Stephen is a graduate of NYU’s Dramatic Writing Program, where his satires Merry Clausmas and Googles the Clown received their first stagings. Since graduating, he has enjoyed several theatrical productions, most recently The Bardy Bunch: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady at The Mercury Theater in Chicago and Off-Broadway at the Theatre at St. Cement’s. Other productions include Rise to the Bottom at Bad Rep Theatre Troupe, Cut Me Down at the DC/AC Theatre in Washington and The Producers’ Club in NYC, and Dead Fathers at Blue Heron Theatre, as part of Act Now’s One-Act Festival. He is currently workshopping two musicals, ‘80s Mixtape Odyssey and Plunge, with Skyward Productions in Washington, D.C. and he is the co-writer of Love Goddess: The Rita Hayworth Musical, in development with Blue Panther Productions.
Stephen’s short film Boy-Next-Door premiered at HBO’s U.S. Comedy Arts Festival and has screened at over a dozen festivals, including the Seattle Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Montreal Just For Laughs, Hollywood Shorts (Winner – Final Draft Award), Key West Indiefest (Winner – Best Narrative), WorldFest (Gold Remi Winner – Comedy), and Big Bear Lake Film Festival (Winner – Audience Award). His most recent short, Allergic Reaction, premiered at the Iron Mule Comedy Screening Series in 2017. His script 9/11 Kevin received a staged reading at the Nantucket Film Festival in 2005 and his screenplay Chasing Disaster is currently in development with Vital Pictures.
Stephen is a proud member of Dramatists Guild of America.