My Old Lady: Complete Stage Play and Screenplay with an Essay on Adaptation

My Old Lady: Complete Stage Play and Screenplay with an Essay on Adaptation

My Old Lady: Complete Stage Play and Screenplay with an Essay on Adaptation

by: Israel Horovitz

by: Israel Horovitz

My Old Lady: Complete Stage Play and Screenplay with an Essay on Adaptation

My Old Lady: Complete Stage Play and Screenplay with an Essay on Adaptation

by: Israel Horovitz

by: Israel Horovitz

Overview

The book includes the full script of both the play version and screenplay of My Old Lady, along with an in-depth analysis by Horovitz of the challenges of adapting the written language of a play to the visual language of the screen. He discusses what inspired him to consider adapting the play in the first place, and his diligent efforts to distill the spoken language of the play into the visual language of film. In discussing his adaptation process, Horovitz also reveals his brilliant insights into the creative process itself, as well as how to keep inspired during the course of a lengthy writing career.

Authors

Israel Horovitz

Isreal Horovitz is a playwright, director and actor. His plays have been translated and performed in as many as 30 languages, worldwide. His 70+ plays include Line (now in 38th year of continuous performance, off-Broadway, at 13th St. Repertory Theatre), The Indian Wants The Bronx (Steppenwolf: Gary Sinise & Terry ...

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