Theater in Pittsburgh.
As an actor at Remy Bumppo, Shawn won an After Dark Award for his performance as John Tanner in Man and Superman and was nominated for a Jeff for the role of Adolphus Cusins in Major Barbara. He appeared on stage for three seasons at Wisconsin's American Players Theatre and at many Chicago venues including the Court, Writers', and Northlight theatres. Shawn teaches acting at Northwestern University.
Shawn is working with writer/composer Susan Felder (playwright of Timeline's recent Wasteland) on a new musical called Waking Eden. The story is based on Jack London's semi-autobiographical novel Martin Eden. They will be working over the spring and summer to continue its development.
Performance Photos of Shawn Douglass