2020/2021 have been years for writing:

Mosque4Mosque was workshopped and performed virtually through the Criminal Queerness Festival and Dixon Place in July, 2020. It was directed by Sharifa Elkady.

It was selected to be Steppenwolf Theatre's SCOUT Development play for 2020 and received a 30 hour workshop and a fully produced reading in March of 2021. 

The script is available for download on NPX.

The Secretaries was workshopped with The New Coordinates. It was then selected a semi-finalist for Definition Theatre's Amplify Commission and a scene from it was filmed. 

It was workshopped at The Goodman through their Future Labs Series and received a produced public reading in February, 2021.

It will receive its WORLD PREMIERE through First Floor Theater in the Spring of 2022 and will be directed by Laura Alcala Baker.

The script is available for download on NPX.

Pretty Shahid was commissioned by Jackalope Theatre as part of their New Frontier Series. It was workshopped and received a final produced public reading in April, 2021.

The script is available for download on NPX.

Love in the Time of Jonestown was commissioned by The New Coordinates and was recorded as a radio play. It will be available for ticketed streaming from Oct 28- Nov 28, 2021.

Abbas is the recipient of the 2021 Cunningham Commission through DePaul University.

Abbas is in the 2021/2022 Goodman Playwrights Unit and will be writing a new play.

He was made a Company Member of First Floor Theater.

He has one upcoming commission in 2022 that has yet to be announced.