Today marks the beginning of our long weekend of saying goodbye to The History Boys. Wednesday means it’s the “start of the final weekend.” Just six more performances of the show, which closes on Sunday. After six months living with this play, these people, this environment, I’d be lying if I said it wasn’t bittersweet.
A few weeks ago we had a second video shoot to include footage of some of the new Boys who had joined the cast in the film that opens the play. At the time I tagged along to go behind-the-scenes of the shoot, thinking I would put it all together and post it later that week. That didn’t happen, unfortunately. But before it is entirely too late, I thought today — the beginning of the end — would be an OK time to share these images of some of the folks who have made the past few months a uniquely fun time at TimeLine: