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Stephen Karam

Stephen Karam
Playwright

2005 Girl on Girl

2006 Speech & Debate


Stephen Karam is the author of Sons of the Prophet, which recently ended its critically-acclaimed, extended off-Broadway run at the Laura Pels Theater in New York City (Roundabout Theatre Company) following its debut at the Huntington Theatre Company. The complete text of Sons of the Prophet was published in the February issue of American Theater Magazine, and will be published in book form by Northwestern University Press and Dramatists Play Service. Other plays include Speech & Debate (the inaugural production of Roundabout Underground, published by Dramatists Play Service); columbinus (New York Theatre Workshop, published by Dramatic Publishing Co.); Girl on Girl (Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep); and Emma (a modern, musical version of Jane Austen's novel, most recently performed by students of the Professional Performing Arts High School in NYC in association with Waterwell (published by Playscripts, Inc.).  He has also written for NY Magazine, The Advocate and McSweeneys.net, and is the author of the libretto for Dark Sisters, an original chamber opera with composer Nico Muhly (co-produced by Gotham Chamber Opera, MTG and Opera Company of Philadelphia). A MacDowell Colony Fellow, Stephen grew up in Scranton, PA and is a graduate of Brown University.