Co-playwright / Director


Co-playwright / Director, Nick Sweet is celebrating 40 years as a freelance stage director. He has directed more than 140 productions for theatres in Oklahoma, Texas, Alaska and Georgia, including the historical outdoor drama, "Trail of Tears" at the Cherokee Heritage Center. As a historical playwright, he wrote and directed three Centennial plays: "Pride of the Prairie" and "City of Legends" (Bartlesville's city and statehood shows) and "In Our Own Words"(Oklahoma School for the Deaf's show.) As an instructor for Oklahoma Wesleyan University, he directed the school's first five musicals while teaching Literature, English, Communications and Humanities. He received OKWU's Excellence in Teaching Award. Nick was named Senior Poet Laureate for Oklahoma (2010) and for Texas (2013) by the Amy Kitchener Foundation. He is also the only honorary descendant of the Association of the Descendants of Nancy Ward. He and his wife, Peggy, reside on the outskirts of Houston.