by Elaine Romero
LUCRETIA MOTT (55)
JAMES MOTT, her husband (60)
Time1848, the night before Seneca Falls, where they signed the Declaration of Sentiments.PlaceSeneca Falls.
Commissioned for the 19th Amendment Project by Burning Coal Theatre Company, Raleigh, NC. Produced as a short film, in collaboration with the Justice Theater Project.
An award-winning U.S. playwright, Elaine Romero’s plays have been presented across the U.S. and abroad; she is widely published and anthologized. Revolutions/Revoluciones, Wetback, Like Heaven, and Bloody River were all produced last season. Revolutions/Revoluciones was produced in Spanish translation at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, under the direction of famed Mexican director, Bruno Bichir, with a cast from Mexico. It’s the final play in Romero pentalogy, including Graveyard of Empires (16th St. Theatre), A Work of Art (Goodman Theatre/Chicago Dramatists), and her play-in-progress, When Reason Sleeps (Headlands Center for the Arts, Artist-in-Residence), Martínez in Taos (Arizona Theatre Company... [FULL BIO]