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Ed Malin on Indie Theater Now

Ed Malin Ed Malin is a playwright interested in language and history. After interning at The Women's Project in the 90s, Ed has enjoyed the diverse theater scene of New York and beyond. Japanese theater is another favorite. In 2010, Ed was the MC of No Shame at The Tank. Plays include The Inconstant Infection, Film Noix, Presumed Retarded, Dog Spelled Backwards Is Krishna, The Pithecanthropist, Vandalusia-A Louvre Story, Bolívar luvs San Martín, L’aardvarcchio, Le Chakra du Printemps, I Shall Not Be Suede, Judge Yuri & Executioner, Sexy Monk, Inversion of the Baby Snatchers, The Addicts, Mesculun-Feminine, The Troubadour Struck by Lightning, and Girl = Mass x Anorexia. His work has been performed at FringeNYC (’97, ’05, ’06, '09), The Samuel French Festival, Manhattan Theatre Source, the Brecht Forum, Galapagos, the Wicked Ren Faire and the Nuyorican Poets Café. Ed edited the Spontaneous Combustion Anthology for Manhattan Theatre Source and is a member of the Dramatists Guild.

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Plays by Ed Malin on Indie Theater Now

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  • American+Jataka+Tales AMERICAN JATAKA TALES
    By Ed Malin
    The Buddha is reborn as an American, and following the ancient tales, he must "learn something" in order to be reborn.
  • Film+Noix FILM NOIX
    By Ed Malin
    Deadly spy women, jaded aristrocrats, mobsters and astronomers vie for world supremacy.
  • Generic+Magic+Realism GENERIC MAGIC REALISM
    By Ed Malin
    What happens when the magical world of your average South American person is transplanted to a more northern, less magical, more real location?
  • I+Shall+Not+Be+Suede I SHALL NOT BE SUEDE
    By Ed Malin
    A mysterious criminal transaction involves the children of those involved, including a young runaway from a circus family.
  • Judge%2c+Yuri+%26+Executioner JUDGE, YURI & EXECUTIONER
    By Ed Malin
    Zack, an 85 year-old masochist who prefers older women, takes a moment to tell his life story.
  • Oscar+Tango-Bravo OSCAR TANGO-BRAVO
    By Ed Malin
    A comic look at conspiracy theories and the people who believe in them, in light of 20th Century events like the Cuban Sandwich Crisis.
  • The+Adventure+of+Barry+Sachs THE ADVENTURE OF BARRY SACHS
    By Ed Malin
    In a Midwestern town, Private Detective Barry Sachs solves a murder related to hypnosis.
  • The+Color+Brunette THE COLOR BRUNETTE
    By Ed Malin
    Short comic scenes on the theme of color, both regarding racial discrimination and "difference" in general, and scientific discussion of optics.
  • The+Inconstant+Infection THE INCONSTANT INFECTION
    By Ed Malin
    A lost play from the gender-fluid 1690s is performed in 1985, leading to mayhem and prompting the participants to re-examine their lives.

Latest News About Ed Malin

New play published: Oscar Tango-Bravo
A comic look at conspiracy theories and the people who believe in them, in light of 20th Century events like the Cuban Sandwich Crisis. By: Ed Malin
posted by Indie Theater Now Feb 23, 2014

New play published: The Adventure of Barry Sachs
In a Midwestern town, Private Detective Barry Sachs solves a murder related to hypnosis. By: Ed Malin
posted by Indie Theater Now Oct 5, 2013

New play published: The Color Brunette
Short comic scenes on the theme of color, both regarding racial discrimination and "difference" in general, and scientific discussion of optics. By: Ed Malin
posted by Indie Theater Now Oct 5, 2013

New play published: I Shall Not Be Suede
A mysterious criminal transaction involves the children of those involved, including a young runaway from a circus family. By: Ed Malin
posted by Indie Theater Now Aug 28, 2013

New ITN podcast: FRIGID New York Preview
A roundtable discussion with four FRIGID returnees: J.Stephen Brantley, Julie Congress, Ed Malin and Bricken Sparacino. Hear why they return, what they are presenting and why they love their spaces. (25:36)
posted by Indie Theater Now Feb 13, 2014

Ed Malin On the Air

FRIGID New York Preview: A roundtable discussion with four FRIGID returnees: J.Stephen Brantley, Julie Congress, Ed Malin and Bricken Sparacino. Hear why they return, what they are presenting and why they love their spaces.

FringeNYC 15th Anniversary - Part 2: Introducing Indie Theater Now: Martin Denton talks with Elena K. Holy, David Calvitto, Brian Parks, Leslie Bramm, and Ed Malin about the great American drama that's come from the New York International Fringe Festival. And Martin introduces Indie Theater Now, a new NYTE website that launches on August 7, 2011.

FringeNYC 15th Anniversary - Part 1: A look at the very beginnings of North America's largest multi-arts festival, featuring Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy plus four participants from the first FringeNYC in 1997--playwrights Brian Park, Leslie Bramm, and Ed Malin and actor David Calvitto.

COMING SOON:
Presumed Retarded