Max Mondi

Max Mondi

Max Mondi is a writer based in New York. His plays include MAYBE TOMORROW (winner of Overall Excellence in a Play at FringeNYC), HOUSE OF KAREN, PERSONHOOD, and SOME GUY MASTURBATED IN THE OCEAN. His work has been produced and developed at the Signature Theatre, HERE, The PIT, SoHo Playhouse, Under St. Marks, Dixon Place, Abingdon Theatre Company, Project Y Theatre, among others. Max has been a resident writer...
Max Mondi is a writer based in New York. His plays include MAYBE TOMORROW (winner of Overall Excellence in a Play at FringeNYC), HOUSE OF KAREN, PERSONHOOD, and SOME GUY MASTURBATED IN THE OCEAN. His work has been produced and developed at the Signature Theatre, HERE, The PIT, SoHo Playhouse, Under St. Marks, Dixon Place, Abingdon Theatre Company, Project Y Theatre, among others. Max has been a resident writer for Project Y Theatre and the Abingdon Theatre Company. Recently, Max was a Visiting Artist at the Shanghai Theatre Academy, where the Chinese translation of MAYBE TOMORROW debuted. He is also a founding member of Interim Writers, a Boston-based playwrights collective, and Project: Project, a Boston-based devised theatre company. Max holds an M.F.A. in Playwriting from Columbia University and a B.A. in Theatre History/Criticism from the University of Vermont.

Plays

  • Maybe Tomorrow
    Gail lives with her husband Ben in a mobile home in the stunning Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Gail discovers she is pregnant, and at the same time, she also discovers an Audience has taken over her bathroom. Though at first frightened, Gail becomes super tight with them, and decides to stay in the bathroom permanently. Ben struggles to adjust and to raise their new child. But is there a child? Are they...
    Gail lives with her husband Ben in a mobile home in the stunning Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Gail discovers she is pregnant, and at the same time, she also discovers an Audience has taken over her bathroom. Though at first frightened, Gail becomes super tight with them, and decides to stay in the bathroom permanently. Ben struggles to adjust and to raise their new child. But is there a child? Are they even in a mobile home?

    Inspired by a true story, MAYBE TOMORROW is a tragicomical, meta-theatrical experience that explores the tolls of marriage and the very meaning of theatre today. 

  • House of Karen
    Karen, a 75-year-old retired college administrator, is pushed out of the home in which she raised her son Blake. When she learns that the house has been turned into a Airbnb, she sets out to take back her home by joining all the other wanderers and travelers and becoming a guest at the Airbnb.
  • Personhood
    Two people become roommates via Craigslist and fall in love. However, they never actually meet because a third, anonymous person is also living in the apartment, alternately pretending to be each of them.
  • Some Guy Masturbated In The Ocean
    A seemingly frivolous act of self gratification nearly destroys a family and an entire community.