Karen Malpede

Karen Malpede

Karen Malpede, playwright/director of 19 plays, is author of Plays in Time: The Beekeeper’s Daughter, Prophecy, Another Life, Extreme Whether (Intellect, 2017). She is co-founder of Obie-award winning Theater Three Three Collaborative. “One of America’s most prominent political playwrights,” Marvin Carlson.

Fall 2010

Another Life

By Karen Malpede

HANDEL is corpulent, elderly, yet strong of voice. He stands at the large window, his hack to us. He is following someone’s movement on the ground, but all that can […]

Imagine: Yemen

By Karen Malpede

An Introduction “Push/Pull” by Ismail Khalidi “Dinner During Yemen” by Karen Malpede “The Book of Mima” by Naomi F. Wallace The UN has described the war in Yemen as “the […]

Dinner During Yemen

By Karen Malpede

(NITA and RITA meet for dinner at RITA’s house. They are friends from work, among the remaining career diplomats in the State Department. NITA is more knowledgeable in the ways […]