received Drama Desk Award nominations for Best Musical & Best Music; an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Best Off-Broadway musical; and won an ASCAP Music Award for his musical THRILL ME: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY.
Over 150 productions in 16 countries and 10 languages have followed, including a run on London's West End (WOS Award nom), award-winning stagings in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Madrid, Barcelona, Sydney; several European tours and long-running Asian versions in Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai.
Stephen received a Backstage Bistro Award for Outstanding Book, Music & Lyrics for his musical ONE FOOT OUT THE DOOR.
His musical MOST MEN ARE; his musical adaptation of JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH; and his musical comedy, PANIC, the story behind the “War of the Worlds” broadcast have been performed in theatres all around the world.
His horror-movie musical homage, MONSTER MAKERS, was first presented in NYC at the Daryl Roth Theatre/D-Lounge & 54 Below/Studio 54 prior to its international regional theatre debut.Though no match to Whats App or Facebook messenger, which have over 700 million and 600 million monthly active users (MAU) worldwide, We Chat - with 500 million MAUs as of the end of last year - is without any doubt the top mobile chatting app in mainland China.Begun as a project at Tencent’s research and project centre in Guangzhou - away from its Shenzhen headquarters - in 2010, it caught on very quickly, growing to 50 million users in its first year.Stephen received a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU/Tisch School of the Arts.His work is published by Samuel French and Dramatists Play Service.