kim yaged - playwright
Kim Yaged is an award-winning writer with a background in theater, television and film. Her hilarious one-woman tour de force “Hypocrites & Strippers” was nominated for a Best Actress Artsie. An excerpt’s included in “The Best Women's Monologues for the 21st Century.” The animated shorts inspired by “Hypocrites & Strippers” are traveling the globe, including stops in Melbourne, London, New York, and Taiwan. Kim received the Kennedy Center’s Meritorious Achievement Award for her play “America”. “America” also won the Audience Award at the Downtown Urban Theater Festival in New York and was part of House Special at ODC Theater in San Francisco. Kim’s chamber opera “www.love” was showcased by the New York City Opera and performed at the University of Michigan, where it was honored with four “Ann Arbor News” Best of Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Production. Kim’s work has been published by Random House, Applause, and Ballantine Books, among others.
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