Alexis Scheer

Great news from KCACTF

Playwright alum Alexis Scheer’s Laughs in Spanish, produced by BPT in 2019, is the recipient of KCACTF’s Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award. The award includes a check for $7,500, membership in the Dramatists Guild of America and the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, an offer of publication from Samuel French, and a professional […]

Scheer’s ‘Drug Lord’ Off-B’way

Happy first performance of Our Dear Dead Drug Lord to Alexis Scheer and everyone at WP Theater and Second Stage Theater. Opening night is Sept. 24, and the production runs through Oct. 20! Update 9/24: Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is a New York Times Critic’s Pick Update 10/15: Our Dear Dead Drug Lord extends […]

Playwright Alexis Scheer on ‘Laughs in Spanish’ (part 2)

Part two of award-winning playwright alumna and Adjunct Assistant Professor Melinda Lopez’s conversation with Laughs in Spanish playwright Alexis Scheer. Melinda: And what does ‘Laughs in Spanish’ say that’s true to you? How is that play yours? Alexis: I think it’s the most unapologetically Miami-thing I’ve written. For so long I felt it was something […]