FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of MCC's REALLY REALLY

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MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) presents Matt Lauria (NBC's "Friday Night Lights" & "Parenthood"), ZOSIA MAMET (HBO's "Girls", AMC's "Mad Men"), Lauren Culpepper (Signature's Really Really), David Hull (Broadway's Wicked & How to Succeed...), Evan Jonigkeit (Broadway's High with Kathleen Turner), Kobi Libii (Off-Broadway's CQ/CX), and Aleque Reid (Hair 1st National Tour) in the New York premiere production of Really Really by Paul Downs Colaizzo. The production, which marks Colaizzo's New York playwriting debut, is directed by David Cromer, the Obie Award and Lucille Lortel Award-winning director of hits Our Town, Adding Machine and Tribes.

The cast met the press earlier today and you can catch a photo preview from the festivities below!
Performances of Really Really begin at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) on January 31, 2013 and continue through March 10, 2013. An official opening is set for Tuesday, February 19th at 7:00 p.m.

Really Really begins in the hazy aftermath of a wild party when 'the morning after' appears to be just another day in the undergrad carnival that revolves around a close circle of friends. But when morning-after gossip about privileged Davis (Lauria) and ambitious Leigh (Mamet) turns ugly, the veneer of loyalty and friendship is peeled back to reveal a vicious jungle of sexual politics, raw ambition, and class warfare where only the strong could possibly survive.

Paul Downs Colaizzo's startlingly funny, booze-soaked cornucopia, Really Really, took Washington D.C. by storm last season with its acclaimed, record-breaking run at the Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre. In addition to direction by David Cromer (whose visionary take on Our Town floored New York audiences in 2009, and whose Tribes is currently one of Off-Broadway's biggest hits), this production features scenic design by David Korins (Annie), costume design by Sarah Laux (associate designer, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), lighting design by David Wiener (reasons to be pretty), and sound design by Daniel Kluger (Tribes).

Tickets for Really Really are $59 and are available by visiting www.mcctheater.org or calling 212-352-3101. Also available are $25 Under 30 tickets, for anyone 29 years of age or younger with valid ID. 2-play subscriptions for the 2012-2013 mainstage productions are priced at $79-89 and are now available by visiting www.mcctheater.org.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of MCC's REALLY REALLY

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of MCC's REALLY REALLY
Lauren Culpepper, Evan Jonigkeit, Aleque Reid, Matt Lauria, Kobi Libii, Zosia Mamet & David Hull attending the Meet & Greet for the MCC Theater's Production of 'Really Really' at Telsey & Co., Studios in New York City on 1/10/2013

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of MCC's REALLY REALLY
Evan Jonigkeit, Aleque Reid, Director David Cromer, Matt Lauria, Playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo, Zosia Mamet, Lauren Culpepper, David Hull & Kobi Libii attending the Meet & Greet for the MCC Theater's Production of 'Really Really' at Telsey & Co., Studios in New York City on 1/10/2013

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Company of MCC's REALLY REALLY

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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