LUCRETIA MOTT (55)
JAMES MOTT, her husband (60)
Time 1848, the night before Seneca Falls, where they signed the Declaration of Sentiments. Place Seneca Falls.
Set A desk.
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]