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2017

King of the Yees
Commissioned world premiere
Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
Goodman Theatre (Chicago)
Produced in association with Center Theatre Group
March 31-April 30, 2017

Cambodian Rock Band
As part of the Pacific Playwrights Festival
With music by Dengue Fever
Directed by May Adrales
South Coast Rep (Costa Mesa, CA)
April 23, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse research for Untitled Beer Play
April 2017

Hookman
Directed by Vanessa Stalling
Steep Theatre (Chicago)
April 15 – May 27, 2017

Teaching “Jumpstart the Play” online course
PlayPenn
May 2017

An Untitled Play
as part of the R&D Group Findings Series
Directed by Suzanne Agins
The Civilians (New York City)
May 12, 2017

The Song of Summer
as part of the Spring Reading Series
Directed by TBA
Queens Theatre in the Park (Queens, NY)
May 13, 2017

The Great Leap
as part of the New Strands Festival
Directed by Lisa Peterson
American Conservatory Theatre (San Francisco)
May 19, 2017

A new play
as part of the Perry-Mansfield Annual New Works Festival
Directed by TBA
Perry-Mansfield with Seattle Rep (Steamboat Springs, CO)
June 2017

King of the Yees
World premiere
Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
Center Theatre Group/Kirk Douglas (Culver City, CA)
Produced in association with the Goodman Theatre
July 9-August 6, 2017

A new play
as part of the New Play Reading Series
Directed by TBA
Dorset Theatre Festival (Dorset, VT)
August 8, 2017

King of the Yees
Directed by Desdemona Chiang
A Contemporary Theatre (Seattle)
Sept 8-Oct 1, 2017

in a word
Directed by Jocelyn Brown
Chance Theatre (Anaheim, CA)
Sept 8-Oct 8, 2017

King of the Yees
Directed by Sherry Yoon
National Arts Centre and Gateway Theatre (Ottawa, Canada)
October 25-November 11, 2017

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2018

The Great Leap
Commissioned co-world premiere
Directed by TBA
Denver Center (Denver)
Produced in association with Seattle Rep
February 2-March 11, 2018

The Great Leap
Co-world premiere
Directed by TBA
Seattle Rep (Seattle)
Produced in association with Denver Center
March 23-April 22, 2018

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Song of Summer
closed workshop
Directed by Taibi Magar
Trinity Rep (Providence, RI)
March 2017

The Great Leap
Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
Denver Center (Denver)
February 2017

Samsara
Directed by Lauren Saunders
Single Carrot Theatre (Baltimore)
January 18-February 12, 2017

Teaching Advanced Playwriting
with co-teacher Naomi Iizuka
Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
Spring 2017

The Great Leap
as part of Ma-Yi Labfest
Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
Ma-Yi Theatre (New York City)
November 15, 2016

King of the Yees
Directed by Sherry Yoon
Gateway Theatre (Richmond, BC)
October 13-22, 2016

A new play
as part of the On the Radar Series
Directed by Trevor Biship
Chance Theatre (Anaheim, CA)
October 19, 2016

A new play about basketball
Directed by Jaime Castañeda
Playwrights’ Center (Minneapolis) with Denver Center
September 26-30, 2016

King of the Yees
Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
Atlantic Theater Company  (New York City)
September 19, 2016

Untitled Cambodian Rock Band Play
a closed workshop
Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
South Coast Rep (Costa Mesa, CA)
Sept 2016

A new play about basketball
Directed by Desdemona Chiang
One Coast Collaboration  (Seattle)
August 24-30, 2016

Samsara
Directed by Leigh Strimbeck
WAM Theatre (Lenox, MA)
August 21, 2016

A new play
Directed by Shira Milikowsky
Trinity Rep (Providence, RI)
August 4-7, 2016

Teaching in Denver, CO
At Curious Theatre’s Summer Playwriting Intensive
July 12, 2016

