It’s the story of a man (the Storyteller) who is caught inside his own dream and can’t wake up. He meets his doppelganger (the Showman) and the woman of his dreams, literally.
I wrote is while going through my divorce (let’s hope my only divorce.) and a lot of the struggle of what I wanted from life is in here. I’ve found that when I’ve got big life problems, expressing them through art reeeally helps. It did feel a bit like tearing myself open for all to see, but I think the fiction and artistry covered smoothly enough that the whole piece is relatable to others and not just some self-serving biography.
“DreamBound” had one production and is having some rewrites, so I present it here piecemeal. Also, it’s a musical, and I haven’t quite got it all packaged up nicely to present it as a full musical script. So, I give you parts.
We have a short story from within the script:
We have a couple of songs:
And this pre-show ambiance bit that we played with a lot of echo with a bed of soft ocean waves playing.
*All of my works are free to read, perform, produce and/or adapt anyway you like. All I ask is that you contact me and let me know how things went. Credit me as writer and include my web-site (Mike Eserkaln www.eserkaln.com ) Photos and reviews of productions would be great too. Also, donations are always appreciated. Thanks.