Archive for May, 2010

NEA Grant Will Fund Virginia Stage Military Play

By David Nicholson Daily Press April 30 2010, 2:26 PM EDT NORFOLK -- The Virginia Stage Company has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to help commission and produce a new play about the military. Deborah Brevoort's new play,…

Mexico in Alaska

A story about the search for identity in the last frontier, set against the evocative and extreme landscape of the Alaskan wilderness. Written through the New Dramatists screenplay mentor program. (Mentor: Matthew Specktor, Fox Family Films). Honorable Mention, Hollywood Symposium Screenwriting Contest. Finalist, Sundance Institute…

Covered Dishes

A story about two middle-aged women—one white, one black—who become suddenly single and try to negotiate their way through the middle-aged singles scene. Commissioned and optioned by Fox Searchlight and Goat Cay Productions (Sigourney Weaver); Finalist, Sundance Lab. Honorable Mention, Providence Screenwriting competition.

Short Works

Good things in small packages. A 10-minute play and a 1-act solo performance piece.