THE STORY: Told in a series of fast-paced, sharply etched scenes, the play traces the misadventures of three former college buddies now seeking to make their. How else to explain the fact that, back in , audiences could be needled by ” Boys’ Life,” Howard Korder’s now-trite dissection of the. That’s the dilemma of Howard Korder’s “Boys Life,” the comedy now playing at the Shadowbox Theatre. Focusing on three males closer to.

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Yet in the [ Andrew rated it liked it Sep 07, 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.

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Quotes from Boys’ Life. A good play, partially trying to explain and partially trying to pardon guys being jerks. How else to explain the fact that, back inaudiences could be needled by “Boys’ Life,” Hoaard Korder’s now-trite dissection of the misanthropic male animal? I’d love to see this performed by some remarkable actors.

Boys’ Life

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Premier Logo Created with Sketch. Sarah Rosen rated it liked it Apr 06, Two gripping plays by one of America’s most exciting playwrights Boy’s Life: How sad to think the ugly, cynical, aggressive s in retrospect can seem almost innocent.

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Ultimately, though, Lisa is just one of the characters unable to exit long after people in real life would have hit the dusty road — because if they did leave, there would be no play. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Scanavino is eager-to-please stoner Don, who falls in love and seems to want to become an emotional adult, kordeer if he has trouble fully convincing himself. To their credit, Greif and his energetic cast attempt to supply what the play doesn’t establish convincingly.


Boys’ Life by Howard Korder

Cruz Castillo rated it liked it Feb 01, Lkfe About Tips Contact Us. Twenty years later, these guys and their post-adolescent limbo just seem tediously familiar. Preview — Boys’ Life by Howard Korder.

But Korder is intent on keeping his boys figuratively nursing from start to finish. Books by Howard Korder.

Or there might be a better play, because Korder would have had to acknowledge that some boys do come to their adult senses and finally leave their extended boyhood — and their laggard friends — behind. And, yes, bosy lots of eager talk about female breasts. Reviews Boys’ Life A cast of energetic actors can’t disguise the deficiencies in Howard Korder’s play about three former college roommates who can’t grow up.

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

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