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About Adam P. Kennedy
Adam P. Kennedy is a writer/publisher. He was born in Rome, Italy. He grew up in New York City and London, England. He attended Manhattan Country School and Riverdale Country School. He graduated from Antioch College with a double major in Soviet Studies and Journalism.
Adam has traveled extensively through out Africa and Europe.
He is the creator of the television shows Africa/U.S.A.: The Connection and The World Connection, “Edu-tainment” programs for teens that aired on network television and PBS.
Signature Theatre Co. produced his autobiographical play Sleep Deprivation Chamber, co-authored with his mother, playwright Adrienne Kennedy and received an Obie Award for Best New American Play.
Adam co-founded Abandon Entertainment - along with Karen Lauder and Marcus Ticotin - a television and movie company that produced the feature films Oxygen and Scotland PA and the made for TV movie on TNT, Thrill Seekers.
His publishing company, Kennedy Publishing, co-founded with his wife, won the Pen Oakland Josephine Miles Award for excellence in literature for Mom, How Did You Meet the Beatles? A three week theatrical run of the Beatles material launched the Public Lab Series at the Public Theatre in New York City. The play is published by Samuel French, Inc.
He is the recipient of the Alumni Mentor Awards for Activism in Social Justice and the Arts from Manhattan Country School, his Alma Mater.
Adam is the father of four children and resides in Virginia.