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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Friday, June 3, 2016

Mac Rogers, Playwright by Maxamoo

Download fileMac Rogers is a wizard at translating sci-fi, a genre most commonly associated with comic books and movies, to the stage. His plays include The Honeycomb Trilogy, Viral, and th…

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016

June Preview: Halley Feiffer, Mac Rogers, Sam Hunter, ANT Fest, and The Trans Theatre Festival by Maxamoo

Download fileLindsay, Jack, and Liz chat about what we’re excited to see this month at the theater in New York City:A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit …

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

May NYC Theater Review: Kentucky, Dear Evan Hansen, Streetcar Named Desire, Daphne’s Dive, This Time & Port Cities by Maxamoo

Download fileWe had a very full house for today’s episode. Lindsay, David, Aurin, and Jose discuss the latest in theater beyond Broadway in New York City:Kentucky (1:15) by Leah Nana…

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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

May Preview: Quiara Alegría Hudes, Duke Riley, Anaïs Mitchell, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins by Maxamoo

Download fileWhat we’re excited to see at the theater (and in a few cases outside the theater) in New York City in May:Daphne’s Dive by Quiara Alegría Hudes at Signature Theat…

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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Beyond Broadway: Dominique Morisseau, Theater 167, Aaron Landsman, Tarell Alvin McCraney, The Public Theater by Maxamoo

Lindsay, Liz, and first time contributor Jose Solís discuss the latest in theater beyond Broadway in New York City:Blood at the Root (1:09) by Dominique Morisseau at National Black TheatreY…

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Roadtrip! The Fusebox Festival in Austin, Texas by Maxamoo

Download fileWe traveled to Austin for the Fusebox Festival, a five day bonanza of free performance, art, and discussion. Jeremy Barker of Deeply Fascinating joins us to discuss highlights,…

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Stupid Fu**ing Episode by Maxamoo

Download fileLiz and David report back on their eclectic theater-going for the month of April, which included visits to:Playwrights Horizon for Anne Washburn’s Antlia PneumaticaThe Bar…

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

April Preview: Uptown to Brooklyn and everything in between by Maxamoo

Download fileThe calendar is chockablock with Broadway openings in April (The Tony Award’s deadline is April 28, 2016) but we found nine shows beyond Broadway we’re excited about…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Broadway: A Spring Preview by Maxamoo

Download fileGird your musical theater loins for a busy spring.  The looming Tony eligibility deadline at the end of April means a ton of new shows are opening on Broadway.  Hosts Dave, A…

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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Mona Mansour, Playwright by Maxamoo

Download fileAn interview with playwright Mona Mansour. Mona’s play The Way West is at Labyrinth Theater Company in New York City from February 25 to April 3, 2016. Subscribe to M…

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