Shoshana writes about theater with special interests in musical theater and women artists. She has contributed to American Theatre MagazineTheatermania, Women and Hollywood, The Interval,, The Dramatists Guild Fund blog, Howlround, and The Huffington Post. She was also a contributing editor for Musical Theater Today.

A photo of me holding my article in American Theatre Magazine

Meet Nitra McAuliffe, Coauthor of Broadway’s Rarely Seen Musical The Lieutenant
Theatermania; September 13, 2023

A Composer/Singer Collaboration That’s in the Show’s DNA: Madeline Myers has written the new musical ‘Double Helix’ with and for its lead performer, Samantha Massell, who plays a woman scientist unjustly neglected by history.
American Theatre Magazine; June 8, 2023

Itamar Moses: Every Day He Writes the Book: A playwright who finds writing musicals both impossible and irresistible, he has a new adaptation of ‘An American Tail’ opening at Children’s Theatre Company.
American Theatre Magazine; April 20, 2023

Revisiting the Elián Drama at Miami New Drama: A new play by Rogelio Martinez returns to a painful and contested piece of post-Cold War history and attempts to reckon with its wounds and lessons.
American Theatre Magazine; October 28, 2022

A Homecoming to ‘Knoxville’: A new musical based on Agee’s ‘Death in the Family’ from Ahrens, Flaherty, and Galati debuts at Florida’s Asolo Rep, almost exactly 2 years after COVID shut it down.
American Theatre Magazine; April 26, 2022

Director/Deviser: Tina Satter: The downtown artist didn’t ever expect or hope to be on Broadway, but her docutheatre piece ‘Is This A Room’ has defied expectations all along.
American Theatre Magazine; September 22, 2021.

Thoughts on Bridgerton: The Musical and Other TikTok FanMusicals
Downstage Media; February 22, 2021

With (Robot) Love From Korea
American Theatre Magazine; January 17, 2020

Michael R. Jackson: What If?
American Theatre Magazine; March 28, 2019

Female Lighting Designers: Past, Present, and Future
The Interval; January 16, 2018

Daniel Handler’s First Play, Inspired by—What Else?—an Unfortunate Event
American Theatre Magazine; September 20, 2017

7 Women of Theatre History You Should Know: Part Four
The Interval; September 19, 2017

Kirsten Childs Thinks Big
American Theatre Magazine; May, 15, 2017

Searching for Charlotte Zaltzberg: the Legacy of a Lost Female Writer
The Interval; May 11, 2017

7 Women of Theatre History You Should Know: Part Three
The Interval; March 7, 2017

‘Fun Home’ Writers Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron on Saying Goodbye to Broadway
Women and Hollywood; September 8, 2016

The Revolutionary ‘Fun Home’ Ends Its Broadway Run
Women and Hollywood; September 7, 2016

7 More Women of Theatre History You Should Know
The Interval; August 15, 2016

Continued Creativity: Wall to Wall Stephen Schwartz at Symphony Space
The Huffington Post; April 14, 2016

Making Some Kind of Difference in the World: Tuck Everlasting‘s Claudia Shear Brings a Young Girl’s Story to Broadway
The Huffington Post; April 12, 2016

For Michael John LaChiusa, When It Rains It Pours
American Theatre Magazine; March 16, 2016

7 Women of Theatre History You Should Know
The Interval; March 14, 2016

Spring 2016 Women on Broadway Preview: Milestones and Misses
Women and Hollywood; January 27, 2016

Where Does This Diverse Broadway Season Leave Women of Color?
Women and Hollywood; October 26, 2015

Saying Goodbye to ‘Mamma Mia!,’ a Musical That Was Far More than ‘Fluff’
Women and Hollywood; September 11, 2015

Fall 2015 Preview: A Step Backward for Women
Women and Hollywood; September 1, 2015

More articles:

Women and Hollywood
How The Lilly Awards Help Make Women’s Stories Matter (6/4/15)
Why Wendy Wasserstein’s ‘The Heidi Chronicles’ is Still Relevant Today (5/1/15)
Keeping Score: A Record Number of Female Composers on Broadway (3/3/15)
Spring 2015 Theatre Preview: Women on Broadway (1/20/15)

Dramatists Guild Fund 
Adam Overett (8/21/2014)
Timothy  Huang (6/20/2014)
Gordon Leary and Julia Meinwald (5/23/2014)
Daniel S. Acquisto and Sammy Buck (4/23/2014)
Ryan Scott Oliver (3/25/2014)

Huffington Post (selections)
The Composers Speak: Broadway Composers Participate in a Concert of Their Choral Work (4/6/15)
A Sonic Story: Putting Together Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks (7/2/14)
Helping To Comfort: Young Jean Lee’s We’re Gonna Die Gets an Album (9/3/2013)
Looking for Connection: The Journey of the New Musical Nobody Loves You to Off-Broadway (7/18/2013)
For more Huffington Post blogs, click here.

For Autism Awareness Day on the Huffington Post:
The Light of Awareness: Autism Awareness Day and the Search for Avonte (4/2/14)
(Much has changed since I wrote this piece. I’m not able to update it, but if I could I would update some of the language describing Autism and Autism Awareness/Acceptance Day and take out the reference to Autism Speaks.)
Valuing the MFA (7/25/2013)

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