Pamela Danforth Yaco

Playwright

Pamela Danforth Yaco’s plays have been produced/developed at Theatrelab, NYC, TAPt-The Artists Playground Theatre, Neighborhood Playhouse Theatre, Tribeca Film Center, Circle East, Fleetwood Stage with Producing Director-Emmy winning writer, Lewis Arlt, InGenius Festival, The Players, and at Manhattan Theatre Source- “One of the top five off-off-Broadway theatres” –The New York Magazine
At Manhattan Theatre Source, Estrogenius Festival, Yaco’s Family Time, was “The winner for most grounded in reality, Family Time is my personal favorite of this week's series…. Yaco writes some wonderful, witty banter that comes alive” …Talkin’ Broadway…Theatre Reviews by Cindy Pierre, 2007
At the “Hastings Local,” Yaco’s play, December, was read by Faith Prince (Tony) and Chris Murney, (Emmy), Hastings on-Hudson, New York, Library Benefit
At Manhattan Theatre Source, awarded Finalist in the Estrogenius Festival, for December and produced for the Ingenious Festival- 2009
Abbess, a play, directed by Glenn Paris, Directing Producer for the Native Coast Theatre Company, at the Tribeca Film Center in NYC
Yaco’s play, Isola Femmina received a staged reading in April 2014 in celebration of the 25 year anniversary Helen Hayes -the first woman admitted to The Players Club. NYC www.taptheatre.com
Camp Hoshi, a play, advanced as one of only 24 finalists out of 1,300 submissions for The Lark Theatre’s Playwrights’ Week Program in 2015
Between Heaven and Hell, the Trial of William Blake received semi-finalist status out of 1,500 submissions at the 2016 National Playwrights Conference
Between Heaven and Hell, the Trial of William Blake was accepted into the Kenyon Playwrights’ Conference in Gambier, Ohio, June 2016
Briar Hall, a concert reading September 2017 at The Town Players of New Canaan, CT. Stage II. Directed by Frank S. Petrilli, Produced by Sheri Dean

Yaco is listed in the National New Play Network. For sample scripts- https://newplayexchange.org/users/16287/pamela-yaco

Yaco’s poetry has been published in Ladies and Gentleman: the Hudson Pier Poets and Skidrow Penthouse and has been a featured guest poet at the Neighborhood Playhouse, 22 Below, The Writer’s Voice, and the New Year's Day Poetry Marathon, The Poetry Project, NYC

Founding Member of the Writers’ Forum, Manhattan Theatre Source, think tank for emerging and established playwrights, Jim Lawson, Artistic Director, NYC, and a former member of The Writers Studio,  studying with Elliot Figman, Executive Director of Poets and Writers, Philip Schultz, Founder/Director in NYC.

Current Member of the Dramatists Guild, Women in the Arts and Media, WritersAtLargeNYC, Writers@theplayers at Gramercy Park, NYC. www.theplayersnyc.org, The Book Club of California,  Associate Member Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators,  Cambria Writer's Workshop, and Frank S. Petrilli’s Reel Writers Group