Mahonri Stewart is a national award-winning playwright and screenwriter. He resides in Tempe, Arizona, with his wife Anne and their two children. Mahonri is currently attending graduate school in the Dramatic Writing program at ASU.
He's had over a dozen of his plays produced by theatre venues and organizations such as Utah Valley University, Zion Theatre Company, BYU Experimental Theatre Company, Art City Playhouse, the Little Brown Theatre, Arizona State University's Binary Theatre, and the Off Broadway Theatre in Salt Lake City.
Mahonri also loves superheroes, literature, film, board games, lasagna (with cottage cheese, not ricotta!), and considers himself an amateur Church Historian. He is also a tireless advocate for Mormon Drama.
Where to buy in print
Saints on Stage: An Anthology of Mormon Drama
This volume anthologizes some of Mormonism's best plays from the last several decades, several of them published here for the first time. Included are historical backgrounds and playwright biographies, as well as an introduction that provides an extensive overview of Mormon drama.
The Fading Flower and Swallow the Sun
In "The Fading Flower," when the son of Emma and Joseph Smith starts investigating the mysteries behind his father's involvement in polygamy, Emma must confront a chapter in her life that she would have rather left closed. "Swallow the Sun" follows C. S. Lewis on his journey from staunch atheist to one of the world's greatest defenders of Christianity.
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