Co-playwright Nick Sweet has been a freelance stage director since 1977. He has directed 135 productions for theatres in Oklahoma, Texas, Alaska, and Georgia. In 2012 he directed the world premiere of " Nanyehi " in Georgia and the 2013 Oklahoma premiere at Northeastern State University. He also directed the historical drama " Trail of Tears " at the Cherokee Heritage Center in Tahlequah, OK in 2002. The previous year he appeared as the stockade doctor and understudied the role of Will Rogers under the direction of TONY nominee Joe Sears.

Nick co-founded the drama program at OK Wesleyan University and directed the college's first 5 musicals. He also taught Literature, Communications, English and Humanities. From 1987 to 2008, he conducted drama residencies at OK School for the Deaf. He is the playwright of several historical dramas: " In Our Own Words ", OK School for the Deaf Centennial, " Pride of the Prairie " and " City of Legends ", Bartlesville's City and Statehood Centennials and " Darkness Before Dawn ", at the Muskogee Civic Center. His children's plays," Fable of the Rock ' and " My Stupid Cat Named Max " are published by Eldridge Plays and Musicals. He is an Artist - in - Residence for the OK Arts Council and formerly for the TX Commission on the Arts. He resides outside Houston, Texas.