Taylor Schafer Lands Starring Role
Carroll Senior High School 2011 graduate Taylor Schafer has landed a leading role in the University of Alabama’s 2015 Spring major theater production. Taylor plays the role of Masha in Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play, Drama Desk Award for Best Play and four other “Best Play” wins. Taylor’s character was played by Sigourney Weaver in the Broadway production. For four years Taylor has been a theater major at the University of Alabama, following several years in Southlake’s Stars Theater for youth and four years in theater at Carroll.
Taylor has also been selected go to New York City to present at “Bama on Broadway”, where the university annually introduces its top senior drama students to Broadway directors and producers.
Taylor’s parents are Tom and Debbie Schafer, of Southlake.