Latest Projects and News

Steve’s new album BROKEN HEART INSURANCE is out now! Buy on iTunes, stream on Spotify, Amazon, Apple Music, and other platforms!

With several tracks produced by Grammy winner Alison Brown, BROKEN HEART INSURANCE is a country-tinged batch of humorous yet heartfelt originals featuring Steve’s music, lyrics, and vocals, backed up by a crew of Nashville’s finest musicians.

First music video:

More information and links here!


Steve’s got a new comedy short film rolling out to festivals. “The Day Keeper” stars Steve and was co-written by Steve and director Mark Kiefer. World premiere at Indy Shorts on July 25th and 28th, then on to Woods Hole Film Festival on July 30th — other festival announcements soon!


In addition to his new album, Steve’s tossing out musical comedy hors d’ouevres on TikTok, Instagram, and Facebook!


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Steve’s February 8th industrial musicals extravaganza at Palm Desert’s McCallum Theatre was a fantastic night of amazing live music, choreography, comedy, and dazzling visuals! Read the glowing review!


Steve plays J.J. Edgar in Ryan Martin Brown’s indie feature comedy Free Time, currently on the film festival circuit and slated for 2024 distribution by Cartilage Films.


Steve’s doing his one-man industrial musicals film show again! For the first time since the pandemic, he’s booking dates around the country. Check out his live show page for details!


Steve’s teaching another comedy writing workshop at the terrific Woods Hole Film Festival in early August. No Zoom this time — live in-person in beautiful Woods Hole on Cape Cod!

Since early May, Steve has been on the picket lines with thousands of his fellow Writers Guild of America members, fighting for a fair contract. (UPDATE: SUCCESS!)

Steve has been performing his songs! At Urban Stages in December ’22, he co-hosted Meg & Steve’s Comedy Party and was part of the NY Songwriters Alliance “Art of Collaboration” show.

photo by Cheryl Levenbrown

A new song written and performed by Steve that may prompt you to look at the world differently.

Another branded content video Steve wrote for Ugly Stik fishing equipment, starring the irrepressible Matt Robertson.

Music video shoot! Nashville tracks coming soon!


Another win for one of the short films Steve wrote, produced, and acted in! Thanks, CIFF ’22!

A fun branded content comedy bit Steve wrote for Ugly Stik, the fishing equipment company, starring their favorite bass fisherman, Matt Robertson.

A song that Steve co-wrote with Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked,” “Godspell,” “Pippin” etc) was recorded by Kristin Chenoweth for her new holiday album — and she performed it in concert at New York’s Metropolitan Opera House!

The two comedy short films Steve recently made in New Mexico with Bathtubs Over Broadway director Dava Whisenant are now on the film festival circuit. Photo Op won the International Grand Prize at the 2021 Très Court Film Festival, and Brief Survey won the Jury Award for Best Comedy Short at the 2021 Sonoma International Film Festival.

















Steve taught a 3 day comedy symposium organized by the Woods Hole Film Festival in February 2021.

Steve’s screenplay, Sunny Los Angeles, was a finalist in the 2020 Nantucket Film Festival Showtime Tony Cox Screenplay Competition!

Listen to Steve and Alec Baldwin discussing Bathtubs Over Broadway, collecting, comedy, and more, on Alec’s WNYC podcast Here’s The Thing.

New song written with Hank Beebe, performed by Paige Siegwardt and Joe McGinty, with video by Dava Whisenant!

Steve’s Cut and Paste Movies now have their own Instagram account!

The Bathtubs Over Broadway soundtrack is now available in a gorgeous two-record vinyl edition, complete with 12 page booklet, from Mondo!

New song!

The Bathtubs Over Broadway soundtrack, featuring three original songs written or co-written by Steve as well as many industrial show tunes heard in the movie, is out on iTunes and Amazon, and it’s streaming on Spotify!

A video scripted by Steve for the humor magazine The American Bystander.

Steve is the main character in a new documentary, Bathtubs Over Broadway. The film is distributed by Focus Features, and is now available on Amazon, iTunes, and other platforms.

Bathtubs Over Broadway

The Guy You Know Slightly At Work (with Matt Buechele).

NYU Tisch School of the Arts

Steve is teaching a television history class at New York University.

Steve wrote for NBC’s “Maya & Marty” variety show starring Maya Rudolph and Martin Short, which received a Writers Guild Award nomination. Here is a favorite piece with Martin Short and Nathan Lane.

Steve wrote for the 2017 New Year’s Eve show on FOX hosted by Steve Harvey.

Steve wrote for the 2017 edition of “Night of Too Many Stars” on HBO.

Steve is a regular contributor to The American Bystander, called “the last great humor magazine” by Newsweek. Read samples and get issues here.

Steve wrote for Harry Connick, Jr.’s show “Harry,” and also did some acting.

The book Steve co-wrote is now in development as a major Hollywood feature film.

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