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Boston Playwrights' Theatre - Odyssey Theatre
at Harry Agganis Way 949 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215
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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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10 reviews
43 stars
The weather was freezing (28). I wore warm clothes. It's a very casual venue (college kids)..
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"The Seabirds"
18 ratings
4.1 average rating
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173 events
148 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 20 2013

An enjoyable night out at the theatre.

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27 reviews
5 stars
attended Mar 17 2013

Very unusual concept piece. Huge kudos to the actors for very real and compelling performances. I left the theater with the distinct feeling that I would really need to think about it. It dragged a bit in the first act, but the second act was...continued

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17 reviews
26 stars
attended Mar 17 2013

The stage set and sea-sounds were very clever as was the use of lighting to suggest the revolving 'eye' of the lighthouse. The actors did a Herculean job in this 2 1/2 hour 2 man production and had inspired moments of brilliance. For me, the...continued

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“Great central characters, winning snatches of dialogue and nuanced touches of historical accuracy help immerse the audience into a time when the nation was tearing itself in two.” —NE Theatre Geek
“All in all, I cannot recommend The Seabirds strongly enough. I can quite happily say that my opinion of Argos Productions remains as high as it ever has been, and I am dearly looking forward to their next set of shows, and for William Orem’s play to continue on to even larger venues in the future, because it certainly deserves it.” —


This play contains brief nudity, adult situations and themes. The show is recommended for those ages 14 and older.