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Michael Weems

Michael Weems is an award winning Houston based playwright.  His plays have been seen across the United States and several other countries.  Recent publications include: Five Fears of Fatherhood(Original Works Publishing), Dream Lover(Smith & Krauss Best New American Plays – 2014), A Few Miles Away(Plays, The Drama Magazine for Young Audiences), Fragments, Count to Three, Pawn, Chess, and A Common Martyr (Next Stage Press).  Recent productions include: OkayBetterBest (54 Below, NYC dir. Marcia Milgrom Dodge) and Fullerton College, Prize Fight (T. Schreiber Studios NYC and Arts for Tri-State, WV), Hold Me Tonight (Changing Scene Theatre, WA). Michael is a Board Member of Cone Man Running Productions (winner of the Houston Press 2017 Mastermind Awards), and a recent graduate of the MFA Playwriting program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (named Outstanding Writing Graduate – Master’s Level).  He is a proud member of the Dramatist Guild of America.   

Chess (Part of Game Night)
Count to Three (Part of Globetrotting)
Pawn (Part of 64 Squares)


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