Max Reuben

Max Reuben

Max Reuben is a playwright, director, sometimes-actor, and founding member of AGGROCRAG – a Brooklyn-based theater company dedicated to creating original plays. His work has been seen at places like The Kraine, Ars Nova, The Culture Project, The Brooklyn Lyceum, The Tank, Underground Arts, and a cool apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Recent credits include: We Hope You're Out There (The Gallery Players...
Max Reuben is a playwright, director, sometimes-actor, and founding member of AGGROCRAG – a Brooklyn-based theater company dedicated to creating original plays. His work has been seen at places like The Kraine, Ars Nova, The Culture Project, The Brooklyn Lyceum, The Tank, Underground Arts, and a cool apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Recent credits include: We Hope You're Out There (The Gallery Players Theatre); BLIND DATE (AGGROCRAG); Trojans (FGP Playground Playgroup). Upcoming: This Story Could Be Your Life (workshopped at FGP's BRB retreat) and An Untitled Horror Play (AGGROCRAG). He also performs with the Brooklyn Soundpainting Company, and has been directing Gentlemen Party's semi-monthly sketch comedy shows at The People's Improv Theater since 2012. He currently teaches first year playwriting at Playwrights Horizons Theater School, an undergraduate drama studio at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.

Plays

  • Bank Holiday
    Lisa, Boyd, and Grace all went to high school together, but Grace is the only one who moved out of their tiny town like she had always wanted. Years later, for reasons both personal and professional, she’s moved back home and taken a job with her old classmates at the local bank. On the morning of Christmas Eve, as an unexpected snowfall threatens each of their holiday plans, the three find it harder and harder...
    Lisa, Boyd, and Grace all went to high school together, but Grace is the only one who moved out of their tiny town like she had always wanted. Years later, for reasons both personal and professional, she’s moved back home and taken a job with her old classmates at the local bank. On the morning of Christmas Eve, as an unexpected snowfall threatens each of their holiday plans, the three find it harder and harder to tiptoe around the real and perceived slights of their shared history.
  • Trojans
    During the ninth year of the Trojan war, two exiled soldiers try to decide what to do with the gigantic wooden horse they've found.
  • Teeth
    A receptionist at a dentist's office has to answer to her angry boss when a large, carnivorous dinosaur shows up in the waiting room and refuses to leave.

Recommended by Max Reuben

  • Damage Control
    15 Dec. 2017
    What a delightful and timely play for our current political climate! The exposition never feels forced, and as the press conference goes on, and we learn more and more details about the world this politician lives in – we realize it may not be that different from our own world, after all.