Boston Theater Marathon XVII

BTM XVII is a wrap!

Demonio—and all of us here at BPT—would like to THANK YOU for an incredible Boston Theater Marathon XVII! Whether you were backstage, onstage, or watching the stage, you are an important part of what makes the BTM run. See you next year!

Voices of BTM XVII: Jami Brandli

Tell us a little bit about your play. Elliot and Maggie, a married couple diseased with a deep sadness, are desperate to get back into bed. But there’s an undeniable bump under the covers and they are forced to face their shared tragedy. What made you want to tell this story? Without giving away too […]

Voices of BTM XVII: Richard Dresser

Tell us a little bit about your play. Halftime is about the lengths a basketball coach will go to motivate his team when the players are not making a maximum effort on the court. He uses his own dire personal situation and the shocking behavior of his live-for-today wife to fire up his team, giving […]

Voices of BTM XVII: John J King

Tell us a little bit about your play. Thesis is two young women drinking wine, sort of lost in their lives and feeling down. They call forth a goddess, Thesis, who kicks them in the ass with some empowerment. What made you want to tell this story? I wrote it for Shotz, which is a […]

Voices of BTM XVII: Dipika Guha

Tell us a little bit about your play. In the Red, White and Blue is a play about an estranged mother and a daughter who reunite on a cold winter’s night. It’s a heightened and cinematic piece about two people trying desperately to connect when their bond has been frayed by time and circumstances. What […]

BTM XVII Schedule of Plays

      Here is the running order, hour by hour, of plays in next Sunday’s (May 10) Boston Theater Marathon XVII. Make a day of it, bring your Mom, drop by for a few hours—whatever strikes your fancy. Your all-day pass ($25 in advance; $35 the day of the event) allows you to come […]