Two gripping plays by one of America’s most exciting playwrights Boy’s Life: love, relationships, and growing up in New York City “a substantial play. It makes. How else to explain the fact that, back in , audiences could be needled by ” Boys’ Life,” Howard Korder’s now-trite dissection of the. Male angst in the futon years is the subject of “Boys’ Life,” Howard Korder’s sensitive comedy about a trio of young urban dwellers trying.

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Cruz Castillo rated it liked it Feb 01, Claire Yearman marked it as to-read Jul 02, Meg rated it really liked it Dec 20, How else to explain the fact that, back inaudiences could be needled by “Boys’ Life,” Howard Hoy now-trite dissection of the misanthropic male animal?

Directed with customary vigor by Michael Greif, sharply designed by Mark Wendland on a set of mobile trailer interiors, and played by the male leads with the hodard four Cs — cravenness, cruelty, coolness and cluelessness — the production is as slick as it needs to be.

It would be genius. Ashley Jones rated it did not like it Nov 23, Quotes from Boys’ Life.

Boys’ Life by Howard Korder

Ethan rated it liked it Dec 09, Giovanni rated it really liked it Jan 17, No trivia or quizzes yet. Ultimately, though, Lisa is just one of the characters unable to exit long after people in real life would have hit the boyy road — because if they did leave, there would be no play. Rafeh Mahmud marked it as to-read Jan 09, Patrick Nadeau marked it as to-read Jul 08, And, yes, there’s lots of eager talk about female breasts.

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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. A good play, partially trying to explain and partially trying to pardon guys being jerks.

Tom marked it as to-read Nov 15, Sean rated it liked it Dec 02, Myles Mchale rated it liked it Aug 05, Reviews Boys’ Life A cast of energetic howzrd can’t disguise the deficiencies in Howard Korder’s play about three former college roommates who can’t grow up. Want to Read saving….

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Biggs has made a specialty of this sort of nervous overgrown kid and introduces him again; the always marvelous Scanavino is a properly hyperkinetic Don; and Coiro’s Jack is an indelible portrait of a thoroughly unlikable cad. John marked it as to-read Feb 05, Lack of tension, lack of drama, lack of plot, lack of substance. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. To hoeard other readers questions about Boys’ Lifeplease sign up.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Scanavino is eager-to-please stoner Don, who falls in kordee and seems to want to become an emotional adult, even if he has trouble fully convincing himself. Aaron Thomas marked it as to-read Sep 24, Jonathan Mukai added it Mar 18, Howafd see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Phyllis rated it really liked it Mar 06, Published January 1st by Dramatists Play Service.

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