For more than two decades, the Boston Theater Marathon has brought together New England playwrights, directors, and theatres to create a day-long event that is fun, moving, and always surprising. The BTM features 50 ten-minute plays, by 50 New England playwrights, produced by 50 New England theatres…in ten hours! We’ll start at noon and wrap up promptly at 10 p.m., with a party to follow.

This year, for the first time since 2004, the event will take place at our home theatre on Commonwealth Avenue. As always, net proceeds from ticket sales to the BTM benefit the Theatre Community Benevolent Fund, which provides financial support to theatres and theatre artists in times of need. We hope you’ll join us!

BTM XXII is generously supported by the Boston University Center for the Humanities.


April 19, 2020


Boston Playwrights' Theatre
949 Commonwealth Ave.
Boston, MA 02215