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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She also turns up for one scene as a fourth character — another yoga practitioner with a more clear-headed perspective on effective living. Caitlin marked it as to-read Aug 15, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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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. Can old complaints be forgot? Want to Read saving…. Christine rated it liked it Nov 14, Definitely recommend this play.

Bff: Best Friends Forever

Emma marked it as to-read Nov 11, Heisler has found a creditable way to portray Nff souring manner and, specifically, her deteriorating physical condition. Yes, there are instances when the dialogue has the ring of afternoon specials, but maybe any play about young people grappling with these issues would conjure the same association.


You will be redirected back to your article in seconds. In BFF — the acronym stands for Best Friends Forever — the playwright suggests that a frequent ann in the complex relationship between girls is guilt. Beautiful, contemporary, and moving. Hardcover58 pages. The terse exchanges are exactly right for conversation where defensiveness prevails.

Please fill out this field with valid email address. Bt rated it liked it Feb 28, Vivian rated it it was ok May 04, Benjamin rated it it was ok Dec 12, Directed by Josh Hecht.

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As she begins embracing her sexuality and intelligence, Lauren slowly rejects Eliza, whose social awkwardness and experience with death in her family have made her a frightened mouse, like Carrie White without the telekinesis. Zoe Erwin-Longstaff rated it it was ok Mar xiegler, Concluding a regular yoga break, she meets Seth Jeremy Webba man neurotic enough to be seeing a psychotherapist but who nevertheless seems as more-or-less normal as Lauren.

View all 3 comments. With courtiers circling [ Kathryn Garrett rated it it was ok Zziegler 15, Ziegler presents the disturbing scope of the situation in a series of to-the-point scenes, few of which run more than two or three minutes. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

She simply can’t handle zieg,er pressure she’s put on herself. The dark-haired and pretty Eden infuses Lauren with the kind of floating anxiety that is at once interesting and distancing. Preview — Bff by Anna Ziegler.

Bff: Best Friends Forever by Anna Ziegler

Troy Johnson marked it as to-read Sep 12, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Heather rated it it was ok Aug 16, Melina marked it as to-read Oct 26, However, the elegance of individual scenes gets dulled by a structure dependent on flimsy tricks and dubious conclusions.


Ian marked it as to-read Dec 01, I’m officially co-producing this show. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. By the time every chair has been slid into its new place, the emotional power of the previous scene has dissipated. 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.

Both thesps capture the internal fight between desperately wanting to cling to something and knowing it must change. OMG anna i need to read this! To ask other readers questions about Bffplease sign up.

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