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July 2022

  • On August 27, Steven's new play Hugo Saves Christmas...in May! will have a staged reading produced by Roaring Epiphany Production Company. 

  • Everlasting Chocolate Therapy will be performed at Blaine Community Theater in Blaine, WA. Performances will be August 5th, 6th, & 7th.  For more information, click HERE!

May 2022

  • Playing With Fired will be performed this month by students at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, TX and Normandale Community College in Bloomington, MN!

April 2022

  • Date With Death will be performed by the directing students of Florida Southern College in Lakeland, FL at the historic Fletcher Theatre, designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. 

  • A Clue in the Library will be performed by the students of Emporia State University in Emporia, Kansas at their 2022 Festival of New Works.

March 2022

  • Keep the Music Going had the honor of screening at the “Life, the Universe, & Everything Symposium on Science Fiction and Fantasy” in Provo, Utah where it received “The Hope Award” for its theme of connection and perseverance.

  • The short film Dinosaur was named an Official Selection of both the Reel Love Film Festival and Clapperboard Golden Film Festival!

February 2022

  • Everlasting Chocolate Therapy will be performed by Out of the Box, the student-run theatre group at Oklahoma City University! Directed by Grant Wilson, performances will be March 10th and 11th. 

  • The short film Dinosaur was named an Official Selection of the Golden Wheat Awards!

January 2022

  • On January 29, A Clue in the Library will be opening at Short+Sweet Dubai in their Week 1 "Contenders" line-up! 

  • On January 28, as part of their weekly reading series, Theatre Unmasked performed The Wrong Jen Harper. 

  • Playing with Fired was named a Semi-Finalist in Madlab's Theatre Roulette 2022, making it one of the top 100 out of the 1,000 plays submitted!

December 2021

  • Hear Playing with Fired on the Gather by the Ghost Light podcast, produced and directed by Jonathan Cook and performed by Marian Thibodeau, Tom Colechin, Adam Cowart, and Devon McSherry. Listen HERE or wherever you get your podcasts.

  • Playing with Fired was named a Semi-Finalist in the Players Workshop's Diez Minutos festival in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico!

  • Theatre Unmasked's Zoom presentation of Everlasting Chocolate Therapy received ten nominations for the Broadway World Off-Broadway Awards. Nominations include: Best Streaming New PlayBest Streaming Play, Best Direction Of A Streaming Play Or Musical (Brynne Piesco), Best Performance in a Streaming Play (Randy Hunt, Katie Lynn Sinicki, Arielle Mandelberg, Nicholas Hipple, and Khari Johnson), Best Sound Design of a Streaming Play (Jessie Dorsey), and Best Video Editing of a Streaming Play or Musical (Jessie DorseyVotes can be cast until December 31st: HERE.

  • Dinosaur was adapted by the Recover Me Project into a beautiful short film directed by Aaron Ford and starring Alicia Renee Beck & Mickey Tron. The Recover Me Project is a fantastic organization that uses original short films and visual arts to promote an educational and community orientated understanding of mental illness. Proceeds from their event went to support the Trevor Project and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

November 2021

  • Talking Points was included in the Mt. Hope High School Masqueraders' Family Dinners night of short plays. It was the school's first live production in two years! Read more about it in EastBayRI: HERE. 

  • Keep the Music Going was received the Special Jury Award for Best International Short Film from the Rameshwaram International Film Festival!

  • From November 11-14, the Savannah College of Art and Design's performing arts department will be performing Date With Death in their 10-Minute Play Festival. 

  • This December, the directing students at Iowa State University will be performing A Clue in the Library and Date With Death as part of their final project showcase!

  • In December, the Texas A&M theatre department will be performing Date With Death as part of their 10 Minute Play Festival!

October 2021

  • Roaring Epiphany Production Company presents "Steve and Tom Part 3: Awkward Encounters" featuring four brand new plays by REPC resident writers Steven Hayet and Thomas J. Misuraca, written specifically for Zoom. You can see Steven's Weather the Storm (directed by Bucky Buckner) and Never Have I Ever 2047 (directed by Liz Pegg.)  Read about it on BroadwayWorld: HERE.

  • Keep the Music Going was named an Official Selection for the 2021 Prince of Prestige Academy Awards! 

September 2021

  • Talking Points will be performed by Broward College in Pembroke Pines, FL as part of their Holidazed: An Evening of Short Holiday Plays event this December! 

  • Keep the Music Going received two nominations, Best Quarantine Short and Best Performance (Holly Curran), at the Astoria Film Festival!!  

August 2021

  • Magic Circle Players in Montrose, CO will be performing Date With Death as part of their An Evening of One Acts in this September. Check out the Facebook event: HERE

  • Keep the Music Going was named an Official Selection of the Indigo Moon Film Festival in Fayetteville, NC! 

July 2021

  • Steven has signed with Rose and Pearl Entertainment for management! For any TV/film inquiries, please contact Gina Marie Rodriguez at gina@roseandpearlent.com.

  • On July 17th, Dinosaur was be part of Talking It Out, a virtual theatre festival supporting mental health awareness. Directed by Anthony J. Piccione and starring the talented Mia Rose Kavensky & Amanda Ribnick, half the proceeds from the event were donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

  • Keep the Music Going was named an Official Selection of the Astoria Film Festival in Queens, NY this October! 

