A Deadly Habit, or The Superbowl Massacre
by Tom Chiodo
Full Length Play, Dramatic Comedy / 6m, 5f, 2m or f
"Super Bowl Sunday was never like this!! Great fun for sports fans and foes." - New York Newsday
Reviews"Super Bowl Sunday was never like this!! Great fun for sports fans and foes." - New York Newsday
- Mild Adult Themes
- Licensing fees and rental materials quoted upon application.
- Time Period: 1980s
- Setting: 1989.
- Features / Contains: Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
Casting6m, 5f, 2m or f
JIM "PORKY" NASIUM - referee. Former Steeler's football coach. Boisterous. He sports a big paunch and carries a little whistle.
BUNNY "BLEACHERS" NAGURSKY - wild cheerleader in pigtails and pompoms. Man in drag. 40 years-old. From Pennsylvania.
MADAME SHUSHATSKI - wrinkled French ballet mistres. Speaks broken French and German. Carries a ballet baton at all times. Whacks people and objects with baton to emphasize statements. 40 years-old. Plays ancient.
MRS. "CHICKY" KNUTE ROCKNE - penniless cocktail waitress. Adorable and foul mouthed. Wife of the late Knute Rockne. Secretly bitter since losing her husband's pension from the professional football league. 70 years-old.
MRS. TESS BUMBLEGARDNER - a food editor for BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS. She is a sharp, organized writer. She knows about family life, food and politely advises people on how to run their lives. As a food editor, she knows the ingredients to everything, including murder. She never misses a trick and always has a note pad in hand. Colorful and quirky dresser. Large woman. Jessica Fletcher type.
COMMISSIONER DANFORTH BUSH - National Football League commissioner. He started out in the minor leagues and sleazed his way up to the top. Plays tough and conservative with all but himself. 60 years-old.
BOBBY "THE BUNS" BUTKIS - handsome football player. Expected to this year's #1 draft choice of the Dallas Cowboys, the lowest ranked team this past season. Plays quarterback. Ballet dancer.
- Drag performance
BUNNY "BLEACHERS" NAGURSKY and MADAME SHUSHATSKI are both drag roles played by the same man.