An Untitled Cambodian Rock Band Play
Directed by Benjamin Kamine
Berkeley Rep (Berkeley, CA)
June 10-19, 2016

Teaching in Guimarães, Portugal
At Teatro Oficina and Centro Cultural Vila Flor
June 1-8, 2016

in a word
Directed by Amos Dreisbach
The Bard’s Town Theatre (Louisville, KY)
May 12-22, 2016

An Untitled Cambodian Rock Play
a closed reading

Directed by Benjamin Kamine
New York Theatre Workshop (New York City)
May 2, 2016

Stereo | Blind
a commissioned play with music
Curated by Michael Tilson Thomas
Music by Amy Beth Kirsten
Directed by Mary Birnbaum
New World Symphony (Miami Beach, FL)
April 30, 2016

in a word
Directed by Matt Bassett
The Hub Theatre (Fairfax, VA)
April 1-24, 2016

In residence/speaking in Kansas City, MO
As part of the Dramatists Guild Fund’s Traveling Masters Program
In association with Tradewind Arts
April 2016

King of the Yees
As part of the Women’s Invitational
Directed by Holly Derr
Ashland New Plays Festival (Ashland, OR)
March 25-27, 2016

Hookman
As part of the Flux Salon Reading Series
Directed by Wesley Frugé
Forward Flux Productions (Seattle)
March 14-15, 2016

in a word
NNPN rolling world premiere
Directed by Jess McLeod
Strawdog Theatre Company (Chicago)
February 5-March 19, 2016

A new play about basketball
Directed by Jennifer Weir
Playwrights’ Center (Minneapolis)
February 22-26, 2016

In residence at
Denver Center for the Performing Arts (Denver, CO)
February 2016

King of the Yees
As part of New Play Fest
Directed by Helen Murray Pafumi
Hub Theatre (Fairfax, VA)
February 7, 2016

Visiting and presenting work with
Yale School of Drama/Asian and Asian American Coalition
December 6, 2015

King of the Yees
as part of the New Stages Festival
Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
Goodman Theatre (Chicago)
November 1-15, 2015

A new play
a private Roundtable reading
Directed by Benjamin Kamine
Lark Play Development Center (New York City)
September 24, 2015

King of the Yees
as part of the Construction Zone Reading Series
Directed by Desdemona Chiang
ACT Theatre (Seattle)
August 25, 2015

A new play
Directed by Desdemona Chiang
Seattle Rep (Seattle)
August 2015

In residence at
South Coast Rep (Costa Mesa, CA)
July 2015

In attendance as guest panelist at
CityWrights, a playwriting conference
City Theatre (Miami)
June 25-28, 2015

King of the Yees
Core Writers workshop
Directed by Randy Reyes
Playwrights’ Center (Minneapolis)
June 8-12, 2015

Samsara
West Coast premiere
Directed by Benjamin Haber Kamine
The Chance Theatre (Anaheim)
April 30-June 7, 2015 – EXTENDED

Hookman
World premiere
Directed by Becca Wolff
Encore Theatre Company (San Francisco)
May 6-30, 2015

In residence at
The Hedgebrook Women Playwrights Festival
Hedgebrook (Seattle)
May 2015

in a word
NNPN rolling world premiere
Directed by Beth Wood
Cleveland Public Theatre (Cleveland)
April 16-May 2, 2015

in a word
National New Play Network rolling world premiere
Directed by Giovanna Sardelli
San Francisco Playhouse (San Francisco)
April 2-25, 2015

King of the Yees
as part of the Rough Reading Series
Directed by Joshua Kahan Brody
Playwrights Foundation (San Francisco)
April 20-21, 2015

Hookman
a studio production
Directed by Brian Balcom
DePaul University (Chicago)
April 13-19, 2015

Samsara
World premiere
Directed by Seth Bockley
Victory Gardens Theatre (Chicago)
February 6-March 8, 2015