Screenplay Reading: Selections From The Alfred P. Sloan Screenwriters' LabThis year, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Screenwriters’ Lab chose two science- and technology-themed screenplays to honor. Join us for table readings of selections from these scripts. Staged reading directors: Academy Award winner Terry George; Averie Storck and Joan Stein Schimke. Casting director and producer: Asli Coker.
FRANCIS TURNBULL by David Schwab
Francis Turnbull is a 15-year-old the size of an 8-year-old and his doctors can’t explain why. He learns of a new experimental drug that could make him grow more than a foot. All he has to do is gather 365 fresh human pituitary glands.
THE BURIED LIFE by Averie Storck & Joan Stein Schimke
A kleptomaniac archaeologist is brilliant at digging up the past and running from her own, until her need to succeed lands her deep in the buried secrets of her own family history.