Meltem, wrote her first play, ‘I’m Breaking the Game’, in 2007. It was staged in Zurich, Rotterdam and Istanbul. In 2009, ‘Parallel’ was staged in Zurich where she worked as the dramaturge of the play. In 2011, she wrote her last play ‘Mi Minor’ which has been performed since November 2012. 'Enough is Enough', which she wrote in 2016, was staged in Wales and London in 2017. Meltem Arikan's new play 'Y Brain - Kargalar “ is being performed throughout 2019 at multiple venues across England and Wales.
Written by Meltem Arikan, directed by Memet Ali Alabora, with music by Maddie Jones, and includes four female cast members who act as members of a band.