Nebraska Authors

Peg Sheldrick

A Lincoln actress, playwright and arts advocate with many local credits. Her play, `Something Blue', was performed at the Nebraska Director's Theatre in June 1985 and at the New Playwright's Theater in Washington, D.C. in 1986. Her play, `Jiggety Jig', was performed at the Lincoln Community Playhouse in March 1991.
Her play, To Leave Even Her Shadow, was based on the life of Nebraska artist, Elizabeth Dolan.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Play/Screenplay

Keywords

Plays; Children's Plays

Occupation

Playwright
actress

Honors

John H. Ames Reading Series, Featured Reader, 18 December 1986
Sheldrick's play, FLY AWAY, won first place in the Columbia Entertainment Company's first Children's playwriting contest, 1988
Sheldrick's play, ROSEMARY PHLOX SAVES THE WORLD, won second place in CEC's Jackie White Memorial National Children's Playwriting contest, 1994

Bibliography

Loose End. 1983.
The Second Quarterly Unemployment Calendar. 1983.
Nebraska Humor Month. (video)
The Reindeer Flu. 1993.
To Leave Even Her Shadow.

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