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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May 04, Dee Cin added it. Webb’s Seth is a fellow who’s bland on first impression but ultimately proves to have many mitigating attractions. Diamonds seem shinier in so much rough. Preview — Bff by Anna Ziegler.

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Irham rated it liked it Feb 08, Advertise About Tips Contact Us. She also needs time to realize that a corollary to change is the inability to change others, particularly others whose mental health is impaired. In BFF — the acronym stands for Best Friends Forever — the playwright suggests that a frequent ingredient in the complex relationship between girls is guilt. 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.


Cori Joyce rated it liked it Feb 10, I’m officially co-producing this show. The dark-haired and pretty Eden infuses Lauren with the kind of floating anxiety anja is at once interesting and distancing.

Interspersed among the growing-pains sequences is a later, yet related, episode for the grown-up Lauren, who has become a marine biologist. Laura Baker added it Aug 18, Jill marked it as to-read Nov 26, However, the elegance of individual scenes gets dulled by a structure dependent on flimsy tricks and dubious conclusions.

With courtiers circling [ Robin Vest also hampers the show with her over-designed set. Both thesps capture the internal fight between desperately wanting to cling to something and knowing it must change.

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Beautiful, contemporary, and moving. SaintAnn’s added it Sep 18, Books by Anna Ziegler. Want to Read saving…. Caitlin marked it as to-read Aug 15, Emma marked zisgler as to-read Nov 11, Benjamin rated it it was ok Dec 12, The terse exchanges are exactly right for conversation where defensiveness prevails.


Beamish13 marked it as to-read Aug 05, Or should we seek redress, judging the past by present-day standards? Please fill out this field with valid email address. Hannah Nye marked it as to-read Nov 10, Ian marked it as to-read Dec 01, In using her friend’s name, she has momentarily found an extreme compensatory gesture.

Christine rated it liked it Nov 14, Kathryn Garrett rated it it ziegelr ok Feb 15, Iira marked it as to-read Dec 08, Ziki marked it as to-read Jul 11, Masterson, a native of Houston, [ Like View 1 comment. Furthermore, she deserves thanks for delving into the issue with such a strong sense of how any number of young women and men talk to each other nowadays. Nov 29, Zifgler added it.

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