Anne García-Romero’s plays include Provenance (Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference), Paloma (National Latino Playwriting Award runner-up), Lorca in New York (Denver Center Theater Commission), Staging the Daffy Dame (LaunchPad UCSB), Earthquake Chica (National Latino Playwriting Award finalist), Mary Domingo (Goodman Theatre Commission), Mary Peabody in Cuba (National Latino Playwriting Award finalist), Land of Benjamin Franklin (Actors Theater of Louisville Ten Minute Play finalist), Girlus Equinus (Ensemble Studio Theater One-Act Marathon finalist), Don Quixote de la Minny, Marta's Magnificent Mundo, Desert Longing, Juanita's Statue and Santa Concepción.
Her plays have been developed and produced at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater, Arielle Tepper Productions’ Summer Play Festival (Off-Broadway), The Mark Taper Forum, The Goodman Theatre, Hartford Stage, South Coast Repertory, Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Kitchen Theatre, INTAR, HERE, New Georges, Borderlands Theater, Nevada Repertory Company, Jungle Theater, East L.A. Repertory, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Open Fist Theater Company, Wordbridge Playwrights Laboratory, LoNyLa Writers Lab, The Orchard Project and the Los Angeles Theatre Center. Her plays are published by Broadway Play Publishing, Playscripts, NoPassport Press and Smith & Kraus.
Ms. García-Romero has developed a screenplay adaptation of her play, Mary Peabody in Cuba, with actor/director/producer, Andy Garcia. She has also written for Peninsula Films, Elysian Films and Disney Creative Entertainment.
She is the U.S. translator, with Mark St. Germain, for The Grönholm Method, the internationally acclaimed comedy, by Spanish playwright, Jordi Galcerán.
She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Film, Television and Theatre at the University of Notre Dame. Her areas of specialization are playwriting, screenwriting, dramaturgy and Latinx Theater Studies. She’s also taught at USC, Cal Arts, UC Santa Barbara, UC Riverside, Loyola Marymount University, Macalester College and Wesleyan University.
She is a founding member of the Latinx Theatre Commons, where she contributes to The Fornés Institute. She is also the coordinator of the Fornés Playwriting Workshop in Chicago, sponsored by the University of Notre Dame.
Ms. García-Romero holds an MFA in Playwriting from the Yale School of Drama, a Ph.D. in Theatre Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is an alumna of New Dramatists in NYC. She is a Resident Playwright at Chicago Dramatists.