Alexis Scheer

Playwright

Alexis Scheer’s plays include Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (WP Theater/Second Stage, NYT Critic’s Pick, John Gassner Award, Kilroy’s List, LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work finalist, Relentless Award semifinalist), Laughs in Spanish (Kennedy Center’s Harold & Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award, NNPN Showcase), Christina (Roe Green Award), The Sensational (Actors’ Theatre of Louisville), and A Very Herrera Holiday (New Rep). Her work has been developed at the Kennedy Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, McCarter Theatre Center, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, Cleveland Playhouse, San Diego REP, and more. Alexis is a proud Miami native and New World School of the Arts alum, and holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory and MFA in Playwriting from Boston University. She is currently under commission by Manhattan Theatre Club, Second Stage, and Northern Stage.