John Kuntz

The Derrah Theatre Lab is born

Playwright alum, actor, and educator John Kuntz will further contribute to Boston’s new play ecosystem with the formation of The Derrah Theatre Lab, named for Kuntz’s late husband, beloved Boston actor Thomas Derrah. The Derrah Theatre Lab will dedicate its work to the creation of exciting, provocative, and experimental plays, with a specific focus on […]

Nortie congrats!

Congratulations to all the nominees and winners of last night’s Elliot Norton Awards, but especially to: Playwright alum and faculty member Melinda Lopez, Outstanding New Script for Mala Maureen Keiller, Outstanding Actress—Small or Fringe Theater for her work in Faithless and The Honey Trap (here at BPT) and Oh God (Israeli Stage) Current MFA playwright […]

Michael Kanin Playwriting Awards announced

KCACTF winners past and present at BPT for Peter M. Floyd’s Absence. L-R: Stephanie Brownell, Abbey Fenbert, Peter M. Floyd, John Kuntz and Michael Parsons. (Thanks for the photo, Kate!) Great KCACTF news for current MFA students and alums: Abbey Fenbert’s Intentions was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for Comic Playwriting; Michael Parsons’ Sumner Falls […]

Alumni news, in brief:

Necessary Monsters, a new play by John Kuntz, is part of this weekend’s Summer Workshop at the Huntington on July 21… Plank by John Greiner-Ferris is on the bill of LiveWire Chicago Theatre’s VisionFest 5: Johnny 5 is Alive…  Monica Bauer will perform her solo show The Year I Was Gifted at 59E59’s East to […]