Playwrights Horizons debut. Broadway: The House of Blue Leaves, Brighton Beach Memoirs. Off-Broadway: Man from Nebraska (Second Stage); The Band’s Visit, Women or Nothing (Atlantic); The Effect, Tribes, Our Town, Orson’s Shadow, Adding Machine (Barrow Street); Really Really (MCC); When the Rain Stops Falling, Nikolai and the Others (LCT). Regional and London: Come Back, Little Sheba (Huntington); Angels in America (Kansas City Rep); Our Town (Almeida in London). Originally from Chicago, his credits there include Sweet Bird of Youth (Goodman); A Streetcar Named Desire, Picnic, The Price (Writers Theatre); Cherrywood, Mojo, The Hot l Baltimore (Mary-Arrchie); The Cider House Rules (co-directed with Marc Grapey at Famous Door); Angels in America (The Journeymen), among others. For Michael Ira Cromer (1966-2015).
CRITIC'S PICK! Max Posner has a sharp and original ear. Impeccably directed by David Cromer. Adroitly balances the everyday and the extreme.—Ben Brantley, The New York Times |Read Full Article
CRITIC'S PICK! ★★★★ Searching, subtle, emotional and personal.—Adam Feldman, Time Out New York
A marvel and invaluable new play. Deanna Dunagan’s adjective-defying performance made my chest hurt.—Sara Holdren, New York Magazine |Read Full Article
Posner’s revelations, touching on the linguistic, the sociological, and the theological, waver between the explicit and the mysterious, and gives us something funny and scary to ponder.—The New Yorker