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Martha Steketee


BSR Contributor Since July 12, 2016

Martha is a researcher, policy analyst, editor, theater critic, and dramaturg. Born and raised in Michigan, she attended school and worked in many American cities (including Boston, Washington, D.C., Chicago, and Philadelphia) and currently lives with her husband in Manhattan. Visit her on Twitter and her website.

Martha Wade Steketee has worked as a researcher, policy analyst, editor, theater critic, and dramaturg. She reads scripts for theaters, festivals, and competitions and has been a production dramaturg in Chicago and New York as well as a visiting artist in theater criticism at the Goodman Theater in Chicago, and Young Playwrights and Primary Stages in New York. She has served on theater awards committees (Jeff in Chicago, Drama Desk in New York) and currently sits on numerous boards, including American Theatre Critics Association, Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas, and League of Professional Theatre Women.

Born in Michigan, she is a past resident of a number of cities including Cambridge, St. Louis, Ann Arbor, Pittsburgh, D.C., Chicago, and Philadelphia, she now lives happily in New York City with her husband, no pets, and far too many books. You can follow her on Twitter and read more of her work on her website.

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Ethan Lipton on Earth. (Photo courtesy of the Kimmel Center)

Ethan Lipton's 'The Outer Space'

Outer space, inner life

Ethan Lipton’s quirky marriage-on-Mars song cycle 'The Outer Space,' lands at the Kimmel Center before blasting off to Joe’s Pub in early 2017. Martha Steketee reviews.
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Remember when it was still funny? (Photo courtesy of FringeArts)

Mike Daisey's 'The Trump Card' at FringeArts (second review)

The rise of the short-fingered vulgarian

Daisey’s past monologues dissect topics including the cult of Steve Jobs. He now riffs on political performer Donald Trump.
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Playwright Jonathan Payne, dramaturg and artistic associate Michele Volansky, and director Katherine Brook. (Photo by John Flak)

PlayPenn's Rent-a-Dramaturg program

It's dramaturgy to go at PlayPenn

Who needs a script doctor when you can rent a dramaturg? Martha Steketee looks at one of the new play development conference's newest developments.
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