School Girls: Pulitzer Prize-Nominated and Girls Chat
school girls: Rating NNNNThe Howland Company and Crow's Theatre have combined forces to present a thoroughly riveting production of American Sarah DeLappe's Pulitzer Prize-nominated 2016 play, The Wolves, according to NOW Magazine. The title refers to the name of a high school girls' soccer team made up almost entirely of 16- to 17-year-olds who have played the game together since childhood. See listing. Over 90 minutes and six scenes, we see the girls chat during their warm-ups for games stretching, lunging, running, passing with the games themselves depicted only in short segments of beautifully stylized movement. Indeed, the play is so full of action and humour that it can be enjoyed solely as a complex, realistic portrait of female millennials and their social interactions that upends the older generation's tendency to view them as a homogenous group. DeLappe, born in 1990, has said, I wanted to see a portrait of teenage girls as human beings as complicated, nuanced, very idiosyncratic people who weren't just girlfriends or sex objects. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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