Playwrights of Theatre and Dance Professor Becomes Successful in Notoriety

Theatre & Dance Professor Norman Bert's play script “Haboob” was published in Arizona State University's magazine "Canyon Voices" on April 28. His play script “Gunnin' for Doggies” was selected as a finalist in the national GunPlay(s) competition. His play “Pedrito’s Road,” a bilingual play for young audiences won the second place Marilyn Hall Award in the 2014 Beverly Hills Theatre Guild competition for Plays for Youth Theatre. “Pedrito's Road” is an adaptation of Arturo O. Martínez's novel “Pedrito's World,” published by Texas Tech University Press, and represents a fruitful collaboration between the Press and the University's academic programs.