Melinda Lopez has an evil plan: put complex, flawed and astonishing women centerstage. She is a playwright, actress and educator. She is currently the inaugural Mellon playwright-in-residence at the Huntington Theatre Company, and teaches theatre and performance at Wellesley College and playwriting at Boston University. Ms. Lopez is active in the Cuban American community and makes her home in Boston.
Back the Night
From Orchids to Octopi: An Evolutionary Love Story
With violence on campus rising to epidemic proportions, Em will have none of it. But when her best friend Cassie gets assaulted, Em makes some unexpected discoveries. Sometimes you do the wrong thing for the right reason.