Seinuk wins stage management award for BTM XVII
Cassie M. Seinuk was awarded Best Stage Management of a Play at this week’s ArtsImpulse Awards for her work making the calls during all 10 hours of Boston Theater Marathon XVII. Congratulations Cassie (and all the other nominees and winners)!
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!
BTM XVII is today!
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 […]
BTM XVII rehearses
Jake rehearsing Gayle Hanrahan’s Queen of Hearts (sponsored by Argos Productions) in the back theatre with Rebekah Alexander (center) and the inimitable Becca A. Lewis (right).
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 […]
Voices of BTM XVII: Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich
Tell us a little bit about your play. In The Number, Miriam and David are 20-somethings whose grandmother is about to die. An argument ensues when he shows up, having tattooed Grandma’s concentration camp number on his arm. Is he continuing a mission to “never forget” or trivializing a heinous and dehumanizing act? Behind her […]
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 […]