Kent Stephens is the author of ORSON WELLES REHEARSES MOBY DICK, which received its world premiere at the Jungle Theatre, Minneapolis. He is the co-author with Patty Lynch of MRS. MACKENZIE’S BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO THE BLUES, which features music written by M4YA founder Gary Rue, winner of the 2000 Roger L. Stevens award from the Kennedy Center Fund for New American Plays. For Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, he has created a number of scripts based on New England history, including LAMPLIGHT DIALOGUES and COME NIGHT FALL. His commission for the New Center for Arts and Culture, LOVE AND FAITH AND OTHER DIRTY WORDS, recently played the Modern Theatre on Theatre Row in Boston. Works for young audiences include the stage adaptation of Jon Scieszka’s THE STINKY CHEESE MAN, which has been widely produced, toured nationally for Dallas Children’s Theatre, and was featured in the Shanghai International Children’s Festival, and TRUE STORIES, an adaptation of two other Scieszka works.
Stephens is the co-author, also with Lynch, of the screenplay THE YELLOW CHAIRS, for which the writing team was awarded the Morrow-Heus Screenplay Fellowship from the Minnesota Film Board.
M4YA Musicals Written by Kent Stephens
The Stinky Cheese Man, The True Stories of The Three Little Pigs and the Frog Prince, Cont.