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Drama

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Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Artificial, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_grad_samuel.pdf
Overview "Artificial is a feature length comedy that negotiates the dangers and fears many feel surrounding the rise of artificial intelligence in art and entertainment. The film follows a recently divorced TV writer, a tech CEO, an artificial general intelligence, and a large cast of other writers, workers, and revolutionaries as they navigate the influx of automation in the workplace. Set in the very near future, this satirical sci-fi takes aim at the self-righteousness of artists, the vanity of...
Dates: 2023

Emerson College, 1926-1991

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Identifier: MSS 015-1
Scope and Contents This first series titled Emerson College contains items pertaining to the 32 years that Stein taught students in the Drama Department and encompass the years 1948-1991. Many photographs and negatives of Emerson theatrical stage productions and makeup classes taught by Stein as well as classroom materials such as syllabi, outlines, and worksheets are included this series. Other materials consists of several theater programs from productions put on by Emerson College and Emerson newspaper and...
Dates: 1926-1991

Fortress Besieged?, 2020

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Identifier: te_2020spring_wang_qianru.pdf
Overview "This project is a devised theatre play structured in the tradition of documentary theatre—a form of theatre based on real-life materials. The play is inspired by a Chinese novel, 'Fortress Besieged' (1947) written by Qian Zhongshu, in which the protagonist, a bumbling young man, pursues a number of dalliances with women without understanding the essence of marriage, and finally loses the meaning of his life. This project, 'Fortress Besieged?,' shifts the perspective to that of women and...
Dates: 2020

Itchy, 2019

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Identifier: vm_2019spring_zhou_yimo.pdf
Overview "'Itchy's' strength mainly thanks to the well-written script. After several revisions, the script transit from one-dimensional drama into a mixture of comedy and anti-drama. The dynamic among characters is intriguing and creative. For example, the front desk lady tells a unforgettable story about her husband and how she was trying to slowly kill him, reflects the relationship dynamic between Yuki and Richard. She speaks in a point of view where women (or older married women) taking charge in...
Dates: 2019

Jack Stein Collection

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Identifier: MSS 015
Scope and Contents The Jack Stein Collection contains a wide variety of materials ranging from photographs of television studios and movie sets to items of makeup developed by Stein's brand. Spanning nearly a century, the collection covers many aspects of Stein's career at Emerson College including photos and programs of stage productions and materials from the classes he instructed in the Drama Department. Stein worked in various studios around New England and the Boston area and the collection contains...
Dates: 1926-1992

Johanna Van Gogh, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_griffith_patrick.pdf
Overview "JOHANNA VAN GOGH is a TV Pilot inspired by the true story of the woman who saved Vincent van Gogh's legacy – the story behind the story of the two brothers. Primarily set in Paris in 1891, following the tragic death of Theo only six-months after Vincent, this historical drama follows his grief-stricken widow Johanna and one-year-old son; the sole heirs to hundreds of Vincent's paintings. Designed for streaming platforms as a limited series, JOHANNA VAN GOGH attempts to reveal the events...
Dates: 2023

La Bodega, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_garcia_koby.pdf
Overview "La Bodega is a feature length screenplay that tells the story of the Brisas family, a Cuban American multigenerational family who own a bodega in a predominately Hispanic town just outside of New York City that is in the midst of gentrification. A teenager Martin, his mother Ana, and his grandfather El Viejo have differing opinions on the future of the family and their bodega as they each navigate their own lives. This family drama also serves as a coming of age story for the characters and...
Dates: 2023

Last Dream in Town, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_castillon_alejandro.pdf
Overview "Last Dream In Town is a feature-length screenplay about the role that art plays in the lives of people in rural United States and society at large. This independent drama follows a young grieving bartender who has abandoned her passions, supporting herself financially after the sudden death of her best friend. Eccentrics abound in her small Texas town, and soon she becomes immersed in the lives of radical, anti-technology artists seeking to change the world. Egos clash, music is made, and...
Dates: 2023

Modern Mafia and New Game+, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_kruskal_adina.pdf
Overview "MODERN MAFIA is a half-hour single-camera television comedy pilot which follows an innocent programmer who must prove his loyalty to a very un-conventional Mafia in order for them to spare his life after witnessing a hit. NEW GAME+ is an hour-long television drama pilot which follows a die-hard gamer sucked inside his favorite video game who must use in-depth knowledge of the game's world and mechanics, as well as alliances with with non-player characters, to seek the game's creator and...
Dates: 2023

Multitudes, 2023

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Identifier: pf_2023spring_barclay_hannah.pdf
Overview "June, an artist living in New York City, vetures [sic] to Austin, Texas, with her musician boyfriend and her best friend as a part of her boyfriend's national tour. The more time the group spends in Texas, the more June's psyche and relationships begin to unravel. June has the uncanny feeling she's been to this city before and when people begin calling her by a different name, she knows there's something her friends are not relling [sic] her. With the help of a local austinite, Priya, June...
Dates: 2023

