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screenshots of the instagram posts accusing Matthew Maguire of misconduct

Speak Up Fordham: The Theatre Department

July 30, 2020

Multiple allegations have arisen against theatre professor Matthew Maguire, in the first of a series sparked by @letstalkaboutitfordham and @blackatfordham posts.

Maguire has spent the past 26 years at Fordham, the last 13 as director of Fordham Theatre.

Theatre Director to Step Down, Will Stay at Fordham as Head of Acting Track and Professor

March 27, 2019

Maguire made it clear: “I’m not going,” he said. “I love teaching so much. I’m not leaving.”

Members of the Fordham Theatre program collaborating to answer the question,

Politics on the Stage — Tackling the Realities of American Leadership in Fordham’s Theatre Program

September 12, 2018

“How do we create a season that’s not so blatantly agitprop that people who might have conservat...

Asian American theatre students feel excluded from this year’s theme “What does it mean to be American?” (Photo illustration Sarah Takash)

Lack of Asian-American Visibility in Theatre

December 9, 2017

What does it mean to be American? This question was what Matthew Maguire, director of the Theatre Program...

S.A.G.E.S. Takes On Professor

March 29, 2017

By ELIZABETH LANDRY News Co-Editor This week, students began speaking out about the Theatre Depa...

Akalaitis' hiring also coincides with the announcement of the new Fordham Theatre

Fordham Announces Replacement Theatre Chair

August 28, 2015

By CONNOR MANNION News Co-Editor/Asst. Literary Co-Editor On Aug. 11, Fordham University named JoAnne Aka...

Meaghan McLoed, FCLC '15, and Michele Ang, FCLC '16, rehearse for mainstage show,

Fordham Theatre Presents ‘Ugly Lies The Bone’

October 10, 2014

By HA-YOUNG GLORIA JUNG Contributing Writer Published: October 9, 2014 When a veteran returns home, can he or she go back to where they left it? From Oct. 9-17, audie...

In a Shifting World, a Pulitzer Prize Finalist Tackles the Past

January 29, 2014

By TYLER MARTINS Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: January 29, 21014 Acclaimed dramatic critic Michael Feingold has joined the ranks of the faculty at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC). After a prolific career of reviewing Broadway, off-Broadway and regional theater, Feingold will tackle stage history. Fein...

“Not All Thieves Come to Harm You” Opens November 6

November 6, 2013

By KARA JAGDEO Asst. Arts & Culture Co-Editor Published: November 3, 2013 “Not All Thi...

Matthew Maguire is director of Fordham’s theater program and the independent Creation Production Company. His show “Instinct” is  currently playing off-Broadway and closes Feb. 4. The show’s director and one of the lead actresses are both members of the Fordham  community. He hopes to turn “Instinct” into a pilot for a TV series. His next project is a solo performance called “Wild Man: Adventures in Rome.” (Sara Azoulay/The Observer)

Photo Spotlight

February 1, 2012


Imagining Whole Worlds

May 26, 2011

Q & A: Two-time Obie Winner Matthew Maguire Talks About His Career and His New Role with Fordham Theatre By NICOLE BOURNAS-NEY Asst. Arts & Culture Editor Published: August 30, 2007 If you had been at this year’s Obie Awards, at which the best work in off-Broadway theater is honored, you would have seen the ...