Mariah MacCarthy, playwright of “Ampersand”

Ampersand, photo by Kacey AnisaWe don’t yet have a logo, and we’re just on a simple WordPress template — but we’ve got a podcast! And it’s a great introduction to what Go See a Show! is all about, if I do say so myself.

Listen to an interview with playwright Mariah MacCarthy, recorded immediately after opening night of her new play Ampersand: A Romeo & Juliet Story in the New York International Fringe Festival.

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If this piques your interest in the show (and I hope it does — the show is great!), there’s still a few chances left to see Ampersand:

The Ellen Stewart Theatre at La MaMa
66 East 4th Street
New York, New York
Performance Dates:
Friday, August 12 @ 5pm
Sunday, August 14 @ 8:15pm

Thursday, August 18 @ 2pm
Saturday, August 20 @ 12noon
Saturday, August 27 @ 7:45pm

AmpersandAmpersand: A Romeo & Juliet Story
by Mariah MacCarthy
Music by Brian Kirchner
Directed by Amanda Thompson

Brigitte Choura, Julie Ek, Nic Grelli, Craig Hanson, Lauren Hennessy, Jeremy Michael Lagunas, Diana Oh, Anna Savant, Jordan Tierney, Lauren Weinberg, and Matthew Welsh, and Emily Rupp on guitar.

Elizabeth Weitzen – Costume Designer
Liz Elliot – Lighting Designer
Christopher Shepard – Choregrapher
Teddy Lytle – Fight Director
LeeAnn DiCicco – Graphic Design
Kacey Stamats – Photography
Eva Schelbaum – Assistant Director
Tom Meredith – Technical Director
Christopher Diercksen – Assistant Producer
Marina Steinberg – Stage Manager

Executive Producers:
Larry Kunofsky, Mariah MacCarthy, and Leta Tremblay

2 thoughts on “Mariah MacCarthy, playwright of “Ampersand”

  1. After getting to know this show, it’s enlightening to know more of its history and inspiration. Thanks for your candor, Mariah, and love the podcast, Robby!

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