Braden Joseph

Braden Joseph

Braden Joseph (he/him) is a writer from the Twin Cities area. He's queer, disabled, and fun at parties. He's also the Artistic Director/Founder of The Feral Theatre Company (theferaltheatreco.com)

Plays

  • Pigheaded
    Pigheaded follows a co-ed group of scouts stranded on an island...sounds familiar, doesn't it? Written as a dissection of a certain classic story, mental health, anger, friendship, and the role children are given to play in this world are discussed while wrapped in an epic story of survival.
  • Oops, I Fucked My Mom and Killed My Dad and Now We're All in Hell! or A Hellish Reunion
    What happens after Oedipus Rex gouges out his eyes? He joins his parents in hell. The royal family that's royally fucked up tries to sort things out until they are joined by a guest who messes everything up.
  • Stranger vs. Malevolent Malignancy
    Stranger has spent years being one of the best superheroes ever. But when he's diagnosed with cancer, he begins to learn what it means to be the one needing help.
    Based on the short story by Jim C Hines
  • The Tale of The Bloody Benders
    The Bender Family are known as America's First Known Family of Serial Killers. Following a killing spree at their Kansas Inn, they vanished without a trace, never to be tried for their crimes. Hear from them directly about the day they escaped.
  • Doing Too Much (in development)
    A modern adaptation of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing and taking place among the workers of a gay club, we follow Travis and Ben through their "skirmish of wits" while talking about hypocrisies in the gay community.
  • Seafoam (in development)
    Hans Christian Andersen wrote many beloved children's tales. But one of them has the most interesting backstory. Inspired by Andersen's life and many theories, this play tells the story of the story behind The Littlest Mermaid.
  • First Time
    Two sixteen-year-old's talk before they "do it" for the first time. A comedy about everything left out of sex ed.
  • Dangling
    Two pieces of clothing are hung on a clothesline and talk about death, spurred on by the fact that their owner dropped dead after hanging them up.
  • The Radioactive Boy Scout (in development)
    Inspired by a true story, David Hahn waits in the police station to be questioned about what the police found in his car's trunk: a homemade nuclear reactor.