Karen Hartman

Karen Hartman

Karen Hartman has four productions of three world premiere plays in the 2016/17 season: ROZ AND RAY at Seattle Repertory Theater and Victory Gardens, THE BOOK OF JOSEPH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and PROJECT DAWN at People’s Light. In 2014-15, Ms. Hartman held the Playwright Center’s McKnight Residency and Commission for a nationally recognized playwright. Hartman’s personal and political essays have...
Karen Hartman has four productions of three world premiere plays in the 2016/17 season: ROZ AND RAY at Seattle Repertory Theater and Victory Gardens, THE BOOK OF JOSEPH at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and PROJECT DAWN at People’s Light. In 2014-15, Ms. Hartman held the Playwright Center’s McKnight Residency and Commission for a nationally recognized playwright. Hartman’s personal and political essays have been published in the New York Times and the Washington Post. A New Dramatists alumna, Ms. Hartman grew up in San Diego and graduated from Yale University and the Yale School of Drama. She lived in Brooklyn until 2014, when she became Senior Artist in Residence at the University of Washington in Seattle. For information about her other plays: www.karenhartman.org