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Michael Eisner Sees One-Man Play, Makes it a Web Series

28 November 2011 8:03 AM, PST | | See recent Tubefilter News news »

Marc Wolf’s one-man Off Broadway show took an interesting twist during its transformation into a digital series. For starters, it was originally titled Another American: Asking and Telling. The play, based on Wolf’s interviews with over 150 gay and lesbian military personnel (as well as others) deeply affected by the “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, premiered at the 99 seat DR2 theatre in New York City. In a miraculous twist of fate, one of the theatre patrons was former Disney CEO and Vuguru founder Michael Eisner. He liked the show and left the theatre with the idea of turning Wolf’s work into the digital program that would soon become Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. Adapting a one-man show isn’t a normal occurrence in the web series world, but Vuguru brought in a director and well known creative consultant to turn the play into a multi-platform property. »

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SnagFilms Acquires Online RIghts to "Don't Ask Don't Tell," Times Release to Policy Repeal

13 September 2011 8:18 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

SnagFilms has acquired "Don’t Ask Don’t Tell," a film that tells the stories of 18 real-life characters who were impacted on both sides of the controversial policy. "Don’t Ask Don’t Don’t Tell" is an adaptation of Marc Wolf’s Obie Award-winning one-man show, "Another American: Asking and Telling." Directed by John C. Walsh, "Don't Ask Don't Tell" uses three years of interviews with hundreds of soldiers and veterans, male and female, »

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