Anne Garcia-Romero—Playwright, Screenwriter, Scholar—visits IU

[Reposted from Tom Shafer’s blog 7th and Jordan]

Playwright and Scholar, Dr. Anne Garcia-Romero

Playwright and Scholar,
Dr. Anne Garcia Romero

This Thursday, October 25, at 4:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre (2nd floor at 7th + Jordan), Anne Garcia-Romero will discuss scholarship, art, and the ways they intersect.

Anne Garcia-Romero is a playwright, screenwriter, and scholar whose work has been developed and produced at, among other venues, the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, The Mark Taper Forum, Hartford Stage, South Coast Rep, Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Converence, HERE, INTAR, and the National Hispanic Cultural Center. She is currently creating a screenplay from her play Mary Peabody in Cuba, working with actor/director/producer Andy Garcia. She has also written for Peninsula Films, Elysian Films, and Disney Creative Entertainment. Her plays are published by Broadway Play Publishing, Playscripts, and NoPassport Press. Her work has also been published in The Best Women’s Stage Monologues of 2008 and The Best Stage Scenes of 2008 (Smith & Kraus). Her most recent book project is Contemporary Latina Theater: Transcultural Voices.

Currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame, Anne Garcia-Romero is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists. She received her MFA from The Yale School of Drama and her PhD from UC SantaBarbara.

Come hear Anne Garcia-Romero!