Director | Playwright | Screenwriter
Kareem is a member of the WarnerMedia Access Writers Program and is a commissioned playwright at Artists Repertory Theatre, Colt Coeur, and Ensemble Studio Theatre. He is is the Co-Founder and Chair of the Middle Eastern American Writers Lab. Member: SDC.
KAREEM FAHMY is a Canadian-born, New York-based theatre director, playwright, and screenwriter. He was named a TCG
"Rising Leader of Color." He was a Janet Sloane Literature Fellow at Yaddo, a Classical Directing Fellow at The Old Globe, a Sundance Theatre Lab Fellow, the Phil Killian Directing Fellow at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and a National Directors Fellow.
JULY 2022 5-21, 2022
THE FIFTH DOMAIN by Victor Lesniewski
Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Shepherdstown, WV
An exciting world premiere
Removed from his position at the National Security Agency, Troy latches onto a new opportunity—one he can’t refuse. But his eagerness blinds him to the unintended repercussions of cyberwar. Is cyberspace the battlefield of the future? Does our nation’s security depend on recognizing this threat? This thriller reflects on patriotism and government accountability in our digital age. [TICKETS]
2022 WOODWARD/NEWMAN AWARD
JANUARY 3 – 29, 2023
AMERICAN FAST — ARTISTS REPERTORY THEATRE, PORTLAND, OR
APRIL 29 – MAY 21, 2023
AMERICAN FAST — CITY THEATRE, PITTSBURGH
JULY, 2021 – MARCH, 2022
WARNERMEDIA ACCESS WRITERS PROGRAM
CURRENT PLAYWRITING COMMISSIONS
ARTISTS REPERTORY THEATRE — Portland, OR
COLT COEUR — NYC
Dodi & Diana
ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE/SLOAN COMMISSION
American Fast will receive a production in Artists Repertory Theatre's 22-23 season. Part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. [TICKETS]
American Fast will receive a production in City Theatre's 22-23 season. Part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere.
Selected out of 3000 applicants, I'm thrilled to be a part of the 21-22 cohort of the WarnerMedia Access Writers Program, where I'm developing a new television pilot. This program aims to amplify under-represented voices in the world of TV writing.
NNPN NOTES FOR THE FIELD
AMERICAN THEATRE MAGAZINE
THE SANCTUARY FOR INDEPENDENT MEDIA
Justice Nnanna & Sammy Noor in The Triumphant