On 5/5/22, Hunter hosted this program as part of the Distinguished Writer Series.
David Adjmi is the author of the plays The Evildoers, Stunning, 3C and Marie Antoinette. His plays have been produced all over, including at Lincoln Center, the Royal Shakespeare Company, Steppenwolf and Soho Rep.
His writing has been featured or profiled in The Guardian, The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The Los Angeles Review of Books, LitHub, Electric Literature, American Theatre, BOMB, and The Rumpus.
Stereophonic, will premiere on Broadway in 2021, with music by Will Butler from Arcade Fire. The Stumble, excerpted fromThe Paris Review, is in development with Lincoln Center Theatre. The Blind King was workshopped at the Sundance Theatre Lab in 2019 and is currently in development with Yale Rep.
Adjmi has also written the memoir, Lot 6, which was published by HarperCollins. He is the author of two play collections: Stunning and Other Plays and 1789/1978 (both from TCG.) A recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, the Steinberg Playwright Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship, he lives in New York City.
Watch the program below.