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Mahonri Stewart
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Photograph of Mahonri Stewart by Greg Deakins

Date of Birth

Place of Birth

Provo, UT


MFA in Dramatic Writing (Playwriting and Screenwriting) from Arizona State University

Bachelor's Degree in Theatrical Arts from Utah Valley University.


  • Interview with Mahonri Stewart by Tyler Hinton at Broadway World


Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival's "National Playwriting Award (Second Place)" and a "KC/ACTF National Selection Team Fellowship Award" for Farewell to Eden

2004 "Ruth and Nathan Hale Comedy Playwriting Award" for Legends of Sleepy Hollow

2011 Winner of the LDS Film Festival Sceenplay Contest for Rings of the Tree

2013 Winner of the "Association for Mormon Letters Award for Drama" for A Roof Overhead

2013 Winner of the "Association for Mormon Letters Lifetime Membership Award" for his work on Saints on Stage: An Anthology for Mormon Drama and his work with Zion Theatre Company.


Farewell to Eden (premiered November 13, 2003; additional productions in January 2010 and April 2013)
Legends of Sleepy Hollow (October 14, 2004; additional productions in October 2011 and October 2012)
Friends of God (January 6, 2006)
Rings of the Tree (September 6, 2007; additional production in February 2012)
Swallow the Sun (May 16, 2008; additional production in 2012)
Prometheus Unbound (July 31, 2008; additional production in July 2013)
March of the Salt Soldiers (with James Arrington, September 10, 2008)
Uneaten Cantaloupe (November 7, 2008)
The Fading Flower (May 29, 2009)
Immortal Hearts and Other Short Plays (July 17, 2010)
Eurydice, now titled The Death of Eurydice (June 13, 2011; additional performances in February 2012 and July 2012)
The Opposing Wheel (September 2, 2011)
Jinn and Other Myths (November 17, 2011)
Rings of the Tree (Multimedia Version; Feb. 3, 2012)

A Roof Overhead (April 16, 2012; additional production in October 2012)

Evening Eucalyptus (September 2013)

Jimmy Stewart Goes to Hollywood (2014)

Emperor Wolf (2014)

Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility (2016)

The Drowned Book: The History of William Shakespeare, Part Last (2018)

Secrets of Sleepy Hollow (2018)

Cyrano, From Nowhere (2020)

Manifest (2021)

Published Plays and Play Collections    []

The Drowned Book: The History of William Shakespeare, Part Last (2018)

Legends of Sleepy Hollow (2018)

Swallow the Sun: The Early Life of C.S. Lewis (2018)

Evening Eucalyptus and Other Plays

A Roof Overhead and Other Plays

The Fading Flower and Swallow the Sun (2012)

Saints On Stage: An Anthology of Mormon Drama (editor and contributor; 2013)


Rings of the Tree (Winner of the LDS Film Festival Sceenplay Contest, 2011. Optioned by Imminent Catharsis Media)

Swallow the Sun (Optioned by Lightstone Pictures)


A Motley Vision (contributor, 2006-2013 )

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