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Palooka, The - 10 Minute Play, Drama

Palooka, The

Tennessee Williams

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10 Minute Play, Drama

3m

ISBN: 9780811216203

Part of the collection Mister Paradise and Other One Act Plays

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Description

10 Minute Play

Drama

10 minutes

Settings Of Play - The dressing room of a boxing arena.

FEATURES / CONTAINS

No intermission

Interior Set

TAGS

Memory, Sports

TARGET AUDIENCE

Adult, Senior

PERFORMANCE GROUP

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.

Characters

CASTING

3m

CASTING ATTRIBUTES

All Male, Expandable casting, Strong Role for Leading Man (Star Vehicle)

CASTING NOTES

In previous productions THE PROMOTER and ANOTEHR OLD BOXER were performed as offstage voices.

THE PALOOKA
THE TRAINER
THE KID
THE PROMOTER
ANOTHER OLD BOXER
Author
Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams (1911-1983) explores passion with daring honesty, and forged a poetic theatre of raw psychological insight that shattered conventional proprieties and transformed the American stage. The autobiographical The Glass Menagerie brought what Mr. Williams called “the catastrophe of success,” a success capped by A Streetcar Named Desire, one of the most influential works of modern ... view full profile

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