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
- Minimum Fee: $45 per performance
- Duration: 10 minutes
- Setting: The dressing room of a boxing arena.
- Additional Features: No intermission
ANOTHER OLD BOXER
- 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.
The Palooka premiered at the Hartford Stage Company in Hartford, CT in October 2003 under the direction of Michael Wilson.