Stephen recently appeared in the first reading of Sharr White's (The Snow Geese, Showtime's "The Affair") newest play, The True, alongside Frances McDormand, David Strathairn, Frank Whaley, and Cory Michael Smith!
Stephen is currently recording TWO new audiobooks for Audible.com!! Blood Huntress by Izzy Shows and Drumline by Stacy Kestwick! COMING SOON!
Stephen is currently working on an as-yet-untitled bio pic about TV pioneer and creator of "The Twilight Zone", Rod Serling! The project is currently in development with Stephen penning the script and slated to star as Serling. "Legendary writer, activist, and enigmatic creator of "The Twilight Zone" battles censors and personal demons to become one of the most influential visionaries in television history." (IMDb Synopsis)
Stephen recently had an invite-only reading at Primary Stages of the first season of his new streaming anthology series entitled "The Last Stop"! This series aims to explore what happens to those weird and wonderful characters on the NYC subway after they leave the train. Stay tuned for more info!
Stephen just appeared in a workshop reading at New York Theatre Workshop of "Dismal Nitch" written by 7-time Emmy Award-winner, George Meyer ("The Simpsons") and directed by Tony Award-winner, Doug Hughes ("Doubt").
Stephen was most recently seen Off-Broadway at the Ellen Stewart Theatre as Butch Honeywell in The Actors Studio production of The Last Days Of Judas Iscariot, written by Pulitzer Prize-winner, Stephen Adly Guirgis, and directed by Academy Award-winner, Estelle Parsons.
Be on the look-out for these 3 new audiobooks narrated by Stephen and available now on Audible.com!!!
Stephen has just finished principal photography on "Consensus Reality", a new feature-length psychological thriller written and directed by Steve Palmer Peterson ("Broken Promise", "Kill Ratio").
Stephen just performed in the nationwide phenomenon The Every 28 Hours Plays at the LAByrinth Theater. Co-produced by The New Group, Oregon Shakespeare Company, and the LAByrinth Theater Company, this collection of over 70 short plays addresses the epidemic of systemic racism in the United States. You can find out more about this movement by clicking HERE.
Shameless by USA Today Bestselling Author Lex Martin is now available on Audible.com! Narrated by Stephen Dexter.
Stephen just CO-STARRED as an obnoxious Wall Street Cub in an episode of "BILLIONS" on SHOWTIME!! Season premiere in February! Watch for him in episode 2!!
Stephen has just wrapped on the film "True Believers" which shot up in Dover, New Hampshire. Written by Daniel Nayeri, directed by Brendan Choisnet, and produced by Plywood Pictures, the film is a coming-of-age story which takes place in a small New England town during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Stephen played the mysterious 'Detective Manders' alongside Owen Tanzer from NBC's "The Slap".
Stephen has just finished working on the SMASH HIT, "TURN ME LOOSE", Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre. This EXPLOSIVE new show about the life and times of comic legend and civil rights activist, Dick Gregory, starred Emmy-winner JOE MORTON from ABC's "Scandal". Written by Gretchen Law, directed by John Gould Rubin, and produced by Grammy and Oscar-winner JOHN LEGEND, the story spanned 60 years of the humor, fight, and philosophy of DICK GREGORY.
Stephen just played Torvald Helmer in a workshop production of a sensual and savage new translation of Henrik Ibsen's groundbreaking classic, A Doll's House at the famous Dorset Theatre Festival! Directed by John Gould Rubin. Translated by Royston Coppenger.
And here it is!! Time To Pay Off Debts, the newest film from award-winning filmmaker Conrad Mess. Shot entirely on the iPhone 6s, the film most recently screened at the iPhone Film Festival in San Diego and MojoCon in Dublin, Ireland!
Check out the official trailer for the intense dramatic short 19 Steps that is beginning its rounds on the festival circuit!
The award-winning short film Physical Attraction had its Los Angeles premiere at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theater!!
