A not-for-profit theatre company founded in 2006

What We're About

The Contemporary Theatre Boston is dedicated to producing plays that engage and challenge audiences on both an intellectual and visceral level. Upcoming plays include Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman, David Mamet's American Buffalo, Sam Shepard's Buried Child, and original works.

Mask by Eric Bornstein, Behind the Mask Studio

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Chris Cavalier

Playwright/Artistic Director. Plays include The Last Dream, Spider & the Flies (co-written with Dusko Petkovich), Body of Christ, evoL, Tree Jumping and The Prosecution of Lizzie Borden. Screenplays include Lost Violent Souls (written with Thomas Campbell and Spencer Chandler) and Young Goodman Brown. Upcoming works include TeleGod, Echo Chamber and The Observer. Directing credits include Sticks and Bones, Krapp's Last Tape, The Duck Variations, Extremities, The Lesson, Geography of a Horse Dreamer, Catch-22, Curse of the Starving Class, Red Cross, The Maids, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Caligula, The Beard, The Blue Room, Savage/Love, Oleanna and Jesus Christ Superstar.

Chris is extremely grateful to be working with such talented artists who bring theater to life.

Spinning Jenny

Spinning Jenny began playing together in 2011 and have most recently released their newest album, Strangers, in 2021. The band includes sisters Julia, Talia, and Angelina along with their dad, John. Spinning Jenny is from Mingo Junction, OH but has played around the country in places such as Charleston, SC and Buffalo, NY. They are looking forward to working on new music and playing live shows in the next year.