MA-YI WRITERS LAB MEMBERS SUSAN STANTON, MIKE LEW AND LAUREN YEE JOIN NEW DRAMATISTS’ RESIDENT PLAYWRIGHTS
Three of our Ma-YI Writers Lab Membersjoined New Dramatists along with four more playwrights to be in residence through the year 2025. These writers were selected by a seven-person committee of New Dramatists current residents, alumni, and outside theatre professionals from 478 applicants after undergoing a highly competitive nine month review and analysis. They include Julian Christopher, Sarah Gancher, Mike Lew, Vickie Ramirez, Tammy Ryan, Susan Soon He Stanton, and Lauren Yee.
Susan Soon He Stanton’s recent plays include we, the invisibles (Actors Theatre of Louisville Humana Festival) Today Is My Birthday (Page 73) andSolstice Party! (Live Source). She is a two-time Sundance Theatre Lab Resident Playwright, and she was awarded the inaugural Venturous Playwright Fellowship and Van Lier Fellowship at The Lark and the Leah Ryan FEWW Prize. She’s also a staff writer for HBO’s ‘Succession’. READ MORE at New Dramatists
This past season, Lauren Yee premiered Cambodian Rock Band (music by Dengue Fever) at South Coast Rep and The Great Leap at Denver Center, Seattle Rep, and Atlantic Theatre. Recent honors: Kesselring Prize, Francesca Primus Prize, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton University, and the #1 and #2 plays on the 2017 Kilroys List (Cambodian Rock Band and The Great Leap).The Young Conservatory 2018-19 season begins with Lauren Yee’s Hookman (October 24-27, 2018). READ MORE