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Stephen Karam

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2016]
Adaptor
 
[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Playwright

Writing

Playwright
Co-Creator
Playwright

Photos

Stephen Karam, Sarah Steele, Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney Photo

Stephen Karam, Sarah Steele, Jayne Houdyshell and Reed Birney

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Date:
06/21/2018
Douglas C. Baker and Stephen Karam Photo

Douglas C. Baker and Stephen Karam

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Date:
06/21/2018
Stephen Karam, Michael Ritchie and Joe Mantello  Photo

Stephen Karam, Michael Ritchie and Joe Mantello

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Date:
06/21/2018
Daniel Henning directed Stephen Karam's very first play when he was 17. He went on to Photo

Daniel Henning directed Stephen Karam's very first play when he was 17. He went on to win The Blank Theatre's Young Playwrights Festival two more times at ages 18 and 19. Photo Credit: The Blank)

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06/28/2016

 

Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2016]
Adaptor

[Off-Broadway, 2015]
Playwright

Writing
Playwright
Co-Creator
Playwright

Stephen Karam Awards and Nominations

 
Drama League Awards - 2016 - Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play Gold Star
Stephen Karam, The Humans
 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2016 - Outstanding New Broadway Play Gold Star
Stephen Karam, The Humans
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2016 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Stephen Karam, The Humans
 
Tony Awards - 2016 - Best Play Gold Star
Stephen Karam, The Humans
 
Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Sam Norkin Off Broadway Award Gold Star
Stephen Karam, Sons of the Prophet
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Best Play Gold Star
Stephen Karam, Sons of the Prophet
 
The Pulitzer Prize - 2012 - The Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Stephen Karam, Sons of the Prophet

Stephen Karam News

Founding Artistic Director of The Blank Theatre Daniel Henning to Step Down Photo Founding Artistic Director of The Blank Theatre Daniel Henning to Step Down
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Daniel Henning, the Founding Artistic Director of The Blank Theatre in Hollywood, is stepping down after 32 years, effective October 8, 2022. Henning founded The Blank Theatre in 1990.

Amy Schumer Comes To The Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month Photo Amy Schumer Comes To The Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Emmy-winning and Golden Globe-nominated standup comedian, actress, writer, producer and director, Amy Schumer returns to the road for the first time in four years and makes a tour stop at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 8pm, part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series.

Stephanie Berry, Anthony Lee Medina & More to Star in THE BANDAGED PLACE Roundabout U Photo Stephanie Berry, Anthony Lee Medina & More to Star in THE BANDAGED PLACE Roundabout Underground World Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2022

The cast has been announced for the Roundabout Underground world premiere of the bandaged place by Harrison David Rivers. The cast includes Stephanie Berry as “Geraldine Irby,” Jake Ryan Lozano as “Sam Yates,” Sasha Camille Manuel as “Ella Irby,” Anthony Lee Medina as “Ruben Torres,” Jhardon Dishon Milton as “Jonah Irby.”

The Ensemble Company celebrates 60 years of Edward Albee's VIRGINIA WOOL Photo The Ensemble Company celebrates 60 years of Edward Albee's VIRGINIA WOOL
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022

The Ensemble Company, the theatre company in residence at Penguin Point Productions located in the Oviedo Mall, continues its 2022 season—their fourth--with Edward Albee’s acclaimed masterwork, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, opening September 9th.

The Blank Theatre & Concord Theatricals to Publish Selection of 30th Annual Young Pla Photo The Blank Theatre & Concord Theatricals to Publish Selection of 30th Annual Young Playwrights Festival Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2022

The Blank Theatre in Hollywood has announced it will partner with Concord Theatricals to produce a printed volume of a selection of winning plays representative of the 30th Annual Young Playwrights Festival.

Coachella Valley Repertory Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring FUN HOME, ONCE & More Photo Coachella Valley Repertory Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring FUN HOME, ONCE & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 5, 2022

CVRep has announced a five play, Tony Award winning Season. Two musicals and three plays are scheduled to take the stage from November 2022 through April 2023. Taking the reins from Founding Artistic Director Ron Celona, CVRep’s new Executive Artistic Director, Adam Karsten, sought works that will excite and inspire audiences.  

Coachella Valley Repertory Announces 2022/2023 Season Photo Coachella Valley Repertory Announces 2022/2023 Season
by Kay Kudukis - Jul 5, 2022

​​​​​​​ CVRep is thrilled to announce a five play, Tony Award winning Season. Two musicals and three plays are scheduled to take the stage from November 2022 through April 2023. Taking the reins from Founding Artistic Director Ron Celona, CVRep's new Executive Artistic Director, Adam Karsten, sought works that will excite and inspire audiences.

AMY SCHUMER: WHORE TOUR is Coming to the Providence Performing Arts Center Photo AMY SCHUMER: WHORE TOUR is Coming to the Providence Performing Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

 Emmy-winning standup comedian AMY SCHUMER announced additional dates to her upcoming tour including a stop in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 5P.

EXCEPTION TO THE RULE by Dave Harris Begins Final Two Weeks at Roundabout Underground Photo EXCEPTION TO THE RULE by Dave Harris Begins Final Two Weeks at Roundabout Underground
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude the Roundabout Underground world premiere of Exception to the Rule by Dave Harris (2022 Outer Critics Circle Award nominee, Tambo & Bones), directed by Roundabout Resident Director Miranda Haymon on Sunday, June 26.

