Produced by:
MHK Productions
November 12 - December 04, 2022
Run Time:
1 Hour, 20 Minutes
Showing in Theater
$30 (59E59 Member price: $25)

Show Info

By Marie Kohler
Directed by Laura Gordon

An ambitious 20th century academic discovers James Boswell’s lost journals and finds she cannot resist his 18th century literary charms. While reading about his wild and wooly adventures in “A Tour of the Scottish Hebrides” with Samuel Johnson, she is coaxed towards a life of greater authenticity - and fun! Heart and mind spar wittily in this comedic drama about friendship, tolerance, and the written word. 

BOSWELL was a Susan Blackburn Smith Prize Finalist and named "Best of the Year" by Milwaukee Magazine.

Producing Company

MHK Productions

Founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the company’s mission is to cultivate and produce meaningful plays and other performances that explore shadows, seek answers, express wonder and share common ground.

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“A charming little production…surprisingly fun!” – Theatre Weekly

BOSWELL is an excellent example of history being brought to life... Go and see this remarkable, brilliant play. You’ll love it.” – The Edit

“The script is well-written, with witty dialogue and an energetic pace.” – Bouquets and Brickbats

“...this lofty and ambitious production...has brought to life the character of Boswell... Marie Kohler’s writing is sublime, as are the costumes.” – The Wee Review

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