Some Roanoke County high school students are learning first-hand what it means to be disabled, as they portray adults with physical and mental limitations in an upcoming play.
Glenvar High theater students tackled the sensitive subject of Alzheimer’s several years ago, with a production of “My Father’s War”. Now they’re challenging society’s view of the mentally disabled in “The Boys Next Door”. It chronicles the lives of four men living in a group home.
An edgy, provocative play, that explores the nature of relationships and art, is opening at Virginia Tech. Award- winning playwright, Neil LaBute’s, 2003 drama, The Shape of Things, has been called a modern day version of Adam’s seduction by Eve. Robbie Harris has this preview.