Playwright alum Alexis Scheer was a season one writer for HBO Max’s Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin, premiering July 28. (Her episode drops on Aug. 4.) Read about the show and watch the full trailer here!
*Or, The Most Epic Publications Post Ever: Monica Bauer’s Three Men With Guns is included in The Best New Ten-Minute Plays, 2021 from Applause Books and her Vivian’s Music, 1969 is available from Original Works Publishing…
Happy opening (last Saturday) to Alexis Scheer (and to fellow BU alums Sarah Shin and Amanda Figueroa) whose A Very Herrera Holiday is part of New Repertory Theatre’s Showstopper Virtual Play Series. The production runs online through Dec. 13!
Congratulations to playwright alum Alexis Scheer, one of four recipients of the 2019-2020 Outer Critics Circle’s John Gassner Award for Our Dear Dead Drug Lord!
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 […]
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 […]
Alexis Scheer’s Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is on The Kilroys’ 2019 list of 33 most recommended un- and underproduced new plays by woman, trans, and non-binary authors of color. Laura Neill’s Winter People (produced here at BPT last season) made the list of honorable mentions!
Review from The Theater Mirror I’ve only visited Florida a handful of times and have never been to Miami. Each trip was to Orlando and if I had to venture a guess, true Floridians probably don’t view the world of Walt Disney as “real” Florida. I’ll have to take it on faith that the Miami […]
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 […]
The first performances of Laughs in Spanish are next week, with Pay-What-You-Can Previews (min. $10) on 2/21 and 2/22! Tickets