Michael Mejias has worked in the professional theater as a literary manager, dramaturg, reviewer, teacher, and playwright. His recent work for the stage includes Mujeriego (2009), Ghetto Babylon (2013), The Shoo-in (2015), and Claudius Perez Macbeth (2015). Mr. Mejias' work has garnered several honors, including the National Latino Playwriting Award (Winner, 2012), the Met Life Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition (Finalist, 2010), and the Princess Grace Playwriting Award (Finalist, 2014).
A founding member-playwright of the Dramatic Question Theatre (DQT), Mr. Mejias serves as the company's Executive Producer, responsible for creating and implementing both the new play development programs and the community outreach initiatives. For DQT, he is also developing The Latino Presence, an audio platform aimed at building a more robust Latino theatre-ticket / book-purchasing community.
Waiting for Lucy is Mr. Mejias' first play for Playscripts.