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 Reunion, Magic Trick, The 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 nytheatre.com “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
BEDLAM NIGHTMARES: LOSING PATIENTS
In the custody of a physician as sinister as they are, the Blood Brothers fill their last days feeding on the surreal stories of their fellow inmates. A wedge driven between them by the cunning Doctor Queen, the Brothers wrestle with life in Hospital One.
BEDLAM NIGHTMARES: SHOCK TREATMENTS
The execution of the Blood Brothers races closer and their captor, Doctor Queen, has vowed that she will break their minds before she destroys their bodies. So while she's away, that means exposing the boys to some of the ugliest, most rancid stories the hospital has to offer.
DETENTION #11: END OF DAYS
Twenty 2-minute monologues exploring the possibility of the Mayan Apocalypse.
DETENTION #4: PUNK ROCK STAR
Five 10-minute plays that are extremely dark and twisted in nature.
A beautiful paraplegic woman disappears from her lover’s bed. A story of deception, heartbreak…and burlesque.
THE ALL-AMERICAN GENDERF*CK CABARET
A playful yet poignant play-within-a-cabaret wherein we learn that love, joy, and awesome know no gender.
THE FOREPLAY PLAY
A straight couple comes to a lesbian couple’s apartment for dinner, drinks, and a foursome. Things do not go as planned.
Current and Upcoming Productions in NYC
MRS. MAYFIELD’S FIFTH-GRADE CLASS OF ’93 20-YEAR REUNION (Jan 15 - Feb 1)
Venue: An undisclosed location in Williamsburg, off the L train Grand Street stop