We are beyond excited to present the next year at Open Theatre Project. This year is all about expanding our reach in new ways. Series 3 will introduce you to new venues like Studio 52 in Allston/Brighton, to new approaches creating with our take on devised documentary theatre created with your help, and to new opportunies that celebrate our mission of Diversity with TWO 10 min play festivals highlighting talent all over Boston. We have lots more to come, but here is where it starts. Come on in, we know you will enjoy the view.
by Catherine M. O’Neill
Studio 52 : Allston, MA
Boston, 1991, political tensions have never been higher when Rep. Kevin “Murph” Murphy begins is rise to the top, but at what cost. MURPH by Dorchester local Catherine M. O’Neill is a smart, fast paced & high stakes political drama not to be missed.
SLAM Boston Diverse Voices in Theatre
DECEMBER 13 & 14
Boston Playwrights' Theatre
OTP’s SLAM Boston is a ten-minute play competition which celebrates collaboration. SLAM features 40+ artists and two nights celebrating the work and talent from artists of color, women and the LGTBQ community.
THE FEAR PROJECT
Created by Lynda Bachman & Molly Gilbert
OCTOBER through MAY
Throughout Greater Boston
As OTP’s first Devised Documentary production we aim to create opportunity for individuals to share stories about their fears and we will reflect those stories back to the communities through a theatrical experience. Come help us create throughout this year and celebrate the final piece in 2017.
GAY SHORTS: A 10 Min Play Festival
By George Smart
Location To Be Announced
Our brand new 10 min play festival explores the ups, downs, ins, outs, comedy & drama of growing up gay. This night of 10 min plays by Local Playwright, George Smart will feature dozens of local talent from Boston’s gay communnity.
by Stefan Lanfer
This new play by Local Playwright, Stefan Lanfer explores the life of Prudence Crandall and her incredible students at the Canterbury School in 1830’s Connecticut as their fight for equality resonates throughout the entire country.