Done to Death Productions was started by Aren and Sheila Haun in 2008 in New York City.  They currently live San Francisco.


Aren Haun's Bio

Aren Haun is a graduate of the MFA Playwriting Program at Columbia University.  He has been writing, directing, acting, and producing plays for the past thirteen years, beginning with an evening of short plays entitled Touching Bottom (Gardner Stages, Los Angeles, 1998).  In 2001 his play Done to Death, part satire of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, part family drama, was produced by Venue 9 in San Francisco.  More recent productions include No One You Know (Roy Arias, NYC), Froth (Beckman Theater, NYC), The Power of Theatre to Change the World (Producers Club, NYC), Expecting (Player’s Loft, NYC), Sisyphus’s Day Off (Joria Stages, NYC), and Allegory of a Café (Turnip Theater, winner of the Alan Minieri Memorial Playwright Award).  Other productions include The Quick Brown Fox (Actors Theater of Louisville, Apprentice Company), Plays On Words (Shelton Theater, San Francisco), Parallax (Actors Theater of San Francisco), Three Rebels (Shelley Mitchell Theater, San Francisco), The Note (AlterTheater, San Francisco), and The Night That Never Happened (Stony Brook University).  He is a three-time finalist in the Actor Theatre of Louisville’s National Ten-Minute Playwriting Contest.  In addition to writing, he has directed productions of A.R. Gurney’s The Dining Room (Cavalry Players), Romeo and Juliet (Jon Sims), and Craig Lucas’s Reckless (College of Marin).  A revised version of Done to Death was recently adapted into a film, produced by Columbia University.  As a filmmaker, he has written and directed numerous feature and short films, some of which have been accepted by the Raindance, Cambridge, New York Theater and Film, and Coney Island Film Festivals.