Brown University Writing is Live New Works Festival

My first play production of grad school Jar of Fat will premiere at Writing is Live 2020! Leeds Theatre (83 Waterman Street)FREE (reservation required here)Writingislive.com Jar of Fat by Seayoung YimSaturday, Feb 8, 4pmSunday, Feb 9, 8pm Synopsis: In a fantastical fairytale world, two Korean American sisters are deemed too fat to fit in theirContinue reading “Brown University Writing is Live New Works Festival”

Summoning Frankie at Seattle Public Theater’s Education Program

Directed by Ana Maria Campoy August 10-11 Frankie’s wizarding life has been completely mapped out. Attend the Mould Applemurg Academy, an underfunded public wizarding school in North America, and follow their parents’ picture-perfect plan. However, when a dark presence in the form of a malicious Education Minister threatens to take away all the school’s funding,Continue reading “Summoning Frankie at Seattle Public Theater’s Education Program”

Persimmon Nights at Cafe Nordo

Description: Sara Porkalob (Madame Dragon) returns to Nordo to direct and star in the premiere of playwright Seayoung Yim’s sultry tale. Set during the first large scale wave of Asian American Immigration in The Persimmon Grove, a lurid nightclub, a brash young Korean immigrant rises to great heights in his ethnic enclave while balancing twoContinue reading “Persimmon Nights at Cafe Nordo”

LAAFF Fest–A collection of Asian American Fairytales with a feminist twist!

I wrote the short play Haenyeo for LAAFF Fest produced by SIS Productions in partnership with 18th & Union and Youth Theatre Northwest. Get your tickets here. Haenyeo by Seayoung Yim directed by Mimi Katano Minji, a city girl who moves to beautiful Jeju Island, looks for the answers to her struggling family’s problems inContinue reading “LAAFF Fest–A collection of Asian American Fairytales with a feminist twist!”