2018 Festival

The 46th Annual Playwrights’ Platform Festival of New Plays was held at the Boston Playwrights’ Theatre on May 31, June 1, and June 2.

2018 Festival Winners were:

  • Best Play:
    MUTE, written by Lawrence Kessenich
  • Best Actress (tie):
    Kim Anton Myatt, for Colleen in MUTE by Lawrence Kessenich
    Katie Suchyta, for Rachel in FRANK AND RACHEL by Nancy Temple
  • Best Actor (tie):
    Brian Dion, for Hugh in MUTE by Lawrence Kessenich
    Eric Skoglund, for Brian in AN EXPLOSION OF HANDS by George Smart
  • Best Director:
    Karen Dervin, for MUTE

Plays and playwrights in the 46th Annual Festival were:

  • An Explosion of Hands – George Smart
  • Anne Get Your Firearm – Hortense Gerardo
  • Boomers at Bonnaroo – Vicki Meagher
  • Flotation – Margie Semilof
  • Frank & Rachel – Nancy Temple
  • Mute – Lawrence Kessenich
  • Roboteacher – Greg Hovanesian
  • Secret Button – Carolyn Palo