Murph: Premiere of Fast-Paced Political Drama, Set in Boston
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for Murph have expired.
The last date listed for Murph was Saturday April 28, 2012 / 7:30pm.
Most Popular Theater Event Nearby:
- Full Price:
- $47.00 - $57.00
- Our Price:
- $15.00 - $28.50
My Son the Waiter, A Jewish Tragedy tells the humor-filled and heartwarming tale of actor-comedian Brad Zimmerman, whose 29-year quest to build a performing career is supported by a "temporary" job in the restaurant industry. Zimmerman, who's opened for Joan Rivers, George Carlin and Brad Garrett, shares stories of his oft-hilarious family, career and none-too-successful love life in this one-man show that's played to appreciative audiences across the country. You might also recognize him from The Sopranos, where he played Johnny Sack's lawyer -- so at least he could say he met his parents' expectations, even if it was as a fictional character. Learn More
Casual!info • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
Write your own tip, then hit enter.info • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
For full directions & accessibility, click here http://www.bu.edu/bpt/directions.htmlinfo • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
Recommended: Sunset Cantina (across the street and east a block) or Brown Sugar Cafeinfo • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Goldstar Member
view more less of this review
I enjoyed it. I must admit I didn't catch every line. The actors spoke quite fast and were doing accents that weren't their own (though uniformly well).
I also didn't catch all the details of the story, but I did grasp the basic thrust of political maneuvering.
For the price, a great take-in!
As a grad of both Boston College and The Catholic University of America, it was good to see people from each place involved in this.
Quotes & Highlights
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.