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Friday, August 25, 2006

Local ``WTC'' writer takes on ``Girl Scouts''


Andrea Berloff, the Framingham native who wrote the screenplay for ``World Trade Center'' starring Nicholas Cage, had another opening night this month.

Her play about growing up in Massachusetts in the 1980s was featured at the The New York International Fringe Festival, running through Aug. 27.

A New York Times review calls “Girl Scouts of America” ``a nostalgic love letter whose charm and empathy make up for the fact that the play needs a more satisfying ending.''

Co-written by Mona Mansour, the show focuses on the lives of four feisty girls growing up and earning their merit badges in Newton and Framingham. ...


(Andrea Berloff at the world premiere of "World Trade Center" in New York City earlier this month, photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images)

-- Erica Noonan

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