Best Script Doctoring 

A Tucson Pastorela

Staff Pick

After 10 years of topical rhyming couplets by Max Branscomb, A Tucson Pastorela, the play localizing and updating the story of the birth of Jesus, was itself reborn last December. Borderlands Theater hired Toni Press-Coffman to revamp the script, which was starting to seem more and more like a Gaslight spoof. The result was less outright funny than Branscomb's work, but more sophisticated in technique and more consistent in its focus on the Christmas themes of community and forgiveness.
(Sorry, no information is currently available for other years in this same award category.)


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