Katie Ganem

Katie Ganem

Katie Ganem is a DC based playwright, actor, singer, director, and teacher. She originally hails from Baltimore, where her short plays have been featured in Open Space Arts’ annual Summer Playwright’s Festival for 10 years. Some of her plays include The Goodbye Song, a one act that was performed as part of the International Youth Arts Festival in London in 2012, and Sneeze: A Love Story, which had a successful...
Katie Ganem is a DC based playwright, actor, singer, director, and teacher. She originally hails from Baltimore, where her short plays have been featured in Open Space Arts’ annual Summer Playwright’s Festival for 10 years. Some of her plays include The Goodbye Song, a one act that was performed as part of the International Youth Arts Festival in London in 2012, and Sneeze: A Love Story, which had a successful production in Rochester, NY in 2016.

Plays

  • The Philosopher's Daughters
    Straddling two time lines, The Philosopher’s Daughters follows the stories of two scientists and their daughters. In 1633, Galileo goes on trial for his heretical scientific views, while in 2019 Ammar Nouhan, a leading climatologist deals with an administration who is all too eager to believe that his research is fabricated. Meanwhile, their daughters must find ways to pick up the pieces, and keep their families united at all costs.
  • Sneeze: A Love Story
    Girl meets boy. Girl falls in love with boy. Girl becomes allergic to boy?

    All her life, Imogen has lived with unique medical condition that makes her allergic to anything she loves: popcorn, books, peanut butter and banana sandwiches... but when Imogen falls for Patrick, things start to get complicated.
  • Do No Harm
    Alanna is a medical student and is studying for the biggest exam of her life. But the more the stress builds, the more things start to unravel, and it's beginning to have some bloody consequences.

Recommended by Katie Ganem

  • Vanishing Marion
    19 Mar. 2020
    Really enjoyed the variety of female characters and the layers of all the various relationships. Even relationships not explored in detail onstage were given subtle hints of their history and depth. Has some great female monologues!