Melinda Lopez

Melinda Lopez has appeared at the Huntington numerous times as an actress including in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (2019), Yerma (2019),and Mala (2018) (which she also wrote) and as Mrs. Gibbs in Our Town. She was playwright-in-residence at the Huntington from 2013-2019. The Huntington also produced her plays Becoming Cuba (2014) (also at North Coast Repertory Theatre) and Sonia Flew (2004) also at Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Laguna Playhouse, San Jose Repertory Theatre, among others. Her play Mala (2018) (also produced at ArtsEmerson and Guthrie Theatre) earned the 2017 Elliot Norton Award of Best New Play and an Arts Impulse Award for Best Solo Performance. It is available on Audible. Ms. Lopez is a 2019 Mass Cultural Council Fellow in dramatic writing and is the recipient of the 2019 Elliot Norton Award for Sustained Excellence.

(As of October 2019)

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