Maggie Maxwell is a comedy writer and performer living in New York City. A Syracuse native and University of Rochester graduate, Maggie has been trained in sketch & improv comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade. She is a writer and actor for the sketch group, Kids These Days.
With Kids These Days, Maggie is featured on NBC’s Bring the Funny, hosted by Amanda Seales and judged by Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen, and Jeff Foxworthy.
Kids These Days has sold out every show its had in NYC and have toured extensively, performing at the San Francisco Sketchfest, Austin Sketch Fest, Charleston Comedy Festival, NY Comedy Fest presented by TBS, NY SketchFest, HBO/The Television Academy's Independent Television Festival, Portland Sketch Comedy Festival & the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival.
Maggie co-hosts live comedy show, “Would You Rather…?” a recent TimeOutNY and New York Times’ critic pick. During the popular show, she and co-host Andre Medrano bring on some of NYC’s funniest people and ask them (in wild scenarios Maggie and Andre create and pose), which they would, well, rather.
Maggie has written and performed in the prestigious BoogieManja sketch comedy program, contributes jokes to Funny or Die, and has published over 60 pieces to date for Reductress. She can be found on Twitter and Instagram @maggiemxwell