Two World Premieres & More Announced for Wilbury Theatre Group 2022/23 Season Photo Two World Premieres & More Announced for Wilbury Theatre Group 2022/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022

Wilbury Theatre Group has announced the plays for their upcoming 2022/23 Season.  They include the world premiere of Rose Weaver’s Silhouette of a Silhouette, the world premiere of a new musical by playwright and poet Darcie Dennigan, Off With Their Heads, and more.

Stephen Karam Videos

VIDEO: Olney Theatre Center Announces 2020-21 Season on Facebook Live; BEAUTY AND THE VideoVIDEO: Olney Theatre Center Announces 2020-21 Season on Facebook Live; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE HUMANS, HEDWIG, and More!
by Stage Tube - Apr 5, 2020

Olney Theatre Center took to Facebook live to announced its 2020-21 season yesterday!

Tonys TV: Best Leading Actor in a Musical, Santino Fontana VideoTonys TV: Best Leading Actor in a Musical, Santino Fontana
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 9, 2019

Santino Fontana has won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical for Tootsie.

VIDEO: Watch Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll & More Take on Chekhov in New Trailer For THE VideoVIDEO: Watch Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll & More Take on Chekhov in New Trailer For THE SEAGULL
by Macon Prickett - Mar 7, 2018

Check out the official trailer for Sony Pictures Classics' film adaptation of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL, set to be released in May 2018. The film is directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer and adapted for the screen by Tony winner Stephen Karam. The Seagull is fresh and modern and as relevant now as when it was first produced in 1903 Russia. It is the story of eight people, all of whom are fatally in love with the wrong person.

VIDEO: Canadian Premiere of Tony-Winning Play THE HUMANS at the Citadel VideoVIDEO: Canadian Premiere of Tony-Winning Play THE HUMANS at the Citadel
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2018

Witness the drama and emotion of an entertaining family dinner fraught with secrets and tension when The Humans begins January 6, 2018, at the Citadel Theatre.

VIDEO: Stephen Karam, Young Jean Lee Recall Beginnings as a Playwright
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 7, 2017

Below, BWW brings you exclusive video content from TNT's newest show WILL, premiering Monday, July 10th.  

BWW TV: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate the SPEECH & DEBATE Premiere!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2017

Earlier this week, the Broadway community came out to celebrate the release Speech & Debate, based on the critically acclaimed comedy by Tony Award winner Stephen Karam (The Humans). Directed by Dan Harris, the film stars Liam James, Sarah Steele, Austin P. McKenzie, Skylar Astin, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and cameos by Broadway's biggest stars including Lin-Manuel Miranda and an original song performed by Kristin Chenoweth. It will be opening in theaters on April 7, 2017 and is now available on iTunes. 

VIDEO: First Look - Opening Scene from New Comedy SPEECH & DEBATE
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 31, 2017

Below, check out the opening scene from the upcoming comedy SPEECH & DEBATE featuring Janeane Garofalo, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Kal Penn, Roger Bart, and Jeremy Rowley.

BWW Interview: Roger Bart Hopes SPEECH & DEBATE Full Of Broadway References Resonates With His Daughter
by Leigh Scheps - Mar 31, 2017

While Roger Bart is known for his comedic chops in shows like Disaster!, Young Frankenstein and The Producers, he knows how to make people laugh even in some of his more serious roles.

STAGE TUBE: Watch the Trailer for Stephen Karam's SPEECH AND DEBATE Film, Starring Sarah Steele!
by Stage Tube - Feb 1, 2017

Sycamore Pictures (BEGIN AGAIN, THE HOLLARS, THE WAY WAY BACK) just announced the theatrical release of Speech & Debate, based on the critically acclaimed comedy by Tony Award winner Stephen Karam (THE HUMANS) and directed by Dan Harris. Watch the official trailer below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Diane Lane & Company in THE CHERRY ORCHARD on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 30, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Diane Lane, Chuck Cooper, Tavi Gevinson, John Glover, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Harold Perrineau and Joel Grey in a new production of The Cherry Orchard, currently in previews for an October 16, 2016, opening on Broadway. This is a limited engagement through December 4, 2016 on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre (227 West 42nd Street). 


Stephen Karam Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Stephen Karam written?
Stephen Karam has written 3 shows including columbinus (Co-Creator), Speech & Debate (Playwright), Sons of the Prophet (Playwright).

What awards has Stephen Karam been nominated for?
Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for The Humans , Outstanding New Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Humans , The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for The Humans , Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Humans , Sam Norkin Off Broadway Award (Drama Desk Awards) for Sons of the Prophet Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Sons of the Prophet and The Pulitzer Prize for Drama (The Pulitzer Prize) for Sons of the Prophet .

What awards has Stephen Karam won?
Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Play (Drama League Awards) for The Humans, Outstanding New Broadway Play (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Humans, Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Humans Sam Norkin Off Broadway Award (Drama Desk Awards) for Sons of the Prophet and Best Play (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for Sons of the Prophet.