Wrestling Comedy The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity
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The last date listed for The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity was Saturday August 25, 2012 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts
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“A smack-down of a play.”—Broadway.com LA
“…punch drunk on adrenaline…”—The New York Times
“…an exhilaratingly sharp production directed by Shawn LaCount” -Boston Globe
_"_Has the delicious crackle and pop of a galloping, honest-to-God, all-American satire" _– New York Times _
“Flashy, fleshy and ridiculously entertaining.”-New York Daily News
“_Underneath all of these stunts lies a thoughtful, provocative play. Whoever said you can’t mix the histrionic hijinks of professional wrestling with race and American politics?”—"_Dig“:http://digboston.com/experience/2012/07/the-elaborate-entrance-of-chad-deity/
_”_Boston’s Company One offers an artful exploration of televised wrestling with The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity_, a comedy from playwright Kristoffer Diaz that promises to skewer racial caricatures, steroid-riddled athletes, and whimsical notions of the American Dream.“—”_Stuff":http://stuffboston.com/2012/07/16/wrestling-with-stereotypes
A Boston Premiere by Kristoffer Diaz
Directed by Shawn LaCount Having just won the Obie for Best New American Play, this Pulitzer finalist is as hilarious as it is relevant. Mace is a professional wrestler. He’s a really good professional wrestler. He’s not the champion though — that’s the impossibly charismatic Chad Deity. When Mace discovers a young Indian-American Brooklyn kid whose charisma rivals that of the champ, Mace decides to get him a job in the company. Only problem is, the boss has a very specific plan for the duo! A serious minded comedy about wrestling, geopolitics, and raisin bread.