Stephanie Neuerburg

Stephanie Neuerburg

Stephanie Neuerburg is a Chicago-based actor, playwright, producer, and poet whose written & performance work has been showcased with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Seattle Public Theater, New Century Theatre Company, Ashland New Plays Festival, Island Shakespeare Festival, Livermore Shakespeare Festival, and Eugene O'Neill's Tao House, along with others in both the...
Stephanie Neuerburg is a Chicago-based actor, playwright, producer, and poet whose written & performance work has been showcased with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Seattle Public Theater, New Century Theatre Company, Ashland New Plays Festival, Island Shakespeare Festival, Livermore Shakespeare Festival, and Eugene O'Neill's Tao House, along with others in both the Puget Sound and Bay areas. She has worked with Tony Award-nominated director Bill Rauch; playwright Anne Washburn; acclaimed mime and movement artist James Donlon; and audience favorite Jim Edmondson.

Her original play SCIENCE NIGHT was a national finalist for the 2015 John Cauble Outstanding Short Play award, and was showcased at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC as part of the MFA Playwrights Workshop.

Her original play OH MY DARLING was a semi-finalist for the 2019 Headwaters New Play Program at Creede Repertory Theatre in Creede, CO.

Stephanie is also the producer and host of THE SADDEST CASE OF CELIBACY IN THE WEST, a brand-new, limited-series podcast about pioneer ghost town history.

Plays

  • HELLBREAD
    WORK IN PROGRESS - After the death of their father, siblings Ruth and Otto are struggling to get their family back on track. When their über-religious mother makes an incredible claim, the family finds themselves tested by an onslaught of unwanted attention — and perhaps the Devil himself. Loosely based on a true story, HELLBREAD asks us to examine how we communicate with our loved ones and challenges the ways...
    WORK IN PROGRESS - After the death of their father, siblings Ruth and Otto are struggling to get their family back on track. When their über-religious mother makes an incredible claim, the family finds themselves tested by an onslaught of unwanted attention — and perhaps the Devil himself. Loosely based on a true story, HELLBREAD asks us to examine how we communicate with our loved ones and challenges the ways we honor those we’ve lost.

    feat. at the 2019 Oregon Fringe Festival
  • Science Night
    While serving detention for something she may or may not have done, Lauren and her science teacher realize they might be more similar than they think. 2015 John Cauble Outstanding Short Play national finalist.

    feat. at the John F Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (2015), Central Washington University (2015), Southern Oregon University (2016), Iowa State University (2019)
  • Oh My Darling
    California, 1865 - the gold mine Mabel, Clementine, and their Pa are excavating is almost exhausted. When mysterious stranger Charlie Pierce wanders onto their homestead nearly dead and holds them at gunpoint, the girls, their family, and Charlie alike have to decide which of their secrets are safe to share, and which should remain hidden.
  • Turnings
    WORK IN PROGRESS - Cole finally gets the literary break she’s been waiting for when a book of her original poems is published, but on the eve of its release, her ex-girlfriend's parents arrive to pick up the rest of their daughter’s things. Cole's friends Mark and Robin are struggling with their own feelings of jealousy and impatience, and as Cole grapples with her sudden spotlight, she has to finally...
    WORK IN PROGRESS - Cole finally gets the literary break she’s been waiting for when a book of her original poems is published, but on the eve of its release, her ex-girlfriend's parents arrive to pick up the rest of their daughter’s things. Cole's friends Mark and Robin are struggling with their own feelings of jealousy and impatience, and as Cole grapples with her sudden spotlight, she has to finally come to terms with the truth behind her poems and the people around her.