Towers’ ‘Hero’s Welcome’ at Salem State
Happy opening to playwright alum Michael Towers whose new play, Hero’s Welcome, is part of Salem State University’s fourth annual Veterans Ten-Minute Play Festival this weekend (Nov. 9-11).
Towers’s ‘The Right Whale’ at Rogue
Happy opening (this weekend) to The Right Whale by alum Michael Towers, part of the Rogue Theater Festival in NYC!
Winning ‘Wolves’ at Westford
Westford Academy Theater Arts’s (WATA) production of The Wolves—under the direction of WATA Artistic Director, playwright alum Michael Towers—was one of 14 productions selected from the semi-final round of the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild’s (METG) High School Theater Festival. Westford Academy now advances to METG state finals held at the Back Bay Events Center on […]
…to everyone who made Boston Theater Marathon XX possible! See you next year!
Writers at Play Showcase of New Works
Writers at Play—a group of alumni playwrights—will host its annual Showcase of New Works right here at BPT on July 11. Come support some outstanding new plays (not to mention outstanding people)! Sample a few scenes from each new play, read by the professional actors who support Writers at Play throughout the early development process. […]
MYPP at Westford Academy
One of my favorite parts of the school year is the Massachusetts Young Playwrights’ Project (MYPP), which brings playwright mentors into high schools all over the Boston metro. Over two class visits, we discuss play structure, read short plays, and read and discuss students’ work (which are 10-minute plays). The culmination of all this activity […]
Alumni news, in brief:
Plays by Melinda Lopez (Bad Santa, co-written with Maxine Lopez-Keough) and Michael Towers (The Contender) will be featured in An Evening of Theatre and Poetry on Dec. 8, at Lexington’s Munroe Center for the Arts, part of its Munroe Saturday Nights series of events… Lifers by Chicky and Guy (Maureen Cornell and our own John […]