Playwriting vs. Screenwriting

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Writing for stage and film presents some unique challenges. Two men who’ve done both, David Rabe and Kenneth Lonergan, join us to talk about their experience writing for the different mediums and adapting their work from one format to another. Lonergan’s screen writing credits include: "You Can Count on Me" and "Gangs of New York." His plays include "Lobby Hero," "The Waverly Gallery," and "This is Our Youth." Rabe's has written "Hurlyburly," "Sticks and Bones" and "In the Boom Boom Room" for the stage. His screenplays include "The Firm" and "Casualties of War."