DIANA YANEZ, writer

  • Winner of the New York International Fringe Festival 2010 for her Solo Show “Viva la Evolución!” - about growing up Cuban and queer in Miami.

  • Creator of the five year running, hit comedy        “Latina Christmas Special” which ran to much acclaim Off-Broadway in 2019 and has been selected since 2015 as Los Angeles Times, “Critic’s Choice!”

  • A stand up comic and sketch comedy writer/performer, Diana toured with Margaret Cho and as part of the ensemble wrote jokes for her and her Off-Broadway show, “The Sensuous Woman.” She also co-wrote and performed viral YouTube music video, “My Puss” with Cho.



 

WRITING SAMPLES

Excerpts from

LATINA CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

"BLIND"

"PIN-PAN-PÙN"

"COÑO"

"CUCARACHA"

 Excerpts from

VIVA LA EVOLUCIÓN!

"CULO"

"CUBAN

EXAGERRATIONS"

Other Writing Samples

Comedy Scenes for ABC Showcase

"THE DEUCE"

"PRIMA-COUSINS"

"WHERE'S THE CARNE?"

"GRANDPA  JUAN"

Comedy Drama Pilot

L.A.TINAS

PRESS

"A twist on Dickens! ...hilarious and heart-wrenching… CRITIC’S CHOICE!”

— Los Angeles Times

"...a universally heartfelt, hilarious, and insightful show."

— New  York Daily News

“Critic’s Pick!”

Time Out Magazine NY

“…funny, witty, engaging, and well-acted.”

— Curtain Up New York

"...laugh-out-loud... get some feel-good humor this Holiday Season!"

— Allegria Magazine

"As soon as Diana Yanez dances onto the stage

(mojito in hand)... it's clear we're in for

an intriguing experience"

— Theatermania.com

"...side-splitting jokes and heart-wrenching memories...."

— NY Theater.com

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