"Speaking of voices, listening to McEldowney's 'Leaving on a Jet Plane' was breathtaking..." Alan Bresloff, Around The Town Chicago (Almost Heaven, TATC)
"...lovely Shannon McEldowney caresses every note and lyric of her solo numbers..."
Colin Douglas, Chicago Theatre Review (Almost Heaven, TATC)
"Personal highlights include McEldowney's 'Leaving on a Jet Plane' and gorgeous 'Annie's Song'..." Barry Reszel, Chicagoland MT (Almost Heaven, TATC)
"The night showcases the powerhouse of voices of Stephen 'Blu" Allen and Shannon McEldowney, giving them emotional number after emotional number to belt out and riff through..." - Jerald Pierce, Chicago Tribune (TRU, Stage 773)
"...McEldowney is perfectly cast as Inga, and her song 'Roll in the Hay' with Frederick is a riot from beginning to end. She brings such humor and enthusiasm to her role and is a delight."
Ellen Ferrera, News Progress (Young Frankenstein, Little Theatre on the Square)
"The ensemble also injects a genuine amount of gravitas and humor into their roles."
Scott C. Morgan, Daily Herald (Mamma Mia, Drury Lane)
"...He takes a back seat in 'Teach Me How to Shimmy' when all eyes are on his dazzling dance partner, Shannon McEldowney." Sue Merrell, Encore Michigan (Smokey Joe's Cafe, Hope Summer Rep)
Around the Town Chicago called Shannon's performance as Marianne in Disaster! "delightful".
Writer and co-creator of Disaster!, Seth Rudetsky, flew into Chicago for the show that PerformInk said "will leave you giddy with laughter"!