Stephen Dolginoff received Drama Desk Award nominations for Best Musical & Best Music; an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Best Off-Broadway musical; and won an ASCAP Music Award for his musical THRILL ME: THE LEOPOLD & LOEB STORY. Over 150 productions in 18 countries and 11 languages have followed, including a run on London's West End (WOS Award nom), award-winning stagings in Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, Madrid, Barcelona, Sydney; several European tours and long-running Asian versions in Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai. Stephen's musical suspense thriller, FLAMES, has been seen in London, Seoul and across the USA. His horror-movie musical homage,  MONSTER MAKERS, was first presented in NYC at the Daryl Roth Theatre/D-Lounge & 54 Below prior to its international regional theatre debut. Stephen received a Backstage Bistro Award for Outstanding Book, Music & Lyrics for his musical ONE FOOT OUT THE DOOR.  His musical MOST MEN ARE; his musical adaptation of JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH; and his musical comedy, PANIC, the story behind the “War of the Worlds” broadcast have been performed in theatres all around the world.  Stephen received a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU/Tisch. His work is published by Samuel French & Dramatists Play Service. As an actor, he played Nathan in THRILL ME Off-Broadway, on the cast album, and in the 2017 NYC revival at The Cell Theatre; originated the roles of Max Schreck, Boris Karloff & Peter Cushing in MONSTER MAKERS onstage & on the cast album, and played Orson Welles in the NYC premiere of PANIC.  Stephen is represented by Ron Gwiazda/Abrams Artists Agency, NYC. (

Stephen Dolginoff by Ken Fallin



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