About The Playwrite

IMG_0149Janeen Stevens is the author of the plays Barcinda Forest, Toughing Slumaria and No Greater Love (The Xavier Company). Barcinda Forest is her most recent play.

As an actress, Ms. Stevens has performed extensively in regional theatres in New York; she performed in UnderMilkwood at Pulse Ensemble and in Beyond the Horizon at Jane Street Theatre. She was a member of The Second Story Players during the period in which the group received an Obie award for “consistent seriousness of purpose and superior standards of production” in 1967. She also toured the Asian Pacific rim as Henrietta in the musical Little Mary Sunshine.

Ms. Stevens received her MA in Theater Arts from Hunter College, CUNY where she studied to be a playwright with Ed Wilson and Shirley Lauro.