The First Draft screenplay series offers local screenwriters the opportunity to stage readings of their work using professional actors in front of a live audience, followed by feedback from industry insiders and audience members, alike. The script for Monday, January 26 will be In Those We Trust written by Erin Neal from a story by Erin Neal and Collin Joseph Neal with expert post-reading feedback from John Comerford.
Eraserhead. Iconic, beautiful, and horrifying. It's the work which launched David's Lynch's storied career, and the term “Lynchian.” Yet, after 37 years, the film itself remains a mystery. Often described as inscrutable, the director himself recently stated that no one, to date, has come up with his interpretation of the film. David Johnson leads our dive into making sense of Lynch's toughest nut.
Tootsie is one of the greatest comedies ever made. Dustin Hoffman's pitch-perfect performance as a female Soap Opera star was blessed with a spectacular cinematic foundation by director Sydney Pollack. Film scholar Warren Etheredge will facilitate our dissection of the comedic art as we evaluate how this brilliant screenplay came to hilarious life.