Adam Kraar’s work includes a quartet of plays about American families living in Asia, and a play inspired by the Civil Rights Movement’s “Freedom Summer.” His plays have been produced and/or developed at The New Group, Primary Stages, The Public Theatre, N.Y. Theatre Workshop, Cherry Lane, Performance Network, Geva Theatre, and many others.
He’s received fellowships from Manhattan Theatre Club, Bogliasco Foundation, Millay Colony and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. Adam’s plays are published by Dramatic Publishing, Smith & Kraus, and Applause Books (including six BEST AMERICAN SHORT PLAYS anthologies).
Recent work includes ALTERNATING CURRENTS (The Working Theatre); EMPIRE OF THE TREES (NY Innovative Theatre Awards’ Outstanding Script Nominee); NEW WORLD RHAPSODY (Manhattan Theatre Club commission); WILD TERRAIN (EST Marathon of One-Act Plays) and FREEDOM HIGH (Queens Theatre in the Park).
Adam is an Affiliated Writer of The Playwrights’ Center and was a Playwrights’ Workshop Fellow at The Lark, a Featured Artist at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference, and twice a resident playwright at the Inge Center for the Arts.