Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a 1-week extension for its current world premiere of Usual Girls, written by Ming Pfeiffer and directed by Tyne Rafaeli, which began previews at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre's Black Box Theatre on October 11, 2018, and is scheduled for an official opening on November 5. The limited engagement will now run through to December 16, 2018 (instead of December 9).
Roundabout Underground kicks off its 2018-2019 season with the world premiere of Usual Girls, written by Ming Pfeiffer and directed by Tyne Rafaeli, which was previously showcased as part of the 2017 Roundabout Underground Reading Series.
Performances are staged in the Black Box Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre.
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How do girls grow up? Quickly, painfully, wondrously. On an elementary school playground, a boy threatens to tell on the girls for swearing – unless one of them kisses him. But just before lips can touch, Kyeoung tackles the boy to the ground. The victory is short-lived. Over the coming years, Kyeoung’s stories get stranger, funnier, more harrowing – and more familiar. This hilarious, explicit gut-punch of a play bursts with playwright Ming Peiffer’s bold, explosive voice.