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I have stuff to show you. Mostly theatre stuff.  You can download excerpts of my plays if you like. Some are published. You can buy those online at Sam French, Playscripts, and Amazon. You can also reach out to the folks on my contact page. I don’t have any TV samples but you’re welcome to visit my IMDB page.

I was posting stories and missives here (and below) because I couldn’t stand the thought of a dead website taking up space and being dead. But I got a little tired of talking to myself and pretending it was you. Now I’m trying to write other stuff. You can get still my posts via email if you like, though they are irregular and probably a little news-blasty (for now). Sign up here.

Otherwise, I dunno. I used to be chatty over on twitterbut well you know. Sometimes I stalk people on instagram though I post in fits and spurts.  Also, I have a ton of manic energy and if I didn’t have somewhere to put it I’d scorch the earth with my thrashing, so I teach spin and yoga. I have an insta for that too (fitness not thrashing). But this is my writing site. So. Hi.

xoxo,

Stuff Now.

Not homesick at all.

No I won’t bore you with how much I adore being back in NYC in the fall, or how last week the weather was the perfect mix of rain and warmth specifically designed to tear a hole in me, or how my final evening there was spent wandering from karaoke bar to karaoke bar singing my own greatest hits until 4am, or how amazed/excited I am that the play I’m writing seems to *actually* be working. Instead (and apologies to folks who get this via email without images) here are some pictures from my week in the city followed by a gif of me falling off a mechanical bull because YOU DESERVE IT and YES I AM TOTALLY FINE and YOU ARE VERY WELCOME…

Bio.

This is mostly for press folk.

Sheila Callaghan’s plays have been produced and developed with Soho Rep, Playwright’s Horizons, Yale Rep, South Coast Repertory, Clubbed Thumb, The LARK, Actor’s Theatre of Louisville, New Georges, The Flea, Woolly Mammoth, Boston Court, and Rattlestick Playwright’s Theatre, among others. Sheila is the recipient of the Princess Grace Award for emerging artists, a Jerome Fellowship from the Playwright’s Center in Minneapolis, a MacDowell Residency, a Cherry Lane Mentorship Fellowship, the Susan Smith Blackburn Award, and the prestigious Whiting Award. Her plays have been produced internationally in New Zealand, Australia, Norway, Germany, Portugal, and the Czech Republic. These include SCAB, CRAWL FADE TO WHITE, CRUMBLE (Lay Me Down, Justin Timberlake), WE ARE NOT THESE HANDS, DEAD CITY, LASCIVIOUS SOMETHING, KATE CRACKERNUTS, THAT PRETTY PRETTY; OR, THE RAPE PLAY, FEVER/DREAM, EVERYTHING YOU TOUCH, ROADKILL CONFIDENTIAL, ELEVADA, BED, and WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD. She is published with Playscripts.com and Samuel French, and several of her collected works are published with Counterpoint Press. She has taught playwriting at Columbia University, The University of Rochester, The College of New Jersey, Florida State University, and Spalding University. Sheila is an affiliated artist with Clubbed Thumb and a member of the Obie winning playwright’s organization 13P. Sheila is also an alumni of New Dramatists.

In 2010, Callaghan was profiled by Marie Claire as one of “18 Successful Women Who Are Changing the World.” She was also named one of Variety magazine’s “10 Screenwriters to Watch” of 2010. Sheila was a longtime writer/producer on the hit Showtime comedy Shameless and a founder of the feminist activist group The Kilroys. She was nominated for a 2016 Golden Globe for her work on the Hulu comedy series Casual and a 2017 WGA Award for her Shameless episode “I Am A Storm.”

Contact.

Theater.

Ally Schuster
Creative Artists Agency
405 Lexington Avenue, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10010
ph: 212.277.9000

Film.

I dunno. WGA stuff, man.

Television.

See above.

Management.

Dan Halsted & Corrine Hayoun
1103 1/2 Glendon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
ph: 310.208.4411

What else.

Just ’cause you made it this far.

Dancing Lebowski.