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Max Posner

The Treasurer


Peter Jay Sharp Theater

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We recommend The Treasurer for ages 12 and up.

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Reviews

Playwrights' Perspectives

Playwright's Perspective: The Treasurer

Before our final workshop of “The Treasurer”, I board a bus to visit my grandmother. I’ve been readying the play for production, but she does not know it exists. Late at night, toiling over her favorite phrases, a fact starts bobbing: I’ve given much more time to this play than to her.

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From the Artistic Director: The Treasurer

There is a reason these amazing actors and this peerless director have been so committed to this play for so long. It is a play of exceptional beauty, wisdom, and originality. I am so proud to present it to you.

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Notes on Max Posner

I usually do everything I can to avoid referencing Chekhov. But as I search for a way to write about the wry, fragile, existentially troubled world of Max Posner’s plays, I find the comparison unavoidable.

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Backstory: "Life as It Really Is"

Like the character Ida in “The Treasurer”, Max Posner’s grandmother ran for Albany County Clerk as the Republican-AIM candidate in 1967 (the first woman in the city’s history to do so), losing only narrowly to the Democratic incumbent after a spirited campaign.