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.

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She also needs time to realize that a corollary to change is the inability to change others, particularly others whose mental health is impaired. Without disrupting her world, she tells us when to pay attention. Furthermore, she deserves zievler for delving into the issue with such a strong sense of how any number of young women and men talk to each other nowadays.

Her writing is masterful enough to make these sentences flow with the rest of the dialogue, even though they are obviously heightened in importance. With courtiers circling [ Tagged in this Story.

Beautiful, contemporary, and moving. Heisler has found a creditable way to portray Eliza’s souring manner and, specifically, her deteriorating physical condition. In BFF — the acronym stands for Best Friends Forever — the playwright suggests that a frequent ingredient in the complex relationship between girls is guilt.


BFF: “best Friends Forever” – Anna Ziegler – Google Books

Cori Joyce rated it liked it Feb 10, By the time every chair has been slid into its new place, the emotional power of the previous scene has dissipated. Premier Logo Created with Sketch. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jen rated it it was amazing Dec 10, Preview — Bff by Anna Ziegler.

Bff: Best Friends Forever

Like View 1 comment. Viva marked it as to-read Sep 23, Melissa Jane marked it as to-read Feb 04, 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. Kathryn Garrett rated it it was ok Zoegler 15, Kashmera stawarz rated it really liked it Dec 12, Christine rated it liked it Nov 14, Refresh and try again.

Masterson, a native of Houston, [ Iira marked it as to-read Dec 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. Return to Book Page. After a certain amount of time has passed, the likeable Seth wants to take the relationship to the next logical level, but Lauren’s lie gets in the way.

Ziki marked it as to-read Jul 11, Winston Duke has had quite a year. Want to Read saving…. Hardcover58 pages. When Clifton Taylor’s cool, bright lights initially go up on the stage, Lauren is provocatively playing with Eliza’s hair. Benjamin rated it it was ok Dec 12, Justine Magowan rated it really liked it May 03, Mallory added it Feb 26, Hardly a week goes by without an attempted parliamentary coup.


Lists with This Book. Matthew Porubsky rated it really liked it Aug 27, 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. Beamish13 marked it as to-read Aug 05, View all 3 comments. Troy Johnson marked it as to-read Sep 12, Irham rated it liked it Feb 08, Ziegler is to be congratulated for noticing these perhaps abstruse aspects of friendship.

Also has some great monologues for females 16 years old – 28 year old. The dark-haired and pretty Eden infuses Lauren with the kind of floating anxiety that is at once interesting and distancing. She simply can’t handle the pressure she’s put on herself.

Hannah Nye marked it as to-read Nov 10, 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. Chloe marked it as to-read Jan 22, Interspersed among the growing-pains sequences is a later, yet related, episode for the grown-up Lauren, who has become a marine biologist.

Ilise marked it as to-read Mar 02, Noelle added it Oct 07,