Shari D. Frost

Shari D. Frost

Screenwriter, Playwright and Script Consultant

Boston, Massachusetts

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July 2014
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About Shari

Shari is a Boston-based screenwriter, playwright and consultant.

Her TV pilot, 'hAPPily EVER', advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2019 Page International Screenwriting Awards (top 10% of submissions) and the Final Draft Big Break Awards (top 3% of submissions).

Her screenplays include LOW AND OUTSIDE (2015 quarterfinalist: Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships, Austin Film Festival & Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competitions) and GAP YEAR (2014 Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition) and she is currently a reader for the Austin Film Festival.

Shari's plays have been produced at the Boston Theater Marathon, the Warner International Playwrights’ Festival, the New Works Festival, and Our Voices. THE DRIVING LESSON is published in New World Theatre’s ‘A Solitary Voice: A Collection of Epic Monologues’ (2018). I JUST LOVE THAT KEITH URBAN is published in Smith & Kraus’ ‘The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2017’. BANG FOR THE BUCK is published in Smith & Kraus’ ‘The Best Ten-Minute Plays 2015’ and was a regional finalist for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. TWO LEFT(IST) FEET, ONE LAST DANCE was a national finalist for the Playwrights’ Center’s Core Apprentice Program.

Shari is an instructor at Grub Street where she teaches Writing for TV, Screenwriting, and Three-Act Story Structure both in person and online. She received her MFA in Creative Writing, with a concentration in Writing for Stage &; Screen from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, where she is now a member of the adjunct faculty. 

A former member of the Board of Directors for Marblehead Little Theatre, she is also the creator of, and continues to produce, MLT's annual TNT! - Totally New Theater playwrights' Collective and Festival. 



  • Low and Outside

    Low and Outside Drama 1937, a struggling Dominican baseball player risks losing his family, their plantation, his career, and even his life when Dominican Republic Dictator, General Rafael Trujillo, recruits the best American Negro League players to replace his country’s failing team.

  • Gap Year

    Gap Year Drama When an overachieving freshman mourning her mother walks AWAY from their shared dream — her first day of Harvard — and TO her mother's childhood home, she must find a way to penetrate a neighbor's advancing dementia or lose her last opportunity to connect with the mother she never really knew.  


  • Quarterfinals, Page International Screenwriting Awards

  • Quarterfinals, Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition

  • Quarterfinals, Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting

  • Quarterfinals, Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition

  • Second Round, Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

  • Second Round, Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

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