The Flora and Fauna 


  • Winner, 21st-Century Voices (American Stage) 
  • Finalist, Princess Grace Award
  • Winner, Henley-Rose Playwriting Competition, 2017
  • Winner, The Bridge Initiative 2017 Writing Award
  • The Tank, NYC (reading, 2019) 
  • Apollo Theater, Chicago (reading) 
  • Creighton University (reading) 
  • University of Evanston (reading) 
  • WAM Theatre Fresh Takes Reading (2017)
  • Magnolia Theatre (reading, 2017)
  • Cherry Lane Theatre reading (2017)
  • Playwrights Center San Francisco (reading)
  • Semi-Finalist, Project Playwright (Sanguine Theater, 2016)
  • 360repco (reading), 2016
  • Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Launchpad, 2016


21st Century Voices Interview with Playwright Alyson Mead

A Story of Life After Sexual Assault (InWeekly)

#MeToo Moves to the Stage (The Reader)

Staged reading tackles topics of sexual assault (The Creightonian)

Apollo Shows 

Winners Announced For The 2018 PROJECT W THEATRE FESTIVAL (Broadway World) 

WAM and Berkshire Women Writers Festival partner for “The Flora and Fauna” (Berkshire Onstage) 

The Bridge Initiative Announces New Play Contest Winner (Broadway World) 

The Pulse Project 

6M, 8F, 1 any gender

  • Judson Church reading (2017)
  • Dramatists Guild Friday Night Footlights reading (2017) 

The Quality of Mercy 

3M, 3F

  • Finalist, Urban Stages Emerging Playwright Award (2016)
  • Semi-Finalist Bay Area Playwrights Festival, 2015
  • Judson Church (reading)
  • Honorable Mention, New Works of Merit, 2016
  • Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Winterfest (staged reading), 2015
  • Elephant Stages/Lillian (staged reading), 2015
  • Skylight Theatre (staged reading), 2014

The Preferred Narrative 

4M, 2F

  • Semi-Finalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, 2016

Stories We Tell Around the Fire

4M, 4F

  • National Winter Playwrights Retreat (workshop reading, 2019) 

The Honor System 

2M, 3F

  • Finalist, Cimientos/IATI Theater Play Development Program, 2015,
  • Semi- Finalist Manhattan Theatre Works’ Newborn Festival, 2015
  • Pasadena Playhouse (reading), 2014

Punk Rock Mom 

6M, 3 F, 1 any gender

  • Venus Theatre (production), 2012

Coyote Nightmare 

5M, 2F

  • ​Semi-Finalist Wordsmyth Theater Reading Series, 2013
  • Runner-Up​ Writers Block International Writing Competition, 2011

Alyson Mead