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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.


Created by Lynda Bachman & Molly Gilbert


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


MARCH 2017

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.

information coming soon
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