Raising Cane: A Family Portrait

Author: Stephen Cedars

Raising Cane: A Family Portrait

Description: A dark fight comedy about a family of in-breeds with a tradition of fight-to-the-death tournaments, and the overseer who is inspired by love to tear it all apart.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2010
Date Added: 8/30/2012
Content Advisory: Extreme violence, strong sexual language, incestuous themes
2 Acts, 60 Minutes
2 Females, 6 Males, 1 Gender Neutral

NOTE: Raising Cane: A Family Portrait is fully protected by copyright law and is subject to royalty. All inquiries concerning production, publication, reprinting or use of this play in any form should be addressed to cedars.stephen@gmail.com.

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Keywords: Action/Adventure · Comedy · Dysfunctional Families · Families · Fight Sequences · Horror · Large Cast Size · Mostly Male Characters · Pornography · Sex · Single Set · Surrealism/Absurdism

This play is in the following collections: The Brick

Original Production Information

Raising Cane was first produced by Pug Mike Samantha as part of the 2010 Brick Theatre's Fight Festival in Brooklyn, NY, with the following cast and crew:

THE WILD ONE: Justin Anselmi
BILLY: Alex Amery
LUCY: Catherine Grace Clark
ARCHMEL: Stephanie Cox-Williams
BUG: Jesse Geguzis
GREWL: Brandon Guidry
SAUL: Stephen Heskett
QUEEN: Gillian Hurst
NARRATOR: Jonathan Payne
BART: William Webber

Directed by Stephen Cedars
Fight Directed by Stephen Heskett
Set and Costumes by Kerry Gibbons
Lighting by Zack Brown
Gore Effects Design by Stephanie Cox-Williams
Stage Managed by Noni Culotta
Original Music by Jeff Davis and Stephen Cedars
Photography by Christina Latimer