Lady Macbeth production at Krannert Center, Urbana, IL

"B-26 Bomber WASPS" Highland High's prize-winning FASTEST will perform for Congressional Gold Medal winning WASP

Amir Babayoff as Abe, Maya Serhan as Sabra in trailer for HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM

ks at Abraham trailer shoot

Pomperaug HS KABUKI LADY MACBETH

Workshop Theatre, NYC production

The Fastest Woman Alive

Actors Stock Company/NY production

Chicago Shakespeare Co'sKLM

Events

IN A KINGDOM BY THE SEA wins Gold Prize, Hollywood Screenplay Contest . 2014


Named Screenplay Consultant for Beiber Entertainment Enterprise's production of A.B. Yehoshua's A LATE DIVORCE


The Human Comedy of Not Selling Out--OR-- How I learned to love L.A.


LADY MACBETH: A KABUKI PLAY (published title, Kabuki Lady Macbeth) opens at the Studio Theatre, Krannert Center, University of Illinois, Urbana on March 29 at 7:30 pm through April 7, Sunday at 3 pm, directed by Shozo Sato.


THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE
May 28, Highland High performs THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE at homecoming reunion of the WASP, whose story it celebrates, Sweetwater, TX, 1:30PM

In Texas competition, Highland High School's one-act play advanced from Zone Competition in Roby on Tuesday, March 22. Scenes from "The Fastest Woman Alive," were directed by Judy Etheredge and Lisa Fullwood. Katy Fullwood won Best Actress, Bailey Nervig was named to All-Star cast; Honorable Mention All-Star Cast: Preston Rowlett and Jessica McCain; Outstanding Crew Member--Steven Johns. Mitchel Taylor and Toby Falcon. Highland will compete with Bronte and Santa Anna at District Contest on Tuesday, March 29th in Bronte at 3:30.


SWEET LAND OF FIRE, concert reading directed by George Ferencz on Monday October 4 at 7:30 PM at La MaMa, 74A East Fourth Street, New York.


THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, August 2010, from Pepperdine University, directed by Cathy Thomas-Grant.


IN A KINGDOM BY THE SEA published as a single play, by Broadway Play Publishing, upcoming 2010. (also available in PLAYS BY KAREN SUNDE, BPP, 2001)


KABUKI LADY MACBETH
Meredith College, Raleigh, NC, Feb 2010. directed by Catherine Rodgers.


ABRAHAM FILM PROJECT WEBSITE
New website launched May 2009, designed by Alexandra Fullerton www.AbrahamFilm.org - link on homepage.


AUDIO PLAY - ABRAHAM
CD completed November 2008, by Full House Productions, engineered by Phil Lee, mixed by Andrew Kirk. for sample: www.AbrahamFilm.org, click TRAILERS, then AUDIO PLAY.


KABUKI LADY MACBETH production at Pomperaug High School, Southbury, Connecticut,directed by Paul E. Doniger, NOV 14-23, 2008


HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM (FILM SHORT)makes FINALS, A&E's Third Screen Film Festival. PLEASE view and VOTE for it at www.thirdscreenfilmfestival.com - October 2008


HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM produced at Youngstown State University, directed by Dennis Henneman, OCT 1-12, 2008


THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL with Susan Patrick, directed by La MaMa's George Ferencz. APRIL 2-6, 2008


HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM - Readings 2008

Congregation Ansche Chesed 100th St and West End Ave, New York City SAT MARCH 22, 8PM

Princeton Middle East Society -Woodrow Wilson School for International Affairs, Bowl One, Princeton, NJ SUN MARCH 30, 4PM

Cathedral of St John the Divine, 1047 Amsterdam Ave, New York City THURS MAY 15, 4PM

Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, MAY 15-17, three separate venues. (650)852-9392


TRUTH TAKES A HOLIDAY
HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM
WHEN REAL LIFE BEGINS
readings at Gabriola Theatre Center, and Vancouver Theatre, BC, directed by Antony Holland and Leslie Parrott, July and August, 2007;


IN A KINGDOM BY THE SEA at The Workshop Theatre, 312 W 36, The Jewel Box, 4th Floor, NYC on June 28, 29, 30 at 8PM Reservations recommended: 212-695-4173 Admission FREE. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli, With Ramsey Faragallah, Gerry Goodstein, Ginger Grace, Richard Kent Green, Christian Hogarth, Omar Khoury, Josh Stein-Sapir, Jenne Vath.


