Alexis Scheer’s breakout play was the off-Broadway hit Our Dear Dead Drug Lord (WP Theater/Second Stage: NYT Critics Pick, John Gassner Award; LTC Carnaval of New Latinx Work; Kilroy’s List), and she recently made her Broadway debut adapting the book for Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Bad Cinderella. Her other plays include Laughs in Spanish (Kennedy Center’s Harold & Mimi Steinberg Award) and Christina (Roe Green Award; O’Neill Finalist). Her work has been developed at the Kennedy Center, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, McCarter Theatre Center, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre and more. Alexis is currently under commission by Second Stage, MTC, Miami New Drama and Seaview. Television: Pretty Little Liars: Original Sin (HBO Max), and projects developed for HBO Max and Salma Hayek’s Ventanarosa.
Alexis was born and raised in Miami, Florida in a Jewish-Colombian household. She is a proud alum of New World School of the Arts and holds a BFA in Musical Theatre from The Boston Conservatory and MFA in Playwriting from Boston University. She also has an extensive acting background. Alexis is repped by Di Glazer and Ross Weiner at CAA. She resides in Boston with her music conductor husband and mini-Aussie Sagan.
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