Ismail Khalidi

Playwright

Ismail Khalidi is an award-winning playwright. His plays include Tennis in Nablus, which premiered at Atlanta’s Alliance Theater in 2010, Truth Serum Blues (Pangea World Theatre) and Final Status. He is on the board of the Friends of the Jenin Freedom Theatre and currently resides in Brooklyn.  Tennis in Nablus received two graduate student Kennedy Center Honors in 2008 while he was still at NYU, the Mark Twain Comedy Playwriting Award and the Quest for Peace Playwriting Award.