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Breath, Boom

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Breath, Boom is a play that explores the life of a hardened New York gang member whose chief obsession is the creation of the perfect fireworks display. The author considers this marginal character's attitude to her own perilous existence.
Paperback, Acting Edition, 72 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
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Let's be honest, this isn't really "my" kind of play if you know what I mean. I didn't even intend to read the whole thing, but once I started I couldn't stop. The penultimate scene confused me a bit, might be unnecessary. The end was pretty heart-wrenching, although I'm not 100% sure about the last line.
Liz Bernardo
SO GOOD. This is a must-read. The language is a little tough to digest, but once you get a handle on it, it's great.
I did not understand this play when I read it. I must withhold judgement until I can see it performed. Never read a play, folks.
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