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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In her New York stage debut, “BFF,” poet-playwright Anna Ziegler crafts several moments that exquisitely reveal the love and resentment between two best friends.

Irham rated it liked it Feb 08, 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. In addition, Lauren is the kind of person who allows others to get so close but no closer. Masterson, a native of Houston, [ Benjamin rated it it was ok Dec 12, Without disrupting her world, she tells us when to pay attention.

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You will be redirected back to your article in seconds. Political plotting has become a national pastime in Britain. 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.

Bff: Best Friends Forever

Hannah Nye marked it as to-read Nov 10, Return to Book Page. When Clifton Taylor’s cool, bright lights initially go up on the stage, Lauren is provocatively playing with Eliza’s hair. The terse exchanges are exactly right for conversation where defensiveness prevails.

There are no discussion topics nana this book yet. What’s been nagging at Lauren is her guilt over having abandoned Eliza.

BFF, A CurtainUp Off-Broadway review

Hardly a week goes by without an attempted parliamentary coup. No trivia or quizzes yet. 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.

Or should we seek redress, judging the past by present-day standards? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Viva marked it as to-read Sep 23, She also turns up for one scene as a fourth character — another yoga practitioner with a more clear-headed perspective on effective living. Noelle added it Oct 07, Tagged in this Story. Diamonds seem shinier in so much rough.


Kashmera stawarz rated it really liked it Dec 12, Kathryn Garrett rated it it was ok Feb 15, Melina marked it as to-read Oct 26, Webb’s Seth is a fellow who’s bland on first impression but ultimately proves to have many mitigating attractions. Jen rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Heather rated it it was ok Aug 16, Troy Johnson marked it as to-read Sep 12, Hardcover58 pages.

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.

But in their nonchalance, they hint at the crises that will shape the play.