Maya Cantu

Maya Cantu Maya Cantu recently graduated from Virginia's James Madison University, where she majored in theatre. She is very excited about starting her MFA in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism at Yale School of Drama this fall. Maya was once a performer, and played roles ranging from eccentric mediums (Blithe Spirit) to slain noblewomen (Macbeth) to founding fathers (1776). While she hasn't been to an audition in ages, Maya still delights in belting showtunes - sometimes on key - at piano bars.



Washington, DC Review: A Wildely Funny Lady Windemere's Fan
June 15, 2005

Lady Windemere's Fan may seem like a compilation of Oscar Wilde's Greatest Hits in its dazzling succession of witticisms....

An Interview with Jesse Tyler Ferguson
June 12, 2005

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee's Jesse Tyler Ferguson discusses William Finn and Michael John LaChiusa, both of whom will be celebrated in his upcoming show Adios Pantalones!

An Interview with Malcolm Gets
June 9, 2005

Malcolm Gets dishes about his June 13th Birdland cabaret, upcoming and past shows, his mischievous streak and more...

Washington, DC Review: Hecuba is Good but Flawed Tragedy
June 2, 2005

Greek tragedies should come with warranties: catharsis guaranteed or your money back.

DC: Take Me Out Flies Medium-High at Studio Theatre
May 25, 2005

Well, my old man might have been on to something. Take Me Out, Richard Greenberg's pointed fastball of a tragicomedy, sees baseball as not just symbolic of life, but of democracy itself--designed both for equal opportunity success and for the inherent failures of an imperfect system.

DC Review: An Ageless Barbara Cook at the Strathmore Music Center
May 10, 2005

The Golden Age of Broadway may be dead and gone, but its melodies linger in Barbara Cook's ageless voice.