Bio

 

5026behappybemormon-2-copy-2.jpgKimball B. Allen premiered his second and bestselling Off-Broadway one-man show, Be Happy Be Mormon at the highly-acclaimed Theatre Row in the heart of New York City’s theatre district as part of the 2014 United Solo Festival.

Allen has been heard as a featured guest on radio and podcast shows from New York City to Honolulu, and filmed with such networks as Comedy Central and Amazon Studios. He has written for several nationally syndicated publications such as The New York Times, EDGE Media and The Capitol Hill Times. As a freelance journalist Allen has interviewed a wide variety of celebrated individuals including the legendary drummer, John Densmore, of The Doors, R&B Grammy nominee, Brian McKnight, award winning songstress, Jewel, and adult star, Ron Jeremy.

Allen enjoys performing segments of his original stories at Seattle’s Fresh Ground Stories, A Guide to Visitors and Mortified Live events. He is a member of the prestigious Dramatists Guild of America; a Nominator for Seattle’s Gregory Awards and also dedicates his time and energy as a Director for the YMCA, a cause-driven non-profit that is for youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.

“Playwright, actor, and subject matter Kimball Allen possesses the assets of colorful material in his life story, a gift for story-telling, and a charisma that drew in the audience from beginning to end.”

- Dagney Velazquez, KC Stage