Steven Hayet is a New Jersey playwright whose work has been performed from Los Angeles to London and New York to New Zealand.
His Willy Wonka-inspired play Everlasting Chocolate Therapy was recently named a Finalist by Acadiana Repertory Theatre and Semi-Finalist in B-Street Theatre’s New Comedies Festival. His short play Date With Death has been performed in 8 countries including at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe opening the Big Bite Size Breakfast Show (Shortlist Winner - The Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award.)
He also co-wrote the screenplay for Frame of Reference (Bronze Remi Award for Best Romantic Comedy, Worldfest Houston) which has appeared at numerous film festivals including the Golden Door International Film Festival (Nomination, Best Local Film), the Puerto Rico Comic Con Short Film Festival, and the Long Island International Film Expo.
Other scripts include the musical Pegasus (co-written with Britt Bonney) and short plays Playing With Fired (Smith & Kraus's Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2019), Talking Points (City Theatre), & Dinosaur (Short+Sweet Sydney).
He is a proud graduate of the College of William & Mary and Rutgers University. Member of the Dramatists Guild.