Mike Lew

Mike Lew is the recipient of the Lanford Wilson Award, Helen Merrill Award, Kendeda and AracaWorks Grad Playwriting Awards, Heideman Award, and a NYFA Fellowship. His plays include Tiger Style! (O'Neill, Juilliard, and InterAct readings), Bike America (Ma-Yi, NYC; Alliance, Atlanta; Juilliard, Lark, Kennedy Center, and Playwrights Foundation workshops); microcrisis (Ma-Yi, NYC; InterAct, Philly; Next Act, Milwaukee); Stockton (AracaWorks and EST workshops); People's Park (Victory Gardens workshop, Chicago); Tenure (24 Hour Plays on Broadway), In Paris You will Find Many Baguettes... (Humana); Roanoke (Humana); and Moustache Guys. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild Council, Ensemble Studio Theater, Youngblood (alum), and TCG Young Leaders of Color. He is co-director of Ma-Yi Writers' Lab, the largest collective of Asian-American playwrights in the country, and a former staff writer for Blue Man Group. Juilliard (2013), Yale (2003). mikelew.com.



  • Playwright-Parents, Part One
    Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew document their first year as parents and Playwrights-in-Residence at Ma-Yi.

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