A knock at the door followed by an accusation of an undisclosed crime forces Betty Bam to engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse with her would-be pursuers. Charming Betty will take on many roles in a no-holds-barred attempt to escape her fate.  Daughter. Wife. Temptress. Actress. Cold blooded killer. But which is the real Betty Bam? Who killed Peter Nikolayevich? And isn’t that him standing right over there?

Follow the beguiling Betty through her many incarnations as she attempts to make meaning in a landscape of rapidly shifting genres and ever-present threat when imaginary beasts returns this spring with a play that defies classification. Betty Bam, Part Two of their lauded Daniil Kharms’ Project, is an original adaptation based on Kharms’ Elizaveta Bam

At the Plaza Black Box Theatre

at the Boston Center for the Arts

539 Tremont Street, Boston MA

April 10-May 2, 2015

Thursdays at 7:30 pm*

Fridays at 8:00 pm

Saturdays at 4:00 pm* and 8:00 pm

Sundays at 2:00 pm

* Thursday performances will be held he second and fourth week of production (April 16 & April 30). Saturday matinees are scheduled only for opening and closing weekends (April 11 & May 3). A talk-back will follow performances on Sunday, April 12 and Friday, May 1.


617-933-8600, www.bostontheatrescene.com

General Admission: $15-$20

For Group Rates and Special Pricing, contact imaginarybeasts.marketing@gmail.com.

There will be two special Pay What You Can ($5 minimum) nights on Thursday, April 16 and Thursday, April 30, available in person day-of at the box office only.


“The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is the nonprofit performing and visual arts center whose mission is to support working artists to create, perform, and exhibit new work; to develop new audiences; and to connect the arts to a broad public. For more information, visit www.bcaonline.org.” 

imaginary beasts is part of the Emerging Theatre Company program  at the Boston Center for the Arts.

Visit www.bostontheatrescene.com for further details.

The Ensemble...

Cameron Cronin

Molly Kimmerling

Sarah Gazdowicz

Amy Meyer

Elizabeth Pearson

JKiki Samko

William Schuller

Directed by

Matthew Woods, Joey C. Pelletier

and Michael Underhill

Written by

Daniil Kharms

Translation by

Zoya Derman

Adapted by
The Ensemble

Costume Design by

Cotton Talbot-Minkin

Lighting Design by

Christopher Bocchiaro

Assistant Lighting Design by

Emily Crochetiere

Sound Design by

Chris Larson

Set Concept by

Matthew Woods

Technical Direction by

Candido Soares

Stage Managed by

Norma Heller

Dramaturgy by

Matthew McMahan