Steven Peterson is a Chicago-based playwright whose new play THE ACTUARY will premiere at Peninsula Players in the summer of 2017. Other recent full-length productions include AFFLUENCE (Theatre 40, Los Angeles) and THE INVASION OF SKOKIE (Chicago Dramatists, revival by Shpiel Theatre). His one-act plays have been produced by The Pittsburgh New Works Festival, The Artistic Home, and Step Up Productions. His plays in development have been presented at the new play fests of Cleveland Play House, Utah Shakespeare Festival, Capital Repertory Theatre, Centre Stage, and Theatre Ariel. Steve is a two-time winner of the Julie Harris Playwright Award and a winner of the Dorothy Silver Award. He is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists, a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, and is represented by the Robert A. Freedman Dramatic Agency of NYC.