Stage to Screen and Back Again with Doug Wright
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, screenwriter, and librettist Doug Wright will visit Drexel as a distinguished Rankin Scholar of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design for a residency comprised of sessions with students, a Professional Development workshop, and a public presentation titled “Stage to Screen and Back Again.”
In conversation with Blanka Zizka, Founding Artistic Director of the Wilma Theater, Wright will explore story-crafting and the processes of developing new plays and turning plays into movies, examining the narrative and dialogical differences between stage and screen. The talk will be followed by a public reception at 8:30 p.m. in the URBN Annex Lobby.