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Charles Mee

Charles L. Mee

Professor of Theatre Arts in the Faculty of the Arts
School of the Arts
Theatre Arts Program
601 Dodge Hall
  • Editor-in-chief, Horizon Magazine

Chuck Mee has written Big Love, True Love and First Love; bobrauschenbergamerica and Hotel Cassiopeia; Orestes 2.0, Trojan Women: A Love Story; and Summertime and Wintertime, among other plays—all of them available on the Internet at and as a free iPhone app. His plays have been performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, American Repertory Theatre, New York Theatre Workshop, the Public Theatre, Lincoln Center, the Humana Festival, Steppenwolf, and other places in the United States as well as in Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam, London, Brussels, Vienna, Istanbul and elsewhere. Among other awards, he is the recipient of the gold medal for lifetime achievement in drama from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and of the Richard B. Fisher Award.

He is also the author of a number of books of history, and the former editor-in-chief of Horizon magazine, a magazine of history, art, literature, and the fine arts. His work is made possible by the support of Jeanne Donovan Fisher and Richard B. Fisher.

Research & Other Works
A Walk in the Park
Tunnel of Love
Picasso's Masterpiece
Matisse's Self Portrait
The Four Seasons
Our Times: On the Street Where I Live
The Life of George Washington
Daily Life Everlasting
Another Person Is a Foreign Country
The House of Cards
Bedtime Stories
First Love
Life is a Dream
Global Warming
The Rules
soot and spit, the musical
Night and Day
Requiem for the Dead
Memory Palace, the musical
Hotel Cassiopeia
The Mail Order Bride
Iphigenia in Aulis 2.0
Fire Island
Queens Boulevard, the musical
Fetes de la Nuit
A Perfect Wedding
Paradise Park 1/1/08
Heaven on Earth
Coney Island Avenue
Cafe le Monde
Under Construction
The Constitutional Convention, The Sequel
Chiang Kai Chek
The Trojan Women: A Love Story
True Love 3.5
Big Love
First Love 3.0
Limonade Tous les Jours
Utopia Parkway
Wintertime 3.0
Vienna: Lusthaus
The Investigation of the Murder in El Salvador
Time to Burn
The Bacchae 2.1
The Imperialists at the Club Cave Canem
Orestes 2.0
My House Was Collapsing Toward One Side
Agamemnon 2.0
The War to End War
Summertime 2.0
Full Circle (Berlin Circle)
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