The second installment of Dirt Dogs Theatre Co.’s fourth season is the regional premiere of Angus MacLachlan’s The Dead Eye Boy. A gripping story that explores how sex, violence, and affection can all be confused for love, In the riveting drama, Shirley-Diane sees her teenage son, Soren, as a painful reminder of her past. Her ex-con boyfriend, Billy, sees Soren as a reflection of his own childhood. As Billy tries to friend the troubled boy, the dysfunction of hard-core addiction and manipulation blur the lines of control and love between the three.
Feb. 21 is opening night. There will be a talkback with the director and cast on Feb. 27 and March 5. Industry night is March 2.