Boys

By Ella Hickson

Boys
 
Paperback, 144 pages Online Price:
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ISBN: 9781848422629
Format: 198mm x 129mm
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published: 3rd May 2012
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Category: Modern drama (post-1945)

Series: NHB Modern Plays

First Staged: High Tide Festival, 2012, then Nuffield Theatre, Southampton and Soho Theatre, London

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Four boys face the tricky transition to adulthood in Ella Hickson's riot of a play.

The Class of 2011 are about to graduate and Benny, Mack, Timp and Cam are due out of their flat. Stepping into a world that doesn’t want them, these boys start to wonder whether there’s any point in getting any older. How will they find the fight to make it as adults?

Before all that they’re going to have one hell of a party. It’s hot and there’ll be girls. Predict a riot.

'marvellous... a play that both powerfully captures the mood of a generation and addresses permanent truths with exhilarating flair'

- Independent

'will leave you with laughter lines'

- Time Out

'Ella Hickson is one of the hottest young writers around and in Boys shows flashes of brilliance'

- British Theatre Guide

'heartfelt directness of writing that taps into a generation torn between action and inertia'

- Guardian

Ella Hickson is an award-winning and critically acclaimed playwright. Her debut play Eight won a Fringe First and played in London and New York. Other work includes Precious Little Talent (Trafalgar Studios), Boys (HighTide Festival, then Soho Theatre). Hot Mess (Latitude Festival, then The Arcola) and The Authorised Kate Bane (Traverse Theatre).


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