Current Projects


We've got lots of good things up our sleeves for 2018.



Our 2nd annual writers' workshop is upon us and we are looking for new comedic scripts! Selected scripts will be workshopped through a series of readings then staged and produced at our beloved residence Papillon Bistro & Bar in October 2018. 

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Length: 7-10 minutes

Genre: Comedic

Theme: Bedlam - A scene or state of wild uproar & confusion; an insane asylum or madhouse.

Number of Characters: 1-4

Submit by MAY 15th, 2018 to

Tip: We *highly* suggest you visit Papillon to get a sense of the space! Ask to see the Prohibition Room.

Shiyr in partnership with company member, Tamra Paselk, is producing an original comedic web series. On the Festival Circuit now! Follow The BLEEP Year Old on or learn more at


Company member Kelsey Claire will be producing a web series:

Getting to Jeff and Lisa's Party

Remember how you used to get to places before smart phones? Right. We don't either.

Mixin' It Up.

Community Mixers

That's right. We're doing what we do best. Laughter + Conversation + Nachos + Support = Joy Bloating (We promise it's a good thing.)



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We love where we grew from (hint: The William Esper Studio), so let's make it possible for more people to join our garden! Coming Spring 2018.

Same time. Same place.


We did it in October 2017 with "Shiyr Terror: Terrifyingly Funny," so why not join us for the 2018 reincarnation of new short works commissioned by us for your comedic enjoyment!