Sharon McCune, Associate Producer
Sharon McCune No stranger to the PICT stage, Ms. McCune has delighted audiences as Titania/Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Three Ghosts in A Christmas Carol (*voted 2nd in City Paper’s 2021 Best of Pittsburgh Awards), Webinar iterations of Gertrude and Lady Macbeth; Lady Capulet in Romeo & Juliet, and Jocasta in Oedipus Rex. Her extensive experience in the classic canon and passion for education led her to her role as PICT’s first Associate Producer and Curator of the inaugural Expand the Canon series.
Ms. McCune is a mainstay of Pittsburgh theater, having performed most recently in Jay Ball’s World Premiere adaptation of An Odyssey for Quantum; ZOOM productions of TJ Parker Young’s The Inseparables (a “loose” adaptation of Dumas’ classic The Three Musketeers) and Lysistrata with the Pittsburgh Public Theater’s PlayTime series; Pittsburgh Public Theatre (*Artistic Director Marya Sea Kaminski’s all female The Tempest); Bricolage Production Company, The REP, and Pittsburgh Shakespeare in the Parks as Brutus in Julius Caesar (the first all-female cast). Regionally, Ms. McCune has worked with Barter Theater, Ensemble Theater of Cincinnati, First-Stage Milwaukee (World Premiere of Burgess Clark’s adaptation of Island of the Blue Dolphins), Phoenix Theater (Twelfth Night directed by Sir John Barton), Stage One, New Harmony Theater, American Players Theater, Native Voices at the Autry, Academy for New Musical Theater, Theater Neo, and the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, where she is a co-founding company member.
Her educational experience includes teaching ESL to students of all ages in China; a member of the Standarized Patient Program at the University of Pittsburgh, and an adjunct faculty member at Point Park University, teaching…Shakespeare. She has a smattering of television/film credits including The Last Witch Hunter, Downward Dog, and the board game, SpyQuest. You can find her audiobook, Wicked Dangerous by Julie Kriss on Audible, guest narration for the SFWA’s Nebula Awards, narrating news articles on Curio, and a climate fiction short story. https://grist.org/fix/imagine-2200-climate-fiction-seance-in-the-anthropocene/.