Pamela Danforth Yaco’s award-winning plays have been developed and produced at Theatrelab, NYC, TAPt-The Artists Playground Theatre, Neighborhood Playhouse Theatre, Tribeca Film Center, Circle East, The Players Club, Fleetwood Stage with Producing Director-Emmy winning writer, Lewis Arlt, InGenius Festival, 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.
Pamela is honored to receive a 2022 mentorship on developing a limited series, with Paulo de Oliveira, one of the Executive Producers of Outlander, the series on Starz/Netflix, for a novel, Manahatta.
Her fantasy manuscript, Immortal Alchemy, placed in the 2022 Launch Pad Prose Competition, and the Screencraft Cinematic Book Competition. Immortal Alchemy is ranked #8 on Coverfly’s 2022 Fantasy “Red List” with 2 accolades.
Current Member of the Dramatists Guild, New York Women in Film & Television, New Play Exchange, Women in the Arts and Media, Writers At The Players at Gramercy Park, NYC, www.theplayersnyc.org, Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, and the Cambria Writers’ Workshop.
Please visit- https://www.pamelayaco.com for other credits and affliations. Thank you.
Three women, from different eras, are sent to a mythical island where they face charges for their alleged crimes. The women have a choice- the death penalty or drink the Passa Violet which will remove all passion forever. Using their bodies and brains, they form a tentative alliance and hatch a daring scheme to overthrow the status quo and tip the scale of justice in their direction. But this island is not like any other, nor are the men, they find there. It might be paradise.
THE BELLS OF SAN BLAS
1969, war rages in Vietnam, a college graduate undergoes a spiraling loss of self and secretly struggles with an intense love for his best friend's girl and tags along with them as they flee to Mexico to evade the draft and the U.S. Government.
BETWEEN HEAVEN AND HELL THE TRIAL OF WILLIAM BLAKE
In the year 1803, the artist William Blake is arrested for treason. The sentence is death, and his attorney thinks he’s insane. Blake has only the testimony of his confidants, the deceased John Milton and Mother Mary to save him. (Based on Trial of William Blake)