Beautiful Moments in
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astonishing gay theater


The Nancy Reagan Collection

︎The Poetry Project NYC

written, adapted, and directed by Maxe Crandall choreography by Hope Mohr
projection & puppets by C. Michael Chin

︎Actors Abdul-Aliy A Muhammad, Aldrin Valdez, Stephen Ira, Diana Cage, Kay Gabriel

︎Dancers Miranda Brown & Noa Weiss

produced by Laura Henriksen & Roberto Montes


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), Abdul-Aliy A. Muhammad (Philadelphia), Stephen Ira & Aldrin Valdez (NYC), Constantine Zavitsanos & charles ryan long (call in)

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