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 was selected for a staged reading in April 2014 in celebration of the 25th year anniversary of Helen Hayes -the first woman admitted to The Players Club. NYC
Camp Hoshi, a play, advanced as one of only 24 finalists out of 1,300 submissions for the 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's plays are listed in the New Play Exchange
Yaco’s award winning poetry has been published in Ladies and Gentleman: the Hudson Pier Poets and Skidrow Penthouse, Magic Fingers. She recently received first place in Poetry Kit's 2018 Spring Competition. Yaco currently works with Glenna Luschei in her Poetry Master Class. Yaco has been a featured guest poet at the Neighborhood Playhouse, 22 Below, The Writer’s Voice, the New Year's Day Poetry Marathon, The Poetry Project, NYC, and the Poetry Spoken Word, Cambria, California.
Founding Member of the Writers’ Forum, Manhattan Theatre Source, think tank for emerging and established playwrights, NYC, a former member of The Writers Studio, studied 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, Writers@theplayers at Gramercy Park, NYC, www.theplayersnyc.org, and WritersAtLargeNYC, The Book Club of California, Associate Member Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Reel Writers Group, and the Cambria Writer's Workshop.
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