Hammaad Chaudry


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Playwrights' Studio

Former New Playwrights Award

Hammaad Chaudry

Hammaad Chaudry is a U.K. & U.S. based playwright currently writing for theatre, television and film. He made his professional debut with his play An Ordinary Muslim, which received its World Premiere at The New York Theatre Workshop, where he was The Tow Foundation Playwright in Residence. An Ordinary Muslim received a two-week extension at the box office, was selected as New York Magazine Critic's Pick and the recipient of The Edgerton Foundation New Play Award and The Laurens/Hatcher Theater Grant.

His work has been staged and/or developed at theatre's including The Public Theater in New York, The Pershing Square Signature Center, The Flea Theatre and The Royal Court Theatre in London. His other work includes God Willing, Tokens, Kismat, and Salaam Mr. Bush.

He was a Van Lier Fellow at New Dramatists, is an alumni of The Public Theater's Writers Group and remains a Usual Suspect at The New York Theatre Workshop. He is also a graduate of The Royal Court Theatre's Young Writers Programme.

He holds an M.F.A. in Playwriting from Columbia University where he completed his studies on scholarship. He also holds a B.A. in International Politics & History from The University of Surrey, England.

Current work includes a commission from The Public Theater in New York and The Kiln Theatre in London. For screen, he is currently working with Tiger Aspect Productions for an original pilot and is a staff writer for The Good Karma Hospital on ITV. He is also under commission from Film4 Productions.

Awards & Honors include: New Playwrights Award from Playwrights' Studio Scotland, YesBroadway 40 under 40, Vineyard Arts Project Public Theater, Cove Park Residency, Composer - Librettist Studio (Nautilus Musical Theater), Dean's Fellowship (Columbia University), Young Writers Festival and winner of Unheard Voices competition at The Royal Court Theatre, London.

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