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Karen Zacarías    

Karen Zacarías' award-winning plays include The Book Club Play, Legacy of Light, Mariela in the Desert, The Sins of Sor Juana, an adaptation of Julia Alvarez's How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and the adaptation of Helen Thorpe's nonfiction book Just Like Us. Her TYA musicals with composer Deborah Wicks La Puma include Chasing George Washington: A White House Adventure, Einstein Is a Dummy, Looking for Roberto Clemente, Jane of the Jungle, Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans, Ferdinand the Bull and Frida Libre. Her plays have been produced at the Kennedy Center, Arena Stage, Goodman Theatre, Round House Theatre, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Alliance Theatre, Imagination Stage, GALA Hispanic Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Festival, South Coast Repertory, La Jolla Playhouse, Cleveland Play House, San Jose Repertory Theatre and more. Her awards include 2010 Steinberg/ACTA New Play Citation, National Francesca Primus Prize, the Kennedy Center's New Visions/New Voices Award, National Latino Playwriting Award and a Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play. Additionally, Zacarías was a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize. She is currently a playwright-in-residence at Arena Stage and teaches at Georgetown University. Zacarías is the founder of Young Playwrights' Theater, an award-winning theatre company that teaches playwriting in local public schools. Photo: Beverlie Lord.

Product Name Code Price Type   Cast Add to cart    
Chasing George Washington: A White House Adventure CP4 $9.95 Musical15Buy Now
Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans: A Salsa Fairy Tale CE6 $9.95 MusicalFlexibleBuy Now
Einstein Is a Dummy (large-cast musical) E80 $9.95 Musical12Buy Now
Einstein Is a Dummy (small-cast musical) E81 $9.95 Musical5Buy Now
Frida Libre FE7 $9.95 Musical4Buy Now
Jane of the Jungle J72 $9.95 MusicalFlexibleBuy Now
Jane of the Jungle (small-cast version) J73 $9.95 MusicalFlexibleBuy Now
Looking for Roberto Clemente LK6 $9.95 Musical7Buy Now
The Magical Pinata MC8 $9.95 Musical10Buy Now
The Sins of Sor Juana SG1 $9.95 Full-Length7Buy Now