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Jerker


︎The Leather Archives and Museum Chicago
︎Quatrefoil Minneapolis

written by Robert Chesley
directed by Maxe Crandall

This project received a Eureka Commision from Onassis USA.
Readings courtesy of Victor Bumbalo of the Robert Chesley Foundation and Broadway Play Publishing Inc.

︎Cast Maxe Crandall & Emmett Ramstad, with a local artist reading stage directions: Charles Ryan Long (Chicago), Chandler Daily (Minneapolis) & 3 more cities coming later this summer




Bacchae Before


︎Joe Goode Annex San Francisco

︎ICA San Francisco

written by Maxe Crandall (with text by Anne Carson)
directed by Maxe Crandall & Hope Mohr
choreography by Hope Mohr, in collaboration with the dancers

︎Cast Belinda He, Karla Quintero, Wiley Naman Strasser, Silk Worm

Before Bacchae Before


︎ODC Theater Festival San Francisco

directors Maxe Crandall & Hope Mohr
object animation C. Michael Chin
video editor Chani Bockwinkel
producer Diana Cage

︎Cast Annie Danger, Belinda He, Cliff Hengst, Danny Thanh Nguyen, Karla Quintero


with visitations from Kelly Baird, Ari Banias, Diana Cage, Lauren Cohen,
최 LINDSAY | Lindsay Choi, Zoë Keller, el李 | El Lee, Seán McKeithan, Julie Moon, Noah Ross, Poulomi Saha, Jocelyn Saidenberg, Anne Walsh



STOP PLAY


︎ODC Theater San Francisco

written and directed by Maxe Crandall choreography by Karla Quintero
lighting design by Del Medoff
photography by H. Goidell

︎Performers Karla Quintero, Danny Thanh Nguyen, Julie Moon, Maxe Crandall