Actors: Lose Your Boston Accent In Four Weeks
But not every made-in-Massachusetts film is set in Massachusetts. Some, like Paul Blart: Mall Cop, are filmed in Massachusetts, but set in places such as New Jersey. No Boston accents required.
That’s why Boston Casting has started up a Boston Accent Reduction Class. Four weeks and $199 later, you can sound every bit as bland and vaguely midwestern as Tom Cruise!
We listen in on the first day of class.
- Frank Mazzarella, actor
- Mary C. Ferrara, actor
- Marjorie Whittaker, instructor, Boston Accent Reduction Class
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