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Odyssey Theatre Hosts the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Punk Rock'

Simon Stephens' play will run March 25–May 14.

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Simon Stephens (Joseph Marzullo/WENN)

Punk Rock, a heartbreakingly comic tale of the modern teen from Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time), makes its Los Angeles premiere March 25 at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble. According to Odyssey, “this ferociously funny, complex and unnerving play peels back the layers of teen angst for a deeper look at what might make one of them snap.”

Set in the library of an English prep school, seven teens on the edge of adulthood wrestle with what seems like a life time of issues. With the world on their shoulders they grapple with the thought of leaving school and taking college entrance exams, sex, love, and all the problems teens face. All the while, the potential for one, if not all of them, to erupt is brewing just below the surface. These are the kids at the top of their class whose lives at any moment could go spiraling out of control.

Click here for the full article published on by Patrick Pizzolorusso on March 7, 2017.