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Stephen Karam

Stephen Karam is the Tony Award-winning author of The Humans, Sons of the Prophet and Speech & Debate. For his work he's received two Drama Critics Circle Best Play Awards, an OBIE Award and is a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist. Stephen directed his first feature film, The Humans, for A24 films. He wrote a film adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull... See full bio »

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The Humans Writer
The Seagull Writer


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 2021 The Humans (based on the play by) / (written for the screen by)
 2018/I The Seagull (screenplay)
 2017 Speech & Debate (based on the play by) / (screenplay)
 2011 Side by Side by Susan Blackwell (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Episode #2.8 (2011)
- Episode #2.5 (2011)
- Episode #2.4 (2011)
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 2021 The Humans
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 2017 Speech & Debate (Diwata's Original Songs By)
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 2021 The Humans (producer)
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 2017 Speech & Debate (writer: "Crap Sandwich", "More Weight", "Hold It In", "Losers Are Winners")
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 2016 The 70th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special)
Self - Winner
 2016 WTF with Marc Maron (Podcast Series)
Self - Guest
- Stephen Karam/Josh Brener (2016) ... Self - Guest
 2016 Working in the Theatre (TV Series documentary)
Self - Playwright
- A Conversation with the Humans: LIVE (2016) ... Self - Playwright
 2016 Theater Talk (TV Series)
Self - Guest
- "The Humans" (2016) ... Self - Guest
 2016 A Roundabout Road to Broadway (TV Movie)
 2015 Talk Stoop (TV Series)
- Back to Broadway (2015) ... Self

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Author of the play, Speech & Debate, which premiered at Roundabout Theater Company in New York, NY (October 2007 - March 2008). See more »


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Stephen Karam graduated from Brown University in 2002 with a BA degree in Theatre Arts Literature and Culture in English.

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