Shamus McCarty (he/him/his) is a Philly-made Theatre Maker finishing up his MFA in Directing at Boston University. Local collabs: Die-Cast, Philadelphia Young Playwrights, Temple, Shakespeare in Clark Park, LoveDrunkLife, Limelight, Arden, Kimmel & others. His original musical, Close Your Legs, Honey, co-created w/Hannah Parke, premiered at PHIT Comedy and toured to Bootless Stageworks. Recent: National Puppetry Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center and Tennessee Williams Festival. Next up: Sam French OOB Festival and Directing Eat Your Young by J.C. Pankratz; Alligator-A-Phobia in 3D! by Jay Eddy, for Boston Playwrights Theatre. Shamus is the Associate Director for two new musicals this season, Driving in Circles premiering in NYC and Make Way for Ducklings at Wheelock Family Theatre in Boston.