About This Show

Based on Letters From Max: a Poet, a Teacher, and a Friendship, MacArthur “Genius” Fellow and two-time Pulitzer finalist Sarah Ruhl adapts her tender and inspiring correspondence with her late student, the poet Max Ritvo. A powerful intertwining of dialogue, poetry, and ritual, Letters From Max follows the journey of a poetry teacher and her talented student as they grow and learn from each other.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: February 7, 2023 Final Performance: March 19, 2023

Theatermania Review

| | February 27, 2023
In her new play, Ruhl documents her relationship with student Max Ritvo, who died of cancer at 25.

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