Stephen Laughton

Stephen Laughton

Stephen Laughton is a playwright whose work includes: One Jewish Boy (Old Red Lion, London, 2018; Trafalgar Studios, West End, 2020); Run (VAULT Festival, London, 2016; The Bunker, London, 2017); Nine (part of the PlayWROUGHT#3 Festival at the Arcola Theatre, 2015); and Marina Abramovic is Staring at Me (Terra Firma Theatre's 2011–12 Boxcar Reading Series at the Railroad Playhouse in Newburgh, New York, then Cell Theatre, Manhattan).

His work for television includes Forward (Blacklisted Films) and Black Hill (Lime Pictures).

He is currently the Writer in Residence in the Astrophysics team at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.

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Stephen Laughton's one-man play about a gay Jewish seventeen-year-old explores what it means to love, to lose, and how to grow from a boy into a man.

One Jewish Boy

A bittersweet comedy addressing anti-Semitism through one young family's struggle against prejudice.


A short play about three young Israelis caught up in a hostage situation.

Published in volume One Jewish Boy