Scripts & Films

“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 at Revolution and Beer

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Interested in producing a script or hosting a screening? Let’s get in touch!

All spec scripts are registered and protected by the Writers Guild of America.

All stage scripts are registered and protected by the U.S. Copyright Office.

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SCRIPTS FOR THE SCREEN:

BOLERA
(Dark Comedy)

Estate staff rages while the matriarch bargains her sanity with a secret fortune and dying wish.

MAN OVERBOARD
(Drama, Sci-Fi)

Cosmic war ensues as humanity becomes child’s play for a mourning activist and her sailing crew.

MY DARLING REVERIE
(Fantasy, Horror)

A young girl develops magical abilities as her anthropologist mother studies widowers’ dreams.

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SCRIPTS FOR THE STAGE:

DINNER AT DINAH’S
(Short – Dark Comedy, Horror)

Someone’s in the kitchen with Dinah and won’t make it out! Howl at the horror of a dinner gone mad.

RUN CHRIS RUN
(Drama, Slam Poetry)

An inmate fights for freedom as he confronts his violent past as a prominent Chicago gang member.

Adapted from the memoir 21: THE EPITOME OF PERSEVERANCE by Christopher Patterson, RUN CHRIS RUN (Stone Soup Theatre Project, 2014) worked with local anti-violence activists to expose the challenges of Chicago’s youth.

WIND FOR A SAIL
(Short – Satire, Sci-Fi)

Six galactic beings are forced to travel with foreign ETs, as exposed by a symphony of voices.

WIND FOR A SAIL celebrated its premiere in the third PEACEbook Festival (Collaboraction Theatre, 2018) to highlight Chicago’s human rights issues and promote peace. 

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 SHORT VIDEOS:

BIRTH OF STELLA
(1 minute, Experimental, Nonfiction)

The world simultaneously awakens in separate locations in this prequel to BREATHS OF STELLA.

BREATHS OF STELLA
(11 minutes, Experimental, Nonfiction)

Parallels form as strangers answer questions about childhood and what it means to be a grown-up.

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