Theatre has the power to change people, whether that’s opening up to another’s perspective or seeing one’s own experience in a different light. The theatre is more than just about mirroring; it’s about understanding who we are in relation to the people around us.



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Explores the fifteen-year relationship between the photographer George Platt Lynes, the writer Glenway Wescott, and the MoMA curator and publisher, Monroe Wheeler...

A collaboration with Toronto-based scenographer and installation artist Troy Hourie, tackling the world of gay male “cruising” in the early 1900s compared to contemporary times...

An interactive, site-specific theatre piece commissioned by and created in collaboration with the local community to animate the historical site of the Battle of Red Bank, October 22, 1777...



The ability to listen to and to hear the contributions of others.
The patience to allow a discovery to emerge when the moment is right.
The awareness that clear and decisive choices lead to sound and legible aesthetics.
Joe brings this approach to every collaboration.


Joe writes plays to answer questions he has about the world. It’s his way of researching and presenting findings about the human condition. Critics and audiences alike have called his plays “engrossing and illuminating,” “courageous,” and “an incredible bit of truth.”

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Joe has directed plays and performances in cities across the country, working with performers of all ages and experience levels, from young artists to seasoned professionals, always focused on the belief that a strong product emerges from a strong process: the two cannot be separated.

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