Mike Lew: About the Artist


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Mike Lew (Playwright): Tiger Style! (Huntington Theatre Company, South Coast Repertory, Olney Theatre Center, La Jolla Playhouse, Alliance Theatre; O’Neill workshop) and Tiger Style! An Audio Play. Other plays include tiny father (Audible; Cape Cod Theater Project and Ojai Playwrights Conference workshops); Teenage Dick (Woolly Mammoth, Seattle Rep, Donmar Warehouse, Ma-Yi Theatre Company; O’Neill workshop); Bike America (Ma-Yi Theater Company, Alliance Theatre); and microcrisis (Ma-Yi Theater Company, InterAct Theatre Company). He and Rehana Lew Mirza are Mellon Foundation Playwrights in Residence at Ma-Yi Theater Company where they cowrote The Colonialism Trilogy and the book to Bhangin’ It with composer/lyricist Sam Willmott (La Jolla Playhouse; Richard Rodgers Award; Project Springboard and Rhinebeck Writers Retreat workshops). Other: Dramatists Guild Council member, Tony voter, and New Dramatists resident. Honors: Guggenheim, Lark Venturous, and NYFA fellowships; Kleban, PEN, Lanford Wilson, Helen Merrill, Heideman, and Kendeda awards. Education: Juilliard, Yale. mikelew.com