Legendary Screenwriter Budd Schulberg: On The Waterfront Screening and Interview
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Hold on to your cocktails as Harold Zidler and his Diamond Dogs take you on a thrilling ride into the cinematic and musical mind of famed director Baz Lurhmann. This 360-degree theatrical concert experience showcases music from Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby. The performance -- which is part of the celebrated series that has also brought the soundtracks of the Coen brothers, Quentin Tarantino and John Hughes to the stage -- features a rotating cast of special guests from stage, screen and music performing an epic soundtrack that includes "Lady Marmalade," "Kissing You," "Love Is in the Air," "Crazy in Love" and other beloved songs featured in Luhrmann's films. Step behind the red curtain to find out what awaits in one of L.A.'s most popular shows, newly reimagined and better than ever. Learn More
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Featured review from jerry binder
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What a rare treat--watching a great classic film (it won eight Oscars) written by a great American legend and then getting to hear him in an informal interview was memorable. At 94 years old, Budd Schulberg had three generations of admirers in the theater hanging on his every word. And a bonus was the hospitality provided by the Guild with delicious refreshments afterward. I will definitely attend their future events.
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it was great! The Movie is one of the best films ever made and it was very interesting listening to Bud's stories about the actors and making the film after the movie - and we got to have a little private chat with him and get his autograph. ...continued
A unique opportunity to hear from living legend Budd Schulberg, the Oscar-winning screenwriter of On The Waterfront and A Face in the Crowd, and author of the classic show business novel-cum-expose, What Makes Sammy Run? Watch a screening of On The Waterfront and listen to Schulberg share insights and anecdotes from his more than seven-decade career—one that saw him writing for both the big and small screens and working with the leading directors and biggest stars in Hollywood.
Moderator: writer, critic F.X. Feeney
Dessert reception will follow interview.
About the Ticket Supplier: Writers Guild FoundationOriginally founded in 1966 by James R Webb and a group of other prominent screenwriters, the Writers Guild Foundation has evolved considerably over the last decade. For years its library was its major program, and today its focus is on the two areas of historical preservation and education. Working closely with the Writers Guild of America, west, the Foundation provides a number of services and programs to both working writers and the public.
In recent years the Foundation has developed a broad range of initiatives designed to:
- preserve the history of screenwriting as an artform
-promote writing for film and television as literature in its own right
- collect and preserve the best and most representative film and television writing from each year for present and future generations to study
-provide primary and continuing educational opportunities for professional writers and students
-and raise public consciousness about what writers do and the importance of good writing in the collaborative arts of film and television.