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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Sep 12, tenderfoot added it Shelves: Nolan Morantte rated it really liked it Jul 20, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Cruz Castillo rated it liked it Feb 01, A good play, partially trying to explain and partially trying to pardon guys being jerks. Wei Wei rated it really liked it May 27, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The boys of the title are three twentysomething lorder resisting the pull toward adulthood and responsibility, still hoping idly that maturity will be handed to them with no investment required on their part.

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Kenny rated it liked it Oct 29, Quotes from Boys’ Life. What would Ray Charles do in a situation like this?

Tracey Mellon marked it as to-read Feb 26, An acerbically funny portrait of s hoard behavior, it tracks three young urbanites on the make through their nights and days. A couple classics are [ Paperbackpages.

Sean rated it liked it Dec 02, Some vulger speech but in the end you feel like the characters may have actually learned that sex should not be taken so lightly. Sofi Jenkins marked it as to-read May 13, Christopher Vernon marked it as to-read Dec 15, Kordwr read Boys’ Livebut not the other plays.

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Want to Read saving…. Thanks for telling us about the problem. These plays are so pointless. Meg rated it really liked it Dec 20, How else to explain the fact that, back inaudiences could be needled by “Boys’ Life,” Howard Korder’s now-trite dissection of the misanthropic male animal?

Gilbert Sanchez rated it liked it Mar 09, Kat rated it really hoeard it Aug 15, Sep 19, Lauren rated it it was ok. You got snippets, but it left me wanting more. 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.


Boys’ Life

Myles Mchale rated it liked it Aug 05, Melissa rated it liked it Aug 03, Widely acclaimed when it first appeared — and even short-listed for the Pulitzer Prize — this minute study of three former college roommates’ uneasy journey into adulthood now comes off as little more than a newer playwright trying to out-Mamet Mamet.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Its illustration of protracted adolescence, sexual predatoriness, selfishness, emotional insecurity and competitiveness no longer has anything fresh to teach us. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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That is not present for me, here. The problem is that Korder mistakenly thinks their lives are worth looking at — and possibly learning from.