New Playhouse Square Comedy "Dawg Pounded" to Offer Therapy and Hope for Frustrated Browns Fans



Do you happily don orange and brown every Sunday in the fall only to spend the rest of the day wallowing in shame and drinking watered-down canned beer? Do you have recurring nightmares that Johnny Football has packed his bags and taken his talents elsewhere?

If you answered yes to these questions, you're likely a Cleveland Browns fan who needs a hearty dose of therapy or comic relief or both. Lucky for you, help is on it's way with a new play, "Dawg Pounded," which opens at Playhouse Square in August.

Penned by Cleveland native and lifelong local sports fan Tim Tyler, "Dawg Pounded" tells the tale of two die-hard fans coping with the trials and tribulations of a regular Browns season, while also taking part in hilarious reenactments of historic Browns moments, such as the 1964 NFL Championship Game, The Drive, The Move, and the like. A handful of parody songs are peppered throughout the play, to the tune of "Wouldn't it Be Nice," and "Downtown," offering up a therapeutic examination of what, exactly, it means to be a Cleveland Browns fan.

10 shows are planned for Friday and Saturday nights, August 8 - September 6 at Kennedy’s Theatre at Playhouse Square, where— you guessed it— plenty of beer will be served.

Ticket information can be found here.

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