SANDY SHANIN is a Musical Theatre composer.
Her most recent work, The Spark, Hannah Senesh, written with book writer/lyricst Noelle Donfeld, was a finalist in the 2009 O’Neill National Music Theatre Conference and the Chicago Stages 2009 Festival. A Monday Night Reading of “The Spark, Hannah Senesh” was done at Theatre Building Chicago, October, 2009.
Another recent work was Ohio, a rock musical based on the events of Kent State University in 1970. Ohio, written in collaboration with book writer, Ken Gardner, had workshop readings in May of 2008 at Cal Lutheran University in California.