The Puffs, or: Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic is a loving, adult parody from writer Matt Cox, director Kristin McCarthy Parker, and producers Stephen Stout and Colin Waitt. Through August 4, The Puffs is playing at The Peoples Improv Theater in New York (a.k.a. The PIT), where writer Matt Cox takes us on a journey through those seven years in a certain magical world, but with a twist.
We spoke with Matt about what inspired him to reimagine the familiar, magical tale through the eyes of the badger-loving bunch, the fun parallels to his own life that he was able to explore while writing, and what he would do if he ever got to spend a day at that school of Magic and Magic.
Read on for our exclusive interview with Matt Cox: