"Writing plays is the way I connect with the world and follow ideas to their inevitable conclusion. Every play I write is a way to find out something about who or what I am and about the world I see around me—to find out if words can really ever 'get at what they are trying to say'."

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Upcoming Plays in Performance:

Boston Theater Marathon XXIV
Sunday, May 1

starting at 12 noon

Boston Playwrights' Theatre
949 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston

Also available to livestream from a computer or other device


Small Steps
by Jeanne Beckwith

In Small Steps, a married couple, Mike and Marion, become guardians of their old friend's child. They find this a daunting prospect.

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A community discussion promoting mental health awareness, facilitated by professionals, and sparked by the short works of Vermont Playwrights!

May 5 - 12:30 & 7 pm

Cassella Theater on the Castleton University campus in Castleton, VT

May 7 - 2 & 7 pm

Unitarian Universalist Church, Rutland, VT


Eddie at Clearwater

by Jeanne Beckwith

 A young woman visits her father on the grounds of the Clearwater Asylum. She comes to see him often, but Eddie rejects her efforts to connect. His anger and guilt are barriers to communication, but she will not give up.

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Times Argus,

January 16, 2021

Playwright Jeanne Beckwith: ‘mischievous genius … hilariously extravagant'