Megan Schy Gleeson
August 26 - September 16, 2017
Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts
Plank is the funny, thoughtful, irreverent, sometimes sad story about a woman who is happy and content, adrift on a plank of wood in the middle of the ocean. Then she’s “rescued.” Plank addresses some of the most important issues of our time including climate change, refugees, the TSA, Sponge Bob, and how certain political parties resemble swarms of killer bees. Plank is for anyone who seeks intelligent, compelling stories that push the boundaries of theater.
The Glass Eye Theater, New York, New York
LiveWire Theater, Chicago, Illinois
The 2015 Providence (RI) Fringe Festival, OUTLoud Theater/Alley Cat Theater
2016 – 2017 curriculum at Concord Academy, Concord, Massachusetts
2017 Further developed at Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont
Alley Cat Theater's 2017 production of Plank was nominated for three Independent Reviewer of New England IRNE Awards: Best New Play, Best Scenic Design, Best Lighting Design
Alley Cat Theater received a $15,000 LiveArtsBoston (LAB) Grant from The Boston Foundation in support of new, daring theater.
This production received a StageSource Standing O Award for gender parity
Photos by Joan Mejia
We couldn't do it without you.
See a list of the wonderful people and organizations who have helped us as we work to produce Plank.
Plank will open on Saturday, August 26 at the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts where it will run until Saturday, September 16.
Click on the Boston Theatre Scene logo to buy tickets online, or call the box office at: 617 933 8600
Adults - $25.00
Students - $12.50 with a valid student ID
Preview - $12.50
FRIDAY, AUGUST 25 IS A PREVIEW
THERE WILL BE NO LATE SEATING. NO EXCEPTIONS.
The full schedule is:
Friday, August 25: Preview, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 26: Opening Night/Press Night, 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 30, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 31, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 1, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 2 Matinee, 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 2, 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 6, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 7, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 8, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 9, Matinee, 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 9, 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 10 Matinee, 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, September 13, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 14, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 15, 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 16, Closing Night, 8:00 p.m.
Alley Cat Theater has been funded by The Boston Foundation as part of the Live Arts Boston initiative, Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation, and the Bob Jolly Charitable Trust.
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