Tipping the Velvet

NYC Reading

November 2019

Eliza played Florence opposite Kristolyn Lloyd in Laura Wade's Tipping the Velvet. The New York premiere reading was directed by Billie Aken-Tyers.


What Fresh Hell is This?

McCarter Theatre, NJ

March 2019

Eliza was delighted to join new company, Stairwell B, and play Dorothy Parker in their inaugural production, What Fresh Hell is This?

Directed by five-time Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane.

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Mind Games

Film by Val Nevin

November 2018

Eliza collaborated with Gregory Jensen and director, Val Nevin, on new film Mind Games. 


Wendy Darling & Peter Pan

Piper Theatre, Brooklyn

July 2018

Eliza originated the role of Wendy Darling in Piper Theatre's new adaptation of Peter Pan. 

Directed by John P. McEneny.


A Christmas Carol

Origin Theatre

December 2017

Eliza closed out 2017 alongside Elmore James, in Origin Theatre's A Christmas Carol. Described by the Irish Echo as 'angelically sweet-voiced', Eliza was thrilled to be part of this memorable Off-Broadway production. 

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Backstage Magazine


September 21 2017

Eliza was interviewed by Backstage Magazine after making her US regional debut as Elvira in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit.

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Fairycakes Reading


April 2017

Eliza read/sung the roles of Cinderella and Aurora in Douglas Carter Beane's Fairycakes at Manhattan Theatre Club. 

Cast included: Matthew Broderick, Jessica Hecht, Evan Jonigkeit, Gideon Glick, Jenni Barber, Brooks Ashmanskas, Julie White, Nehal Joshi, Ruthie Ann Miles and Jon Patrick Walker.


Fine, Thanks

West End

April 2019

Eliza was thrilled to perform in new musical, Fine, Thanks at the Savoy Theatre, London.

Written and directed by Connor Abbott with music by Sam Woof-McColl. 


In My Mind's Eye

Origin First Irish Festival

January 2019

Eliza played the role of Eliza Hickman in Shirley-Anne Bonner's Frances Browne: In My Mind's Eye. 

This NY reading was presented by Origin and the Lyric Theatre, Belfast as part of the First Irish Festival. 

Directed by Conor Bagley. 


New York Innovative Theatre Award Winner

September 2018

Precious Little Talent, Eliza's debut project as producer, wins the NYIT Award for Outstanding Set Design. 

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Your Alice

BAM, Off-Broadway

May 2018

Eliza was delighted to reprise her role as Alice Liddell in Your Alice at BAM (Opening May 23, 2018), after originating the role at the Ophelia Theatre, NYC in April 2017. 


The House on Poe Street

Yonder Window Theatre Co.

October - November 2017

Eliza originated the role of Fluorine Seaborg in Fengar Gael's The House on Poe Street, with Yonder Window.

Cast included: Richarda Abrams, Tamara Geisler, Gregory Jensen, Daniel Light, Olivia Nice and Gadi Rubin.


Blithe Spirit

Chenango River Theatre

August 2017

Eliza was delighted to make her regional debut as Elvira in Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit.

The Chenango River Theatre production earned Eliza her EMC card. 

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Le Nid - Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS

March - April 2017

Eliza was delighted to collaborate with Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS for Fred Bracken's Le Nid.


London Live TV Interview

April 2019

Eliza was interviewed on London Live TV, alongside fellow Fine, Thanks cast member Joe Hewetson. 

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Your Alice

Arcola Theatre, London

November 2018

Eliza reprised the role of Alice Liddell for a fourth time in the London industry reading of Your Alice at the Arcola. 

The UK cast included Louise Dearman, Paul Keating, Noel Sullivan, Charly Clive and Bronte Barbe. 


Your Alice

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

August 2018

Eliza was delighted to reprise the role of Alice Liddell in Your Alice at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

"Special mention must go to Eliza Shea playing Alice, as her phenomenal characterisation and stage presence reminds one of a young Helena Bonham Carter" ***** (Broadway Baby)


Building Pain

Origin First Irish Festival

January 2018

Eliza was delighted to co-produce Building Pain with Origin Theatre. Written by Honor Molloy, Sarah Street, Brenda Meaney, and Geraldine Hughes, directed by Rory McGregor and starring Orlagh Cassidy, Lucy DeVito, Shane Allen, and Catherine Eaton. The production was nominated for three First Irish Festival Awards. 


Precious Little Talent

West End Theatre, NYC

September 2017

Eliza was thrilled to make her producing debut with the NY premiere of Ella Hickson's Precious Little Talent. She also starred in the production as Joey, alongside Connor Delves (Sam), and Greg Mullavey (George). The show was directed by George C. Heslin. 

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Your Alice

Ophelia Theatre, NYC

April - May 2017

Eliza originated the role of Alice Liddell in the world premiere of Your Alice, at the Ophelia Theatre. "A formidable chemical force" - Popdust


Moonlight Serenade

The Actors Studio, NYC

April 2017

Eliza read the role of Dorothy in Nick Napolitano's new work in development, Moonlight Serenade at The Actors Studio. The talkback was moderated by Michael Weller. Directed by Dennis Hilton-Reid.

Cast included: Matthew Vitticore, Nelson Avidon, Monica Gonzalez and Kieran Mulcare