Elizabeth Shannon. Elizabeth Shannon is a Maryland-based writer. She is an apprentice at the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET), as well as a member of the Theatre Focus in the Academy for the Fine Arts. Her play, What Are You Hiding?, which she co-wrote with Morgan Southwell, was a winner of Baltimore Centerstage's Young Playwright's Festival, and a finalist in The Secret Theatre's Act One: One Act Festival, as well as part of the live-streamed reading series, The Future Was Now, by Quarantined Theatre Company, which can be found on YouTube. Her play, Smoke, has also been published through Scripts For Stage, and had a Zoom performance with University of Texas El Paso's student organization, Ensemble. Her play, Nuclear is a current winner of The Blank Theatre's 28th Annual Young Playwrights Festival.