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  • MJ was featured in Playbill’s June 2016 Pride issue with fellow trans theatre artists Kate Bornstein, Shakina Nyfack, Aneesh Sheth, Ty Defoe and Brian Michael! Read the whole article here.
  • How to Live on Earth was recently highlighted in the New York Times Fall Theatre Preview!

    Give playwright MJ Kaufman and director Adrienne Campbell-Holt abundant credit for writing a compact and understanding study of isolation in How to Live on Earth, at HERE. Not only has Kaufman come on something you might say has a strong affinity with Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, but he has a work being played extremely well by the company, under Campbell-Holt’s meticulously clean direction. […] Kaufman’s recognizing profound existential sadness and the effect it has on those around them is deeply perceptive and utterly compelling. Perhaps needless to say, he offers no answers, undoubtedly because he realizes there are none. He’s to be thanked for taking the time to notice so compassionately.
    DAVID FINKLE, HUFFINGTON POST

     

    It’s a beguiling subject, a piece of science fiction that isn’t so fictional after all.
    ALEXIS SOLOSKI, NEW YORK TIMES

     

    MJ Kaufman’s darkly funny play, directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt, illuminates the absurd lengths humans will go to to avoid their daily lives, but also captures well the profound despondency of dreamers who are forever looking up.
    NEW YORKER


    Audiences will receive a refreshing and meaningful gift in How to Live on Earth. This production sparks several of the big overarching questions, regarding the meaning of life and will also keep you chuckling throughout the 90 minutes.
    THEATERSCENE.NET