Kate Fodor

Plays by Kate Fodor



Fifty Ways –  (3M 2F) explores the potent but ambiguous states of emotion that lie in the balance between loving and not loving, between forgiving and not forgiving, between moral obligation and freedom from obligation.


Kate Fodor is a 2013 Guggenheim fellow in playwriting. Her comedy Rx
was recently produced Off-Broadway by Primary Stages and will have its
Los Angeles premiere in January 2014. Her plays have also been
produced by Playwrights Horizons, Epic Theatre Ensemble, San Jose
Repertory Theatre, London’s Courtyard Theatre, and Chicago’s TimeLine
Theatre Company, among others. She has been a resident playwright at
New Dramatists since 2008. Kate’s play Hannah and Martin received the
Kennedy Center’s Roger L. Stevens Award, a Joseph Jefferson Citation,
an After Dark Award, and a finalist position for the Susan Smith
Blackburn Prize. 100 Saints You Should Know received the National
Theatre Conference’s Stavis Award and was nominated for a GLAAD Media
Award, as well as being named one of the 10 Best Plays of the year by
Entertainment Weekly and Time Out New York. The plays are published by
Dramatists Play Service and have been anthologized and excerpted in a
number of volumes from Smith & Kraus. Kate’s work has been developed
at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Hartford Stage and Centre Theater
Group. She has been named one of “Eight to Watch” by The New York
Times and has received commissions from Chautauqua Theater Company,
Center Theater Group and The Playwrights’ Center, where she was the
recipient of the 2011-2012 McKnight National Residency.