New Teenage Play Promises New Journey, But Loses Its Way

New Teenage Play Promises New Journey, But Loses Its Way

On Thursday night, I attended i don’t know where we’re going, but i promise we’re lost, presented by the Boston Teen Acting Troupe at the Boston Playwrights' Theatre, with hesitation and excitement.  I saw a public reading of the play last season (previously titled Annie Doesn’t Here).  The new play by accomplished M.J. Halberstadt focuses on four teenagers (or tweens), the perfect vehicle for the talents of the Boston Teen Acting Troupe.  The journey, however, left much to be desired because, while the actors delivered fine performances, they lacked the critical dialogue needed to deal with the weighty topics of the play’s themes and ideas.

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