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Member of Ma-Yi Writers Lab Since 2012

Kimber Lees’s Plays include to the yellow house, tokyo fish story (South Coast Repertory, TheatreWorks/Silicon Valley, Old Globe Theater), brownsville song (b-side for tray) (Humana Festival/ATL, LCT3/Lincoln Center, Long Wharf Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Moxie Theatre, and others), and different words for the same thing directed by Neel Keller (Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas Theatre). Her work has also been presented by Lark Play Development Center, Page 73, Hedgebrook, Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Old Globe Theater/New Voices, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Manhattan Theatre Club, Southern Rep, ACT Theatre/Seattle, and Magic Theatre. Under commission at LCT3, South Coast Repertory Theatre, Denver Center Theatre Company, Hartford Stage, Center Theatre Group, Long Wharf, Cleveland Playhouse/CARE Project, and the Bush Theatre in London. Lark Playwrights Workshop Fellow, Dramatists Guild Fellow, member of Ma-Yi Writers Lab, and recipient of the Ruby Prize, PoNY Fellowship, Hartford Stage New Voices Fellowship, and inaugural 2015 PoNY/Bush Theatre Playwright Residency. MFA: UT Austin.

Agent: Seth Glewen, Gersh     glewen@gershny.com     212-634-8124

 plays

TO THE YELLOW HOUSE

 

Workshop Production:   Lark BareBones Program, 2017 — Dir:  TBA

Reading:   Manhattan Theatre Club, 2017 — Dir: Moritz von Stuelpnagel

Workshop/Reading:   Long Wharf Theatre, 2016 — Dir: Adam Greenfield

Workshop/Reading:   Lark Studio Retreat, June 2016 — Dir: Anton Dudley

Reading:   Lark Playwrights’ Workshop Fellows, May 2015 — Dir: Thomas Kail

 

TOKYO FISH STORY

 

Production:   Old Globe Theatre, June 2016 — Dir: May Adrales

Production:   TheatreWorks (Silicon Valley), March 2016 — Dir: Kirsten Brandt

World Premiere :   South Coast Repertory Theatre, March 2015 — Dir: Bart DeLorenzo

Workshop/Reading:   TheatreWorks, New Works Festival, August 2014 — Dir: Jessica Heidt

Reading:   Lark Playwrights’ Workshop Fellows, May 2014 — Dir: Eric Ting

Reading:   Lark Roundtable, April 2013 — Dir: Lloyd Suh

 

BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY)

 

– Selected Productions

Production:   Seattle Repertory Theatre, Spring 2016 — Dir: Juliette Carrillo

NYC Premiere:   LCT3/Lincoln Center Theater, Fall 2014 — Dir: Patricia McGregor

Production:    Long Wharf Theatre, Spring 2015 — Dir: Eric Ting

Production:   Philadelphia Theatre Company, Spring 2015 — Dir: Eric Ting

World Premiere:   Actors Theatre of Louisville/Humana Festival, 2014 — Dir: Meredith McDonough

Workshop/Reading:   Bay Area Playwrights Festival, July 2013 — Dir: Tony Kelly

Workshop/Reading:   Seven Devils Playwrights Conference, June 2013 — Dir: Amy Saltz

Reading:   Lark Play Development Center, May 2013 — Dir: Leah C. Gardiner

Reading:   Premiere Stages Play Festival Finalist, March 2013 — Dir: John Wooten

Reading:   Lark Roundtable, November 2012 — Dir: Daniella Topol

 

DIFFERENT WORDS FOR THE SAME THING

 

World Premiere:   Center Theatre Group, Kirk Douglas Theatre, 2014 — Dir: Neel Keller

Workshop/Reading:   Page 73 Productions, January 2013 — Dir: Thomas Kail

Development:   Hedgebrook Women Playwrights Festival, May 2012

Workshop/Reading:   TFA First Light Program, June 2011 — Dir:  PD Michnewicz

 

FIGHT

 

Reading:   Represent Playwrights Festival, ACT/Seattle, July 2012

Workshop/Reading:   The Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, May 2011 — Dir:  Jess Finney

Reading:   Southern Rep, New Orleans, LA, January 2011 — Dir:  Aimée Hayes

University Production:   University of Texas at Austin, October 2010 — Dir:  Charles Otte

Reading:   Great Plains Theatre Conference, May 2010 — Dir:  Carl Beck

Workshop/Reading:   University of Texas at Austin, March 2010 — Dir:  Wendy C. Goldberg                                       

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