At a majority of Boston-area theaters, women leaders have taken charge. Feature from The Boston Globe.
As Megan Sandberg-Zakian tells it, her collaboration with Nathan Alan Davis began over ice cream…
BPT is excited to announce new Artistic Director Megan Sandberg-Zakian.
BOSTON—Boston Playwrights’ Theatre (BPT), the professional producing arm of Boston University’s MFA Playwriting Program, today announces the appointment of Nathan Alan Davis as Associate Professor of the Practice of Playwriting. After a national search, Davis officially assumes the role this month. Davis, a playwright and screenwriter who has served as lecturer in Theater and as […]
Feature from BU Today One of the 50 plays is titled Drop the Mask, but you still can’t do that at Boston Theater Marathon XXIV. After two years of virtual performances because of COVID, the annual showcase of short plays returns to live, in-person theater on Sunday, May 1—and to its original home on the […]
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 […]
Review from The New England Theatre Geek BOSTON — Rx Machina by Caity-Shea Violette is one of two plays about addiction currently running in Boston. It’s no coincidence. COVID-19 has decimated our mental health. The modern human, when faced with a medical crisis and no affordable solutions, will turn to legal and illegal self-medicating. The […]
Review from The New England Theatre Geek BOSTON — Incels and Other Myths invites the audience into the world of massive multiplayer online gaming and the Lord of the Flies corners of the internet, where misogyny has even less consequences than in the physical world. Elaine (Allison Blaize), a mythology teacher at an all-girls high […]
Review from New England Theater Mirror Boston Playwrights’ Theatre’s Gone Nowhere passes through the mind so quickly that you’re going to have to remind yourself it was ever there. Even now I’m having difficulty conjuring up scenes to write about. It’s a whisp of an experience made all the more disappointing because, I actually went […]
Review from The New England Theatre Geek BOSTON — Lorena: A Tabloid Epic by Eliana Pipes re-examines the public spectacle that was the 1993 Bobbitt trial. Lorena (Bobbitt) Gallo’s voice wasn’t heard then. It takes center stage now. The 90s were a mess. One of the biggest messes was the Bobbitt trial. Lorena Bobbitt was […]