Elektra’s life is a mess. She’s stuck living with her mother, which is bad enough – it was her mother who murdered her father. Her stepfather is not much older than her and has all too happily taken her father’s position as king. And her sister doesn’t even care! She’s sided with their mother and taken up gardening like nothing ever happened.
Boys will be boys, a Sydney Theatre Company commission at Wharf 2 from 16 April to 9 May, is a bold, risqué new work by Melissa Bubnic, winner of STC’s 2010 Patrick White Playwright’s Award for her play, Beached.