Victoria Stewart
Affiliated Writer
Glendale, CA
Biography

Victoria Stewart graduated from the University of Iowa Playwrights’ Workshop.  Her plays include Rich Girl (co-produced by George Street Playhouse and Cleveland Playhouse), Hardball (Live Girls! Theater, SPF), 800 WordsThe Transmigration of Philip K. Dick (Caravan Theatre, Workhaus Collective, Live Girls! Theater), Live Girls (Urban Stages, WHAT, Stage Left), Mercy Watson To The Rescue (Children’s Theatre Company, to be produced by Marin Theater Company in 2014), The Last Scene and an adaptation of Henry James’ The Bostonians. She also collaborated on Fissures (lost and found) produced at the 2010 Humana Festival. Recently, she wrote a screenplay for HBO and co-created Clandestino about the INS raid in Postville, IA. She has received the Francesca Primus Award, a McKnight Advancement Grant, the Helen Merrill Award, and the Jerome Fellowship. She is a satellite member of the Workhaus Collective and a member of WGA West.

Successes

Victoria Stewart's play RICH GIRL, which was developed at the Playwrights' Center in the Ruth Easton lab and with a McKnight Fellowship, is being done at the Old Globe May 23-June 21 and at Theatre 502 in June. And her play MERCY WATSON TO THE RESCUE is being done in Texas, also in June. 

Victoria Stewart's RICH GIRL (part of the 2009-10 Ruth Easton series at the Playwrights' Center) will have its West Coast premiere at The Old Globe May 23 - June 21, 2015. More info HERE.