Women Gone Wild: ‘Beasts’ at BPT
Review from The New England Theatre Geek BOSTON — There is nothing more hardcore than birthing a baby (sorry BASE jumpers). It’s not “the most beautiful thing I’ve ever experienced” as my own father put it. Babies are metal AF. Just like many other XXXtreme tasks, delivering and rearing a baby doesn’t come naturally to […]
On set: ‘Beasts’
A literal look behind the scenes at Marina Sartori’s set for Beasts, by Cayenne Douglass, which has its first performances next week.
Douglass selected for C1’s PlayLab
Playwright alum Cayenne Douglass (whose play Beasts will be produced by BPT in April) is one of the exciting writers selected for Company One’s Season 23 PlayLab Circuit. Congratulations, Cayenne!
We’re so proud of our graduating playwrights! Not everyone could attend last weekend’s Commencement in person, but Ally Sass found a crafty way to make sure the rest of her cohort (L-R: Caity-Shea Violette, Daniel C. Blanda, Cayenne Douglass, and Eliana Pipes) was there in spirit. Congratulations, all!
BPT Talks About Design: a tiny q&a with BEASTS director Kelly Galvin
BPT Talks About Design (moderated by BPT Technical Director Jeffrey Petersen) will further expand the discussion with a focus on the contributions of designers and the role of design in new play development. On Feb. 23, we’ll talk about Cayenne Douglass’s new play BEASTS: BEASTS is a character-driven play that explores the chaos of American […]
Big KCACTF Region 1 news for Douglass
Third-year MFA playwright Cayenne Douglass’s one-act play WROL received The Planet Earth Award at last week’s Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region 1 Festival. (Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the event was held virtually this year.) WROL is also a finalist for the John Cauble Award for Outstanding Short Play at KCACTF’s National […]
BPT Talks: a tiny q&a with Cayenne Douglass
BPT’s 2020-21 season of new plays—thesis plays by our cohort of third-year playwrights—has been postponed until next year due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In the meantime, all five plays are currently being workshopped in collaboration with our friends at BU’s College of Fine Arts School of Theatre. A series of conversations about these […]
Douglass’s ‘Kindness’ finalist at City Theatre
Congratulations to third-year MFA playwright Cayenne Douglass, whose short play Variable Rates of Kindness was named a finalist for the City Theatre National Award for Short Playwriting! Additional congrats to Boston Theater Marathon playwrights Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich and John Minigan who also made the final list.
Great news from KCACTF
Playwright alum Alexis Scheer’s Laughs in Spanish, produced by BPT in 2019, is the recipient of KCACTF’s Harold and Mimi Steinberg National Student Playwriting Award. The award includes a check for $7,500, membership in the Dramatists Guild of America and the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, an offer of publication from Samuel French, and a professional […]
Douglass’s ‘Oh My, Goodness’ at EST
Happy opening to current MFA playwright Cayenne Douglass, whose one-act Oh My, Goodness is part of Ensemble Studio Theatre’s 37th Marathon of One-Act Plays!