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Stephen Plaice


Position: Librettist

Nationality: English

A dramatist working in opera and theatre, he is one of Britain’s leading librettists and book writers for musical theatre. He is currently tenured as Writer-in-Residence at GSMD where he was appointed Professor of Dramatic Writing in 2018. His opera work has been performed throughout Europe and he has collaborated with many leading composers, including Harrison Birtwistle, Michael Zev Gordon and Orlando Gough. Taken from the In the Market for Love autumn programme, 2020.