Steven Haworth

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EDUCATION

  • M.F.A in Playwriting, Carnegie Mellon University
  • B.A. Theatre, Summa Cum Laude, The City College, City University of New York
  • Conservatory Certificate in Acting, Circle in the Square Professional Theatre School
  • Acting Workshop, Jerry Rojo; Acting Seminar, Ryszard Cieslak; University of Connecticut

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE – ADMINISTRATION 

  • Associate Artistic Director, Project 3 Ensemble Theatre (Charles Otte, Artistic Director) 1985-1992
  • Executive Vice President, Sky Advertising 1999-2010
  • Northeast Regional Director, CKR Interactive 2010-2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE – TEACHING

  • Pre-college Instructor, Playwriting, Dramatic Literature, Acting, Carnegie Mellon University 1996-1997
  • Assistant Instructor, City College, City University of New York 1992-1994

TRAINING 

Playwriting

Carnegie Mellon University:  Arthur GironJeffrey SweetFrank Gagliano
Columbia University: Playwriting Workshop, Romulus Linney
City College:  James Hatch

Screenwriting

CMU:  Richard Maxwell
City College:  Walter Bernstein

Acting

Circle in the Square: Michael Kahn, Nikos Psacheropolous, Terry Hayden, Jacqueline Brookes, Ed Berkeley
Environmental Theatre Workshop, University of Connecticut: Jerry Rojo
Eastern Connecticut Performing Arts Company:  Joanne Patavina
Teatr Laboratorium Institut Actora at UCONN: Ryszard Cieslak
City College CUNY:  David Willinger

Directing

Assistant Director to Charles Otte, The Cuchulain Cycle, Project 3, Ohio Theatre, NYC 

PLAYS  

The Other Genius

(full-length)

2017 Long Beach New Play Festival

2016 NEWvember New Play Festival

2015 First Read Series, Abingdon Theatre, NYC

Blue/Whitney

(full-length)
2013 Winner, Leapfest New Play Festival, Stage Left Theatre, Chicago
Roundtable Reading, The Lark Play Development Center, NYC
Public Reading, New Ohio Theatre, NYC

Public Reading, Mile Square Theatre, Hoboken, NJ

Semi-finalist National Playwrights Conference

Finalist Bay Area New Play Festival

Vengeance Is Mine!

(ten-minute)
2012 Winner, Benefit Challenge, Abingdon Theatre Company, NYC

Four New Years in Japan

(twenty-minute)

2017 First Act-One Act Festival, New York, NY

Time and Tony Oliva

2017 Commission, Seventh Inning Stretch, Mile Square Theatre, Hoboken, NY

Fernando

(full-length)
2017 Ice Factory Festival, New York, NY

2011 WinnerAshland New Play Festival;Ashland, OR
2009 Winner, First Look Festival, LA
Pubic Reading, Winterfest, Ensemble Studio Theatre, LA
Pubic Reading, Echo Theatre, LA
Public Reading, Abingdon Theatre Company, NYC

[HOME] or The Quest For The Lost Tablet of Ur

(full-length)
Commissioned by Zoo District, Los Angeles
2004 Premier Zoo District at Lillian Theatre, LA
Production nominated for LA Weekly, Ovation, and Garland awards
2006 Staged Reading, Road Theatre, LA

Flight

(full-length)
Freely adapted from the Bulgakov
Commissioned by Open Fist Theatre, LA
2002 Premier Open Fist Theatre
Nominated for LA Weekly Award

Last Supper

(10 min. play)
2001 Premier Los Angeles Ten Minute Play Festival

Little Fishes

(full-length)
2000 Premier Abingdon Theatre Company, NYC
Finalist San Francisco Playwright Award

Two Tribes

(full-length)
1997 Winner, Carnegie Mellon Showcase of New PlaysPittsburgh
WCDAC Michael Goldberg Award
1998 Reading ASK TheatreWorks

Madame Grundy's Last Request

(One Act)
1996 Studio Theater, Carnegie Mellon University

The Big Kahuna

(One Act)
1996 Premier University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand   
(One of 4 writers, each writing 1 of 4 sections)

Monkey In The Shade

(full-length)
1994 Staged Reading, Ohio Theatre, NYC
1994 Staged Reading, American Renaissance TheaterNYC

Dark Age

(full-length)
starred Richard Schiff
1988 Premier Project 3 EnsembleOhio Theatre, NYC

The White Cave

(full-length)
1982 Premier 22nd Street Theatre, Jesco Productions, NYC

SCREENPLAYS

The Ten Men

The Other Side

ACTING

Henry IV, Part 1
Prince Hal
Bedford Thompson Players; Santa Barbara, CA; Dir. Alex Wright
Later at Stages Theatre, Los Angeles, CA

