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Lauren Yee

 

Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2020] Cancelled
Creative Consultant
 
[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Playwright
 
[Off-Broadway, 0]
Writer

Writing

Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Photos

San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English will direct Lauren Yee?s The S Photo

San Francisco Playhouse Artistic Director Bill English will direct Lauren Yee?s The Song of Summer, Jul. 20 -Aug. 14.

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07/05/2021
Harold Wolpert, Chay Yew, Lauren Yee, Paige Evans Photo

Harold Wolpert, Chay Yew, Lauren Yee, Paige Evans

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02/25/2020
Sandra Oh, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew Photo

Sandra Oh, Lauren Yee, Chay Yew

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02/25/2020

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2020] Cancelled
Creative Consultant

[Off-Broadway, 2018]
Playwright

[Off-Broadway, 0]
Writer

Writing
Playwright
Playwright
Playwright

Lauren Yee Awards and Nominations

 
Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2014 - John Gassner Award
Lauren Yee, The Hatmaker's Wife

Lauren Yee News

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Presents William Shakespeare's MACBETH Photo Merrimack Repertory Theatre Presents William Shakespeare's MACBETH
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2022

Something wicked this way comes. Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present a unique take on William Shakespeare's Macbeth: the sinister tale will be told in its entirety through the eyes of the play's three powerful witches, directed by Rosa Joshi, from October 16 through November 6, according to Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director Courtney Sale and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.

Lynn Nottage's CLYDE'S Tops List of Most-Produced Play of the Season Photo Lynn Nottage's CLYDE'S Tops List of Most-Produced Play of the Season
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 23, 2022

The  Top 10 Most-Produced Plays and Top 20 Most-Produced Playwrights for the new season include Clyde's, Clue, Once, Sweat, and more.

Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Star in MY BROKEN LANGUAGE World Premiere at Signature Th Photo Daphne Rubin-Vega & More to Star in MY BROKEN LANGUAGE World Premiere at Signature Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

Signature Theatre will present Quiara Alegría Hudes’ My Broken Language, the acclaimed playwright’s stage adaptation of her eponymous memoir, and her return to Signature for the second play in her Premiere Residency. My Broken Language takes place Oct 18-Nov 27, 2022 in the Pershing Square Signature Center’s Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre.

2022 Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Christina Anderson for THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT C Photo 2022 Horton Foote Prize Awarded to Christina Anderson for THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

Mari Marchbanks (Founder and Executive Director) has announced that the 2022 Horton Foote Prize has been awarded to Christina Anderson for her play the ripple, the wave that carried me home.

Diana Burbano Named Director of New Play Development  at AlterTheater Photo Diana Burbano Named Director of New Play Development  at AlterTheater
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2022

AlterTheater has named playwright Diana Burbano to the newly created position of Director of New Play Development. The Director of New Play Development will be part of AlterTheater's shared leadership model, leading the company collaboratively with the Producing Artistic Directors and Literary Committee.

Karen MacDonald to Star in World Premiere Version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Merrimack R Photo Karen MacDonald to Star in World Premiere Version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 18, 2022

One of Boston’s most iconic actors will take on the holiday season’s most iconic character when Karen MacDonald stars as Ebenezer Scrooge in Courtney Sale’s world premiere adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol from November 30 to December 24 at Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) in Lowell. Sale, the theatre’s Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director, will also direct.

Register Now To Stream Five Plays From The 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival Photo Register Now To Stream Five Plays From The 45th Annual Bay Area Playwrights Festival
by Grace Cutler - Aug 20, 2022

Spotlighting the power of human connection, the 2022 BAPF featured readings five new works.

Philadelphia Theatre Company Hires Married Couple Taibi Mager and Tyler Dobrowsky as  Photo Philadelphia Theatre Company Hires Married Couple Taibi Mager and Tyler Dobrowsky as Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Aug 17, 2022

Philadelphia Theatre Company has announced a new duo on their artistic leadership team. Taibi Mager and Tyler Dobrowsky are a married couple who will assume the role of artistic director together.

Urbanite Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring a World Premiere, Regional Prem Photo Urbanite Theatre Announces 2022-2023 Season Featuring a World Premiere, Regional Premiere & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

Urbanite Theatre, Sarasota, Florida's premiere destination for bold, contemporary black-box theater, announced its 2022-23 season, which includes four main productions and two special engagements.

