Artist Profiles

Malcolm Ewen


Malcolm Ewen has worked at Steppenwolf Theatre Company since 1987 and his Steppenwolf credits include Familiar, The Doppelgänger (an international farce), BLKS, The Christians, Mary Page Marlowe, John Steinbeck’s East of Eden, Airline Highway, Russian Transport, after the quake, American Buffalo, The March, The Tempest and Man From Nebraska. He has taken four Steppenwolf Theatre Company shows to Broadway including The Grapes of Wrath and Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? both of which won Tony Awards. Also on Broadway, he was the Production Stage Manager of Paul Simon’s musical The Capeman. He has been fortune enough to take Steppenwolf productions all around the country and the world. Malcolm is proud to serve on the Council of Actors’ Equity Association. He is a recipient of the Del Hughes Award for lifetime achievement in stage management given by the Stage Manager’s Association of the United States and of the Robert Christen Award for Technical Collaboration presented by the Michael Merritt Awards. He was an adjunct faculty member at the Theatre School at DePaul university for five years in the early 1990s. A graduate of Amherst College, he has returned to Vermont during summers for over thirty years to direct at the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, where he is one of the Founding Directors. Malcolm has also worked at the Goodman Theatre, Northlight Theatre, Remains Theatre, Berkeley Rep., Arena Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, Crossroads Theatre and the La Jolla Playhouse.