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The Love Wanted In Texas series by NY Times & USA Today bestselling author, Kelly Elliott, has just been released on Audible.com!! Featuring the talents of Stephen Dexter and Erin Mallon.
Stephen recently appeared in award-winning playwright Micheline Auger's newest one-act, Be Social, in NY Madness's Season 6 Gala at The Atlantic Stage 2! Directed by Illana Stein. Featuring new work by host, Neil LaBute.
(L to R) actor Shaun Fauntleroy, director Illana Stein, Neil LaBute, Stephen, and company founder Cecilia Copeland.
Stephen just finished performing Off-Broadway at The Davenport Theatre as drumming legend Louie Bellson, as well as 6 other characters, in a sold-out run of the brand new musical Pearl: Based On The Life Of The Legendary Pearl Bailey. Starring Jennie Harney (The Color Purple), Written & Composed by CB Murray (Dreamgirls), and Directed by Ben Harney (Tony Award-winner, Dreamgirls). Musical Direction by Charles Czarnecki (Jersey Boys, Beautiful).
Stephen appeared as "Ghost/Soldier 5" in Daniel Talbott's newest play Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, America, Kuwait, a Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre production. He joined Seth Numrich (Golden Boy, War Horse, AMC's "Turn"), Kathryn Erbe ("Law & Order: Criminal Intent"), Chris Stack (Your Mother's Copy of The Kama Sutra, "One Life To Live"), Jelena Stupljanin (The Gin Baby, "A Quintet"), Brian Miskell (Undeniable Sound Of Right Now), Jimi Stanton (9 Circles), and Andy Striph ("Gotham") in a sold-out run at The Gym At Judson.
Kyland, by New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Mia Sheridan, and Hothouse Flower, by New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors Krista & Becca Ritchie, have officially been released on Audible.com!! Truly beautiful stories that were a real pleasure to record. Order them HERE.
Stephen recently had the pleasure of doing a very special and very intimate reading of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams at the home of Tony Award-nominee and OBIE, Lortel, & Drama Desk Award-winning actress, Kathleen Chalfant. The performance featured Mrs. Chalfant as Amanda, James Patrick Nelson as Tom, Amy Greenspan as Laura, and Stephen as Jim, The Gentleman Caller. Directed by Shira-Lee Shalit.
Stephen has just been cast in both "long-running Off-Broadway & international hit-comedies", My Big Gay Italian Wedding, as Andrew Polinski, and in My Big Gay Italian Funeral, as Ezio Donatelli! Both shows perform every weekend at the historic St. Lukes Theatre!
Stephen is incredibly honored and grateful to have just been named a 2015 Mary Louise Rockwell Fellow at ESPA-Primary Stages! Each year, only five ESPA students are selected for this distinguished award based on their commitment to their craft and generosity of spirit toward their peers and the school as a whole.
Performed as young priest Niccolo Fideli in a reading of Martin Zimmerman's new play Let Me Count The Ways: A Sexpionage On The Birth Of Modern Pornography at New York Theatre Workshop. Directed by May Adrales (Vietgone).
"MATA NE, TOMODACHI! The second leg of the Hikobae world tour has come to an end. To attempt using mere words to express my gratitude to those responsible for those life-changing 4 months in Japan would be an exercise in futility. I will never have an experience like that again. Passion the likes of which I've never seen, Sadness the likes of which I've never seen, and Strength the likes of which I've never seen. Shioya-san, kenpai eto otsukare sama deshita. HIKOBAE family, GAMBARE! Nippon, aishiteru. I promise I'll return someday.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Due to the overwhelming response to HIKOBAE during the world tour which began on March 31st and ended on April 21st, the company has been requested by both Toyota and NHK TV to return to Japan for 3 MORE SHOWS! Stephen will be heading back to Tokyo on May 16th, rehearsing for 10 days, then heading up to the Northeast to perform in Sendai, Morioka, and Soma City. Stephen is extremely honored and excited to be performing in the area hardest hit by the disaster and the actual setting of the play.