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Karen Hartman
Karen Hartman

Karen Hartman

Karen Hartman’s Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department premieres at Yale Repertory Theater in 2019, directed by Kenny Leon. In spring 2018, Hartman’s The Book of Joseph became the highest grossing play in the Everyman Theatre’s history. Joseph and two other recent plays Roz and Ray (Edgerton New Play Prize), and Project Dawn (NEA Grant, NNPN Rolling World Premiere) had ten productions in the 2016-18 seasons. Other works include Goldie, Max, and Milk (Steinberg and Carbonell Nominations), SuperTrue (Kilroy’s List, Theater Know), Goliath (Dorothy Silver New Play Prize), Gum, Leah’s Train (Weissberger Finalist), Going Gone (NEA Grant), Girl Under Grain (Best Drama, NY Fringe), ALICE: Tales of a Curious Girl, (Music by Gina Leishman, AT&T Onstage Award), and Troy Women. Regional: Center Stage, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, Cincinnati Playhouse, Dallas Theater Center, People’s Light, San Diego Rep, Seattle Rep, Theater J, Victory Gardens. New York: Women’s Project, NAATCO, P73, Summer Play Festival. Publications: TCG, Dramatists Play Service, Playscripts, Backstage Books, NoPassport. Honors: McKnight Residency, New Dramatists alumna, Bellagio, Helen Merrill Foundation, Hodder Fellowship, Jerome Fellowship, Fulbright Scholarship. Prose: New York Times and The Washington Post. Ms. Hartman is Senior Artist in Residence at University of Washington, and has just returned to Brooklyn after four years in Seattle.

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