DeLisa M. White, Heather E. Cunningham, Ryan Pater, and Rebecca Gray Davis of “Good Boys and True”

Retro Productions presents Good Boys and True, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, directed by DeLisa M. WhiteRetro Productions is back with another revival of a 20th Century play, directly in line with their mission “to broaden our own understanding of the world we live in.” Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa’s Good Boys and True may be set in 1988, but the issues of class, privilege, sexuality, and violence feel uncomfortably current.

Listen in as director DeLisa M. White and Producing Artistic Director of Retro Productions and actor Heather E. Cunningham, as well as fellow actors Ryan Pater and Rebecca Gray Davis, discuss high school flashbacks, the importance of punctuation, laughter from struck nerves, what happens when your mom’s in the audience, pulling from personal experience, and how this “retro” play resonates into the past, our present, and, sadly, probably into the future.

“One of the lines in the play is, ‘Everything is broken.’ That’s what happens…when you hear that headline in the news, the tentacles and roots of that problem expand far beyond what you see in the news, or even in the situation if you’re in it…”

Retro Productions presents

Good Boys and True

written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
directed by DeLisa M. White

through December 12, 2015
Wednesdays–Saturdays @8PM
Sundays @2PM

The Gene Frankel Theatre
24 Bond Street
Manhattan

tickets: $18 ($15 students/seniors), available via OvationTix

Retro Productions presents Good Boys and True, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, directed by DeLisa M. White, photo by Kyle ConnollyRetro Productions presents Good Boys and True, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, directed by DeLisa M. White, photo by Kyle Connolly Retro Productions presents Good Boys and True, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, directed by DeLisa M. White, photo by Kyle Connollyphotos by Kyle Connolly

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