Martha Wade Steketee

Consultant, Writer, and Editor in New York

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Martha Wade Steketee has worked as a court researcher, policy analyst, editor, theater critic, and dramaturg. She has been member of and nominator for theater awards committees (Jeff in Chicago, Drama Desk in New York) and reviews scripts for theaters, festivals, and competitions. She is a member of several professional organizations, including: American Theatre Critics Association since 2012 (Executive Committee term 2015-2018), Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas since 2004 (NYC regional rep 2014-2016), and League of Professional Theatre Women since 2012.

Contributor to theater publications including HowlRound, TDF Stages, Dramatics, and Chance Magazine. She has provided research and editorial assistance on several publications in the past few years including The O’Neill: The Transformation of Modern Theater (2014); What Playwrights Talk About (expected 2017), and Stages, the memoir of theatrical general manager Albert Poland. Her blog Urban Excavations focuses on live performance and film. Steketee lives in New York City.