Artist Bio

Stephen Helper

Director/Playwright Stephen Helper creates ground-breaking works with underserved communities: The New Black, Blak Electric, The Adventures of Namakili with Australian Aboriginal artists; Café Rebetika! with Greek-Australian artists; now Gotta Be Funky! with Bobby Rush. Director, Sydney Opera House: Fiddler on the Roof, Follies, Love Letters, Simply Weill. Syncopation by Allan Knee is the most successful tour in Australian history: 44 theaters. Broadway: 1981 Best Revival Tony nom for Fiddler On the Roof, Co-Conceiver Smokey Joe’s Café. Next: Scuba Diving to the Moon starring Isabella Rossellini.