Shualee Cook – Playwright, Composer, Lyricist

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SEPTEMBER 14th, 2019

So I’m super late in finding this, but here’s a cool video review of Tesseract Theatre’s workshop production of Earworm back in May. Got some great footage from the show, so check it out!



SEPTEMBER 4th, 2019

Happening this Sunday! 67144304_1318914658259929_2944723165474979840_n




MAY 28th, 2019

So I still can’t really get my head around this, but my play Cercle Hermaphroditos was a finalist for the 2019 O’Neill National Playwrights Conference! Honored to be in such good company!


APRIL 6th, 2019

I’m both honored and excited for my play Earworm to be kicking off Tesseract Theatre’s 2019 Festival of New Plays – workshop productions of three different plays in rep over the course to two weekends. Should be both intense and an amazing way to inundate yourself in some great new work! If you’re in or around St. Louis May 15th – 26th, come check us out!



JANUARY 15th, 2019

I’m running a little bit late (as usual) in finally announcing these, but here’s what my 2019 is starting to look like! First off, I’m incredibly proud to be a part of this wonderful group of folks for the next year:



We had our first meeting earlier this month, and I’ve already got a 13 page running start on a brand new play, so I’m very excited to see where this goes! You can read more about the program here:

And here’s the announcement in American Theatre Magazine, of all places, which caused my inner high school theatre kid to completely geek out:

Secondly, I’m honored to be a part of Quantum Dragon Theatre’s 3rd season!


I’m very much looking forward to revisiting the world of Invitation Out again. You can check out the amazing work Quantum Dragon is doing here:

I’m in love with their mission statement and the play they currently have up on the boards sounds amazing! I wish I weren’t 2000 miles away at the moment so I could actually see it.

So that’s the news that’s currently fit to print! I’ve got a couple more things up my sleeve this spring, but details are still getting worked out. More to come soon!