The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity | Chance Theater | Sept 23 to Oct 23


Orange County Premiere


Experience pro wrestling in a whole new light — or perhaps for the first time — in Kristoffer Diaz’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play. Chad Deity follows the life of wrestler Macedonio Guerra. As a lifelong fan, he has followed wrestling only to become a “jobber,” one who is paid to lose to bigger-name stars in the ring.

Macedonio meets Vigneshwar Paduar, and together they find a way to push it to the limit and say what needs to be said. But will it finally get Mace his big shot at Chad Deity himself? Unspoken racism, politics, and courage are all woven into this play that leaves it all on the mat.

NOTE: This show contains strong trash-talking language.

by Kristoffer Diaz

Directed by Jeremy Aluma

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