Private Project

Leaves of Grass-Illuminated

A Live performance document of Patrick Scully's GLBTQ interpretation of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass. Includes Acting, Dance and Storytelling and filmed at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis,MN.

  • Mark Wojahn
    Getting Lost In My Own Art, Trampoline, What America Needs: From Sea to Shining Sea
  • Patrick Scully
  • Julie Kaupa
  • Patrick Scully
    Key Cast
    "Walt Whitman"
  • Robert Haarman
    Key Cast
    "Dancer #1 "
  • David DeBlieck
    Key Cast
    "Dancer #2"
  • Robert Skafte
    Key Cast
    "Dancer #3"
  • Blake Nellis
    Key Cast
    "Dancer #4"
  • Gadu (Katsushi F.Schmitz)
    Key Cast
    "Dancer #5"
  • Dustin Haug
    Key Cast
    "Dancer #6"
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 26 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 20, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    55,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Distribution Information
  • Self
Director Biography - Mark Wojahn

Mark Wojahn is a documentarian living and working in Minnesota. He work seeks to unveil secrets and truths others don't see. Wojahn is creating 2 feature length films about Patrick Scully; Leaves of Grass-Illuminated, and the bio-pic, The Dance Is Not Over. He has made the previous features; Trampoline (2010) and What America Needs (2003) and numerous shorts.

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Director Statement

The director is very happy to present Patrick Scully's Leaves of Grass-Illuminated to the cinema audience. This performance was filmed at the historic Guthrie Theater in Mpls, MN. All performances were sold out. It is a moment of GLBTQ history not to be missed!