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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Boys’ Life and Other Plays

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Advertise About Tips Contact Us. Sofi Jenkins marked it as to-read May 13, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Shanice Smith added it Dec 09, Jay Hemsworth rated it really liked it May 15, It would be genius.

Please fill out this field with valid email address. Nolan Morantte rated it really liked it Jul 20, Stanislava Klymova rated it it was amazing Nov 20, Tagged in this Story. The rest of the noise rising beneath you is attributable to designer Mark Wendland’s set pieces — looking like gaudy trailers carnival folks might inhabit — that roll around the stage between scenes, perhaps in a kodder attempt to cover up the deficiencies of the text.


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Boys’ Life by Howard Korder

Howard Kissel of the New York Daily News proclaimed it “utterly captivating,” and the New Yorker’s Mimi Kramer called it “the most balanced and intelligent comment on the battle of the sexes I’ve seen in a long time. Hunter Madden rated it liked it Feb 05, I thought the play did not the relationships of the three men to the women they were connected with as well as it could have.

Oct 01, Yolanda rated it did not like it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Michael Oaks rated it liked it Sep 02, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Andrew rated it liked it Sep howarf, There he worked his animation magic [ A good play, partially trying to explain and partially trying to pardon guys being jerks.

Scanavino is eager-to-please stoner Don, who falls in love and seems to want to become an emotional adult, even if he has trouble fully convincing himself.

Noah rated it really liked it Dec 19, To their credit, Greif and his energetic cast attempt to supply what the play doesn’t establish convincingly. Meg rated it really liked it Dec 20, Yet in the [ Helen Swanson rated it it was ok Dec 18, Sep 01, Isaac Timm rated it really liked it Shelves: Preview — Boys’ Life by Howard Korder.


Two gripping plays by one of America’s most exciting playwrights Boy’s Life: Kailey Merida marked it as to-read Mar 11, Brendon Smith rated it really liked it Mar 13, Rebecca rated it really liked it Jul 25, That is not present for me, here.

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 requisite four Cs — cravenness, cruelty, coolness and cluelessness — the production is as slick as it needs to be. Sep 12, tenderfoot added it Shelves: Danny Ward rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Aaron Thomas marked it as to-read Sep 24, Ashley Jones rated it did not like it Nov 23, Return to Book Page.

The boys of the title are three twentysomething buddies resisting the pull toward adulthood and responsibility, still hoping idly that maturity will be liffe to them with no investment required on their part.