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Steve Lyons

Putting his degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley to good use, Steve Lyons writes plays and is a homemaker for his wife Bree and son Riley.

Mr. Lyons founded Playwrights Cafe in 1998, a theater writing group in Berkeley, California. In 2010, he was a reviewer for "Three Weeks," an Edinburgh Festival Fringe publication. Now living in Bellingham, Washington, Mr. Lyons was recently instrumental in creating the largest new-works festival in the United States, the AACT NewPlayFest. He recently co-founded the theater company Bellingham TheatreWorks.

His plays have won multiple awards and have been produced in London, Edinburgh, New York City, Philadelphia, Boulder, San Diego, Los Angeles, Pasadena, Sacramento, San Francisco, Portland, and elsewhere. www.LyonsWrites.com.

A small sampling of the magazines that have published articles by Steve Lyons includes The Progressive, Wire, Option Magazine, Visual C++ Developer, Whole Earth Review, Z Magazine, and The Dramatist.

The Grand Unification Theory of Theatre Reviewing
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The Grand Unification Theory of Theatre Reviewing

1 November 2015

Steve Lyons redefines a good theatre review as one that helps readers determine if a play is one they’d be interested in attending. 

The Best New Works Festival in the Galaxy
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The Best New Works Festival in the Galaxy

12 November 2014

Steve Lyons offers insight on the necessity and development of the American Association of Community Theatre NewPlayFest.