Steven Oberman (Playwright/Producer)
Steven is a playwright residing in San Marcos, California. His plays have been produced in California, Texas and Ohio. Recently, his short play, Leaving Shadows, was produced at Scripps Ranch Theatre for their 2016 Out on a Limb New Play Festival. His one-act, A Slip From Reality, received a production in the 2013 Out on a Limb, as well as toured several schools earlier this year as part of Scripps Ranch Theatre’s educational outreach program. Oberman received the 2015 First Place Award for his one-act, Forgive Me Not, from Scripteasers’ Short Play competition. His adaptation of G.K. Chesterton’s The Man Who Was Thursday, a comedy set in Edwardian England, received a workshop production at Broadway Theatre in Vista. Intermission for Love, another short play, received an Honorable Mention and was presented at Lourdes University’s 2015 New Play Festival in Ohio. His other credits include several self-produced productions (and in some cases he served as director and actor): Vanished, in 2015 at the San Diego International Fringe Festival, and in 2012 at San Diego’s Swedenborg Hall; Mozu, the musical (book & lyrics by Oberman) at Diversionary Theatre in 2010; and Claire Voyant at the Avo Playhouse in 2009. Steven is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild of America.