Bonedive Scrounger

Author: Fred Backus

Bonedive Scrounger

Description: Set in a dive bar built on an ancient burial ground, Bonedive Scrounger is a modern medieval morality play where Bronco - the "Writer Who Writes Nothing for Nobody" - finds his way through a tale of objectification, urban menace, and Darwinian Gentrification.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2015
Date Added: 3/21/2015
Content Advisory: Explicit situations
1 Act, 80 Minutes
2 Females, 4 Males

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Keywords: Allegory · Art and Artists · Comedy · Dark Comedy · Drama · Expressionism · Feminism · Folklore and Legends · Gender and Sexuality · Literature and Writing · Magic Realism · Meta · Mostly Male Characters · Mythology · Philosophy · Pornography · Postmodern · Rape · Religion and Spirituality · Sex · Single Set · Social Issues · Surrealism/Absurdism · Video Games · Women

This play is in the following collections: Plays and Playwrights 2016

Original Production Information

Bonedive Scrounger was first produced at the Brick Theater in Williamsburg, NYC in January 2015 with the following cast and crew:

JIMMY: Bryan Enk
BRONCO: Jorge Cordova
ANNIE: Alyssa Simon
ELIE: Timothy McCown Reynolds
CLEMENTINA: Rebecca Comtois
BULL: Bob Laine

Director: Maggie Cino

Stage Manager: Berit Johnson
Set Design: Christiaan Koop
Light Design: Morgan Zipf-Meister
Costume Design: Karen Flood
Sound Design: Daniel McKleinfeld
Dance Choreography: Dina Rose Rivera
Fight Direction: Adam Swiderski
Set Construction: Chris Connolly