Plays

Adam Kraar's plays include New World Rhapsody (commissioned by Manhattan Theatre Club; winner of the 2001 Reva Shiner Award); The Spirit House (Finalist, 2002 Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana Festival; premiered at Performance Network in Ann Arbor); The Princess Of President Street, which premiered at Illinois Theatre Center; Storm In The Iron Box (National Play Award runner-up), and The Lost Cities of Asher (Fellowship from New River Dramatists).

Adam was a Playwriting Fellow in Residence at Manhattan Theatre Club.  His plays have been produced and developed in New York by Ensemble Studio Theatre, Primary Stages, N.Y. Stage and Film, N.Y. Shakespeare Festival, Cherry Lane Theatre, H.B. Playwrights Foundation (where he is a member of the Playwrights Unit), and Theatreworks U.S.A.; and regionally at Geva Theatre, N.Y. State Theatre Institute, Key West Theatre Festival, and others.  Recently, Adam was playwright-in-residence at the William Inge Center for the Arts.

Adam Kraar's plays have won awards from the National Repertory Theatre Foundation,  Sewanee Writers' Conference, New Century Writer Awards and the Southeastern Theatre Conference; and received fellowships from the Shenandoah Playwrights' Retreat, and the Millay Colony.  His plays are published by Dramatic Publishing, Smith & Kraus, and Sundance Publishers.  Adam grew up in India, Thailand, Singapore and the U.S., earned an M.F.A. from Columbia University, and lives in Brooklyn with his wife Karen.

 

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