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    Five Down, One Across by Michael Towers

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    September 30-October 24, 2010

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    Five Down, One Across by Michael Towers

    When Betty relocates her 85-year-old mother to her not-so-ordinary Brookline home, she agrees to tell her the truth about everything: her failed marriage, her mysterious pet, her prestigious career and her 16-year relationship with her “roommate” Sharon.

    Conveniently, the matriarch catches a case of Alzheimer’s and since her arrival, communicates with little more than word clues from crossword puzzles. ...

    When Betty relocates her 85-year-old mother to her not-so-ordinary Brookline home, she agrees to tell her the truth about everything: her failed marriage, her mysterious pet, her prestigious career and her 16-year relationship with her “roommate” Sharon.

    Conveniently, the matriarch catches a case of Alzheimer’s and since her arrival, communicates with little more than word clues from crossword puzzles.

    A traditional ladies-only house party affectionately known as “Taco Night” sets the stage for action, and a surprise visit from Betty’s 17-year-old son raises the stakes for all of the game night contestants.

    Directed by Sidney J. Friedman, with Alice Duffy, Chloe Leamon, Ellen Peterson, Jessica Webb, and Stephanie Clayman. A comedy about the perils of coming out...of the house.


    Boston Playwrights' Theatre

    949 Commonwealth Ave
    Boston, MA 02215

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    $30/Reserved Admission - $25/Seniors (62+) - $10/Students (with valid ID)


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    Thursdays at 7:30pm, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00pm, Sundays at 2:00pm


    Phone: 866-811-4111


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