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- DescriptionIn this Southern-fried comedy about medical ethics and NASCAR, a beer-swilling machinist must take on family, lover, minister and a Cherokee shaman to keep his mother on this side of eternity. A two-act play by acclaimed playwright Jeffrey Stanley commissioned by the Mill Mountain Theatre in the author's hometown of Roake, Va. World premiere 2003, followed by the southwest premiere at Theatre 3 Dallas in 2005.
- Author BiographyJeffrey Stanley's semiautobiographical wartime drama TESLA'S LETTERS (Samuel French, 2000) premiered to rave reviews Off Broadway at The Ensemble Studio Theatre and has gone on to continued international productions. Other plays include FISHING WITH TONY AND JOE commissioned by The Ensemble Studio Theatre, and his autobiographical comedy show THE GOLDEN HORSESHOE: A LECTURE ON TRAGEDY. He also directs theatre, including a New York revival of Sam Shepard's political comedy The God of Hell. His award-winning short film LADY IN A BOX starring Sarita Choudhury has been licensed for international broadcast by the Mini Movie Channel and PropellerTV. He has written screenplays for Peter Farrelly & Charles B. Wessler, GreeneStreet Films, Buckeye Entertainment & Cabin Creek Films, Andrew Lauren Productions, and others. Stanley has been a resident of artists' colony Yaddo, a Copeland Fellow at Amherst College and a guest lecturer at the Imaginary Academy summer film workshop in Croatia sponsored by the Soros Foundation. He teaches in the Department of Dramatic Writing at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. Stanley has also appeared as a guest writer in The New York Times and Time Out New York, and he was a senior advisor to Boston University's Center for Millennial Studies' book THE END THAT DOES (Equinox Books, 2006). Stanley holds an MFA from the Dramatic Writing Program at NYU Tisch where he studied under playwright David Ives, and a BFA from Tisch in Film & Television Production with a minor in cultural anthropology.
- Author(s)Jeffrey Stanley
- PublisherCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Date of Publication04/03/2008
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectDrama Texts, Plays & Screenplays
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintCreatespace Independent Publishing Platform
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight100 g
- Width133 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine5 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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