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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 challenges of theater to products you can buy.  We’ve got mugs, totes bags, and stickers proclaiming “My views are my own,”[…]

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Interview with Magie Dominic About Her Memories of Caffe Cino

  An interview with Magie Dominic, a poet, artist and memoirist who worked at Caffe Cino in the 1960s. Dominic reminisces about her first meeting with Joe Cino and talks about how the venue evolved from coffee house to the birthplace of Off-Off-Broadway. Magie Dominic’s Official Website. Subscribe to Maxamoo’s Theater and Performance[…]

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Say Something Bunny!, Ghost Light, Sweetee, Cost of Living & Streepshow!

Liz, Jose, and Lindsay discuss five new productions beyond Broadway in New York City: Say Something Bunny! by Alison S.M. Kobayashi at UNDO Project Space (00:36) Ghost Light by Zach Morris from Third Rail Projects at LCT3 (08:53) Sweetee by Gail Kriegel at Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature[…]

Theater Criticism Is Not Dying

By Lindsay Barenz There’s a narrative developing — emboldened this week by theater critics David Cote and Linda Winer’s departures from Time Out New York and Newsday — that theater criticism is dying. But that’s not true. Theater criticism, like the news and editorial industry as a whole, is struggling. We’ve seen[…]

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Performeteria, CasablancaBox, The Profane, American Mill No. 2, The Terrifying

Jose, Lindsay, and new contributor Ben chat about what they’ve seen lately at the theater in New York City: Performeteria from TDF (00:58) CasablancaBox by Sara Farrington at HERE Art Center (8:42) The Profane by Zayd Dohrn at Playwrights Horizons (15:50) American Mill No. 2 by Gian Marco Lo Forte from Pioneers Go East[…]

April Theater Preview

Expecting an Awesome April

Jack, Liz, and Lindsay share what they’re looking forward to at the theater this month: Samara by Richard Maxwell with music by Steve Earle from Soho Rep (1:55) The Antipodes by Annie Baker at Signature Theatre (5:35) American Mill No. 2 by Gian Marco Lo Forte from Pioneers Go East Collective (8:50)[…]

Beardo, Everybody, Girl Be Heard, Repertorio

Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Beardo, The Neo-Futurists, Repertorio Español, Girl X and Blurred Lines

We’re baaaaack and so excited to be here! Liz, Jose and Lindsay discuss six new shows from beyond Broadway in New York City. What we saw: The Great American Drama, created by Connor Sampson, The New York Neo-Futurists (00:59) En El Nombre De Salomé, written by Marco Antonio Rodríguez, Repertorio[…]

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

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 for another six. As always, we end with what we’re looking forward to at the theater. Serial Podcast Dramas, discussed: […]

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

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) Don’t You F**king Say A Word by Andy Bragen at 59E59 Theaters (16:50) Among The Dead by Hansol Jung from Ma-Yi Theater Company (25:00)[…]

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