Stephen’s plays include Stripped (Jefferson Award, Chicago, 2003), Takeaway and Making Waves. His first musical, Eyam, was followed by the Olivier award winning Martin Guerre with Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg. Other work includes Forbidden City and The Far Pavilions. He adapted the libretto of La Traviata for ENO’s 2006 production and wrote the music theatre adaptation of The Mahabharata. Stephen wrote the book and lyrics of Zorroand Love Story for theatre.