Skip to main content
17Sep
Requiem for a Heavyweight
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM The Artistic Home
Date: September 17, 2018 to March 31, 2019
Where: The Artistic Home, 1376 West Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60642
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Arts & Theater
Ticket Price: N/A

This famous story about a punch-drunk fighter on the fast route to oblivion was first seen as a live TV drama in 1956 before becoming an acclaimed film. First written as a stage play, it was first produced on Broadway in 1985.  Mountain McClintock is fighter who doesn't know when to quit. McClintock is a trusting soul, and his innocence proves his ultimate undoing as his conniving manager dresses him as Daniel Boone and enters him as a comic relief on the wrestling circuit. After a drunken rampage upon discovering the manager's treachery, Mountain arrives at a decision that enables him to recover something of his damaged pride and self-respect.

erat to top