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This Place is Definitely Haunted

Three teenagers gather in a spooky old house to go ghost hunting. A group of theater makers gathers in a spooky old theater to explore the sinister events of that night. A Russian nesting doll of scary stories, This Place is Definitely Haunted blurs the line between fact and fiction, reality and imagination, and explores the very human desire to scare the living daylights out of ourselves and each other.

Open Line

Hi, there. How are you? Things have been kind of rough lately, huh? Well, why don’t you take a seat. Open Line is an experiment in long-distance intimacy and radical honesty. A tiny, temporary balm for the realities we’ve all faced over the past year.

This Story Could Be Your Life

A person stands in front of the audience and tells a story. It is a story about you, the person sitting there watching this show. From birth onward. It is made up of your stories, their stories, all the stories that have ever been told. As they weave a narrative that is about all of us and none of us, we are consistently united by the things we both share and don’t, and are reminded that we aren’t as alone in the universe as we sometimes feel. It is true, earnest, and compelling. And completely improvised.

Don’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Two high school best friends on the precipice of moving away to college, finally start to get real about their feelings for each other. But when they realize they are characters in a play, their only hope is to keep the curtain from falling – and thus their existence, as they know it, from ending.

The play was written and directed by Max Reuben, and further developed in conjunction with the performers (Jon Herman and Shelley Farmer).

Don’t Stop, Won’t Stop was commissioned for TinyRhino, a monthly theatrical drinking game that happens at Littlefield in Brooklyn, NY.

Very Serious Matters

Part lecture, part memoir, Very Serious Matters is an attempt by one person to understand memory, time, permanence, and the September 11th terrorist attacks.