Featured Projects

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...

 

An ethnodrama that illuminates the experiences of gay male couples living in non-monogamous or “open” relationships.  Thirteen couples and a therapist/researcher...

An ethnodrama exploring the long term effects of bullying, social combat, and aggression, created in collaboration with NYU students in Drama Therapy and Educational Theatre...

A set of six one-act plays that come from a series of eighteen plays written throughout 2012. A mixture of funny moments and more serious considerations...


 

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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Work Samples

Excerpt from Towards The Fear
Provincetown Playhouse
New York University, NY  •  APR 2014

A Salute to the 2013 U. S. Presidential Scholars
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Concert Hall Washington, DC  •  JUN 17 2013

Excerpts from YoungArts Out of the Studio tour
Frank Sinatra High School of the Arts
Long Island City, NY  •  APR 2011

Excerpts from open heart
La MaMa, 2010 New York International Fringe Festival
New York, NY  •  AUG 2010

Excerpts from Animating the James & Ann Whitall House at Red Bank Battlefield
National Park, NJ  •  JUN 5 2015

Excerpts from YoungArts: An Affair of the Arts Gala
Olympia Theater, Gusman Center for the Performing Arts
Miami, FL  •  JAN 12 2013

Excerpts from Project | Hope, directed by Robin Witt
Department of Theatre, University of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC  •  APR 2012


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