Winter’s Tale
Camillo
Bedford Thompson Players, Santa Barbera, CA; Dir. Alex Wright, Charles Otte

Tempest
King Alonso
Bedford Thompson Players, Santa Barbera, CA; Dir. Alex Wright

The Fox, by D.H. Lawrence, adapted by Edward Miller
Henry
Wilma Theatre, Philadelphia, PA; Dir. Blanka Zizka

Angel Cityby Sam Shepard
Wheeler
Project 3 Ensemble Theatre, NYC; Dir. David Petrarca

Flights of Devils, by Tom McClary
Moriarty
Long Island Stage, Rockville Center, NY; Dir. Clint Atkinson

The Cuchulain Cycle, by W.B. Yeats
Fool, Chorus
Project 3 Ensemble Theatre, Ohio Theatre, NYC, Dir. Charles Otte

Lion In Winter, by James Goldman
Geoffrey
Long Island Stage, Rockville Center, NY; Dir. Clint Atkinson

Hedda Gabler
Lovborg
Long Island Stage, Rockville Center, NY; Dir. Clint Atkinson

Flood, by Gunter Grass
Noah
Project 3 Ensemble Theatre, Ohio Theatre, Dir. Charles Otte

Dogg’s Hamlet, Cahout’s Macbeth, by Tom Stoppard
Hamlet, MacDuff
Circle in the Square, NYC; Dir. Ed Berkeley

The Sea Plays, by Eugene O'Neill
Ensemble
Circle in the Square, NYC; dir. Ed Berkeley

DIRECTOR

The Grand Ceremonial, by Fernando Arabal

Project 3 Ensemble Theatre, Ohio Theatre, NYC

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SERVICE 

  • Dramatist Guild 1997-present
  • Actors Equity Association 1985-present
  • Abingdon Theatre Company Writers Group 2007-2015
  • 36th Street Writers Block Playwrights Group 2015-present
  • Board Member, Project Ensemble Theatre 1985-1992
  • Board Member, West Coast Drama Alumni Clan, Carnegie Mellon University 1998-2001

HONORS, PRIZES AND AWARDS

  • WCDAC Michael Goldberg Award
  • Finalist San Francisco Playwrights Award
  • Winner 2017 Ice Factory Festival
  • Winner 2017 Long Beach New works Festival
  • Winner 2015 NEWvember New Play Festival
  • Finalist New Dramatists 2009
  • Winner, 2011 Ashland New Plays Festival
  • Winner, 2010 First Look Festival
  • Phi Kappa Phi, Carnegie Mellon University

COMMISSIONS

Open Fist Theatre Company, commissioned me to write a new adaptation of Flight, by Mikail Bulgakov

Zoo District Theatre Company, commissioned me to develop play with company addressing the themes of western intervention in the middle east with historical precedents before and after WWI, and historical personages including Gertrude Bell and T.E. Lawrence

BIBLIOGRAPHY

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS 

Robert Price, "Fernando, by Steven Haworth", The Reviews Hub, June, 2017

David Roberts, Off-Broadway Reviews, "Fernando at New Ohio Theatre", Theatre Reveiws Limited, June 2017

News in Brief, Awards and Prizes, “Ashland New Play Festival,” American Theatre, January 2012

Hannah Darling, “Playwrights and Playgoers Share Insights.” Mail Tribune, October 14, 2011

Paul Birchall, “Fernando,” LA Weekly, August 10, 2009

Adam Hetrick, “Open Fist's First Look Festival," Playbill Magazine, July 23, 2009

Lynne Heffley, “Oz Aside, There’s No Place Like Home,” Los Angeles Times, April 3, 2004

Martin Hernandez, “[Home] or the Quest For the Lost Tablet of Ur,” LA Weekly, April 30, 200 

Laura Hitchcock, “[home]” Curtain Up, April 4, 2004

Daryl H. Miller, “The Last Days of the Russian Revolution,” Los Angeles Times, April 20, 2002

Mathew Murray, “Little Fishes,” Talkin’ Broadway, March 2, 2001

Christopher Rawson, “Showcase Shines:  New Works Polished for the Public,” Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Weekend Magazine, July 4, 1997

Walter Goodman, “The Ship Is Sinking” New York Times, June 2, 1986 

Aileen Jacobson, “Anything But Elementary Watson,” Newsday, October 21, 1987

Leah D. Frank, “Holmes Returns in Flights of Devils,” New York Times, October 25, 1987

Nels Nelson, “The Fox Debuts at Wilma Theatre,” Philadelphia Daily News, December 12, 1985