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.
NewCritcriticism & analysis
He fought two guys; beat the crap out of them. And I looked around, and everybody had just stopped training.. And I thought: oh, my god, this is the show. There’s that magnetic presence of the ring.
Martha Steketee writes about Daniel Talbott and Samantha Soule looking at the work and companies they've created in New York's off-Broadway scene since meeting at Juilliard in 1998.
Martha Steketee interviews dramaturg Jill Rafson about the process of developing The Mysteries, described as “48 playwrights and 54 actors retelling the entirety of the Bible in a single night.”