Written in verse and set against a backdrop of original artwork, this internationally touring production focuses on the 1984 Anti-Sikh pogrom and the power of performance in the wake of tragedy.
JUDY DOOMED US ALL
A gritty, political, Americana musical wrapped in a tumbleweed and served on a tablecloth from Party City. Set on the 4th of July in a re-imagined 1980s, a fictionalized Nancy Reagan continues her Grand National Tour across the Heartland.
FRESH GROUND PEPPER:NEW PRODUCER'S LAB
As part of the inaugural New Producer's Lab, Mehr curated two evenings of live performance featuring some of New York's most talented comedians, dancers, musicians, writers and actors.
ARS NOVA ANT FEST
Riot Antigone was the season opener for the 2017 Ars Nova All New Talent Festival, featuring New York's most thrilling new work.
ALL MY GIRLFRIENDS HAVE BOYFRIENDS
Music video for alt rock band MORI's new single.
Seonjae Kim's new take on Sophocles' tragedy, told from the perspective of a Chorus Leader and her all-female punk band, reminiscent of the 90s' Riot Grrrl movement iconized by bands like Bikini Kill, Sleater-Kinney and Bratmobile. Through explosive live music, percussive movement and primal poetry, a chorus of young women tell the myth of Antigone through a feminist lens.
ALWAYS PLENTY OF LIGHT AT THE STARLIGHT ALL NIGHT DINER
A super queer time-travel adventure. With dinosaurs. A cross between Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, and Fried Green Tomatoes.
WRITTEN IN MY DREAM
Part of a late-night, experimental theatre series, this production used a live feed video projection and demonstration tactics to explore the nature of protest in the United States.
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL
As part of the WTF Directing Corps, Mehr directed the Apprentice Company in three plays, including a site-specific piece devised with the ensemble.
An immersive take on the play inspired by Virginia's Woolf's novel. A traveling circus leads the audience on a musical romp through time and an identity quest.
WATER BY THE SPOONFUL
A Pulitzer Prize winning play, this production, inspired by electronic jazz and the colorful world of the internet follows a family of crack addicts, ex-mothers, adjunct music professors, and sandwich-makers as they learn what it truly means to be connected.
SEVEN: A DOCUMENTARY PLAY
Presented as part of the 2014 Woman in Public Service Project Institute, the play explored the stories of seven of the world's female leaders from the perspective of young women entering the global conversation surrounding conflict resolution and development in the 21st-century.