Beirut Balutis

Playwright Beirut Balutis on ‘Dead House’

Award-winning playwright, educator, and Visiting Professor of Playwriting Gary Garrison talks with MFA playwright Beirut Balutis about the inspiration behind Dead House. Gary: You’ve written about a very specific part of high school: athletics and particularly, football. What’s your connection, if any, to high school football? Beirut: Football was a big ritual in my area. […]

Boston Playwrights’ Theatre Concludes Season of New Plays With ‘Dead House’

Review from BroadwayWorld.com The Boston theater community is enriched by the presence of Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, founded in 1981 at Boston University by Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott. The BU New Play Initiative is an element of the Boston University College of Fine Arts which fosters a commitment to the School of Theatre’s development of new […]