Vanessa Kai

Vanessa Kai


Playwrights debut. Off-Broadway: KPOP (Lortel nomination, Ars Nova/Ma-Yi/Woodshed Collective), Henry VI (National Asian American Theater Company), Somebody’s Daughter (Second Stage), Architecture of Becoming (WP). Select Regional: Top Girls (Huntington), Brownsville Song (B-Side for Tray) (Seattle Repertory Theatre), Far East (Award for Outstanding Debut by the Connecticut Critics Circle, Stamford TheaterWorks). Vanessa has also helped develop new works at New Group, OSF, New Dramatists, and others. Select TV: “New Amsterdam,” “Orange Is the New Black,” “Gotham.”

(Updated Feb 2019)

Appears in
The Pain of My Belligerence