by Caity-Shea Violette

Directed by Blair Cadden

Rx Machina unpacks big pharma’s impact on everyday American culture through the eyes of five women on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic. An ambitious drug sales rep’s relentless pursuit of a principled pain management doctor leads to an intoxicating, forbidden connection that comes with a cost. Ethical boundaries are blurred in a love triangle fueled by money, sex, and power. In a world where patients are consumers and pain is profitable, Rx Machina asks the important question “Who gets better, and who gets left behind?”

A BU New Play Initiative production, produced by Boston Playwrights’ Theatre and the Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Theatre.

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February 17-27


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