Martha Wade Steketee has worked as a court researcher, policy analyst, editor, theater critic and dramaturg. She has been member of and nominator for theater awards committees in Chicago (Joseph Jefferson Awards) and New York (Drama Desk) and is a current member of American Theatre Critics Association, Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, and League of Professional Theatre Women. Contributor to several theatre publications including Chance Magazine, HowlRound, TDF Stages, and Dramatics. Her blog Urban Excavations focuses on live performance and film. Steketee lives in New York City.
Martha Steketee talks with Associate Artistic Director Estelle Parsons about a public series on social justice that has been created out of Actors Studio session work.
NewCritcriticism & analysis
Martha Steketee explores the lens and artistry of Jody Christopherson in “Necessary Exposure The Female Playwright Project: Portraits of Playwrights Who Identify as Female” in New York City.
Martha Steketee on Daniel Talbott’s ghost story of a sand-bound ship of fools and the exquisite possibility of forgiveness.
Martha Steketee on solo performance and Dael Orlandersmith’s one-woman show, Forever .
The author ruminates on two plays that recently concluded Off Broadway runs and their early development at the O’Neill Playwrights Conference.