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Lamppost Reunion - Full Length Play, Comedy

Lamppost Reunion

Louis LaRusso II

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Full Length Play, Comedy

5m

ISBN: 9780573640179

"A humdinger of a melodrama. " - The New York Times

"Tense, well written and has guts and earthy dialogue." - NBC

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Description

Full Length Play

Comedy

Time Period - Present Day

Settings Of Play - The Lamppost Bar

FEATURES / CONTAINS

Interior Set

Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

CAUTIONS

Alcohol, Mild Adult Themes

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior, Teen (Age 14 - 18)

PERFORMANCE GROUP

College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Shoestring Budget, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

After twenty years, singer Fred Santora brings his right hand man to his old barroom hangout in Hoboken following his one man show at Madison Square Garden. Friends from the past Biggie, the bartender; Mac, the local Irish cynic; and Tommy, the happy bookie drink with him into the night. Liquor and memories combine to expose the tragic and humorous truths of their lives.
"A humdinger of a melodrama. " - The New York Times

"Tense, well written and has guts and earthy dialogue." - NBC

Characters

CASTING

5m

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Male

BIGGIE - A very tall, strongly built man with Northern Italian coloring. Loud and threatening, but soft as a kitten.
MAC - A medium built Irishman with a pot belly from too much drink. Bright, witty frony with a deep, dark sadness.
TOMMY - A short, stocky Sicilian who looks like he could break you in half. A light hearted man looking for pleasure.
JOBBY -  Medium built Jewish guy. Easy going by nature, but capable of being very dangerous if provoked.
FRED - A typical aging Italian male. Not tall, not thin, and not happy. Worldlier than the others, a real take charge guy.
Author
Louis LaRusso II

Louis LaRusso II

Louis LaRusso II, (1936-2003) a native of Hoboken, wrote scores of plays. About two dozen of them chronicled working-class life in his hometown, starting with Beginnings, which recalled his grandparents' arrival at the house that became his own home. Among his work was Lamppost Reunion, which won Tony and Drama Desk nominations for best play in 1976. Other plays produced on Broadway were ... view full profile

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