About YaYa

YaYa is the producing company for plays by Lynda Crawford, and plays by other playwrights produced by Lynda Crawford and Jon Pierson.

Lynda’s plays include NIGHT SHADOWS—OR, ONE HUNDRED MILLION VOICES SHOUTING, On Women Festival, Irondale Center, Brooklyn, NY, March 2020; KP 1968 (with Peter Reich), Fenimore Arts Museum, Cooperstown, NY, 2020, and HB Studio’s Coming Apart Together Reading Series, 2020; THE REWRITE, The Hive, Provo, Utah, 2019, and Emerging Artist Theatre’s New Work Series, Fall 2019; STARS OUT OF BALANCE, Planet Connections Festivity 2018; ROJO VERDE, recipient of the Greener Planet Award, Planet Connections 2017; FAMILIAR STRANGERS, Planet Connections 2016; THE AUDIT, HB Playwrights Theatre, 2017, and Emerging Artists Theatre’s New Work Series, Fall 2015; PILLOW OF TEARS, Women Playwrights International Conference Cape Town, South Africa, 2015; STRANGE RAIN, awarded Overall Excellence in Playwriting, FringeNYC 2013; A PROCESSION OF CLOUDS, Unchained Festival 2013 (recipient of Audience Favorite award); CONSUMER BEHAVIOR (co-written with Gary Kupper), FringeNYC 2002 and the recipient of a Playwrights’ Project grant from Abrons Arts Center–Henry Street Settlement in 2000 and 2001; SECRETS OF THE BIRDS, finalist in the 2006 Samuel French Short Play Festival; and HOWARD INK!, finalist in the John Gardner Play Competition 2007, and Harvest Festival in LIC in 2013. Lynda received an MFA in playwriting in 2001 from Brooklyn College. She leads the playwriting lab at SUNY/Empire State College. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, the K/Q Collective, the League of Independent Theater, and the League of Professional Theatre Women.