The Woodpusher

Author: Sean Pomposello

The Woodpusher

Description: Archie is visiting New York City from D.C., trying to raise the entry fee to compete in the World Chess Open, but when he meets a gang of homeless blitz hustlers from Inwood Park in the Bronx, it appears he's met his match.
Year Written/Copyrighted: 2016
Date Added: 5/28/2016
Content Advisory: Adult language, violence.
1 Act, 75 Minutes
0 Females, 5 Males

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Keywords: Characters are Mostly Seniors · Dark Comedy · Mostly Male Characters · Social Issues · Sports

This play is in the following collections: Plays and Playwrights 2017

Original Production Information

The Woodpusher had a reading at Urban Stages and it was a semi finalist at Actor's Theatre of Charlotte, where it had a staged reading.