Stew is the leader of Stew & The Negro Problem. Book, Lyrics, Co-Composer: Passing Strange: Tony: Best Book, two-time 2007 Obie: Best New Theater Piece and Best Ensemble; The Total Bent (Public Theater), Mosquito Net (NYU/Abu Dhabi); Notes of a Native Song (Harlem Stage, Curran Theater); Wagner/Max/Wagner (Kennedy Center); Family Album (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Chicago Omnibus (Museum of Contemporary Art); California Analog (UCLA); Song Factory (University of Wisconsin/Madison); Making It (St. Anne’s Warehouse); Brooklyn Omnibus (Brooklyn Academy of Music). Film: Spike Lee’s Passing Strange. TV: co-composer (with Heidi Rodewald) of “Gary Come Home” for SpongeBob SquarePants. Stew is a Sundance Institute Alum and teaches “Church” at Sarah Lawrence College in the New Musical Theater Lab. He performed in Voices at Lincoln Center Atrium.
What is Socially Engaged Song? (Spring 2020)