Photo Coverage: THE PRIDE Opening Night After-Party

February 17
9:21 AM 2010

Under the direction of Joe Mantello (Glengarry GLen Ross, Take Me Out), THE PRIDE features Hugh Dancy (Adam, Journey's End), Adam James (Last Chance Harvey), Andrea Riseborough (Happy Go Lucky) and Ben Whishaw (Bright Star, Brideshead Revisited). Ms. Riseborough and Mr. Whishaw are making their New York stage debuts.

Performances began last week at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC) and continue through March 20, 2010. The show officially opened on Tuesday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. and was there!

In THE PRIDE, Oliver, Philip and Sylvia are caught in a kind of erotic time warp. Their complex love triangle, replete with conflicting loyalties and passions, jumps from 1958 to the present and back in a maelstrom of fantasy, repression and rebellion in this innovative new drama. After taking London by storm last season in an Olivier Award-winning production at the Royal Court, The Pride now makes its American premiere at MCC Theater.

Scenic Design will be by David Zinn (Xanadu), Costume Design by Mattie Ullrich (Naked Angels' Fault Lines), Lighting Design by Paul Gallo (recent Broadway revival of Pal Joey) and Sound Design by Jill DuBoff (After Miss Julie).

Performances are Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m., Saturdays at 2:00 & 8:00 p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 & 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the Lucille Lortel Box Office or via Ticket Central at or calling 212-279-4200.

MCC Theater is one of New York City's leading Off Broadway theater companies, committed to presenting New York and world premieres each season. For a complete production history, visit

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

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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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