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Mariah MacCarthy on Indie Theater Now

Mariah MacCarthy

Mariah MacCarthy's work has been presented and developed at Rattlestick, Primary Stages, EST/Youngblood, Culture Project, New Dramatists, La MaMa, HERE Arts Center, Theater for the New City, Jimmy's No. 43, Players Theatre, site-specifically around New York, and in Austin, Chicago, Fort Lauderdale, San Diego, Baltimore, and Fringe NYC. Plays include Mrs. Mayfield's Fifth-Grade Class of '93 20-Year ReunionMagic TrickThe Foreplay Play (two NY Innovative Theatre Award nominations: Outstanding Production and Outstanding Full-Length Script), Lysistrata Rape Play (developed at The Theatre Project and Filling the Well), Ampersand: A Romeo & Juliet Story (winner of 20 Looking Glass Forum Awards and FringeNYC “Outstanding Performance”), The All-American Genderf*ck Cabaret, and A Man of His Word (winner, California Young Playwrights Contest), as well as the short plays "You'll Have to Wait," "The Avenging of Kruppcake," "A Drop of Cream," "Go Away Come Here," "All About a Boy" (Best of Week, FronteraFest 2013), "You’ll Thank Me Later," "l’esprit de l’escalier," "Three Sisters New York," "Dismemberment," and multiple plays in the NY and NJ One-Minute Play Festivals. Winner of the Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, Lotos Foundation Prize winner, 2012 “Person of the Year,” Executive Artistic Director and founder of Caps Lock Theatre, curator of Pussyfest and Sex With Robots, Filling the Well resident artist, San Diego native, Skidmore graduate, and a member of Youngblood, the Propulsion Lab, and Lather, Rinse, Repeat.

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Plays by Mariah MacCarthy on Indie Theater Now

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  • Detention+%2311%3a+End+of+Days DETENTION #11: END OF DAYS
    By Primary Stages ESPA
    Twenty 2-minute monologues exploring the possibility of the Mayan Apocalypse.
  • Detention+%234%3a+Punk+Rock+Star DETENTION #4: PUNK ROCK STAR
    By Primary Stages ESPA
    Five 10-minute plays that are extremely dark and twisted in nature.
  • Magic+Trick MAGIC TRICK
    By Mariah MacCarthy
    A beautiful paraplegic woman disappears from her lover’s bed. A story of deception, heartbreak…and burlesque.
  • The+All-American+Genderf*ck+Cabaret THE ALL-AMERICAN GENDERF*CK CABARET
    By Mariah MacCarthy
    A playful yet poignant play-within-a-cabaret wherein we learn that love, joy, and awesome know no gender.
  • The+Foreplay+Play THE FOREPLAY PLAY
    By Mariah MacCarthy
    A straight couple comes to a lesbian couple’s apartment for dinner, drinks, and a foursome. Things do not go as planned.

Latest News About Mariah MacCarthy

The Sex With Robots Festival is coming up! 11/5-10 at the Secret Theatre
The ONLY festival of short plays about sex with robots in New York City! Nine playwrights offer a window into our humanity as their characters project their messy desires onto their mechanical lovers.
posted by Mariah MacCarthy Oct 28, 2013

Mariah MacCarthy On the Air

FringeNYC 2012 Collection - Part 1: Roundtable with playwrights Mariah MacCarthy ("Magic Trick"), Marisa Marquez and Siho Ellsmore ("YBW"), Tim Intravia ("From Busk Till Dawn"), and Brenton Lengal ("Snow White Zombie Apocalypse").

More About Mariah MacCarthy

Meet the Playwright: Mariah MacCarthy [April 15, 2012]
Mariah MacCarthy talks about THE FOREPLAY PLAY, why she writes about sex, and much more.   Read the whole story.

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