Much has been written about the demise of Mexican-American Studies in Tucson. News reports, locally and nationally, documented the state-sponsored campaign to eliminate the once-successful education program in the Tucson Unified School District.
Now comes the theatrical version.
Playwright Milta Ortiz and her husband, theater director Marc David Pinate, are collaborating on a docudrama play with Tucson’s Borderlands Theater. Their residency is funded by the National New Play Network, an alliance of nonprofit professional theaters.