Stephen Belber

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Stephen Belber is an American playwright, screenwriter, and film director. He was the winner of the Fringe N.Y.C. Overall Excellence Award in playwriting for Drifting Elegant, and Tape was produced at the Humana Festival of New American Plays, which he also wrote the screenplay of for the film adaptation (Actors Theatre of Louisville). He also wrote the screenplay, Management.

He also wrote and starred in Off-Broadway's The Laramie Project/The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later, a play and later a film written in response to Matthew Shepard’s fatal beating in Laramie, Wyoming (Tectonic Theater Project).

Other plays include his Broadway debut, Match (Plymouth Theatre); Off-Broadway's Don't Go Gentle (Lucille Lortel Theatre), Fault Lines (Cherry Lane Theatre), A Small Melodramatic Story (Susan Stein Shiva Theater), McReele (Laura Pels Theatre); and regionally, Dusk Rings A Bell and Finally (Black Dahlia Theatre), Geomtery of Fire (Rattlestick Playwrights Theater), and Through Fred (Soho Repertory).