Tuesday, May 3, 2011

BTM Recommendations

The Boston Theater Marathon is fast upon us, so I thought I'd write a bit about how I've experienced it over the past few years. Here are some helpful recommendations: 

Don't drink too much coffee. As much as we all like the free Starbucks coffee, please remember that if you drink a lot of caffeine, you will crash and burn somewhere near the eight o'clock hour. Please drink responsibly.

Don't be startled to see any of the following walking around the Calderwood: someone with a gapping head wound, a bedazzled Hitler, dolphins, Shakespeare, AK-47 toting soldiers and any number of "interesting" characters.

Plan your day. If you can't see all 50 plays, don't worry, there are only a handful of people who have done it over the years. Try to pick the plays you want to see, have lunch out and come back refreshed and ready for more.

My last recommendation is to…have fun. It's a great day to be a member of the Boston theatre community, chatting with friends, having a few laughs and enjoying some amazing theatre.

See you at the Marathon!