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Legendary, Maybe: 4 Machinima Theater Pieces Adapted from Livy

nytheatre.com q&a preview by Eddie Kim
July 7, 2013

What is your job on this show?
Director.

What is your show about?
LEGENDARY, MAYBE is a collection of stories from Livy re-told using video games.

What do you do when you’re not working on a play?
I'm a teacher at the Pierrepont School in Westport, CT, and I skateboard.

Complete this sentence: My show is the only one opening in NYC this summer that...?
Gives audience members a chance to play Super Smash Bros. Brawl.

How did you meet your fellow artists/collaborators on this show?
The gamers/digital puppeteers are current and former students of mine.

Which famous person would you most like to get a fan letter from: Denzel Washington, Maggie Smith, Ang Lee, Audra McDonald?
Denzel Washington because he's the man.

Who are your heroes?
I asked some of LEGENDARY, MAYBE's gamers for their answers to this one: Max Callahan (12 years old) - Uncle Tom; Kyle Leite (14 years old) - Ronaldo, the old one; Tyler Leite (17 years old) - Shigeru Miyamoto; Miguel Peña (20 years old) - Snoop Lion or Akira Toriyama; and Charlie Shields (19 years old) - Tony Jaa