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.
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The Playwright - Catherine M. O'Neill
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, publication December 2012, and The Resurrections, BTM XIII. She is a member of the Dramatist Guild.
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Our Production of Murph
Directed by Brett Marks
Boston Playwrights Theatre, Front Theatre
949 Commonwealth Ave, Boston MA
April 13th to April 28th, 2012
Thank you to all who came to see the show!
Starring: James Bocock, John Geoffrion, Emily Kaye Lazzaro, and Robert Pittella
Scenic Designer........Matthew Whiton
Costume Designer....Fabian Aguilar
Lighting Designer.....Michael Clark Wonson