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Diana Miae Son (b. Unknown) is an American Playwright, TV Producer, and Writer. She is a Executive Producer an Writer for Netflix's "13 Reasons Why".

Biography Edit

Her first play was called 'Wrecked On Brecht', it was published in 1987. For a few years to a decade, she wrote and produced short plays in the downtown area of Manhattan. Her play 'BOY' premiered at La Jolla Playhouse in 1996 and was directed by Michael Greif. The storyline for 'BOY' is based on her Mother's family adopting a male cousin. In 1998, her play 'Fishes' premiered at New Georges in New York City. She wrote the short play "R.A.W ('Cause I'm A Woman)", which explores how men view Asian-American women.

Her first full-length play, "Stop Kiss", debuted in the same year as "Fishes", it was critically acclaimed. The play was produced Off-Broadway in 1998 at The Public Theater in New York City.

In 2006, she wrote "Satellites" a play Sandra Oh starred in that was directed by Michael Grief at The Public Theater. She said she wrote the part in "Satellites" with Sandra in mind.

Son has worked in television since 2000, starting out as a story editor for The West Wing. She was Playwright in Residence at the Taper during this same time. She has also worked on Law & Order: Criminal IntentSouthland, and Blue Bloods (TV series). In March 2015, Son began work on the ABC series American Crime. At the 2015 TCAs, NBC ordered the pilot for Love is a Four Letter Word. It will be produced by 20th Century Fox Television and Red Arrow’s US scripted arm, Fabrik Entertainment. She will write and executive produce with Mikkel Bondesen and Kristen Campo. Son wrote two episodes[1][2] in the first season of the Netflix adaptation of Jay Ashers' novel, "Thirteen Reasons Why", "13 Reasons Why".


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Credits Edit

Season 1 Edit

Executive Producer Edit

Awards and Nominations Edit

  • Winner of the Berilla Kerr award for playwriting.
  • Winner of the GLAAD Media Award for Best New York Production for 'Stop Kiss'.
  • Nominated for the John Gassner Playwriting prize.
  • She obtained the Brooks Atkinson Fellowship at the Royal National Theatre in London.
  • One of the members of the Playwrights Unit in Residence at the Joseph Papp Public Theater.

External Links Edit

References Edit

  1. Son, Diana (writer) & Shaver, Helen (director) (March 31, 2017). "Tape 2, Side A". 13 Reasons Why. Season 1. Episode 3. Netflix.
  2. Son, Diana (writer) & Yu, Jessica (director) (March 31, 2017). "Tape 6, Side A". 13 Reasons Why. Season 1. Episode 11. Netflix.

See also Edit

13 Reasons Why Crew
Season 1
WRITERS

Brian YorkeyDiana SonElizabeth BenjaminHayley TylerJulia BicknellKirk MooreNathan Louis JacksonNic SheffThomas Higgins

PRODUCERS

Brian Yorkey • Diana Son • Elizabeth Benjamin • Hayley Tyler • Joy Gorman-WettelsKristel LaiblinMandy TeefeyMarissa Jo CerarMichael Sugar • Nathan Louis Jackson • Selena GomezSteve Golin • Thomas Higgins • Tom McCarthy

DIRECTORS

Carl FranklinGregg ArakiHelen ShaverJessica YuKyle Patrick Alvarez


Season 2
WRITERS

Brian Yorkey • Felischa Marye • Hayley Tyler • Julia Bicknell • Kirk Moore • Marissa Jo Cerar • Nic Sheff • Rohit Kumar • Thomas Higgins

PRODUCERS

Brian Yorkey • Hayley Tyler • Joy Gorman-Wettels • Kristel Laiblin • Mandy Teefey • Marissa Jo Cerar • Michael Sugar • Nathan Louis Jackson • Selena Gomez • Steve Golin • Thomas Higgins • Tom McCarthy • Nic Sheff • Kyle Patrick Alvarez • Michael Morris

DIRECTORS

Eliza Hittman • Gregg Araki • Helen Shaver • Jessica Yu • Karen MoncrieffKat Candler • Kyle Patrick Alvarez • Michael Morris


Season 3
WRITERS

Allen MacDonaldAurora Guerrero • Brian Yorkey • Felischa Marye • Hayley Tyler • Helen Shang • Julia Bicknell • M.K. Malone • Marissa Jo Cerar • Mfoniso Udofia • Nathan Louis Jackson • Nic Sheff • Rohit Kumar • Thomas Higgins • Trevor Marti Smith

PRODUCERS

Brian Yorkey • Hayley Tyler • Joy Gorman-Wettels • Kat Candler • Kristel Laiblin • Kyle Patrick Alvarez • Mandy Teefey • Marissa Jo Cerar • Michael Sugar • Nathan Louis Jackson • Selena Gomez • Steve Golin • Thomas Higgins • Tom McCarthy

DIRECTORS

Bronwen Hughes • Eliza Hittman • Helen Shaver • Jessica Yu • John T. Kretchmer • Karen Moncrieff • Kat Candler • Kevin Dowling • Michael Morris


Season 4
WRITERS

Allen MacDonald • Brian Yorkey • Evangeline OrdazFranky D. Gonzalez • Hayley Tyler • M.K. Malone • Sahar Jahani • Thomas Higgins

PRODUCERS

Brian Yorkey • Hayley Tyler • Jane Bartelme • Joy Gorman-Wettels • Kristel Laiblin • Kat Candler • Kim Cybulski • Kyle Patrick Alvarez • Mandy Teefey • Marissa Jo Cerar • Michael Sugar • Nathan Louis Jackson • Selena Gomez • Steve Golin • Thomas Higgins • Tom McCarthy

DIRECTORS

Brenda StrongMichael SucsyRussell MulcahySunu GoneraTommy Lohmann

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