The Boston Project: Project Resilience

JUN 18-30
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We Bostonians have always been known for our strong and stalwart nature, but this past year has presented challenges that have tested even the toughest among us. To celebrate the distinct and enduring spirit of this great city, SpeakEasy is commissioning six Boston playwrights to each write a brand-new, site-specific, ten-minute play that celebrates the resilience that sees us through each day.

This production is sponsored in part by Berkshire Bank and the Boston Cultural Council.
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  • If You Begin It, Finish It

    Written by Fabiola R. Decius
    Directed by Dawn M. Simmons
    Starring Cheryl D. Singleton* as Claire

    Filmed on location at the Hyde Park Library

  • East Boston, Nos Vemos

    Written by Adriana RoCale
    Directed by Michelle M. Aguillon
    Starring Graciela Femenia as Nindiría

    Filmed on location at the waterfront in East Boston

  • My Body is a Season

    Written by Nico Pang
    Directed by Des Bennett
    Starring Jupiter Lê as Cameron

    Filmed on location at Lars Anderson Park

  • Painless

    Written by Hortense Gerardo
    Directed by Michelle Ambilla
    Starring Paige Clark* as Jo Rizal

    Filmed on location at the Ether Monument in the Public Gardens

  • Mae & Mia

    Written by Paige Monopoli
    Directed by Alex Lonati
    Starring Gigi Watson* as Mae

    Filmed on location at the Commonwealth Avenue Mall

  • Life is Elsewhere

    Written by Magda Romanska
    Directed by Dmitry Troyanovsky
    Starring Darya Denisova as Irina

    Filmed on location at the Boston Commons

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