Steve McMahon
Jupiter, FL
Scottish actor and writer based in Florida. Co-founder of The Dionysian. Graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Biography

Steve McMahon is a Scottish actor and writer based in New York City. He graduated the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York in February 2016, winning the Lawrence Langner Voice & Speech Award.

His plays have been performed in New York City and Scotland.

He is a co-founder of The Dionysian, a playwriting magazine based in Brooklyn.

Plays

by Steve McMahon

Two 16-year old girls go on the run across America.

Cast:
J - teenage girl C - teenage girl Brian - a bartender
by Steve McMahon

A play about a boy and a girl and a fridge and another girl. Maybe.

Cast:
Chris Cat 1 Cat 2
by Steve McMahon

A normal family living on the edge of a city, struggling to survive personal and cultural depression and hold on to what they have in a rapidly-changing world where nature is beginning to take over.

Cast:
SARAH, late 40s/early 50s EM, 18 JACK, 25 JONNY, late 40s/early 50s
by Steve McMahon

The Mixtape Play follows Laura in 2000, discovering an old mixtape made for her by her ex-boyfriend Jonny during their relationship in the 1990s. The songs she hears on the tape bring back memories of the highs and lows of their relationship.

Cast:
Laura - Female, late 20s Jonny - Male, late 20s
by Steve McMahon

You Are Could I is a 10-minute play moving backwards in time, from a couple reconciling in old age, to midlife heartbreak and young love in their teens.

Cast:
He - Male, 20s. She - Female, 20s.
by Steve McMahon

A 10-minute drama about two people losing and finding each other.

Cast:
1 male, 1 female, any age.
by Steve McMahon & Natalie Donahue

A kaleidoscopic look at romantic love in all its possibilities.

Cast:
An ensemble piece for as few as 6 actors and as many as the director chooses. Any gender, any age.
by Steve McMahon

A 10-minute comedy about the perfect family self-destructing.

Cast:
HUSBAND WIFE
by Steve McMahon

ALL YOUR GRACES follows two young people fighting to love and be loved.

Cast:
DAVID – a young man in love ALICE – a young woman not in love
by Steve McMahon

A grief-stricken Scottish man searching for his lost wallet finds his way home.

Cast:
Phil, 42, Scottish Katrina, 41, Polish Joanne, 41, Scottish (Katrina and Joanne should be played by the same actress)
by Steve McMahon

A mother and her mute son come to terms with grief through music and video.

Cast:
Kate, 40s Brendan, 17

Successes

My play Settling received an off-Broadway reading with Origin Theatre Company in May.

My play sad indie love song has been accepted to The Arctic Group's New York International Fridge Festival at IRT Theater, 31 Aug - 9 Sep!

My play The Mixtape Play is being turned into a short film.

My play You Are Could I is being produced by Bite-Size Plays as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August.