|Stephen Murray is a composer, lyricist and playwright who has been a Performing Arts Educator since 1985. Steve's plays and musicals have been produced throughout the United States as well as in Canada, Germany, South Africa, Malta, The Netherlands, Singapore, Japan, and China. Some of his award-winning titles can be found in the Eldridge catalog. "Musical! The Bard is Back!" was the 2000 winner of the Columbia Entertainment Company National Playwriting Contest, the first musical ever to win the award. Two other Eldridge titles have also been recognized by the CEC Contest, "Mother Goose, Inc." and "The Universe and Other Stuff." Recently he collaborated with playwright Bryan Starchman to create "Just Another High School Musical."|
Steve hones his writing skills as a member of Bostonís New Opera and Musical Theatre Initiative Advanced Writers Lab. He is a doctoral student in the Boston University College of Fine Arts. He is a father of four, husband of one, and recently became a grandfather.