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Hemmerling, Keith Alan (American playwright, President of The Hemmerling Foundation, October 10, 1955-____), “Walkin on the Wild Side,”

a 45-minute bare-stage drama in English, set in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., 1982-1984,

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; © 2004 by Keith Alan Hemmerling; • in Keith Alan Hemmerling’s Walkin on the Wild Side (New York: Xlibris Corporation, 2005); • script/rights available from Keith Alan Hemmerling, 1840 Fairburn Avenue #308, Los Angeles, California 90025, U.S.A., telephone (home) 310-441-0298, e-mail picodreams@aol.com. • Cited by Keith Alan Hemmerling, via ftp August 5, 2004; Hemmerling says,

§ Dramatis Persona Keith (m), 48, manic depressive/musician/actor/screenwriter/president of The Hemmerling Foundation.

§ Synopsis “Keith describes his therapy with his doctors in which he talks about his dreams. Keith describes his interactions with Walkin on the Wild Side, a name in his mind he has given to a Chinese woman who works in an Asian Underground Tea Room. Keith has never seen such beauty in his life, and she likes him. Keith describes their encounters. Simultaneously, Keith describes his worldwide success in film, literature, and music and the home he has found in the Asian tea room.

§ Comment “One scene a la Spalding Grey. • Keith Hemmerling will self-publish ‘Walkin on the Wild Side’ through Xlibris Corporation in 2005 in the anthology Walkin on the Wild Side. • Keith, a member of the State Bar of California, has written two books, Manic Impression (New York: Xlibris Corporation, 2003), ISBN 1413401805, and Whorehound (New York: Xlibris Corporation, 2004), ISBN 141343889X. In 2003 under his aegis, The Hemmerling Foundation partially-underwrote West 47th Street (LCM)-PBS, which received reviews like "Must-see TV," Newsweek; "Editor's Choice," TV Guide; 'Remarkable," The Washington Post. Also, The Hemmerling Foundation partially-underwrote (with Nilsson) Scheme C6, Noise, and Attitude, the last of which played nationally and worldwide. Attitude in its New York City premiere made the front page of The New York Times and received strong reviews from The Village Voice, Res, TV Guide Online Movie Section, Film Festival, and Today. Keith says, "Attitude features my acting and music. I play a homeless, psychotic musician living in a landfill who thinks he is Jesus. PDP Productions is about to release Marbles (featuring my acting and music), and High Hopes (about autism). Additionally, I envision completion of The Marbles Trilogy featuring my acting and music, as well as many more films from PDP!'"

§ Themes BoBa Tea, Chinese, tea room, therapy.



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