As a director Stephen specialises in playful, physical and comedy theatre.  He has worked on solo shows and large ensemble pieces and whether a devised or scripted piece he always strives to make beautiful and powerful work. 

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Bon Ami

for All In

Director

Devolped with Battersea Arts Centre and Unicorn.

“One of the funniest hours I’ve enjoyed in this month-long Fringe.” ★★★★ Fringeguru

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Love Sick

by All In

Director

Winner of BEST COMEDY AWARD Brighton Fringe

One of the ten comedy acts to watch at Edinburgh Fringe. The Guardian

“Utterly brilliant comic minds.”★★★★★ View From The Gods

“Hilarious and uplifting.” ★★★★★The Kilburn Herald

★★★★ The Skinny

“Exquisitely joyful” ★★★★ Fringeguru

“Funniest and most creative material you’ll see.” Fringe Review - OUTSTANDING SHOW

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Father of Lies

for Bête Noire Productions

Director

“Compulsively gripping… A genuinely unique piece of theatre” ★★★★ The Stage

“Irresistible, unique and compelling. ★★★★ TheUPcoming.cu.uk

★★★★★ London Pub Theatres

★★★★★ The Horror Hothouse

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Hysterical

for Hoax and Luminary theatre

Director

Winner of PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD at Vault Festival

“Often crazed and always sharply choreographed - a dark and vivd nightmare founded on human fragility” ★★★★ The Argus

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The Ark

for Fourth Monkey

Director

“Director Stephen Sobal creates sharp lines of contrast, knitting together a piercingly modern Europe with traditional modes of storytelling to create a thoughtful and current piece of theatre” ★★★★ Broadway Baby

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Alice Marshall: Vicious

Director

“She’s the one you’ll be glad you saw before she got big.” ★★★★★ Short Com

“Alice Marshall is vicious, but in a really good way. Devilishly fun to watch.” ★★★★ Three Weeks

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Kidnap!

for Fourth Monkey

Director

As part of the Scandal Season for Camden Fringe Festival

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Civilised

by All In

Director

“irreverent, absurd and truly anarchic hour of silliness…. Hilarious.” The Argus

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Little Red Cap

for Fourth Monkey

Director

“Visual Storytelling at its best.”★★★★ Broadway Baby

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Alice in Winterland

for Rose Theatre Kingston

Clown and comedy consultant

“Fantastatic thrills, humour brains and a big, beating heart.” ★★★★ The Times

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Treasure Island

for Fourth Monkey

Director

‘The ‘Airplane’ and ‘Naked Gun’ type silliness of humour in the show will have kids and parents giggling left, right and centre.” Broadway Baby

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As You Like it

for Fourth Monkey

Director

Shakespeare’s Comedies Season - Trinity Buoys Wharf

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Pandora

for Fourth Monkey

Director

Pandora lays the original myth bare for interrogation, exploring themes of temptation, misogyny and femininity.

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A Head for Heights

by All In

Director

Part of the Seize the Day National Tour including : Theatre Royal Bath, Roundhouse London, and Junction Theatre Cambridge.

“A play that is both funny and sensitive.” Daily Info

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Treading Water

by All In

Director

Part of the Seize the Day National Tour including : Theatre Royal Bath, Roundhouse London, and Junction Theatre Cambridge.

“it never drops your attention” Daily Info

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ClueDough

by All In

Director

Performed at the Cockpit Theatre