Playwright. Parent. Tony voter.
Mike Lew (he/him) has written plays including tiny father (Audible), Teenage Dick (Woolly Mammoth, Huntington, Pasadena, Seattle Rep, Donmar, Ma-Yi, O’Neill), Tiger Style! (SCR, Olney, Huntington, La Jolla, Alliance, O’Neill), Bike America (Ma-Yi, Alliance), and microcrisis (Ma-Yi, InterAct). He and Rehana Lew Mirza are Mellon playwrights-in-residence at Ma-Yi where they co-wrote the book to Bhangin’ It with composer/lyricist Sam Willmott (La Jolla Playhouse, Richard Rodgers Award, Rhinebeck). Mike is a Dramatists Guild council member, Tony voter, and New Dramatists resident. Honors include Guggenheim, Lark Venturous, and NYFA fellowships, and Kleban, PEN, Lanford Wilson, Helen Merrill, Heideman, and Kendeda awards. He was educated at Juilliard and Yale.