Director - Playwright - Podcaster
Adam Mace (they/them/theirs) is a Director and Playwright from Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Select Off-Broadway/NYC Directing Credits Include: Between (World Premiere by Tony Winner John Guare), Little Rock (Asst. Director/Sheen Center).When You Come for One Of Us, You Come for All of Us A.K.A. This is America (AWARD FOR BEST DIRECTOR - 2019 Riant Theatre Strawberry Festival), MB (Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theatre), Charlottesville (World Premiere - Rebel Theater/WeFest), R+J: An Uncivil Tale (World Premiere - Rebel Theater), The Australia Cure (World Premiere - Theatre Row), Jesus Christ Superstar (Mount Carmel Theatre Co.) The Laramie Cycle (Mount Carmel Theatre Co.), and Company (Mount Carmel Theatre Co.).
Regional Credits Include: The Odd Couple (American Stage), Exit: An Illusion (New Freedom Theatre), The Ballad of Trayvon Martin (Asst. Director/New Freedom Theatre), and Little Rock (Asst. Director/Passage Theatre).
As a playwright, Adam co-authored Mother Emanuel (NY Fringe Festival Award for Overall Excellence – Musical) and Sweet Lorraine (Rave Theater Festival - Off Broadway). Other writings include: R+J: An Uncivil Tale (Rebel Theater), Starbucks at the End of the World (Rebel Theater/WeFest), The Ballad of Kiki, Joe and the Space Gods (Grex Group), Something About Tacos (Grex Group), and Love and Stuff Like That (Mount Carmel Theatre Co.)
Adam served as the Associate Producing Artistic Director of Rebel Theater for several years as well as Artistic Associate at New Freedom Theatre. While at New Freedom Theatre, he began the Edwin Forrest Play Reading Series which reimagined lost dramatic works and curated the Freedom Speaks monthly salon. Adam founded Mount Carmel Theatre Company and served as Producing Artistic Director for seven seasons. He was an Artistic Director for WeFest, a festival of new works from emerging playwrights throughout Brooklyn, NY.
Adam is the host of the acclaimed podcast: The New York Mystery Machine. The show can be found on iTunes, Spotify, and wherever Podcasts are available. He is a member of The Understudies, a duo that smashes together songs from all eras and genres while always paying homage to the Broadway Songbook. Together they explore many styles of music, including Pop, Rock, Bluegrass, Folk, and Rhythm & Blues, equipped with an array of instruments.
Adam is currently an Adjunct Professor at St. Joseph's University, Brooklyn in both the Communication Arts and English Departments He holds a Master's Degree in Educational Theatre from New York University and is a proud Associate Member of the Stage Directors & Choreographers Society and a Member of the Dramatists Guild of America.