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Kimberly Richards


Kimberly is blessed to bring the original Late Nite Catechism back to City Theatre, where she’s given 796 previous performances as “Sister” since 2005!  Born in Green Tree at St. Clair Memorial Hospital and baptized at St. Margaret of Scotland, Kim grew up in Oakland, California, graduating from Holy Names High.

Kim launched her versatile career 45 years ago — actress, aerialist, choreographer, comedienne, dancer, director, illusionist.  Her experience includes a USO tour of Asia, two years at Circus Circus hanging from a rope at 60 feet without a net, and dancing the show rooms of Las Vegas in the ‘70s and ‘80s.

This year she appeared as “Dotty” in Noises Off! at the San Francisco Playhouse. 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 premiere of the one-woman play Help! My Husband Has Gone Missing: My Daughter is Getting Married & I am Having Hot Flashes! and she now performs it across the US and Canada.

Kim’s directing credits include Waiting for Godot, The Trip to Bountiful, and many 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 numerous productions in Las Vegas, and at the SF Playhouse, most recently She Loves Me (2016) and La Cage aux Folles (now running).  She won two BATCC Outstanding Choreographer Awards for My Fair Lady (2012) and Company (2015), as well as multiple Outstanding Choreographer nominations from BATCC and TBA for Promises, Promises (2013-14) and Into the Woods (2014)She was co-choreographer for Abe Lincoln’s Big Gay Dance Party, awarded Best New Play in the 2009 New York International Fringe Festival.  She’s currently choreographing A Christmas Story: The Musical for the SF Playhouse (opens November 22).

Since 2001, Kim has regularly toured the continent starring as “Sister” in all seven installments of the one-woman Late Nite Catechism comedy series.


Thursdays, September 7, 14, and 21
@ 7 pm

Fridays, September 8, 15, and 22
@ 8 pm

Saturdays, September 9, 16, and 23
@ 2 pm

Saturdays, September 9, 16, and 23
@ 6 pm

Sundays, September 10, 17, and 24
@ 2 pm

Sundays, September 10, 17, and 24
@ 6 pm


Tickets for Late Nite Catechism start at $40.


Approximately 2 hours, including one 15-minute intermission.