a  coproduction between Ars Nova, Ma-Yi Theater and Woodshed Collective.

KPOP, Fall 2017

 an immersive new musical

World Premiere

Conceived by Woodshed Collective and Jason Kim

Book by Writers Lab Member, Jason Kim

Music and Lyrics by Helen Park and Max Vernon

Immersive Design by Woodshed Collective

Directed by Teddy Bergman / Choreographed by Jennifer Weber

Presented in Association with Ma-Yi Theater Company and Woodshed Collective at Ars Nova and The A.R.T/New York Theatres


Ma-Yi Theater Writers Lab Member Jason Kim

Jason Kim  is a Korean-born dramatist based in New York City. His work has been presented at The Williamstown Theatre Festival, Ars Nova, Ma-Yi, Keen Company, Naked Angels, The Flea, Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington National Opera, Fort Worth Opera, Manhattan School of Music, Spoleto Festival, Opera America, and others. He is an IFP—Marcie Bloom Fellow in Film, a Screenwriters Colony Fellow, a Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow for New Americans, and a Librettist Fellow in American Opera Project’s Composers & The Voice. He is a member of the Ma-Yi Writers Lab and Ars Nova’s Uncharted. He is currently Lincoln Center Theater’s Resident Writer. In television, he has written for HBO’s Girls and Fox’s Gracepoint and has adapted The Middlesteins for Showtime. He is currently the Consulting Producer for Love on Netflix. Upcoming performances include The Model American at The Williamstown Theatre Festival in Summer 2017 and KPOP at Ars Nova Theater in Fall 2017. BA Columbia University, MFA New School for Drama.


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