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Knud Adams and Christopher Chen Photo

Knud Adams and Christopher Chen

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02/25/2020
Christopher Chen, Edward Chin-Lyn and Mahira Kakkar Photo

Christopher Chen, Edward Chin-Lyn and Mahira Kakkar

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02/25/2020
Knud Adams and Christopher Chen Photo

Knud Adams and Christopher Chen

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01/17/2020
The company with Christopher Chen and Knud Adams Photo

The company with Christopher Chen and Knud Adams

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01/17/2020
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Christopher Chen

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05/23/2017
 
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Christopher Chen Awards and Nominations

 
Obie Awards - 2017 - Playwrighting Gold Star
Christopher Chen, Caught

Christopher Chen News

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to Present 19th Annual New Works Festival in November Photo TheatreWorks Silicon Valley to Present 19th Annual New Works Festival in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2022

This Fall, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will present the 19th Annual New Works Festival, providing Bay Area theatre lovers an advance look at tomorrow’s hits. The festival runs November 6-13, 2022 at Montalvo Arts Center.

New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons  Photo New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will present the New York premiere of¬†Bruce Norris‚Äôs Downstate, directed by¬†Pam MacKinnon,¬†October 28‚ÄďDecember 11 (opening November 15). This provocative work surrounds a registered address in downstate Illinois, where four men convicted of sex crimes share a group home, living out their days post-incarceration.

Ars Nova and PlayCo Present World Premiere of Melis Aker's HOUND DOG in October Photo Ars Nova and PlayCo Present World Premiere of Melis Aker's HOUND DOG in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

Ars Nova and PlayCo will present the world premiere of HOUND DOG by 2019 Ars Nova resident artist Melis Aker. Directed by Machel Ross with music by Aker and the Lazours, this cross-cultural jam-session-meets-play explores the winding path towards forgiveness and belonging.

PlayCo Announces Productions Through Fall 2023, Including the World Premiere of 9 KIN Photo PlayCo Announces Productions Through Fall 2023, Including the World Premiere of 9 KINDS OF SILENCE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2022

PlayCo has announced its programming through 2023‚ÄĒthree plays that, in radically disparate styles, offer generous and probing explorations of human connection across the complexities of geopolitics, cultural identity, and elaborate workplace lunches.

Register Now To Stream Five Plays From The 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Register Now To Stream Five Plays From The 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Grace Cutler - Aug 20, 2022

Spotlighting the power of human connection, the 2022 BAPF featured readings five new works.

Ferocious Lotus Sets 10th Anniversary Show For September Photo Ferocious Lotus Sets 10th Anniversary Show For September
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022

In celebration of its 10th Anniversary, Ferocious Lotus Theatre Company presents EVOLUTION, a festival of six original short plays exploring what it means to be Asian/Asian-American (initially slated to premiere in 2020). This show, a co-production with TheatreFirst, is the Company's first in-person production since the pandemic. 

Sarah Lunnie to Join The Public Theater as Senior Dramaturg Photo Sarah Lunnie to Join The Public Theater as Senior Dramaturg
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

Sarah Lunnie will be joining The Public Theater staff as Senior Dramaturg. Sarah Lunnie is a dramaturg who works mainly on the creation and development of new plays. Sarah was previously an Associate Artistic Director of the Jungle Theater, the Literary Director of Playwrights Horizons, and the Literary Manager at Actors Theatre of Louisville.

Special Events Announced For Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Special Events Announced For Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2022

Playwrights Foundation has announced the special events for this summer's 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF), allowing audiences members and theater industry leaders additional opportunities to engage with new theater; connect with the playwrights, directors, and artists participating in 2022 BAPF; and mingle with fellow theater lovers.

Leading Actors/Directors Will Headline 2022 Bay Area Playwrights Festival This Month Photo Leading Actors/Directors Will Headline 2022 Bay Area Playwrights Festival This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022

Playwrights Foundation has announced the artistic teams for this summer's 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival (BAPF) which will be presented as a hybrid (in-person and streamed) festival July 29 - August 7, 2022.

Hulu Announces BEST IN DOUGH Premiere Date Photo Hulu Announces BEST IN DOUGH Premiere Date
by Michael Major - Jul 13, 2022

It's knead-to-know news! Hulu has debuted a first look at the upcoming pizza baking competition series, “Best In Dough,' hosted by Wells Adams ('Bachelor in Paradise') and Chef Daniele Uditi (Pizzana restaurant creator and co-owner). 'Best In Dough' is hosted by Wells Adams with head judge Chef Daniele Uditi of Pizzana.

Christopher Chen Videos

BWW TV: Take a Look at LCT3's THE HEADLANDS Opening Tonight VideoBWW TV: Take a Look at LCT3's THE HEADLANDS Opening Tonight
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 24, 2020

LCT3's Production of THE HEADLANDS opens TONIGHT at the Claire Tow Theater. Check out a video montage of the production below! The play, by Christopher Chen and directed by Knud Adams, features Laura Kai Chen, Edward Chin-Lyn, Mahira Kakkar, Mia Katigbak, Henry Stram, Johnny Wu, and Aaron Yoo.

VIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER with Seth Rogen, Chriss VideoVIDEO: Netflix Releases Trailer for BREAKFAST, LUNCH & DINNER with Seth Rogen, Chrissy Teigen, Lena Waithe, and Kate McKinnon
by Stage Tube - Oct 9, 2019

From James Beard Award-Winning Chef David Chang and Academy Award-Winner Morgan Neville, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner follows Chang as he travels around the world  accompanied by a different celebrity guest including: Seth Rogen, Chrissy Teigen, Lena Waithe, and Kate McKinnon.  Each episode explores a single city, its culture and its cuisine and as Chang and his friends learn about each city, they also uncover new and surprising things about themselves.


Christopher Chen Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Christopher Chen written?
Christopher Chen has written 3 shows including Caught (Author), Passage (Playwright), The Headlands (Playwright).

What awards has Christopher Chen been nominated for?
Playwrighting (Obie Awards) for Caught .

What awards has Christopher Chen won?
Playwrighting (Obie Awards) for Caught.