13 Donuts

13 Donuts : An Original Radio Drama with a Multi-Cultural Twist

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Polish immigrants living in New Orleans' Seventh Ward learn of martial law declared against Solidarity in Poland on December 13, 1981. Irena makes her own luck with the help of mystical forces and a bakery fighting Gen. Jaruzelski with New Orleans voodoo. This script is formatted for production of a radio drama. Those purchasing this book have permission to produce the 30-minute drama. Adaptations of the audio drama for live stage, video, or film are also permitted. This 30-minute script received an Honorable Mention award from the National Audio Theatre, 2001; it was originally published in the 2001 playbook. http: //www.natf.org The digital audio of this script was produced for KRVS-FM radio by Dr. William Davie, acted by the Honors Players, and directed by Hedwig Gorski. It was broadcast on Oct. 31, 2000, as part of the Deep South Writers Festival at the University of Louisiana.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 54 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 3.3mm | 131.54g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507694938
  • 9781507694930

About Hedwig Gorski

Hedwig Gorski is a writer, scholar, artist, and poet who received awards for media works in poetry and drama. She coined the term "performance poetry" in the Austin Chronicle Litera column she founded during the early 1980s to describe her poems written only for oral performance. She recorded performance poems with composed music live on KUT-FM radio and produced The Texas Poets Audio Anthology Project featuring top oral writers. Gorski's best with her band, East of Eden Band, collected during live radio broadcasts were re-mastered and released on a CD Send in the Clown (2009). She published three books of poetry against her will due to popular demand and released many audio collections including a collector's edition chapbook with vinyl record titled Polish Gypsy with Ghost. Intoxication: Heathcliff on Powell Street (Slough Press) 2007, 2009, is a memoir/archive about her 1978 experimental verse theater in Austin using William Burroughs's cut-up method to create a performance poetry theater Her BFA degree from NSCAD, a world famous radical art school in Nova Scotia, is in painting. Her doctorate in creative writing is from the University of Louisiana. She received a Louisiana Artist's Fellowship (2002) in audio media, and a Fulbright to lecture in Poland (2003). Some of her poems have been translated into Polish and published in Okolica. Excerpts from her 1978 neo-verse drama Booby, Mama! appear in Karawane (2009), and the transcript of a television interview with Robert Creeley is in JAST, a Turkish journal. She appeared at the Jozi Spoken Word Festival 2009 in Johannesburg, South Africa, for the U. S. State Dept. Gorski is an inter-media writer who creates scripts for radio, film, and the stage as well as her performance poetry. Her Polish American heritage weaves into the work as the Polish love of surreal and avant-garde invention blends with American conceptualism and experimentation producing varied works in different genres for mass audiences as well as for specialty fine art fans.show more