January 31, 2017: Physical affection is a lost art in the broken family of Anna Jordan’s Yen, a violent play about tender feelings, which opened on Tuesday night at the Lucille Lortel Theater. For the two teenage half brothers at the center of this British drama, to touch is to violate, to attack and, as like as not, to bruise.READ THE REVIEW
Yen OFF-BROADWAY REVIEWS
- Opening Night:
- February 2, 2017
- February 19, 2017
Theater: Lucille Lortel Theatre / 121 Christopher Street, New York, NY, 10014Synopsis:BUY TICKETS BUY GROUP TICKETS
Bobbie and Hench are home alone. Days are filled by streaming porn, playing video games, and watching the world go by. Their mom rarely visits these days, and it’s chaos when she does. But when animal-loving neighbor Jenny takes an interest in their dog Taliban, the boys discover a world far beyond what they know. Yen explores a childhood lived without boundaries.
NEW YORK TIMES REVIEW OF Yen