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"'Boy' is sensitively and humorously directed by
Joe Calarco, the magical adapter/director of 'Shakespeare's R&J.' He pulls
these eccentric characters to the center of the stage and lets them rip."
— NY Post
"Ms. Jordan's dialogue sounds like real
conversation, and each character has a particular rhythm and vocabulary. It
is like a serial novel. The narrative focus keeps changing, each scene is a
cliffhanger and each character has a secret, and the director, Joe Calarco,
notches the tension up bit by bit."
"This is an intelligent and intriguing work
Directed with clarity and swiftness by Joe Calarco."
"Haunting. Disturbing and sharp."
"'Boy' is one of the best yet from the young
Jordan and may be the most encompassing and compelling of her works. She
paints rich portraits. 'Boy' will keep audiences enthralled and provide
quite a bit to think about. The play is well directed by Joe Calarco."
"A quiet, beautiful play. Director Joe Calarco,
apparently perfectly in tune with Jordan's rhythms and ideas, does his part
in keeping the staging clear and the pace up."
"An intelligent, savvy, and engaging drama. The
ensemble cast, under the taut direction of Joe Calarco, is excellent."
"Director Joe Calarco has not only tapped into
the nuances of the plot but done so with a good deal of suspense."
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