Running Time: 85 mins

Streaming On Demand
March 7— 26

Run time 85 minutes

When an actor turns to teaching for a steady paycheck, he learns that it’s less of a job and more of a constant, visceral reminder of one’s own success and/or failure. Mr. Parent is a hilarious, joyful, and heartbreakingly honest peek into the kids, adults, and systems of the Boston Public Schools. Based on the real-life adventures of favorite Boston actor Maurice Parent, Mr. Parent asks, “What does it mean to show up for our kids — and ourselves?”

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Producing Partners
The Saunders Foundation      The Edward C. and Ann. T Roberts Foundation

Community Partner

A streamed reading of a new play in development.
This play is part of The WORKshop Series.

Cast & Creatives

Based on stories from

Maurice Parent


Melinda Lopez

Conceived with and directed by

Megan Sandberg-Zakian

Video Multimedia Production

Jared Mezzocchi

Associate Video Editor

Katerina Vitaly

ASL Video Editor

Cassandra Saulski

Audio Mix/Mastering

Matt Berky, Massive Productions