Cover of The Dramatist Jan/Feb 2022: The Motivation Issue
Southwest: We Persist
Ghost Light

At the time of this writing, Arizona reported 4,000 new COVID-19 cases yesterday. Also yesterday, the Santa Fe New Mexican reported that New Mexico cases were “skyrocketing,” though the numbers compared to Arizona remain vastly different. It has not been the springing back to life our Southwestern theatres might have hoped for, but they have moved forward with the plan of returning to live theatre. Some have found they gained something through pandemic adaptations for performance and continue to offer online options. Reviewers are back at it.

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Elaine Romero
Elaine Romero

has had her plays presented at the Alley Theatre, Arizona Theatre Company, Actors Theatre of Louisville, the Kennedy Center, across the U.S. and abroad.