2017 Festival

45th Annual Playwrights’ Platform Festival of New Plays

2017 Festival Winners:

  • Best Play:
    MERCY, written and directed by Lawrence Kessenich; roles played by Thomas Grenon and Eric Skoglund.
  • Best Actress:
    KATHLEEN MONTELEONE, for portraying the title character in MRS BROOMHAUSEN by Margie Semilof.
  • Best Actor:
    MATTHEW LUNDERGAN, for Rhett in VIRTUOUS REALITY by Hortense Gerardo.
  • Best Director:
    JAY PENSION, for VIRTUOUS REALITY by Hortense Gerardo.

Plays and playwrights in our 2017 festival:

  • Andrea Aptecker, YOU’RE KILLING ME ALREADY
  • Hortense Gerardo, VIRTUOUS REALITY
  • Margaret Gooch, A PROMISING START
  • Lawrence “Nick” Hennessy, WHEN HARRY MET CIALIS
  • Lawrence Kessenich, MERCY
  • Jack Rushton, OUT HERE
  • Margie Semilof, MRS. BROOMHAUSEN
  • George Smart, MEDIUM, WELL DONE

The Festival ran for three performances: June 1, 2, and 3 at 8 pm at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02115.

You can buy a book of plays in the 2017 festival at Amazon: The 45th Annual Playwrights’ Platform Festival: A Collection of New Plays.