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Ken Kaissar

Ken Kaissar’s plays have been performed or developed by the Philadelphia Theatre Company, Delaware Theatre Company, Phoenix Theatre Company, Fusion Theatre Company, Urban Stages and Passage Theatre.  His play LOOKING THROUGH GLASS was performed in May of 2019 at the Jewish Repertory Theatre of Western New York.  His latest play WEEKEND AT BETTY’S is based on a Rosh Hashanah weekend that he spent at the Hampton’s home of the late Betty Friedan.  His play THE VICTIMS OR WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO ABOUT IT (published by McFarland & Company, Inc.) was a runner-up for the 2009 Princess Grace Award and was honored by Middle East America: A National New Plays Initiative, a partnership of Golden Thread Productions, Lark Play Development Center, Silk Road Rising. His adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer’s THE CANTERBURY TALES was commissioned by Columbia University. His other plays include A MODEST SUGGESTION (available on Amazon), FAT MUSLIM GIRLS and NUDE STUDY. He holds a BFA in directing from Carnegie Mellon University and an MFA in playwriting from Columbia University.

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