Alexis Scheer was named Rising Theatre Star by the Improper Bostonian in the 2018 Boston’s Best Issue. She is the playwright behind Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (world premiere Off-Broadway this fall at WP Theater/Second Stage; developed at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Off the Grid, and McCarter Theatre Center; featured finalist at HowlRound’s LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work, Relentless Award semi-finalist, and Bay Area Playwrights Festival finalist); Laughs in Spanish (Boston Playwrights' Theatre), and Chosen (BCA She Said Festival, Sanguine Theatre's Playwrights' Week). She is a proud Miami native and New World School of the Arts alum, and holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory. Alexis is in her final year of the MFA Playwriting program at Boston University, and moonlights as the Producing Artistic Director of award-winning fringe company, Off the Grid Theatre.
Di Glazer Ross Weiner
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