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Boston Playwrights' Theatre - Odyssey Theatre
at Harry Agganis Way 949 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215
617-353-5443
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.3 average rating
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3 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 19 2012

I enjoyed the play & liked getting an "insider's view" of Boston politics. It was easy to identify which actual Boston politicians were represented.
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0 stars
attended Apr 14 2012

As a Bostonian and a political junkie, this sounded like it would be right up my alley. I enjoyed it even more than I expected and highly recommend it. The acting was... continued

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2 reviews
20 stars
attended Apr 19 2012

The personal, emotional, and moral dramas that hide behind our political entities is made poignantly visible in this well-written play.

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Website

http://www.argosproductions.com/murph.html

Quotes & Highlights

“Clever and engaging.” -My Entertainment World
“Comedy, drama, tragedy, it’s all here.” -EDGE Boston

Description

Murph is an exciting political drama, set in Boston on the eve of the Clinton administration. Representative Kevin Murphy and his tight-knit think tank (Katie and Gary) stumble into a political opportunity which could change their lives … permanently. But before they can take this next step, they must tango with personal demons, prejudices, and Seth Smith, the nation’s top political strategist. Murph is a fast-paced, insider look at playing the political game and the sacrifices one must make along the way.

This play contains adult language.

Starring: James Bocock, John Geoffrion, Emily Kaye Lazzaro and Robert Pittella

Catherine M. O’Neill lives and writes in Boston. She holds her MFA in Playwriting from Lesley University, a BS in Communications and Journalism from Suffolk University and a graduate Certificate in Screenwriting from Emerson College, where she currently teaches in the Creative Writing Studio Program. Her plays have been produced by Boston Actors Theater and Actor’s Shakespeare Project. O’Neill’s plays have been twice selected for Boston’s SWAN DAY (Support Woman Artists Now). O’Neill is a published Smith and Kraus author; Best Male Monologues for the Stage 2012, and The Resurrections, BTM XIII.

About the Ticket Supplier: Argos Productions

At Argos, we believe that the strongest way for us to help playwrights grow as writers is through production of their work. Putting the characters in three dimensions is the way we like to work, so the focus of our efforts is to get the play up on its feet. However, we know that not every show is ready for the stage right away, so Argos Productions strives to provide insight, support, and potential development opportunities to all playwrights who come to us, whenever resources will allow.