Playwrights Horizons debut. New York: Judy (Page 73), Sisters on the Ground (NYU), Snore (Juilliard), Gun Logistics (Drama League). Awards: Helen Merrill Emerging Playwright Award, Heideman Award, two Lecomte du Nouy Awards from Lincoln Center. Two-time MacDowell Colony Fellow, Sundance Institute Theatre Fellow, P73 Fellow, former Writer-In-Residence at Williamstown. TV: Contributor to John Early’s episode of The Characters (Netflix). Libretto: Sixty Seven (Brooklyn Youth Chorus with composer Ellis Ludwig Leone). Alum: Soho Rep. Writer/Director Lab, Ars Nova Playgroup, The Working Farm at SPACE. Frequent volunteer at Manhattan’s 52nd Street Project. Recently graduated from the Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at Juilliard. Max was born and raised in Denver and lives in Brooklyn.
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