Stephen hosted the weekly radio program, "Musical Stages," on Capital Public Radio from 1984-2008.
He was founding editor of Stage Directions, the national theater magazine, and has served on the board and as an officer of the American Association of Community Theatre.
He has provided pre-performance talks for the Mondavi Center for the Arts at UC Davis, and for two decades produced and hosted fundraising concerts for Citizens Who Care, a Yolo County nonprofit providing respite services those who care for the frail elderly.
He has acted and directed for many local area theaters, and is co-author of two musicals--one awarded Best Original Script from the Sacramento Area Regional Theatre Alliance (SARTA).
He served as Staff Editor for Sunset Magazine, Managing Editor of San Francisco Magazine, and as an adjunct faculty member for Sacramento State, UC Davis, and American River College.
He is author of The Annotated Tales of Edgar Allan Poe (Doubleday), and a series of theater books, published by Heinemann.