Scripts

“The honesty of the book comes forth readily in a powerful and quietly lyrical script from Abascal which helps to create a cultural narrative without becoming distracting or burdensome.” 
— WC Turck, Critic, “Revolution and Beer”

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Rooted in the theme of survival, each story harmonizes the human condition. All scripts are registered with the Writers Guild of America or U.S. Copyright Office. Want to produce a script? Get in touch!

SCRIPTS FOR THE SCREEN:

MAN OVERBOARD
(Dark Comedy, Sci-Fi)

An intergalactic war erupts as humanity becomes child’s play for a peace activist and her sailing crew.

THE REVERIE
(Fantasy, Horror)

A young girl develops magical abilities while her mother studies the effects of dreaming on widowers.

SCRIPTS FOR THE STAGE:

DINNER TROLLS
(Satire, Horror)

A dinner host and her guests struggle with polite conversation as their neuroses eat them away.

RUN CHRIS RUN
(Drama, Slam Poetry)

An inmate fights for freedom while he confronts his violent past as a prominent Chicago gangster.

This script was commissioned and produced by Stone Soup Theatre Project in Chicago. Adapted from the memoir 21: THE EPITOME OF PERSEVERANCE by Christopher Patterson, RUN CHRIS RUN included local peace activists to expose the real challenges of Chicago’s youth.

WIND FOR A SAIL
(Satire, Sci-Fi)

A group of aliens uncover injustice as they are forced to travel with ETs from a planet far, far away.

This script was produced by Collaboraction Theatre in Chicago. Working with community members in the neighborhoods most affected, WIND FOR A SAIL celebrated its premiere in the third annual PEACEbook Festival to promote change, healing, and peace in Chicago.