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Charlotte Meehan

Charlotte Meehan is a playwright and Artistic Director of Sleeping Weazel, a Boston-based multimedia theater company. Her recent stage works include 27 Tips for Banishing the Blues, Sweet Disaster, Crazy Love, Looking for George, and Real Realism, the third part of a trilogy called The Problem with People. She has received support for her plays from the Howard Foundation, the Alpert Foundation, and the Arnold Foundation, and has had artist residencies in HERE Arts Center's HARP program, Perishable Theatre's RAPT program, and at the MacDowell Colony. Among the theaters that have presented her work are Dixon Place, the Flea Theater, The Culture Project, and Perishable Theatre. She is Playwright-in-Residence and Associate Professor of English at Wheaton College (MA), and a playwriting committee member of VIDA (http://www.vidaweb.org/) along with playwrights Lisa Schlesinger, Ruth Margraff, Caridad Svich, and Kia Corthron. For more details, please visit: http://www.charlottemeehan.com and http://www.sleepingweazel.com.

BODY & SOLD
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BODY & SOLD

Playwright Deborah Lake Fortson Addresses the Teenage Sex Trafficking Crisis

5 February 2016

Charlotte Meehan and Adara Meyers sit down with playwrights Deborah Lake Fortson and Amy Merrill, director Robbie McCauley, and law enforcement and community stakeholders to talk about youth sex trafficking and The BODY & SOLD Project.

The Means of Production
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The Means of Production

Snapshots from the Field—Part II

16 April 2015

Charlotte Meehan and Adara Meyers follow up “Snapshots from the Field” with a look at women theatre artists.

The Means of Production
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The Means of Production

Snapshots from the Field

3 September 2012

Charlotte Meehan gives some examples of  how American Theater is shifting and evolving with some examples from around the country.