Things I Know to be True

Things I Know to be True Bob and Fran have worked hard to give their four children the opportunities they never had Now with the kids ready to make lives of their own it s time to sit back and smell the roses But the change

  • Title: Things I Know to be True
  • Author: Andrew Bovell
  • ISBN: 9781848425767
  • Page: 332
  • Format: Paperback
  • Bob and Fran have worked hard to give their four children the opportunities they never had Now, with the kids ready to make lives of their own, it s time to sit back and smell the roses But the change of the seasons reveals some shattering truths, leaving us asking whether it s possible to love too much.Things I Know To Be True is Andrew Bovell s complex and intense portBob and Fran have worked hard to give their four children the opportunities they never had Now, with the kids ready to make lives of their own, it s time to sit back and smell the roses But the change of the seasons reveals some shattering truths, leaving us asking whether it s possible to love too much.Things I Know To Be True is Andrew Bovell s complex and intense portrait of the mechanics of a family and a marriage through the eyes of four siblings struggling to define themselves beyond their parents love and expectations.Beautifully touching, funny and bold, the play was premiered in Adelaide, Australia, as a co production between Frantic Assembly and the State Theatre Company of South Australia It received its British premiere in 2016, co produced with Warwick Arts Centre in association with Chichester Festival Theatre and the Lyric Hammersmith.

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    One thought on “Things I Know to be True”

    1. WARNING: MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD!!Andrew Bovell is incapable of writing a play that isn't intelligent, brutally honest and compellingly alive, with multidimensional characters and beautiful language. However, his latest about a couple facing the fracturing of their family has just too many hot button issues to deal with in one play - as season follows season, each of their four kids has some earthshattering revelation (infidelity, transsexuality, embezzlement and - the final horror - wanting to lea [...]

    2. I don't know why this play didn't speak to me as Andrew Bovell's others have. I saw the production this year and loved parts of it, but other parts/characters just didn't resonate. Too much going on perhaps - there are many story lines to follow and I'm not sure that they all came together for me.

    3. I finished this on a train which means that several strangers have now seen me cry. Utterly beautiful and heartbreaking.

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