Eiko Yamamoto

Eiko (she, they) hails from Japan, Korea and Hawaii. She is overjoyed to return to San Francisco Playhouse where she last appeared as Emily Whitman in Follies. Recent credits include originating the role of Pacifica in the world premiere of Sleeping Beauty at Panto in the Presidio (Presidio Theatre), M’Lynn Eatenton in Steel Magnolias (Sierra Repertory Theatre), and Sarom in the world premiere of Downtown Crossing (Company One Theatre).  Eiko enjoys developing new works and favorites include: Shoshana in December (Z Space) and Baked! The Musical (FaultLine Theater). She has also worked with Playground, Marin Shakespeare Company, and African-American Shakespeare Company. Upcoming, Eiko will play Jack’s Mother in Into The Woods for Mountain Play and reprise her role in Panto in the Presidio at the Presidio Theatre. She is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles and a member of SAG-AFTRA. eikoyamamoto.com | @eikoyh