Stephen Lyons is an NYC based Film / TV Actor and Musician. He performs both as a solo musician and with his band Bonfire Falls.
Film work includes ‘Peeking’ (Dir: Wells Watson) / Editor (TJ Misny). 'Brax' an aging hipster in the new comedy webseries 'Dyed In The Wool' (Dir Bill Sorice) which has earned 24 Selections, 10 awards, 7 nominations including 'Best Comedy Webseries' for the Houston Comedy Film Festival and the Portland Comedy Film Festival. The Chinese feature film 'Study Abroad: American Invitation' (Dir: Heluan Zhang / EnMaze Pictures) a RomCom is also scheduled for release sometime in 2021. Television work includes 'Diabolical' (Guest Star), 'Grave Mysteries' (Guest Star), 'Dead Reckoning' (Co-Star) for Investigation Discovery and The Travel Channel's 'Mysteries at the Museum'. He played the righteous ‘patriot’ JT Kraig in the Onion News sketch ‘Bomb New York’.
Onstage Stephen has performed extensively in regional Theatre and Off-Broadway. He’s appeared as Joules Volter in Pip’s Island (Off-Broadway). He has been seen onstages including: The Orlando Shakespeare Theatre, Pirate Playhouse, and the Delaware Theatre Company, Cape May Stage, The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival. Favorite roles include Jamie Wellerstein (Last 5 Years), Amiens in a Folk rock adaptation of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ set in 1969 America. Additional favorite roles include: ‘Richard The Lionheart’ (Lion in Winter / Banyan Theatre), He has been involved in new Actor-Musician workshops of ‘White Rock Cliff’ as Bohica (Dir / Written by Ryan McCurdy / Ellie Pyle), ‘Beginnings’ (w/ Katrina Lenk) featuring the music of Chicago.
He's performed extensively as a Solo Artist and with his band Bonfire Falls throughout the East Coast. Stephen's first album 'Fall' was produced by Grammy nominated Producer Anthony Newett and Jeff Barrett. His cover of 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' was a semi-finalist for best male vocalist in the 'Unsigned Only' competition. Stephen performs with fellow Actor/Musicians in Indie Folk Pop band, Bonfire Falls. The band features a diverse sound combining Rock, Indie, Folk and Progressive Rock. They released their debut EP, 'LIFETIME' in May of 2016. Stephen is currently working on developing new music for Bonfire Falls and a new Solo Album. As a Vocalist he was the voice of a Nationally Syndicated Radio program in 2010 which had a listenership of 8 million listeners.
Stephen orginally studied musical theatre and classical voice under the direction of Barbara Washington-Grant at the University of the Arts. He went on to study Theatre at DeSales University and toured extensively as an actor.