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Anna Ziegler’s tenderly chiaroscuro play about adolescence is an unmitigated pleasure Ziegler’s writing is rueful, frank and fresh; her insights into young. THE STORY: Best friends Lauren and Eliza are challenged by the onset of adulthood in this deeply felt and incisive meditation on young women coming of age. One of those works was Anna Ziegler’s play “BFF” (that’s “best friends forever,” for anyone too old to recognize the acronym), at the DR2.

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While it’s true these things often go unconfronted in life, it might have behooved Ziegler to consider the prospect with more dramaturgical directness. They begin an affair marred by one major sticking point; in an addled moment at their first encounter, Lauren told Seth her name is Eliza, and she never finds the right moment to retract the falsehood.

Return to Book Page. Political plotting has become a national pastime in Britain. Jen rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Or should we seek redress, judging the past by present-day standards?

Caroline Sarkozi marked it as to-read Mar 16, Masterson, a native of Houston, [ You will be redirected back to your article in seconds.


Bff: Best Friends Forever

Alexandra Shields rated it liked it Oct 21, Preview — Bff by Anna Ziegler. Her writing is masterful enough to make these sentences flow with the rest of the dialogue, even though they are obviously heightened in importance.

Although remaining unsure of whom she is and what she wants, Lauren experiences annna relatively normal adolescence, whereas Eliza — whose father dies when she’s still young — develops ana psychological problems, with anorexia a crucial symptom. Jef rated it it was ok Jun 16, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Both thesps capture the internal fight between desperately wanting to cling to something and knowing it must change.

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Like View 1 comment. May 04, Dee Cin added it. Ziegler is to be congratulated for noticing these perhaps abstruse aspects of friendship. Reviews BFF Anna Ziegler’s insightful drama explores the complex relationship between two best friends. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Director Josh Hecht has seen to it that the three actors delivering the lines do so with just the right tone. Heisler has found a creditable way to portray Eliza’s souring manner and, annz, her deteriorating physical condition. Zeigler also gives Lauren a surprisingly honest cruelty. Ilise marked zieglee as to-read Mar 02, In BFF — the acronym stands for Best Friends Forever — the playwright suggests that a frequent ingredient in the complex relationship between girls is guilt.


Scenes of the two girls are intercut with Lauren as an adult, falling in love with a man Jeremy Webb but telling him her name is Eliza.

Also has some great monologues for females 16 years old – 28 year old. The terse exchanges are anna right for conversation where defensiveness prevails. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Advertise About Tips Contact Amna. It’s a valuable insight — and one that Ziegler probes keenly in her fine minute play, although it’s also one she might have examined even more closely.

That’s my next gig! Emma marked it as to-read Nov 11, Gretta rated it liked it Oct 26, Robin Vest also hampers the show with her over-designed set.

Best friends Lauren and Eliza are challenged by the onset of adulthood in this deeply felt and ana meditation on young women coming of age.


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