Founding Artistic Director of The Blank Theatre Daniel Henning to Step Down Photo Founding Artistic Director of The Blank Theatre Daniel Henning to Step Down
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

Daniel Henning, the Founding Artistic Director of The Blank Theatre in Hollywood, is stepping down after 32 years, effective October 8, 2022. Henning founded The Blank Theatre in 1990.

Lauren Yee Videos

VIDEO: Arianna Afsar, Courtney Reed, David Henry Hwang, and More Take Part in La Joll VideoVIDEO: Arianna Afsar, Courtney Reed, David Henry Hwang, and More Take Part in La Jolla's #StopAsianHate Campaign
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse has released a new video in support of Rep. Grace Meng’s #StopAsianHate National Day of Action and Healing in March.

Cast Recording of Signature Theatre's CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND to Be Released May 8 VideoCast Recording of Signature Theatre's CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND to Be Released May 8
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2020

Signature Theatre today announced that the cast recording of its production of their acclaimed production of Lauren Yee's Cambodian Rock Band, featuring songs by Dengue Fever, will be released on May 8 by Yellow Sound Label. The album will be produced by Michael Croiter and Matthias Winter.

BWW TV: Director Chay Yew Discusses The Importance of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND VideoBWW TV: Director Chay Yew Discusses The Importance of CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 16, 2020

Check out a pre-rehearsal address from director Chay Yew as Lauren Yee's acclaimed play prepares for its Broadway premiere!

HOOKMAN Opens At CalRep This Week VideoHOOKMAN Opens At CalRep This Week
by Stephi Wild - Sep 25, 2019

Lauren Yee's Hookman is a horror fairytale brought to life by the trauma of sexual assault. a?oeYee is one of the most important new voices in American playwriting today; her recent LA productions of Cambodian Rock Band and King of the Yees showcase her brilliance in telling family dramas in virtuosic and comedic waysa??, says Artistic Director Jeff Janisheski.

STAGE TUBE: Playwright Lauren Yee Visits Kansas City for DGF's Traveling Masters Program
by Stage Tube - Aug 2, 2016

Playwright Lauren Yee (King Of The Yees, The Hatmaker's Wife) recently visited Kansas City, MO to lead workshops with writers as part of the Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program. Click below to watch her in action and hear her speak!

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of World Premiere of Victory Gardens Theater's SAMSARA
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 13, 2015

Continuing its 40th Anniversary Season, Victory Gardens Theater announces the world premiere ofSamsara by Lauren Yee, directed by Seth Bockley. Samsara runs February 6 - March 8, 2015 with the press performance on Friday, February 13, 2015, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. Check out a first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Trailer for Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE, Now Playing
by Stage Tube - Sep 3, 2013

Critically acclaimed theatre company The Playwrights Realm presents the New York premiere of Lauren Yee's new play The Hatmaker's Wife, directed by recent OBIE Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812). The Hatmaker's Wife marks the first Playwrights Realm production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) in midtown Manhattan, following previous engagements in several downtown Off-Broadway venues. The show is now in preview ahead of its official opening night, this Thursday, September 5. Check out the just-released trailer below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Sneak Peek of Playwrights Realm's THE HATMAKER'S WIFE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2013

Critically acclaimed theatre company The Playwrights Realm will present the New York premiere of Lauren Yee's new play The Hatmaker's Wife, directed by recent OBIE Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812). The Hatmaker's Wife marks the first Playwrights Realm production at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street) in midtown Manhattan, following previous engagements in several downtown Off-Broadway venues. Previews begin Tuesday, August 27, for an opening Thursday, September 5. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first look at the team in action!

STAGE TUBE: Artists at Play's CHING CHONG CHINAMAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2011

Artists at Play presents the Los Angeles premiere of the irreverent comedy Ching Chong Chinaman, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Peter J. Kuo.


Lauren Yee Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Lauren Yee written?
Lauren Yee has written 3 shows including Ching Chong Chinaman (Playwright), The Great Leap (Playwright), Cambodian Rock Band (Playwright).

What awards has Lauren Yee been nominated for?
John Gassner Award (Outer Critics Circle Awards) for The Hatmaker's Wife .