Adam Kraar, playwright Adam Kraar writes plays about cross-cultural clashes and connections, including works about American families in Asia, the Civil Rights Movement, and quixotic rebels who challenge societal boundaries.

His plays include ALTERNATING CURRENTS (The Working Theatre); WILD TERRAIN (EST Marathon of One-Act Plays), EMPIRE OF THE TREES (NY Innovative Theatre Awards nominee, Outstanding New Script); NEW WORLD RHAPSODY (Manhattan Theatre Club Commission); FREEDOM HIGH (Queens Theatre in the Park); and DANCING ON THE EDGE (Southern Theatre in Minneapolis).

His plays have been produced and/or developed by Primary Stages, N.Y. Stage & Film, Public Theatre, The New Group, Geva Theatre, Bloomington Playwrights Project and many others. Plays published by Applause Books (including work in six editions of Best American Short Plays), Smith & Kraus and Dramatic Publishing. Affiliated Writer, The Playwrights’ Center; Member, Ensemble Studio Theatre; M.F.A., Columbia University. Adam grew up in India, Thailand, Singapore and the U.S.
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EVENTS AND NEWS

Working Theater presents two newly commissioned one-acts

Residency at Art Omi

This Tainted Earth reading at Project Y Theatre

Off-Broadway premiere of ALTERNATING CURRENTS

THE KARPOVKSY VARIATIONS finalist for Blue Ink Playwriting Award

Divo and Diavolo: A Tale of Two Tenors – workshop at Jewish Plays Project

DANCING ON THE EDGE production at Theatre Novi Most

TAKING THE PLUNGE at Stella Adler Studio

GREENWOOD at Theatre East’s 5×5 Drama Series

Bristol Riverside Theatre reading of IN LOCO PARENTIS