OPHELIA OBLONGATA & THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

In 1969 The Yellow King Came To Earth To Find & Eat His Children

Dame J.E. Marshall

Dame J.E. Marshall
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Los Angeles, California, USA
Birthday
January 29
Company
Dame J. E. Marshall Productions
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Dedicated To Bringing You Exciting New Stories Based Upon Shakespeare's Plays And The Classics of World Literature

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 OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

CAMILLA

THE CONCLUSION

 

It was raining in Stockholm.  The landlady was showing Annalisa's apartment to an excited young couple.  She put Annalisa's things in the storage room but she knew the girl would probably never come forRead full post »

 

 OPHELIA OBLONGAGA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

 

ESCAPE FROM THE DEN OF THE DAMNED

 

Richard, Annalisa and Carl checked into the motel at the base of the mountain.

 

“Enjoyed your spaghetti dinner?” the motel clerk smiled. He soon realized Richard did not remembRead full post »

JANUARY 2, 2015 2:21PM

OPHELIA O | HERE'S JOHNNY

 OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

 

HERE'S JOHNNY

 

Bobby and Richard were so late for dinner that their mom had to accept that she'd been stood up again.  She cut a slice of ham for herself then cleared the table and reheated her… Read full post »

JANUARY 2, 2015 12:42AM

OPHELIA O | DRAMATIS PERSONAE

OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

 

Dramatis Personae

 

 

Richard, a young actor

Bobby, lead singer in a rock n roll band, Richard's brother

Carl, a photographer, Richard's friend

 Annalisa, beautiful stranger from Sweden searching for her

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DECEMBER 30, 2014 5:29PM

EDWARD ALBEE'S GERANIUMS | OPHELIA O

OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

 

 EDWARD ALBEE'S GERANIUMS

 

 

Carl and Annalisa were already at the cabin in Lake Arrowhead when Richard arrived.  Richard didn’t say any of the beautiful things he imagined he might when he saw her standing in the entry wa

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OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

 

ALL PATHS ARE PAVED WITH PEYOTE

 

 

“What am I listening to?”  Richard asked with his ear pressed on the rock.

 

“Do you hear thumping?  It gets louder as we approach a certain angle of the sun. Read full post »

DECEMBER 14, 2014 5:20PM

OPHELIA O | THE FLY EATER

OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN
 
THE FLY EATER
 

Richard checked out of the motor lodge and took the freeway north.  He bypassed his mom’s place and stopped at an isolated liquor store on Bodfish Road on a hunch that Annalisa might have stopped there.  He pulled/Read full post »

DECEMBER 14, 2014 4:51PM

OPHELIA O | TRIPPIN' AT DENNY'S DINER

OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

 

TRIPPIN' AT DENNY'S DINER

 

            She never showed in Galveston.  August arrived and Richard waited in a booth with a view of the freeway and the lights of the Los Angeles basin.&

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DECEMBER 14, 2014 4:12PM

OPHELIA O | THE PHOTO SHOOT

 OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

 

THE PHOTO SHOOT

 

"If you'd listened to me, GLAMOUR would have listed 20 models instead of 19 as "supermodels" and you'd be the face of 1969...." the photographer yelled at the back of the blonde model storming… Read full post »

DECEMBER 13, 2014 8:32PM

OPHELIA O | SUGAR TONIGHT

OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN
 
SUGAR TONIGHT

 

            At 4:00 am Richard watched Annalisa sleeping in the glow from the swimming pool lights. He was a new man.  He could not recall who he'd been before he met

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DECEMBER 12, 2014 9:22PM

OPHELIA O | BEAUTIFUL STRANGER

 
 
 

OPHELIA OBLONGATA AND THE ANGLE OF THE SUN

 

ENTER ANNALISA

 

 

 

                Busloads of children came to the campus from different counties.  They would receive a conc/

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THE BOY WHO SENT THE

DEAD MAN'S TWEET

 

Chapter 35:

