Already closed | 1h 40m | Brooklyn

I'll Never Love Again

From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Original, Delightful, Funny, Ambitious

About the show

Bushwick Starr presents a new play based on the playwright's high school diary, complete with music from the Wenatchee High School Choir. More…

The Wenatchee High School choir sings out about the rapture and tedium of first kisses, first heartbreaks, and first cups of coffee. A play created from the actual 16-year-old diary of playwright Clare Barron, recent recipient of the 2014 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award.

1h 40m | Already closed | The Bushwick Starr Theater (Brooklyn)

Member Reviews (5)


Entertaining, Original, Delightful, Funny, Ambitious
Avg Score

Clever, Enchanting, Entertaining, Ambitious, Edgy

See it if you like the Bushwick Starr, enjoy edgy and innovative new work, want to be surprised and delighted as the narrative shifts and changes

Don't see it if you would have trouble watching someone have non-consensual "sex" onstage; some in the audience found this quite disturbing

Delightful, Original, Profound, Intense, Resonant

See it if Experience the aches & joys of love with the vividness & urgency of youth. Hip but sincere. Hilarious, devastating, gorgeous, raw. Unique.

Don't see it if It's unconventional. It's sexually frank/explicit. It might break your heart. But shows like this are why I go to the theater. Don't miss it

Delightful, Entertaining, Original, Great acting, Great writing

See it if you're looking for a show unlike anything you've seen before, you were ever a teenager

Don't see it if you were never a teenager, you're looking for a straight-forward narrative

Beautiful, Raw, Funny, Unique

See it if you like adventurous theatre that transcends the concept of a musical. The Starr continues to amaze me but it's not for everyone.

Don't see it if you're with a small child. Actually, do take them, as the sex scene in this show is one of the best and most real I've ever seen.


See it if ok

Don't see it if you don't like plays

February 26th, 2016
"The exciting young playwright Clare Barron has come up with a new work with which anyone who struggled with the anguishing mysteries of sex and love during adolescence is guaranteed to identify. That’s everyone, right?...Ms. Barron has the rare gift of being both oblique and perfectly clear...As...
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February 28th, 2016
"'I'll Never Love Again' is a structurally adventurous fugue that moves through iterations of theatricalized confession. The theme is Barron's awakening sexuality. Her variations on this theme move from genre to genre with a kind of dramaturgical drunkenness...As the three movements lock together...
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March 1st, 2016
"Despite its title, you might be inspired to passion while watching Clare Barron's shape-shifting meditation on teenage love and sex...Even if it doesn't awaken outright romantic feelings, 'I'll Never Love Again' will at least renew your affection for theater's ability to reveal things regular li...
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March 11th, 2016
"Nostalgia at its finest, a detailed and unflinchingly honest account of the wild joy and inescapable pain of first love. Fourteen ensemble members of different ages, races, and genders breathe an overwhelming amount of life into this piece that might have you remembering in detail the sharp pain...
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