The Boston Project

The Boston Project

The Boston Project Podcast

The Usual Unusual is a scrappy and quaint bookstore where Boston’s LGBTQ+ community has gathered to shop, organize, and flirt since the 70’s. When the store’s charismatic founder Penn announces his retirement, neurotic staff-member Charlie persuades him to pass leadership on, rather than close the store. The staff’s efforts to unite a fractured community under one banner – or simply coordinate a weekly reading night — stoke generational disputes about identity, community, and trauma, and lead to fraught and hilarious results.

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The Boston Project

Who’s Who: The Usual Unusual Cast

Meet the cast of our first Boston Project Podcast Series: The Usual Unusual!

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The Boston Project

2020 Call for Proposals

The Process Proposals for unwritten full-length plays meeting the requirements on the following page will be accepted April 15th through June 15th, 2019. From the submitted proposals, SpeakEasy will select two projects, and invite the playwrights to spend the 2019-2020 season writing and developing their plays with us. Once proposals are selected, SpeakEasy will work […]

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