Shirley King's first play won a California Arts Council award and
was produced in 2002. Her plays, scenes and monologues have now received more
than 150 productions/readings. In the
past two years they have been performed in the US, Korea, England, Canada and
Her play CANDYGRAMS was
selected in 2013 by the Cross/Royal Shakespeare Company. KEEPING PROMISES: produced by Brown University 2-20-2013.
FLY THE UNFRIENDLY SKIES and CANDYGRAMS: produced by Mind the Gap Theater Company NYC for World
Theater Day, 3-26-2013. THE RIGHT TO DRY: performed by City Lights, San Jose CA 4-9-2013. FORTNIGHT: performed April 27-28, 2013 by Driven
Theater Company, Texas. THE GLASS SLIPPER: produced by YES Summer Shorts, June 2013. FIRE! FIRE!: produced 6-8-2013 by GI60 UK.
DONKEY DAN and LOCOMOTION: selected for Harper College’s Summer InZone Program June 2013. A
PERSON OF INTEREST and JUST ADD CATS: KTDT Radio Theater 7, 8 2013. CUT AND CURL: Wayne Theater Alliance: 8-23, 2013. BLINKING IN TREETOPS: Spokane Radio Theater 9-8-2013. MURLOCK
USA will be produced for the Annual Piney Fork Theater Playwriting Festival
February 8, 2014 at Riverside Branch/Lincoln Center, NYC. CUT AND CURL will be produced by Lakes Area
Theater May, 2014. WAYBACK MACHINE and CUT AND CURL to be produced by Fringe of
Marin, Spring, 2014. JUST ADD CATS will be produced February 6-7-2014 at the Seaside Repertory Theatre
in Seaside, FL.
A San Francisco Bay Area resident, Shirley is a member of the
Dramatists Guild, Playwrights Center and The International Center for Women