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
AMERICAN JATAKA TALES
The Buddha is reborn as an American, and following the ancient tales, he must "learn something" in order to be reborn.
Deadly spy women, jaded aristrocrats, mobsters and astronomers vie for world supremacy.
GENERIC MAGIC REALISM
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
A mysterious criminal transaction involves the children of those involved, including a young runaway from a circus family.
JUDGE, YURI & EXECUTIONER
Zack, an 85 year-old masochist who prefers older women, takes a moment to tell his life story.
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
In a Midwestern town, Private Detective Barry Sachs solves a murder related to hypnosis.
THE COLOR BRUNETTE
Short comic scenes on the theme of color, both regarding racial discrimination and "difference" in general, and scientific discussion of optics.
THE INCONSTANT INFECTION
A lost play from the gender-fluid 1690s is performed in 1985, leading to mayhem and prompting the participants to re-examine their lives.