Michael Towers

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 […]

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 […]