Thursday, April 9, 2020

Theater Things Going Online by Maxamoo

  Jose, Nicole, and Ben discuss shows and other things from the theater community that have gone online during the pandemic.   Introductions (0:00) Contagious Closet Dramas, presented by T…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Maxamoo Book Club: The Great White Way – Race and the Broadway Musical by David Levy

Jose and PennyMaria are joined by author Warren Hoffman to discuss the newly published second edition of his book The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical. Their conversation inclu…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 09:51PM
Monday, January 20, 2020

The Best & Worst of 2019, Part II by David Levy

All 9 of our regular contributors have gathered: Aurin, Ben, David, Jack, Jose, Liz, Nicole, Patty, and PennyMaria! We’re back together for our year-end spectacular, our annual ep…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 12:11AM
Monday, January 13, 2020

The Best & Worst of 2019, Part I by Maxamoo

All 9 of our regular contributors have gathered: Aurin, Ben, David, Jack, Jose, Liz, Nicole, Patty, and PennyMaria! We’re back together for our year-end spectacular, our annual episode in …

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 12:00AM
Sunday, December 15, 2019

Fires in the Mirror, The Inheritance, and Other Big Shows on Right Now by Maxamoo

Aurin, Nicole, and PennyMaria discuss 2 shows shows on Broadway and 2 shows Off-Broadway.   Introductions (0:00) The Inheritance on Broadway (1:10) for colored girls who have considered s…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 12:00AM
Thursday, November 21, 2019

December 2019 Preview by David Levy

Liz, David, and Jack talk about what they’re excited to see in December and January! We talk about: Virgo Star by Pioneers Go East Collective at La Mama (1:13) Fefu and Her Friends by Mar�…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 03:00AM
Thursday, November 7, 2019

Interview with Jamie Lozano, Composer of ‘Songs by an Immigrant’ by Maxamoo

  Jose talks to musical theatre composer Jaime Lozano about his career, and how he went from disliking Jesus Christ Superstar when he was growing up in Monterrey, Mexico, to becoming one of…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 12:00AM
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Maxamoo Book Club: Letters to a Young Artist by Anna Deavere Smith by David Levy

David is joined by Rachel Godfrey of Ludus NYC to discuss our first Official Maxamoo Book Club Selection: Letters to a Young Artist: Straight-Up Advice on Making a Life in the Arts – For A…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 03:22AM
Saturday, October 12, 2019

October Review – Sensory Immersive Shows and Off-Broadway Debuts by Maxamoo

  Nicole, Ben, and newcomer Linda talk about 2 immersive shows and 2 shows Off-Broadway. Introductions (0:00) Theatre In The Dark at TheatreLab (2:21) Our Dear Dead Drug Lord at WP Theater …

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Thursday, September 26, 2019

October Preview: The Off Broadway Season Begins by Maxamoo

  Aurin, David, and Ben come together to talk about shows that’re coming up in the next few months.   Introductions (0:00) Halfway Bitches Go Straight to Heaven at Atlantic Theater Compa…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A Preview of United Solo: The World’s Largest Solo Theatre Festival by David Levy

David speaks with Omar Sangare, artistic director of United Solo, and three of the performers appearing in the festival this year: Richarda Abrams, Lillian Colón, and Noah Diamond. First (0…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 11:15PM
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Introducing the Maxamoo Book Club by David Levy

Have you ever read a great book about theater and just wanted someone to discuss it with when you’re done? Let Maxamoo be that someone! We’re going to choose a book every few months and …

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 11:15PM
Monday, August 19, 2019

Interview with Zulema Clares, Sandor Juan, and Leyma López of Filomena Marturano: Un matrimonio a la caribeña by Maxamoo

  Jose talks to Zulema Clares, Sandor Juan, and Leyma López, the stars and director of Filomena Marturano: Un matrimonio a la caribeña, currently running at Repertorio Español. The first…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Thursday, August 15, 2019

August Preview – Hercules and More Musicals Cap Off the Summer as the Off-Broadway Season Begins by Maxamoo

  Patty, PennyMaria, and Jack preview shows they’re excited about as the summer winds down and the 2019-2020 season begins.   Introductions (0:00) Head Over Heels presented by Dirty Min…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Thursday, July 18, 2019

July Review – Shows from Ice Factory, Corkscrew, and Beyond by Maxamoo

  Ben and Liz join forces to talk about two shows in summer festivals, and two shows that just happen to be opening during the summer. Introductions (0:00) The Drinking Bird in the New …

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 12:00AM
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

