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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

January Theater Festivals 2017 FINAL Report by Maxamoo

We spent two weeks seeing a ton of theater. This is our final report from the 2017 January NYC theater festivals. Jack, Liz, Diep and Lindsay discuss: Blind Cinema, Britt Hatzius at COIL (2:…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

January Theater Festivals 2017, Mid-Festival Report by Maxamoo

After a week of four-show days, Jack, Lydia, Jose and Lindsay report on their experiences at the January theater festivals in New York City: The Fever, 600 Highwaymen at Under The Radar (1:…

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

January NYC Theater Festivals 2017 PREVIEW by Maxamoo

It’s our fourth year covering the January NYC theater festivals, the most wonderful time of year! Jack, Lydia, Jose and Lindsay tell us what they’re most excited to see this mont…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2016

THE BEST & WORST OF 2016, PART 2 LISTENER QUESTIONS by Maxamoo

It’s our annual year-end extravaganza when all of our most frequent contributors gather on a single episode to discuss the year in review at the theater in New York City. This is the secon…

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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Best & Worst of 2016, Part 1 by Maxamoo

It’s our annual year-end extravaganza when all of our most frequent contributors gather on a single episode to discuss the year in review at the theater in New York City. This is the f…

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Radio Plays: From Cold Lake, Playing on Air, LifeAfter, Dead Air & More by Maxamoo

We dive into the world of theater via podcast, serialized plays experienced through our earbuds and iPhones. We tested out five podcast radio plays and pass along recommendations from others…

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Sagittarius Ponderosa, Don’t You F**king Say A Word, Among The Dead, PS122 Long Table on Cultural Equity by Maxamoo

David and Lindsay discuss three new shows and a performance conversation about cultural equity. Shows discussed:Sagittarius Ponderosa by MJ Kaufman from NAATCO at 3 Legged Dog (4:00)DonR…

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Winter Theater Preview: Ride the Cyclone, Sweet Charity, Mouse & More by Maxamoo

A preview of what we’re looking forward to at the theater for the remainder of 2016. We discuss:Ride the Cyclone book, music and lyrics by Brooke Maxwell and Jacob Richmond at MCC Thea…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Vietgone, Duat, Tick, Tick… BOOM!, The Loon, Ship of Fools, A Life by Maxamoo

Some themes emerge this week: existential angst, fear of death and a loss for words to describe the indescribable. It’s a rollicking conversation with Jose, Diep and Lindsay discussin…

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Taylor Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, a postmortem by Maxamoo

We saw Taylor Mac perform for 24 hours at St. Ann’s Warehouse. This is our story.Jack, Kev and Lindsay discuss how they prepared, top highlights, participation as audience members (s…

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Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Prepping for an Outrageous October Beyond Broadway at the Theater in New York City by Maxamoo

David (@itsdlevy), Jack (@jackinbrooklyn) and Lindsay (@lindsaybarenz) tell us what they’re looking forward to at the theater beyond Broadway in New York City in October. We discuss: …

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

The Undertaking, Life & Times: Episode 8, Underground Railroad Game, Nat Turner in Jerusalem by Maxamoo

We ventured out en mass four consecutive nights and lived to recount the tale. Discussed in this episode: The Undertaking from The Civilians at BAM (1:33) Life & Times: Episode 8 from…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Caught, The Jamb, The Wolves, Mechanics of Love, Aubergine, Bears in Space by Maxamoo

Seeing good shows produces good episodes and the shows we saw this week were great! David, Diep and Lindsay discuss the latest beyond Broadway in New York City theater. Caught by Christophe…

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

September Beyond Broadway Theater Preview by Maxamoo

We describe 10 shows we’re are excited to see in September and then add 13 more shows in a lightning round. That’s a lot of theater. Did we miss anything? Let us know on Twitt…

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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Fringe NYC 2016 Reviews by Maxamoo

Lindsay, Jose and Liz sampled the 200 offerings at the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival and we enjoyed it! We discuss:  Iphigenia Among the Taurians adapted from Euripides (2:1…

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Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Men on Boats at Playwrights Horizons by Maxamoo

We were compelled to discuss Men on Boats (written by Jaclyn Backhaus and directed by Will Davis) at Playwrights Horizons because we loved it and because the audience’s bizarre react…

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Previewing Fringe NYC 2016 by Maxamoo

We discuss what we’re looking forward to at the 20th annual New York International Fringe Festival. Jose, Jack, Liz and Lindsay describe the weird, sincere, and wacky one-person shows,…

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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Comedy in NYC: The Cast, Muslim Funny Fest, Aspergers Are Us, Laughter in the Park, and The Bitch Seat by Maxamoo

Lindsay, Liz, and our comedy specialist Elise check-in on the state of comedy performance in New York City. We saw improv (regular and immersive!), sketch, and standup. We also highlight a f…

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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

July Preview: Encores! Off-Center, Summer Shorts, Men on Boats, Oslo, Powerhouse Theater, New York Musical Festival, Macbeth & The Golden Bride by Maxamoo

Download fileJack, David, and Lindsay discuss what we’re looking forward to this month at the theater beyond Broadway. We highlight:Runaways, Off-Center Jamboree! and Kurt Vonnegut’…

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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

War by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Shrew at Shakespeare in the Park, Hadestown by Anaïs Mitchell & more by Maxamoo

Download fileDiep, David, and Lindsay discuss and dissect the latest in NYC theater. But first, a big thank you for Liz Richards for creating these gorgeous and hilarious pieces of Maxamoo s…

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Monday, June 13, 2016

Shop MAXAMOO by Lindsay Barenz

Our Maxamoo contributors and friends are a witty, loquacious bunch. They say the darndest things! By popular demand, we’ve committed some of our favorite Maxamooisms on the joys and c…

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