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Thinking (creatively) outside the (money) box...

In this post, I will stray from my anecdotes and recommendations for more of an opinion piece. This topic has been on my mind for the last few weeks while I have been trying to write and edit a play. 433 more words

The Price on Broadway

Had the chance last night to catch “The Price” by Arthur Miller in its most recent Broadway revival.  I’ve seen different versions of the play including the 2000 Broadway Revival.   156 more words


Announcing: Bumbling Bea The Play --Act one, Scene one

I’m one of those people who do what they say they are gonna do.


I am adapting Bumbling Bea into a play!  (I feel we need trumpets blaring and hi-steppers stepping….This is HUGE people.   331 more words

Indecent on Broadway

Time to catch up on more show going observations as this Broadway season winds toward a close.

Paula Vogel is a fantastic playwright and her Broadway debut is long overdue.   182 more words


Elaine Romero

Name: Elaine Romero

Hometown: Laguna Niguel/San Juan Capistrano, CA

Current Town: Tucson, AZ

Affiliations: Arizona Theatre Company, Chicago Dramatists (Resident Playwright), University of Arizona

Q: How do you self-identify? 2,203 more words

Tolkien's Eagles and the Tyrannosaurus ex Machina

One of my all-time favorite movies is the 1993 release of Jurassic Park.  My husband teases me all the time about how much I enjoy watching it, to the point where he won’t watch it with me anymore because I have seen it so much.   640 more words


Beats: An atomic lesson in crafting your plot

As I wrote in my last blog post, it’s important to raise the personal stakes for your characters as your play progresses. You want to characters–and by extension, your audience–feel the need to move forward in the plot in order to reach that all important crisis point that triggers the main event of your play: the climax. 656 more words