July 2020

Virtual Theater Lab

I'm thrilled to participate in Vox Theater's 2020 Virtual Summer Theater Lab.

Tune in on Friday, July 24th, at 7pm for a remote Zoom reading of Robert Leverett's new sci-fi comedy, MEAT.

Directed by Liza Couser.  

For more information on MEAT and all other Vox programming, visit the VoxFest Website.

Image credit: Nicolle Allen

June 2018

New Victory LabWorks

Another wonderful week of development with the FOUNTAIN team!

Written and Conceived by Christopher Anselmo and Jared Corak

Directed by Dana Greenfield

Staged Readings June 22nd & 23rd at New 42nd St Studios

July 2018

New Play Development at Dartmouth!

I spent a week at Dartmouth College workshopping a new play as part of VoxFest, an annual alumni theatre festival dedicated to the development of new work.


Written by Carol Brown

Directed by Max Hunter

Visit here for more information about the festival and play.

September 2018

Fall in VT

I'm appearing in OSLO at Northern Stage through October 21st!

Come check out one of the first regional productions of JT Rogers' Tony Award-winning political thriller.

Click here for tickets and more information. 

January 2019

Wilde in Portland

I am currently making my Portland Stage debut as Jack in

The Importance of Being Earnest


Brave the Maine winter to experience this delightful Oscar Wilde classic through February 17th!

For tickets and more information, click here.

Pictured (L-R): Ross Cowan, Allie Freed, Tonya Ingerson, and Max
Photo by Aaron Flacke
June 2019

Summer in NH

I am returning to the New London Barn Playhouse to play Lord Leonard Aster in Peter and the Starcatcher!

Performances June 26th - July 7th

Visit for more information

December 2019

Reading at Urban Stages

A one-night only reading of Christian Elder's new play, #NWORD

Wednesday, December 4th, at 7pm

Visit Broadway World for more information

March 2020

Yiddish Off-Broadway postponed

I was scheduled to start rehearsals next week for Paddy Chayefsky's The Tenth Man, which will be performed (entirely in Yiddish!) with the award-winning National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene. However, in the interest of everyone's health and safety during the COVID-19 crisis, this production has been postponed until 2021. Visit for updates and more information.

November 2017

Check out Amazon's new hit!

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is now available on Amazon Prime!

When you get to the season finale, you may see a familiar face on your screen...

May 2018

Netflix It!

Check out Episode 3 of the new season of  Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Available now on Netflix!

June 2018

This Weekend:

A reading of a new musical

Come by the Musical Theatre Factory to see a workshop performance of FOUNTAIN, an adventure musical conceived and written by Christopher Anselmo & Jared Corak

Directed by Emi Lirman

Performances June 2nd & 3rd!

Click here for more info and tickets

September 2017

Heading back to

Guild Hall!

I will be appearing in a staged reading of Eric Bentley's ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN


Saturday, September 9th at Guild Hall in East Hampton

Directed by Harris Yulin, the play will feature James Earl Jones, Matthew Broderick, Paul Hecht, Richard Kind, Mercedes Ruehl, Barry Scheck, and Harris Yulin, among others! 

Tickets on sale here. Hope to see you there!

September 2017

Up Next:

A Fresh Adaptation of Ibsen's Classic

I will be appearing as Tesman in The Bridge Production Group's world premiere adaptation of Ibsen's 'Hedda Gabler.'

Performances September 29th - October 25th
at the Robert Moss Theatre

For tickets and more information, click here

August 2017

The Marvelous
Mrs. Maisel

I recently finished shooting my first co-star role.


You'll find me on Amazon Prime, performing beat poetry in a 1950s night club, when the entire season becomes available later this year.


Stay tuned for more info!

June 2017

Angry Young Man
(round 2!)

After a successful run at Urban Stages, the band is back together for another run of the show — this time in The Hamptons! We’re performing at Guild Hall in East Hampton June 3rd through June 18th.

Visit for more info.
Hope to see you out east!

March 2017

Angry Young Man

Performances have begun for my Off-Broadway debut! I’m appearing in the American Premiere of Ben Woolf’s hit comedy, ‘Angry Young Man’.

We run through April 9th at Urban Stages.

Visit for more info. 

December 2016

A Christmas Carol

I just finished a run of 'A Christmas Carol'
at Northern Stage!

"Max Samuels was full of youthful charm as Scrooge’s nephew Fred, and, keeping the family resemblance, a severe younger Scrooge."
— Barre-Montpelier Times Argus

Pictured (from L to R): Susan Haefner, Irene Green, Bill Kux, and me

Photo: Rob Strong