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10 Minute Play, Drama
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10 Minute Play
Settings Of Play - The dressing room of a boxing arena.
High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Professional Theatre, Reader's Theatre, Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups
While waiting for their turns in the ring, an old boxer reminisces with a young boxer about his glory days. The young boxer asks the "palooka" about the boxer Galveston Joe, but it's not until the older boxer is on his way to fight that he realizes that he is Galveston Joe.
Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays
The Palooka premiered at the Hartford Stage Company in Hartford, CT in October 2003 under the direction of Michael Wilson.
All Male, Expandable casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)
In previous productions THE PROMOTER and ANOTEHR OLD BOXER were performed as offstage voices.
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