Min Kahng

Composer Librettist Playwright Lyricist

Min Kahng (he/him) is an award-winning playwright, composer, lyricist and creative coach whose works include The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga (Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award, Theatre Bay Area Award, Edgerton New Play Award, NAMT Production Grant), GOLD: The Midas Musical (Theatre Bay Area Award), Iris Lee’s Audio Odyssey (published by Playscripts),The Adventures of Honey & Leon, Inside Out & Back Again, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon: A Musical AdaptationBad Kitty On Stage!, The Song of the Nightingale and Tales of Olympus. Kahng is an MacDowell Fellow and an alumnus of the Playwrights Foundation Resident Initiative, Berkeley Rep’s Ground Floor, Djerassi, Willapa Bay AiR, and the TheatreWorks New Works Festival. He has been invited as a Guest Lecturer/Artist at Harvard University, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, San Jose State University and The San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Kahng is an NEA Grant Recipient, a Jonathan Larson Grant Finalist, a Richard Rodgers Award Finalist, and a Dramatists Guild committee member. www.minkahng.com


Publications Committee Member
Compensation Survey Working Group
, Dramatists Guild Institute, Songaturgy: The Dramaturgy of a Song
Contributor to The Dramatist, "California – North Season in Review 2022-2023"
Contributor to Young Dramatists, "Dramatists Bill of Rights, Royalties"
Guild Highlights PanelistRadical Hope & The New Resistance, Dramatists Guild Town Hall, San Francisco, CA
Contributor to The Dramatist, "What are the Obligations of Writing Outside Your Own Ethnicity?"
Contributor to The Dramatist, "On Writing for Young Audiences, Part Two"