  • Cone Man Running in Houston, TX included The Pineapple Line, a five minute play about taboos like putting pineapple on pizza, in their 2021 Five Minute Mile. 

June 2021

  • Keep the Music Going was named an Official Selection of the Adirondack Film Festival in Glens Falls, NY this October!

  • "An excellent costumed comedy delight." Read Sydney Arts Guide's review A Clue in the Library at Short+Sweet Sydney HERE.

  • The talented students of Brooklyn Prospect Charter School will be performing Everlasting Chocolate Therapy live on Zoom on June 9th as part of their final exam. In my opinion, they should all get an A+. 

  • On June 10, A Clue in the Library will be opening at Short+Sweet Sydney in their Week 3 "Fairlight" line-up! You can check out a preview of all the shows by Theatre Thoughts: HERE.

May 2021

  • Keep the Music Going won 2 awards and received 4 nominations from the Top Indie Film Awards! Steven won Best Writing and the amazing Holly Curran took home Best Actress. Keep the Music Going also received nominations for Best Sci-Fi Short, Best Director (Luci Samp), Best Editing (Michelle Elise Harding), and Best Original Idea.

  • Roaring Epiphany Production Company presented "Steve and Tom II: This Time, It's Personal." featuring four brand new plays by REPC resident writers Steven Hayet and Thomas J. Misuraca, written specifically for Zoom. You can see Steven's Zoom Date (directed by RJ VerChaud) and Super (directed by Jillian F. Liebman.)  Read the write up by BroadwayWorld blogger Bea Mienik: HERE.

  • Keep the Music Going, starring Holly Curran & Claire Frederiksen, was named an Official Selection of the 13th Annual Lighthouse International Film Festival in Long Beach Island, NJ this June!

April 2021

  • Gi60:Houston included McIntosh in their One-Minute Play Festival! You can watch it (and the entire show) on YouTube HERE! (McIntosh starts at 8:06!)

  • The talented students at CGL Acting Studio performed Steven's Zoom play "Watch Party" on April 21. You can check out the performance on YouTube HERE!

March 2021

  • A recording of Steven's Zoom play Keep the Music Going is currently in production and stars the insanely talented actors Holly Curran (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and Claire Frederiksen. Follow @KTMGfilm on Twitter for more updates!

  • A monologue from Dream Job was used in the Seoul Players' "March Monologue Madness" You can check out there performances on YouTube HERE!

  • "I’m a Chef on a Reality Cooking Show and You’re Damn Right I’m Going to Make Risotto!" was used in the Seoul Players' "March Monologue Madness." You can check out there performances on YouTube HERE!

  • A monologue from Dinosaur was used in the Seoul Players' "March Monologue Madness." You can check out there performances on YouTube HERE!

February 2021

  • On February 25, as part of their weekly reading series, Theatre Unmasked performed George Orwell's 1989: A "Swift" Ten-Minute Adaptation alongside Kerri Kochanski's A Natural Obsession and Allie Costa's Tofurkey Day.

  • On February 20th, Steven will have a brand new play in Theatre Unmasked's PLACES! 10-Minute Dreams: A Virtual Play Festival. PLACES will have 10 brand-new short plays written, rehearsed, and performed in only one-week. Check out their Facebook Event HERE!

  • On March 20th, Joint Adventure will be part of Talking It Out, a virtual theatre festival supporting mental health awareness. Tickets are FREE, but donations are accepted, with half being donated to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Tickets are currently available through Eventbrite HERE.

January 2021

  • On January 29, as part of their weekly reading series, Theatre Unmasked performed Keep the Music Going alongside Ryan Bultrowicz's Eating Crayons and Harper Lee's Spilled Tea. 

  • "Hilarious! A pisser!" Read Joseph Parra's review A Clue in the Library in Lab Theater Project's LAB Laughs HERE.

  • On January 28, Roaring Epiphany Production Company will be presenting "A Night With Steve and Tom" featuring four brand new plays by Steven Hayet and Thomas J. Misuraca, written specifically for Zoom. You can see Steven's Keep The Music Going (directed by Andrea DelBene) and Ex Gets the Square (directed by Jillian F. Liebman.)  Read the press release on BroadwayWorld HERE.

 

December 2020

  • A Clue in the Library will be a part of Lab Theater Project's LAB Laughs in Tampa Bay, FL on January 21-24, 2021. You can check out the Facebook Event Page HERE.

  • Date With Death is now in print as part of Applause Acting Series' The Best New Ten-Minute Plays of 2020! You can order your copy HERE!

  • On December 14, Playing With Fired will be live-streamed as part of Caravan Productions Christmas Showcase.

November 2020

  • This January, Talking Points will be a part of a live-streamed student director showcase at La Salle High School in Ohio.

  • Steven was asked to write two short Zoom plays for Roaring Epiphany Production Company to be performed this January. Keep an eye out for his plays: Keep The Music Going and Ex Gets the Square. More info coming soon!

October 2020

  • Two of Steven's short plays were selected to be a part of Talking It Out, a virtual theatre festival dedicated to promoting mental health awareness. You can see Joint Adventure on March 20, 2021 and Dinosaur on July 17, 2021. Tickets are on-sale now HERE

  • Steven was named a Finalist for Art House Productions' New Play INKubator Program. You can read the press release on BroadwayWorld HERE.

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