Venue Details

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Boston Playwrights' Theatre - Odyssey Theatre
at Harry Agganis Way 949 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215
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23 events
19 reviews
11 stars
Got lucky with a spot on the street. Good luck in the rest room: very tight quarters.
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68 events
10 reviews
47 stars
The weather was freezing (28). I wore warm clothes. It's a very casual venue (college kids)..
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"Bear Patrol"
8 ratings
3.8 average rating
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4 events
2 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 04 2011

This was fun, free show, just as described: cheap, dirty and fun. Go if you like Boston jokes and um, nether regions jokes. A group of older audience members walked out in the middle of the show, so I would say it's not for a certain demographic.

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1 review
3 stars
attended Mar 05 2011

The play was adult innocence at its best. The story line was fun and silly. If you are looking to relive your youth and/or see your id played out before your eyes, then you should go and see it.

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48 events
26 reviews
17 stars
attended Mar 19 2011

Nice event enjoyed the show, thanks for yet another entertaining night out, and you can't beat the price! we had front row seats too!

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Written by Boston playwright John J KIng

Directed by Barlow Adamson

Playwright and producer King says of the show’s origins: “I wanted to do a show that was a blast for the audience. When I read the novel of _The __Wizard of Oz_, I kept finding strange connections to Boston, and it’s been fun to create this tour of our city through the eyes and narrative arc of a story we all know and love. The familiarity of the tale and setting, I hope, will give the audience a lot to connect to and laugh at.”

Shortly after an unmentionable event which may or may not have filled the air, sky, and land with radiation poisoning, the play’s four heroes follow the Freedom Trail Road to the Crimson City, then go on a hunt for the Wretched Rex of the West. A Boston-set update of The Wizard of Oz, Bear Patrol is a fairy tale about a truly nuclear family.