Kimberly Richards is blessed to bring Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas to City Theatre, where she has given over 700 performances as “Sister” since 2005! Kim was born in Greentree at St. Clair Memorial Hospital and baptized at St. Margaret of Scotland. She grew up in Oakland, California, where she graduated from Holy Names High.
Kim launched her versatile career over 40 years ago—actress, aerialist, choreographer, comedienne, dancer, director, illusionist. Her experience includes a USO tour of Asia, and hanging from a rope at 60 feet without a net for two years at Circus Circus in Reno.
Her acting credits include two of San Francisco’s longest running hits, Bar None and Beyond Therapy, as well as dozens of other productions. Kim has won an Outstanding Performance Award, two Drama-Logue awards, and three Dean Goodman Choice awards. In 2012, she originated the role of Barbara in the North American premier of Big Pants and Botox, a one-woman show by British playwright Louise Roche; Kim is touring the US with Botox.
Kim’s directing credits include Waiting for Godot, The Trip to Bountiful, and numerous other plays. In 2009, she directed the world premiere of Pulp Scripture, which swept the San Francisco Fringe Festival, winning eight awards including Best New Comedy.
Her choreography credits include many shows in California and Nevada. With Tom Segal she choreographed Abe Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party, winning Best New Play in the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival. In 2012, Kim choreographed a critically acclaimed, sold-out production of My Fair Lady, for which she won the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Choreography.
Since 2001, Kim has regularly toured the US and Canada starring as “Sister” in all seven installments of the hit one-woman comedy series Late Nite Catechism.