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Hazel Scott: Café Society
Robert Levi, New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

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Hazel Scott: Cafe Society (Script)
Title: Hazel Scott: Cafe Society
Writer: Robert Levi
Director: Robert Levi
Producer: Rebecca Halbower
Abstract: **Attaching a PDF of the script in the 'Supplementary Materials' section of the portal.** The “Hazel Scott: Café Society” program’s detailed telescript has been conceived and structured to have the broadest possible appeal for both domestic and global viewing audiences by addressing key cultural, social, and historical issues which defined the years that are covered in the teleplay, and will have equal importance for contemporary audiences. Our research resulted in a detailed and compelling document that highlights the peak of Hazel Scott’s career during an almost eight year association with Café Society while exploring her complex relationship with its founder, the impresario Barney Josephson, who was instrumental in helping Scott develop into one of the most sought after international pianists and celebrated movie personalities.
Year: 2020