Breaking Kayfabe

Author: Temar Underwood

Breaking Kayfabe

Description: A multimedia docudrama on the rise and fall of one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, with live in-ring action.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2013
Date Added: 9/21/2013
Content Advisory: Some strong language
1 Act, 80 Minutes
0 Females, 6 Males

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Keywords: Art and Artists · Biographies · Characters are Mostly Young Adults · Comedy · Coming of Age · Documentary · Drama · Drug Use and Abuse · Fight Sequences · Grief and Mourning · Mostly Male Characters · Pop Culture · Requires/Supports Sophisticated Multimedia/Technical Elements · Show Biz · Single Set · Sports

This play is in the following collections: FringeNYC 2013

Original Production Information

Breaking Kayfabe was first presented as part of the 2013 New York International Fringe Festival at the Lynn Redgrave Theater with the following cast and creative team.

Barry Dorchester: Adam Swiderski
Young Barry: Luke Guldan
Dan Brody: Aldous Davidson
Rawlston Redman: Brian Silliman
Ike Nixon, Matty Thriller, et al: Dale Thomas Krupla
The Ref, Sniper, et al: Christopher Baron

Co-Directors: Temar Underwood and Scott Casper
Scenic Design: G. Warren Stiles
Lighting Design: Daniel R. Winters
Costume Design: Maha McCain
Sound Design: Martin Wootton
Fight Choreography: "The Greek God" Papadon
Projection Design: Fez Empire Productions