Pearl Wallace Chappell Collection

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Identifier: MSS 022
Scope and Contents This collection documents the teaching and writing career of Pearl Wallace Chappell and the history of the Dallas Academy of Speech and Drama. Included in the collection is biographical information about Pearl Wallace Chappell and historical information about the Dallas Academy of Speech and Drama. There are published poems and plays by Pearl Wallace Chappell and an audio recording of her giving a poetry reading shortly before her death. Also included are alumni directories and yearbooks,...
Dates: 1914 - 1969; 2012

Professional Entertainment, 1930-1992

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Identifier: MSS 015-2
Scope and Contents Professional Entertainment contains items from the professional career of Stein as a makeup artist and political image maker between the years of 1934-1992. The series contains photographs and snapshots from a variety of television shows from the mid-twentieth century, film stills, theater programs from productions around New England, and a complete schedule for the broadcast of the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. An edited copy of the script of "An Evening's Journey to Conway,...
Dates: 1930-1992

Red Sauce, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_giardina_lynsey.pdf
Overview

"Red Sauce is a feature length film designed for a theatrical and film festival release that focuses on childhood trauma. Set in a shotgun house in New Orleans, Lisa comes home for Thanksgiving to find not much has changed. Except for the fact that she is ready to confront her past trauma by wrecking her present life. Over the course of a single day, we follow the Campino family as the traumas of their past are unearthed during a Sicilian Thanksgiving day feast in Red Sauce." -- Abstract

Dates: 2023

Secrets in Blood, 2023

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Identifier: pf_2023spring_schumaker_katherine.pdf
Overview "Sabine, a medical illustrator, and her father, Docteur Claude Cloutier, an experimental and shamed surgeon in the country of Val Romais, are summoned to the Palace to treat Princess Vivienne for a mysterious illness that turns her blood against her. As Sabine and her father work in the Palace with some of the brightest medical minds on the continent, they discover that certain illnesses cannot be explained through modern medicine alone. Blood stains the halls of the royal home, and...
Dates: 2023

Stiff Jab, 2023

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Identifier: pf_2023spring_szulik_brendan.pdf
Overview "In this neo-noir, a violent mugging ends wiseass MMA fighter Eddie "The Enforcer" Engels' career—and his greatest romance. One year later, Eddie's a washed-up has-been until he receives an unexpected opportunity: a shot at the world title. But that's not all. He also learns the mugging that ruined his life was a hit gone wrong. His fiancée was the target. Talk about a one-two punch. Eddie soon realizes the mugging and the upcoming fight are mysteriously linked, and he fights his way through...
Dates: 2023

The Perfect Fifth, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_haynes_noelle.pdf
Overview "The Perfect Fifth is a feature length film designed as an independent film that features an autistic female lead coming to terms with identity after her diagnosis. Set in present day, this feature follows an autistic woman. who's relationship with music changes as she stops chasing the life her father set for her. With very few accurate representations of autistic women in the film industry, The Perfect Fifth is different in the ways it addresses nuero atypical behaviors in women." --...
Dates: 2023

The Space Between, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_quinn_micheal.pdf
Overview "The Space Between is a feature-length film that follows a pair of international, life-long penpals over the span of three decades, as they navigate the transition of childhood to adulthood from opposite sides of the globe. When their friendship unexpectedly turns romantic, the two men find themselves being constantly separated from one another by their geography, cultures and laws. Set at the turn of the 21st century, The Space Between explores the role advancing technology plays in...
Dates: 2023

These Days, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_adams_paige.pdf
Overview

"These Days is a feature length film designed for theatrical and streaming release. It explores the complicated bond between siblings as they navigate their fears for the future and resentment of their upbringing. This film brings to life a dynamic not often featured on screen: a significant age gap between siblings and examines how their lives became so much different because of it." -- Abstract

Dates: 2023

Voila, Juliette!, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_hagerdon_shelby.pdf
Overview "Voila, Juliette! is a feature length script designed for streaming platforms and minor theatrical release that features a feminine voice with an experimental perspective on love, jealousy, loss, and vengeance all under the guidance of the French New Wave. Set in a small Midwestern town, the script follows an obsessive young artist losing her mind as she desperately searches for understanding in art while discovering too late that this understanding did not come in the shape of art, but in...
Dates: 2023

Working Woman, 2023

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Identifier: sf_2023spring_gamble_katherine.pdf
Overview "Working Woman is a feature length film about discovering one's life path. Kayla Porter, a Black woman in her late 20s and is as smart as she is beautiful. Kayla's entire life has revolved around being successful. Her motivation comes from her upbringing. With her dad absent and her mother having drug and alcohol issues, Kayla promised herself to be better than where she came from. Her Aunt, Regina made sure of it too, getting custody of Kayla when she was 10. Right after graduating college,...
Dates: 2023