Stuart Ross staged the premiere of The Boswell Sisters a new musical, which he co-rote with Mark Hampton at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre Conference for the Nation Music Theatre. Prior to this he directed his new play Tea With Bea at Chicago's Royal George Theatre and Sag Harbor's Bay Street Theatre. He directed three productions for HBO's New Writers Project. Also this season, he won Chicago's Joseph Jefferson Award for Best Director of a Musical. Stuart wrote and directed the musical phenomenon Forever Plaid. He directed the original New York production, as well as subsequent productions acorss the United States, Japan, Canada and on London's West End. On Broadway, he co-authored the Tony nominated musical Starmites and the acclaimed Radio City Music Hall Easter Show. Off-Broadway he wrote Fun With Dick and Jane (workshop Playwrights Horizons), The Heebie Jeebies: The Musical and The Not-So-New Faces. As a director his work includes Breaking Up, Nasty Little Secrets, Conrack, Creeps, The Lunch Girls, It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman among others. For six seasons Mr. Ross has been a director and dramturg for The Eugene O'Neill Theatre Conference.