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The Maxamoo Podcast Reviews the 2016 NY International Fringe Festival

The Maxamoo Podcast Reviews the 2016 NY International Fringe Festival

Lindsay, Jose and Liz sampled the 200 offerings at the 2016 New York International Fringe Festival and we enjoyed it!

This year's festival played host to nearly 200 shows ranging in style from the weird and wacky one-person shows to sincere musicals and dramas. Fringe NYC ran from August 12-28, 2016 at 16 venues across lower Manhattan (and Central Park).

Listen to the episode here:


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 (7:05) (as mentioned in the episode, catch up on Neal Medlyn's Pop Star Series: . . . Her's a Queen here)

And Then: a science fiction folk event by The Ensemble (12:40)

Girl Versus Corinth by Danny Baird (16:09)

Red Devil Moon by Robert Earl Price, music and lyrics by Pam Ortiz (20:25)

Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show! comedy by Kate Rigg and Leah Ryan, music by Slanty Eyed Mama (25:55)

BranDonna Summer Lives, Live! by Brandon Alter (28:55)

Love Me Forever Billy H. Tender by Jesse LaVercombe (read Jose's interview with Jesse on StageBuddy) (32:30)

Canuck Downunder by Jessica Kazamel (35:30)

What have you seen at Fringe NYC and what did you think? Let us know on Twitter at Maxamoo, Jose, Liz and Lindsay.

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About MaxamooThe Maxamoo Podcast Reviews the 2016 NY International Fringe Festival

On Maxamoo's New York City Theater Podcast we cut through that chaos and just tell you: what's good, what's bad, and what we recommend.

We base our recommendations on the quality and characteristics of the production, not theater size. So the terms Broadway, Off Broadway, and Off Off Broadway (which are all technical terms describing the location and number of seats in a theater) are not important to us.

We strive to include diverse, interesting, and innovative productions, shows you're probably missing if you rely on mainstream publications like the New York Times, The New Yorker, and Time Out New York, which cover only a tiny fraction of the arts, culture, and theater world.

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