Billy Joel has been so effective in capturing the voice of the entire Vietnam generation that “Movin’ Out,” a touring Broadway musical, was made solely from his lyrics as homage to Joel and the baby boomers.
“My Papa says that when kites gets lost, they go to Bolina,” says Mateo, a young, abused boy in the upcoming production of “Night Train to Bolina,” written by Nilo Cruz .
The play centers on young children in a nondescript, violence and poverty-stricken Latin American country, fighting to survive during a terrible drought.
In many ways, the point of “Five Days in March” is to paint a picture of the docile life of the Japanese youngsters in modern times. The characters, while living fairly normal lives, are trying to grasp at significance through glazed outlooks.