Phaedra, Released.

“Their bodies were in the rain

And the rain was in them.”

“Shoemaker retains the tangledness of the original story and skillfully alloys it with youthful touches of his own—like a talking mouse (Rebecca Whitehall).”
– Chicago Reader



An original play based on HIPPOLYTUS by Euripides anD PHAEDRA by Racine

2016: Reading at the Old Globe in San Diego

2016: produced by the Poetry Is Theatre festival

“Words cannot describe this weakness;
yet this is not how I imagined it,
this is not how I imagined it at all.”