QUEEN by Madhuri Shekar at Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC)
Mehr will be directing the New York premiere of this new play about female friendships, sacrifice and morality set against the backdrop of an urgent ecological crisis. January 31st-February 16th.
TAMASHA NIGHTS: SEVEN.11 presented by Hypokrit Theatre Company
Mehr will be directing and developing a new work by Jyotsna Hariharan in this festival of theatre + dance created by South Asian artists. February 8th.
HATEFUCK by Rehana Lew Mirza at WP Theater
Mehr is the assistant director to Adrienne Campbell-Holt on the world premiere of this 2017 Kilroy List play. March 3rd-31st.
The Niceties - Fall 2018
Mehr is the assistant director to Kimberly Senior on a new play by Eleanor Burgess premiering at the Huntington Theatre Company in Boston and then transferring to the Manhattan Theatre Club.
JUDY DOOMED US ALL - March 30th 2018
Mehr is co-producing a workshop presentation of Rat Queen Theatre Company's new original musical. JUDY DOOMED US ALL is 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 reimagined 1980s, a fictionalized Nancy Reagan continues her Grand National Tour across the Heartland. Learn more here.
SOLDIER POET - September 17th 2017
The Dirty Blondes present "beta reading series" in which Mehr will direct SOLDIER POET by Darcy Parker Bruce following its first developmental reading this spring. The reading will take place on Sunday, September 17th at ART/NY South Oxford Space n Brooklyn.
MTC DIRECTING FELLOWSHIP POOL - 2017+2018
Mehr has been recently selected as a member of the 2017-2018 Manhattan Theatre Club Directing Fellowship Program pool.
ILLA: A HIP HOP MUSICAL - July 2017
Mehr will assistant direct a reading of this new musical during its time at the National Music Theater Conference at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.
FRESH GROUND PEPPER NEW PRODUCER'S LAB - 2017+2018
As one of three producers in FGP's lab, Mehr will curate new work and interactive theatre events over the course of the next year.
SOLDIER POET - March 9th 2017
RIOT ANTIGONE - February 10-19th 2017
NYU GRAD WRITERS LAB - November 2016
Mehr is developing a new play titled TwentyEight by Tyler English-Beckwith to be presented in a staged reading at NYU
WTF NON-EQ SHOWCASE - November 14th 2016
Mehr is Associate Producing Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2016 Non-Equity Showcase
GETTING OUT at JUILLIARD - October 18-26th 2016
Mehr will be assisting The Debate Society's Oliver Butler on the third-year drama production of GETTING OUT by Marsha Norman at The Juilliard School
THE PLURALISM PROJECT- September 22nd 2016
The Pluralism Project has invited to Mehr to speak on the panel at their 2016 conference, Diversity and Inclusion in the American Crucible at Harvard University
ALL WE KNOW IS NOT ENOUGH - September + October 2016
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL - June + JULY + August 2016
Mehr is spending the summer in the Directing Corps at Williamstown Theatre Festival, where she is assisting James MacDonald on the world premiere of THE CHINESE ROOM by Michael West and directing short works including COFFEE BREAK by Tasha Gordon-Solomon.
FRESH FRUIT FESTIVAL - July 18-22nd 2016
Mehr will direct ALWAYS PLENTY OF LIGHT AT THE STARLIGHT ALL NIGHT DINER as part of the Fresh Fruit Festival at The Wild Project.
LILY - August 24th 2016
Mehr will be directing a staged reading of LILLY by Molly Bicks at Dixon Place. A play about violence, love, and clambakes, LILLY follows two different productions of Carousel separated by seventy years.