ArtsBoston is a nonprofit dedicated to supporting the arts.


There are no recent bookmarks.

Please Note: This event has expired.

Rx Machina

Presented by Boston Playwrights' Theatre at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Boston MA

Feb 17 - 27 2022
Rx Machina

Who gets better, and who gets left behind?

Rx Machina unpacks big pharma’s impact on everyday American culture through the eyes of five women on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic. An ambitious drug sales rep’s relentless pursuit of a principled pain management doctor leads to an intoxicating, forbidden connection that comes with a cost. Ethical boundaries are blurred in a love triangle fueled by money, sex, and power. In a world where patients are consumers and pain is profitable, Rx Machina asks the important question “Who

View more


Adults ($35); BU Faculty/Staff ($20); Seniors-62+ ($25); Students with valid ID ($10)


    Official Website


Boston Playwrights' Theatre

949 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215


    • Wheelchair Access

To learn more accessibility details for our building, visit

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details


BPT requires proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (two weeks after second dose in primary series) for all patrons, regardless of age, to attend our performances; booster doses are strongly recommended. Audiences are required to wear masks for the duration of their visit. Up-to-the-minute information regarding performance schedules, COVID-19 protocols and ticketing can be found on the BPT website ( under Visit Us > COVID-19 Safety.

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: No
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: No
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

MORE FROM Boston Playwrights' Theatre

CONNECT WITH Boston Playwrights' Theatre


Featured Event

Making Waves: Hokusai Inspiration and Influences. MFA. Get your tickets now. On view  3/26-7/16