July Preview – Queer Theatre, Musicals, New Takes on Classics, and More by David Levy

  Aurin, David, and Diep share what they’re excited about for July, 2019, including (when available) how to get discounted tickets. Introductions (0:00) In The Green (0:41) presnted by LC…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 11:15PM
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Interview with Kate Hamill of Little Women by Ben Ferber

Jose talks to playwright/actor Kate Hamill about her adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women in which she also stars. Hamill shares her views on criticism, the importance of making …

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Thursday, June 6, 2019

June Preview – Outdoor Classical Theater, Imports, Summer Festivals, and More by Maxamoo

We’re back with Ben, Liz and Nicole! And just in time to let you know some of the things we’re looking forward to as the summer season kicks off. Grab a bottle of water and head outside …

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 12:00AM
Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Maxamoonion Part III by Maxamoo

It’s the grand finale of our 2018 end of year reunion mega-episode! Aurin, Ben, David, Diep, Jack, Liz, Nicole, PennyMaria are here to dish about who moved the needle on their personal Kin…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 10:45PM
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Maxamoonion Part II by Maxamoo

This year’s look back was so chock full of conversation, we split it in three! Here’s the peanutbutter and jelly of your Maxamoo End of Year Sandwich. Aurin, Ben, David, Diep, Jack, Liz,…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 11:00PM

Maxamoonion Part I by Maxamoo

It’s been a while. Did you miss us? We missed you, and we couldn’t let the year end without one of our all hands on deck mega-episodes. Aurin, Ben, David, Diep, Jack, Liz, Nicole, PennyM…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 12:20AM
Monday, June 25, 2018

Fruit Trilogy, Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf, Fairview, Desperate Measures by Maxamoo

Liz, Aurin, and Jose on what we’ve seen on the stage lately: Fruit Trilogy by Eve Ensler at Abingdon Theatre Company (01:01) Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf by Kate Scelsa at Abro…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Entrevista con Nilo Cruz sobre ‘Exquisita Agonía’ – En Español by Maxamoo

Jose platica con el autor ganador del Premio Pulitzer, Nilo Cruz sobre su nueva obra Exquisita Agonía presentándose en Repertorio Español. Cruz habla sobre su amor por el castellan…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:07AM

Interview with Playwright Nilo Cruz of ‘Exquisita Agonía’ by Maxamoo

Jose talks to Pulitzer Prize winner Nilo Cruz about his new play Exquisita Agonía currently running at Repertorio Español. Cruz talks about his love of words, magical realism, and craf…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Friday, June 1, 2018

Interview with Brandon Haagenson of ‘Afterglow’ by Maxamoo

Jose talks to Brandon Haagenson about starring in Afterglow, the Off-Broadway play that became the sleeper hit of last season. Haagenson talks about being in the show for a year, how diva…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Dance Nation, Follies, El Crédito, Singlet by Maxamoo

Alicia, PennyMaria, and Jose on what we’ve seen on the stage lately: Dance Nation by Clare Barron at Playwrights Horizons (02:13) Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim at Astoria…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Interview with ‘Bump’ Playwright Chiara Atik by Maxamoo

Jose talks to playwright Chiara Atik. Her new play Bump is currently running at Ensemble Studio Theatre, the show is a partnership between EST and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and focus…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 12:29PM
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Interview with Erin Mee of This Is Not a Theatre Company by Maxamoo

Jose interviews Erin Mee, the co-artistic director of This Is Not a Theatre Company which specializes in immersive, site-specific theatre. Mee talks about the company’s mission, worksho…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Feeding the Dragon, The Lucky Ones, Symphonie Fantastique, Leisure Labor Lust by Maxamoo

Liz, PennyMaria, and Jose on what we’ve seen on the stage lately: Feeding the Dragon by Sharon Washington at Cherry Lane Theatre The Lucky Ones by The Bengsons at the Connelly Theatre Sy…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 06:53AM
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Wonder Women of R.Evolución Latina on Doing Shakespeare En Español by Maxamoo

An interview with Denisse Ambert, Gabriela García and Heather Hogan of R.Evolución Latina. Subscribe to Maxamoo’s Theater and Performance Podcast for free on iTunes, Google Play, or S…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 01:00AM
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba, Terminus, and The Brobot Johnson Experience by Maxamoo

Liz, PennyMaria and Jose, and discuss three new productions beyond Broadway in New York City: El Coronel No Tiene Quien Le Escriba Adapted by Jorge Alí Triana & Verónica Triana (01:…

SOURCE: Maxamoo at 12:00AM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards