Knockout

by  Louis LaRusso II

Full Length Play, Drama  /  5m, 2f

"The fight, with great thwacks and roundhouses and stage blood, undeniably perks things up." N.Y. Times.

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This literally sock it to you drama is by the author of the Broadway success Lamppost Reunion. This time, Mr. La Russo takes us into the world of small time boxing. The story revolves around an aging, but kindly, former champion named Damie Ruffino and a sadistic young champion, Klonski and the woman they fight over. The climax of this down to earth drama is an honest to goodness boxing match between Damie and the upstart young champ.
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"The fight, with great thwacks and roundhouses and stage blood, undeniably perks things up. N.Y. Times.

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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

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