Stephen Nunns is a cofounder of Baltimore-based theatre ensemble, The Acme Corporation, and co-directed the company’s 24-hour production of Samuel Beckett’s Play, which won Best Production in the City Paper‘s Best of Baltimore for 2013. He also directed Single Carrot Theatre’s production of Václav Havel’s The Memo, which won Best Revival in the paper’s Best of Baltimore list in 2014. Before coming to Baltimore, Stephen lived in New York City for fifteen years, directing, writing, and composing music for theatre pieces at a variety of off-off Broadway venues. He was an associate artist at the seminal avant-garde theatre company Mabou Mines, where he created three theatre pieces, including the Obie Award-winning The Boys in the Basement.
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The Natasha Plays (2010) by Yaroslava Pulinovich, translated by John Freedman: Towson University, the Charlestown Working Theatre in Massachusetts, Mabou Mines ToRoNaDa Space in New York City, the Varna Summer Festival in Bulgaria, and Istropolitana Projekt in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Tragedy in 9 Lives (July-August 2003) by Karen Houppert: Sightlines Theatre (Mabou Mines ToRoNaDa Space), New York City
The Boys in the Basement (April 1995) by Karen Houppert and Stephen Nunns: HERE Arts Center, New York City
The War of the Worlds by Howard Koch (adapted by Stephen Nunns): Mabou Mines/Suite (April, 1992)