Finish Line: A Documentary Play About the 2013 Boston Marathon - Staged Reading

Written by Joey Frangieh and Lisa Rafferty
Directed by Joey Frangieh

Presented by Boston Theater Company
South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA


Finish Line brings the local story of recovery, resilience, and determination center stage. Through a transcript created verbatim from dozens of interviews, Finish Line uses powerful firsthand accounts to show how a community came together to heal and grow stronger after a tragic act of violence. The documentary style production features interviews from survivors, runners, doctors, police officers, journalists, clergy, students, and many others. Notable interviewees who contributed their stories include Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, news anchor Maria Stephanos, Massachusetts General Hospital trauma surgeon Dr. David R. King, 1976 Marathon winner Jack Fultz, and Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki.

Approximate Running Time: 1 hour, 30 minutes, no intermission.