Shari D. Frost

Shari D. Frost

Screenwriter and Playwright

Boston, Massachusetts

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About Shari

Shari D. Frost is a Boston-based screenwriter and playwright.

Shari's screenplays include LOW AND OUTSIDE, GAP YEAR, and #HALLMONITORS (a current work-in-progress). LOW AND OUTSIDE advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2015 Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowships, the 2015 Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition, and the second round of the 2015 Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition. GAP YEAR moved on to the second round of the 2014 Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition. Shari also spent a year as a reader for New Horizons Pictures.

Her plays include "Snowcaps," "Bang for the Buck,” HUNGRY and TWO LEFT(IST) FEET, ONE LAST DANCE. Her works have been produced at the Boston Theater Marathon, the Warner International Playwrights’ Festival, the New Works Festival, and Our Voices. TWO LEFT(IST) FEET, ONE LAST DANCE was a national finalist for the Playwrights’ Center’s Core Apprentice Program. “Bang for the Buck” was a regional finalist for the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Shari’s short plays are published by Smith & Kraus.

Shari is a proud member of Proscenium Playwrights, a Boston-based playwright collective. She is also the creator and producer of the TNT! – Totally New Theater Playwrights’ Collective and Festival.

Shari received her MFA in Creative Writing, with a concentration in Writing for Stage & Screen, from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, where she is now also adjunct faculty. She is a member of the Dramatist Guild, the International Center for Women Playwrights, and Women in Film and Video: New England.


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  • #hallmonitors

    #hallmonitors Drama Comedy When the new high school principal hires a private company to flag suspicious social media posts, he himself is flagged in a prank video.

  • 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 Mourning her mother, an overachieving freshman who’s anything but ‘fresh’ walks away from their shared dream — her first day of Harvard — for Dorchester, where mom’s childhood and now dementia-ridden neighbor can offer an education on life and love, but her over-protective grandson stands in the way.

Awards

  • Quarterfinals, Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
    (2015)

  • Quarterfinals, Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition
    (2015)

  • Second Round, Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
    (2015)

  • Second Round, Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition
    (2014)

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