Reasons To Be Pretty at UVic Phoenix Theatre – a review

The language is as blue as the collars of the four young working class protagonists in Neil La Bute’s Reasons To Be Pretty but it is not gratuitous. Filled with all the passions and dreams of these twenty-somethings on the cusp of adult-hood, this naturalistic, sprawling juggernaut of a tale moves rapidly from scene to scene, underscored by the throbbing music of  “the Boss” himself – Bruce Springsteen. Reasons To Be Pretty premiered in 2008, … [Read more...]