WHEN REAL LIFE BEGINS
Manhattan Theatre Source, 177 Macdougal at 8th St, West Village, NY. JUNE 17, 18, 19, 8:00 PM. Tkts 212-501-4751 With Jane Titus, Directed by Keith Oncale, produced by Actors Stock Company/​New York


HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM, Wed May 9, 7:30PM, cast by Magic Theatre of San Francisco, directed by Virginia Reed for TERRORISM 109 course at Stanford University, Lecture Hall 100, Center for Educational Research, Palo Alto, CA. Israeli/​Palestinian no-man's land Romeo & Juliet. -available www.broadwayplaypubl.com


OTHELLO'S PASSION (KABUKI OTHELLO)
at Center for Performing Arts Theatre, Illinois State University, Normal, IL - directed and designed by Shozo Sato, Nov 6- Nov 12, 2006


HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM published by Broadway Pla y Publishing www.broadwayplaypubl.com

KABUKI LADY MACBETH published by Dramatic Publishing Company www.dramaticpublishing.com

IN A KINGDOM BY THE SEA Wed May 17 7:00PM by Playwrights Foundation, San Francisco for TERRORISM 109 course at Stanford University, Lecture Hall 100B, Center for Educational Research, Palo Alto, CA (Drama in UNIFIL, based on abduction of US Marine Colonel - what Americans don't know about Mid-East peacekeeping)

HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM Sunday March 26 at 4PM for ICO (International Catholic Organizations Information Center) at Cathedral High School Theater 350 E 56th @​ 1st Avenue 212.355.5557 Suggested Donation 40. (tax deductible)

THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE, published by Dramatic Publishing Co.

Staged Reading NATIVE LAND by Actors Stock Company at CAP 21, 18 West 18th St, Sunday 9/​18/​05 at 3PM

KABUKI LADY MACBETH nominated for five JEFF AWARDS including "Best New Work" Karen Sunde & Shozo Sato, "Best Production" Chicago Shakespeare Theater, "Best Direction" Shozo Sato, "Best Lighting Design", Lindsay Jones, "Best Sound Design", Michael Rourke.

Publication THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE by Dramatic Publishing Company. 9/​10/​05 **

Reading HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM at Quaker House, NYC for UN's Israeli/​Palestinian Working Group, July 7, 2005.

Reading of TRACKING BLOOD WHITE at LaMama Annex, NYC, January 31, 2005.

World Premiere of KABUKI LADY MACBETH, Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, March 11 - May 1, 2005, 800 E. Grand Av, (312)595-5600, www.chicagoshaks.com

World Premiere of THE SPA, opera with composer Michael Roman Dilthey, Marymount at Fordham U, June, 2005.

New York Premiere of THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE, Praxis
Theatre Projects, NY, June 3 to June 20, 2004, Theatre Two on Theatre Row, 432 W 42nd St. www.praxistheatre.org.

DADDY'S GONE A-HUNTING reading at The Lark Theatre's "Playwright's Week," June 24, 2004 8PM.

Reading of THE FLOWER'S LAST CHILD (A Weathermen story)at Abingdon Theatre, NY, June 28, 2004, 6 PM.

THE FASTEST WOMAN ALIVE premieres, Luna Stage, Montclair, NJ in April 2004. www.lunastage.org


Article on HOW HIS BRIDE CAME TO ABRAHAM in December issue of American Theatre Magazine. Opens at The Unicorn Theatre, Kansas City, MO, January 2004, www.unicorntheatre.org

A GATHERING OF ACTORS by Peter F. Carnahan, chronicles development and tour of Sunde’s Achilles by The Peoples Light and Theatre Company in Cyprus and Hungary. www.amazon.com

Gold Prize winner, Hollywood Screenplay Contest; "Dazzling" New York Screenplay Contest. U.S. Marine abduction.
“One of the most powerful antiwar plays ever penned.”
--Plays International, London
Dramedy. Televangelist's wife teams with hooker to sell sperm. Bill Boyle Coverage: "very talented writer... exceptional"
America's first heroine outfoxes all the guys until they thank her. A finalist at Sundance.
Lost treasure, sea adventure, intense love triangle. "I love it!" Consultant to James Cameron.
Plays and trilogy collections. Many FREE downloads:
Washington ignites Continental Army.
3 plays: Achilles, Kabuki Macbeth, Kabuki King Richard
Haiti: A Dream (WNYC, NPR) , The Sound of Sand, How His Bride Came to Abraham
Stand-up comic meets Joan of Arc - 'banned in Philadelphia"
Three plays:Please God No Wedding Or Shooting At The End!, Anton Himself, Masha, Too
Three plays :Tracking Blood White, Native Land, Sweet Land of Fire.
three plays ripped from headlines
"delicious... delightfully grand." TIME OUT Outer Critics Circle, VOICE CHOICE
"Americana with the spirit of a musical!" - at Edinburgh Festival
"haiku-like clarity…hypnotically beautiful, emotionally dizzying." —Chicago Sun-Times
“Unforgettable... You wish it would stop, but know you’d feel robbed if it did.” NEW YORK TIMES E-book available Free
"primal emotions... dazzling... beautifully distilled script" Chicago Sun-Times
“...fine Elizabethan juggle of intrigue, betrayal, passion... seethes sexuality... riveting.”
--VARIETY