Boston Playwrights' Theatre, founded in 1981 by Nobel Laureate Derek Walcott for the development of new plays at Boston University, produces 2 professional productions and 1 academic production every Fall. We have 5 programs that promote new plays and playwrights in Boston: 1) Productions (described above) 2) We offer our space free of charge for theatre companies producing new works. 3)We produce the Boston Theater Marathon every year - a 1 day, 10 hour non-stop marathon of 10-minute plays to raise money for charity. 4) We train playwrights' as the Playwriting component of BU's Creative Writing Department. 5) This year we are starting the Mass Young Playwrights Program for high school students writing plays.
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BOSTON PLAYWRIGHTS THEATRE