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The Sea Dragon

England, 1810: A sharp-witted young girl who hunts and sells fossils to help support her impoverished family unearths a never-before-seen skeleton that shakes the foundations of science and religion.

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Written by:
Format:
Screenplay
Starring Roles For:
Bobby Millie Brown (young)

In the Vein Of:
Secret Garden
Where the Wild Things Are
Little Women
Posted:
02/25/2021
Updated:
10/14/2021
Author Bio:
Adam Sharp is an award-winning writer who received his MFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU Tisch. His most recent accomplishments include the selection of his screenplay “The War Unheard” as a semifinalist for the 2021 Nicholl Fellowship. His screenplay “The Sea Dragon” received the Alfred P. Sloan Prize writing award and placed 1st Runner Up in the Cynosure Screenwriting Award Contest. He co-founded Box Wine Theatre, serving as Associate Artistic Director and Resident Playwright from 2008-2019, and has been commissioned by multiple institutions around the US as a playwright.

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Contest Results:
Cynosure (Second Place, 1st place in "Female Category") [2020]
Launch Pad Feature (Quarterfinalist, Ranked Top 50) [2020]
Final Draft/Big Break (Quarterfinalist) [2020]
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