MJ Kaufman

Sensitive Guys

This play is now available for productions worldwide.

Dramatic Comedy, Full-length

The Men’s Peer Education group at Watson College is dedicated to unpacking and exposing male privilege. These “sensitive guys” believe that through increased self-awareness they can end sexual violence on campus; but when a shocking rumor surfaces, the group is shaken to the core. Sensitive Guys features a cast of women and gender nonconforming actors, double-cast as male and female characters, who try to understand men who are trying to understand masculinity.

Production Notes

CAST: 5 actors, all women or gender non-conforming

In this play women and gender non-conforming people play men trying to understand the intricacies of masculinity and violence.

Development: InterAct Theatre, Playpenn, World Premiere: InterAct Theatre, 2018.



MJ Kaufman

MJ Kaufman is a playwright and television writer from Portland, OR. Their plays have been seen at the Public Theater, WP Theater, National Asian American Theater Company, Clubbed Thumb, Colt Coeur, Williamstown Theater Festival, InterAct Theater, Yale School of Drama and numerous other theaters and schools around the country as well as in Russian in Moscow and in Australia. Their work has been developed by the... [FULL BIO]