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The Boys

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A powerful picture of a family without moral, material, aesthetic or imaginative resource, each of them victims of a cycle of deprivation from which they can see relief only through money and physical power.

The vicious murder of a woman is the culmination of the frustrated expression of anger by three men, who are, nonetheless, loved and cared for by their own women. This is a disturbing piece of writing which suggests that society is failing both the victims and perpetrators of crime.

Later adapted for film by Stephen Sewell, the screenplay of The Boys is also published by Currency Press.

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  • 7 total
  • 4 female identifying, 3 male identifying
  • 16 to 18, 18+, 12 to 16
  • young adult, adult, teen
  • Currency Press


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STAGE REVIVAL OF 'THE BOYS'

AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION

Reporter: Sarah Dingle "It has been twenty five years since the pack rape and murder of Anita Cobby in Sydney's west. Written in response to these horrifying moments 'The Boys' shocked audiences and looks to do so again with its stage revival."

REVIEW: THE BOYS

JODI MCALISTER, AUSTRALIAN STAGE, 12 JANUARY 2012

"The Boys is a horrible play. It’s not a bad play. Far from it. Sam Strong’s production is outstanding – raw, visceral, and terrifying."

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