Boston Theater Marathon Returns to Live, In-Person Performances—and to BU

Feature from BU Today

One of the 50 plays is titled Drop the Mask, but you still can’t do that at Boston Theater Marathon XXIV.

After two years of virtual performances because of COVID, the annual showcase of short plays returns to live, in-person theater on Sunday, May 1—and to its original home on the Charles River Campus, Boston Playwrights’ Theatre (BPT). The audience will still be masked as a precaution, and attendees will need to show proof of vaccination to get into the theater. (Theater-goers who want to view the plays virtually can livestream the event for a reduced price.)

The actors on stage will be maskless, though, and everyone will be in the same room. The organizers say hallelujah to that.

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