Auribus Teneo Lupum 

Holding A Wolf

ByThe Ear

 

 

 

The waiting area in the hall way of Akademie Bastine-Barrett was more like a grand

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THE

BOY

WHO

SENT

THE

DEAD

 

MAN'S

 

TWEET

 

 


Dramatis Personae



Georg Gilfred Finster Hanz von und zu Rikardsohn, a billionaire & brutal serial killer

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THE BOY WHO SENT THE DEAD

MAN'S TWEET

 

Chapter 34: A PEEPING TOM

 

Konstan Hupfen and his brother Horaz enjoyed cigars in front of the fireplace while their wives wrapped the last of the Christmas presents and placed them under the 12 foot tallRead full post »

JULY 26, 2014 12:24PM

STICKMAN

STICKMAN

A Confabulation / Reworking of Act 1 Scene 3 of BETH

Loosely Based On

Shakespeare’s MACBETH

“Stay out of it, Sparky.” ~ A drunk to Sean Penn at the Shade Hotel, Manhattan Beach, California July 2014

 

 

 

 

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BETH

 

 

Spilled Milk

 

 

 

Act 1

 

Scene 6

 

 

[ INTERIOR divided his and her hotel health spa,  Las Vegas. NIGHT.  In the center is a RECEPTIONIST. BETH is getting a massage and facial.  She has cucumber slices on her eyes.

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BETH

 

 

STARS, HIDE YOUR FIRES

 

 

Act 1

 

Scene 5

 

 

 

 

[ Interior very posh private jet. Near the audience, DOWN STAGE, HOUSE LEFT: BETH is inside the restroom looking at herself in the mirror, putting on makeup. 

 

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BETH

 

 

SO FAIR AND FOUL

 

Act 1

 

 Scene 4

 

 

[ On the trampled, garbage strewn lawn outside of the Los Angeles Coliseum after most of the concert goers have dispersed quickly due to the storm. THUNDER RUMBLES.  The THREE WITCHES enter

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When back pain caused by the seating at a play takes attention away from the play, then the attempt at making the experience authentic via rustic seating has failed. You may as well chuck real spears into the audience if you are going that route.

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BETH

 

Act 1

 

Scene 3

 

SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES




[PORTER, the drunken grounds keeper of Winchell's gated compound on the bluff overlooking the marina and pier at Redondo Beach, is drinking his dinner at

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BETH

 

Act 1

Scene 2 

A Bleeding Man

 

 

[ INTERIOR Tour Bus, EVENING. WINCHELL and his DRIVER, his attorney/financial adviser LENNY and WINCHELL'S DOCTOR are seated inside WINCHELL'S luxuriant tour bus which is parked near the exitRead full post »

ACT 1

 

Scene 1

 

[Outside the Los Angeles Coliseum]

 

A dense orange layer sat upon the city like a tired old man.  As the sun began to set, a white fog from the sea, unable to move the heavy smoke and fumes, settled upon

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For summer break 2014
 
An adaptation of MABETH
 
(Dead Man's Tweet will resume in the fall)
 
 

BETH

 

BETH, Wife of BILLY

 

BILLY, Rising comic

 

BANCROFT, singer, BETH'S closest friend

 

FELIX, BANCROFT'S son

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THE

BOY

WHO

SENT

THE

DEAD

 

MAN'S

 

TWEET

 

 

Dramatis Personae

 

 

Georg Gilfred Finster Hanz von und zu Rikardsohn, a billionaire & brutal serial killer


Joe Richards, Rikardsohn's only son and heir/alias Bill

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 Dramatis Personae

 

 

Selma Taylor, mysterious runaway

 

Sharon, Selma's roomate

 

Lester Stratford, Selma's boss at the Gazette

 

Dr. Andy Olaf, new age psychologist

 

Dr. Boris Brownlee, new age psychologist

 

Rousse, chef hired by Brownlee & Olaf

&nb… Read full post »