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“Theatre Exile… is planning a production worthy of the character that was Frank.”
– The Inquirer
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Rizzo by Bruce Graham
based on the best selling book
Rizzo: The Last BIg Man in BIg City America by Sal Paolantonio
published by Camino Books, Inc.
directed by Joe Canuso
October 15 - Nov 8
Christ Church Neighborhood House
20 N. American Street (near 2nd and Market)
From beat cop, to Police Commissioner to Mayor of Philadelphia, this anticipated production explores the life of Frank Rizzo as he prepares for his 1991 mayoral campaign. As we jump through time and place Rizzo’s Shakespearian complexity and unfiltered opinion brings to light what made this “larger than life” man both revered and reviled by so many.
Featuring Scott Greer*, Damon Bonetti*, Robert DaPonte, Akeem Davis, Paul L. Nolan*, William Rahill and Amanda Schoonover*
* APPEARS THROUGH THE COURTESY OF ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION
Rizzo is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Planning for Rizzo was supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.