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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[…]


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: […]


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)[…]


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

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 (stories from the stage!), the struggle to stay awake, how they recovered and more. Subscribe to Maxamoo’s Theater and Performance Podcast for[…]


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

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:  Love, Love, Love by Mike Bartlett at Roundabout Vietgone by Qui Nguyen at MTC The Harvest by Sam Hunter at Lincoln Center My Name is Gideon:[…]


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

We ventured out en masse 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 Nature Theater of Oklahoma at the FIAF (French Institute Alliance Française) Crossing the Line Festival (12:22) Underground Railroad Game by Jennifer Kidwell[…]


Fringe NYC 2016 Reviews

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 (2:15) Johnny Darlin: In the Closet by Michael Doshier, Music by Johnny Darlin, Francis Steakknife, & Gandor Chorale, additional writing by The Queer South[…]

Preview Fringe NYC 2016

Previewing Fringe NYC 2016

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, musicals, and dramas that caught our attention among the nearly 200 shows at this year’s festival. Fringe NYC runs August 12-28,[…]

Men on Boats

Men on Boats at Playwrights Horizons

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 reaction at the performance Liz attended demanded a response. This is a mini-episode appreciating the brilliant creators and performers behind Men on Boats. Spoiler alert:[…]

Comedy Performance NYC 2016

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

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 few recent comedy specials and comedy podcasts we’re excited to share with you. MEETUP NOTICE: We’re seeing Classical Theatre[…]

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