About the Company

MELINDA LOPEZ (Playwright) is currently a Huntington Playwriting Fellow, where Sonia Flew was developed. Ms. Lopez was the first recipient of the Charlotte Woolard Award, given by the Kennedy Center to a “promising new voice in American Theatre,” and a 2003 recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant in playwriting. Her award winning plays include God Smells Like A Roast Pig (Women on Top Festival, Elliot Norton Award, Outstanding Solo Performance); Midnight Sandwich/Medianoche (Coconut Grove Playhouse, Miami); The Order of Things (CentaStage, Kennedy Center Fund for New Plays); How Do You Spell Hope? (Underground Railway Theatre); and Scenes From A Bordello (Boston Playwrights Theatre), in addition to commissions for the Boston Museum of Science, and numerous entries in the Boston Theater Marathon. She is also an actress and has appeared in productions of The Rose Tattoo and A Month in the Country (Huntington Theatre Company), Romeo and Juliet and A Christmas Carol (Portland Stage Company), Many Colors Make the Thunder King (Guthrie Theatre), Twelfth Night and The Taming of the Shrew (Shakespeare & Co.), The Dying Gaul (SpeakEasy Stage Company), and A Girl’s War (Boston Playwrights Theatre). Ms. Lopez has also served as a panel member for the National Endowment for the Arts.

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