Stephen Murray - Composer, Lyricist, Playwright, Songwriter

The Official Site of the Musicals, Plays, and Songs of Stephen Murray

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Be sure to check MURRAY NEWS for the latest on Greece is the Word: The Zeusical! and Summer Camps online!

These are strange times in the theater community. Theaters are shut down, but actors want to act. I wrote this short comedy play to be performed online using Zoom, Google Meet, or some other conferencing platform. Available now from Eldridge Publishing.


Stephen Murray is a composer, lyricist, playwright, and performing arts educator from Massachusetts. His musicals and plays have been performed in all 50 of the United States as well as in Canada, China, Japan, Australia, Hungary, Singapore, Germany, Malta, The Netherlands, and South Africa. Steve's musical, Tortoise vs. Hare, was a recipient of the Anna Zornio Memorial Children's Theatre Playwriting Award. Musical! The Bard is Back! was the winner of the Jackie White Memorial National Children's Play Writing Contest, and has the distinction of being the first musical to receive this award. You can read more about Steve in the article posted here.

Steve received a BA in Music Education from Westfield State University, a Masters of Education in Fine Arts from Fitchburg State University, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from Boston University. He has had (and continues to have) a lengthy career as a music educator and is proud of the many student teachers he has mentored who are now educators in the workforce. Steve has been a presenter at several conferences.

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