Stew is the leader of Stew & The Negro Problem. Book, Lyrics, Co-Composer: Passing Strange: Tony: Best Book, two-time 2007 Obie: Best New Theater Piece and Best Ensemble; The Total Bent (Public Theater), Mosquito Net (NYU/Abu Dhabi); Notes of a Native Song (Harlem Stage, Curran Theater); Wagner/Max/Wagner (Kennedy Center); Family Album (Oregon Shakespeare Festival); Chicago Omnibus (Museum of Contemporary Art); California Analog (UCLA); Song Factory (University of Wisconsin/Madison); Making It (St. Anne’s Warehouse); Brooklyn Omnibus (Brooklyn Academy of Music). Film: Spike Lee’s Passing Strange. TV: co-composer (with Heidi Rodewald) of “Gary Come Home” for SpongeBob SquarePants. Stew is a Sundance Institute Alum and teaches “Church” at Sarah Lawrence College in the New Musical Theater Lab. He performed in Voices at Lincoln Center Atrium.
What is Socially Engaged Song?