Boys Who Tricked Me

Boys Who Tricked Me

An interactive song/story/party-game cycle written by Ben Bonnema, developed by Shakina at Musical Theatre Factory

Bashir Lazhar

Bashir Lazhar

The American Premiere of Évelyne de la Chenelière’s Bashir Lazhar, a one-man play that inspired the 2011 academy award nominated film Monsieur Lazhar.  

for colored girls

for colored girls

2008 production of N’tozake Shange’s epic choreo poem for colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is Enuf

Junk: A Rock Opera

Junk: A Rock Opera

Originally written as a concept album by the Swedish pop band Brainpool, Junk: A Rock Opera has been in development with Shakina as director, co-lyricist, and book writer since 2005.