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