The Negro Problem

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Mark Stewart (born 1961), known by his stage name Stew is a Tony award-winning singer/songwriter/playwright from Los Angeles. In the early 1990s, he formed a band called The Negro Problem and later went on to release albums under his own name. His 2000 release ''Guest Host'' was named Album of the Year by ''Entertainment Weekly'' and his 2002 album, ''The Naked Dutch Painter and Other Songs'', repeated that feat. He toured in support of Love's Arthur Lee in 2002 and in 2003 he was invited to take part in the Lincoln Center's American Songbook series of concerts. Since 2004, he and his now-former partner Heidi Rodewald, with the support of the Sundance Institute and The Public Theater, have... Continue Bio >>