The Season of Reemergence cover of The Dramatist includes an illustration of a chrysalis hanging from a budding branch and emerging monarch butterfly
Texas: Taking Steps Forward
Bennett Frohock, Sue Doty-Goodner, Jill Lightfoot, Jason R. Davis, Proprioception 2021.
Bennett Frohock, Sue Doty-Goodner, Jill Lightfoot, Jason R. Davis, Proprioception 2021. Photo by Stacy Winsett.

by William Mohammad Razavi

Here in San Antonio, we’ve had some canceled productions (including at least two debuts of new work) to remind us that the pandemic is still with us.

Despite the setbacks, we’ve had some real promising steps forward that will hopefully develop local writers and their work and feature them more in our local spaces. 

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William Mohammad Razavi
William Mohammad Razavi

is the San Antonio Area Ambassador for the Dramatists Guild and recently stepped down after seven years as Artistic Director of the Overtime Theater. He teaches at St. Mary’s University, Our Lady of the Lake University, The Southwest School of Art, and Trinity University. His plays 27 Short Plays About Being Murdered in a Hotel by Abba and The Private Life of J.D. Salinger were recently given readings by the WineBox Players in NYC.

Terrance Brooks Boykin
Terrance Brooks Boykin

is an American playwright and poet. His plays include Rebirth in the Garden, Wrestling with Untitled, and The Private Life. Boykin has published several articles in the areas of art and culture in LGBTQIA publications. He currently supports playwrights in Dallas/Fort Worth as the Regional Representative for the Dramatists Guild.