​"Steve Got Raped does well what theatre does well: it presents a question that it does not claim to know how to answer, but gives the audience permission to comment, to engage."  - Theatre is Easy  (named Best Bet: Best of FringeNYC 2016) 



2018 - Dreamwell Theatre, Iowa City, Iowa

2017 – The UNPRODUCIBLES, The Branson @ Boston Court, Reading, LA
2017 – Bare Bones Theatre Ensemble, Workshop Production, Harrisburg, PN

2017- Athena Theatre, Athena Reads Series, NYC
2016 - The New Collective, New York International Fringe Festival, The Players Theatre, THEASY.COM Best Bet of the Fest, 86 overall score on Show Score, Directed by Melissa Firlit, NYC
2014 – Reading at The Amoralists, NYC
2014 - Work shopped by the Bats @ The Flea, NYC
2013 – Work shopped at Davenport Studios, NYC



STEVE GOT RAPED opened at The Players Theatre in New York on August 18th. It was a part of the 20th International Fringe Festival. The play was named a best bet by and received an overall 86 rating on

Steve Got Raped is a story of love, objectification, and broken expectations... Playwright Sam Gooley tackles a difficult subject and makes it easier to talk about, creating a platform on which to start conversations...

An edgy piece that is equal parts funny and provocative...Gooley's dialogue is sharp and quick...

"a strikingly honest and mega-comedic piece of mature theater...Steve Got Raped is not for everyone. But if you’re in for a horribly good time that’ll leave you with questions over scotch, this one’s for you."

Seriously relevant...The show succeeds in staging a provocative and balanced conversation...


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