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MCC's SMOKEFALL, Starring Zachary Quinto, Begins Tonight Off-BroadwayMCC's SMOKEFALL, Starring Zachary Quinto, Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

MCC Theater welcomes film and television star Robin Tunney, making her stage debut opposite Zachary Quinto in the New York premiere of Smokefall by Noah Haidle, directed by Anne Kauffman, who directed The Nether for MCC last season to great acclaim. Smokefall will play the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) with previews beginning tonight, February 4, 2016, and an opening night set for February 22. It is scheduled through March 13. (more...)

Robin Tunney & Julia Garner Join Zachary Quinto for MCC's SMOKEFALLRobin Tunney & Julia Garner Join Zachary Quinto for MCC's SMOKEFALL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

Robin Tunney (CBS's THE MENTALIST) and Julia Garner (GRANDMA) will join Zachary Quinto for MCC Theater's produciton of SMOKEFALL in 2016. (more...)

VIDEO:  Piper Perabo Discusses LOST GIRLS and Activism For Syrian RefugeesVIDEO: Piper Perabo Discusses LOST GIRLS and Activism For Syrian Refugees
by Michael Dale - Nov 16, 2015

After making her New York stage debut with MCC's REASONS TO BE PRETTY, she's back at the Lortel in John Pollono's dark comedy. (more...)

MCC Theater's LOST GIRLS, Starring Piper Perabo, Extends Off-BroadwayMCC Theater's LOST GIRLS, Starring Piper Perabo, Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

MCC Theater announced today the extension -- by popular demand -- of its hit comedy, John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, starring Golden Globe nominee Piper Perabo, through Friday, December 4th. It was previously scheduled through November 29th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Piper Perabo & Company of MCC's LOST GIRLS Celebrate Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Piper Perabo & Company of MCC's LOST GIRLS Celebrate Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 10, 2015

MCC Theater presents the New York premiere of John Pollono's LOST GIRLS. Golden Globe nominated star of stage and screen, Piper Perabo-who recently completed five seasons of the USA's popular drama series 'Covert Affairs' for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination, and was last seen onstage in the Broadway and MCC Theater productions of Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty-stars alongside Ebon Moss-Bachrach (HBO's 'Girls'), Meghann Fahy (Next to Normal), Tasha Lawrence (Good People, The Whale), and newcomers Lizzy DeClement and Josh Green. (more...)

Zachary Quinto Will Lead Noah Haidle's SMOKEFALL at MCC; Opens in FebruaryZachary Quinto Will Lead Noah Haidle's SMOKEFALL at MCC; Opens in February
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) has announced that Emmy® Award nominee Zachary Quinto will lead the cast of the New York premiere of Smokefall, by Noah Haidle and directed by Anne Kauffman, who directed The Nether for MCC last season to great acclaim. Smokefall continues MCC Theater's season at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) with previews beginning February 4, 2016 and an opening night set for February 22. It is scheduled through March 13. Single tickets will go on sale January 5, 2016, but advanced tickets are currently available via subscription packages at www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDEPhoto Coverage: Go Inside Opening Night of MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 10, 2015

Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson('Nashville,' 'Homeland'), in Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Neil Labute & More Added to MCC Theater's Playlabs Reading SeriesNeil Labute & More Added to MCC Theater's Playlabs Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced the 2015 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights MCC Playwright in Residence Neil LaBute, MCC Theater Youth Company alum Ren Dara Santiago, and rising playwright Stephen Brown.  Readings will be held on September 21st, September 28th, and October 5th, as shown below, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).  All readings are at 7pm.  Full casting will be announced at a later date.  Tickets on-sale now are $15, which include the post-reading reception.  For tickets and more info, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE!Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of MCC's THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE!
by Walter McBride - Jul 24, 2015

Dave Thomas Brown, recently of Heathers: The Musical at New World Stages, leads a cast that also includes Wayne Duvall (O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leatherheads), Matt McGrath (Cabaret, Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi, 'The Black Donnellys') and Afton C. Williamson ('Nashville,' 'Homeland') will star in Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride, the first production of MCC's 2015-16 Main Stage Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: 2015 Triangle Rising Stars Awards at DPAC; Winners Announced!Photo Flash: 2015 Triangle Rising Stars Awards at DPAC; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Along with Theatre in the Park, Playmakers Repertory Company, ABC 11 and Durham Arts Council, DPAC hosted this year's Triangle Rising Stars Awards onstage on Tuesday evening, May 19. Scroll down for photos from the ceremony! (more...)

Photo Coverage: MCC's PERMISSION Celebrates Opening Night Early at the Lucille Lortel TheatrePhoto Coverage: MCC's PERMISSION Celebrates Opening Night Early at the Lucille Lortel Theatre
by Jennifer Broski - May 20, 2015

MCC Theater's Permission, the new comedy from Hand to God playwright Robert Askins recently extended by a week through June 14th. Permission celebrates its Opening Night tonight, May 20th, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). Permission stars Justin Bartha, of Broadway's Lend Me A Tenor, Off-Broadway's All New People and the blockbuster film The Hangover; Twilight Saga and 'Grey's Anatomy' Emmy-nominated star Elizabeth Reaser, returning to MCC following her critically acclaimed performance in this fall's The Money Shot; and theater regulars Nicole Lowrance, Talene Monahon, and Lucas Near-Verbrugghe. The company celebrated opening night early, and below, you can check out photos from the curtain call and after party! (more...)

MCC Theater's PERMISSION, Starring Justin Bartha & Elizabeth Reaser, Opens TonightMCC Theater's PERMISSION, Starring Justin Bartha & Elizabeth Reaser, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

MCC Theater's Permission, the new comedy from Hand to God playwright Robert Askins recently extended by a week through June 14th. Permission celebrates its Opening Night tonight, May 20th, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) gathers for the 81st Annual Drama LeagueAwards Ceremony, hosted by 2014 Tony Award nominee, Hand to God's Steven Boyer with special guest Tyrone, today May 15, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  Below, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the complete list of winners live! (more...)

Triangle Rising Stars Finalists Announced!Triangle Rising Stars Finalists Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Along with Theatre in the Park, Playmakers Repertory Company, Durham Arts Council and ABC 11, DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, is thrilled to present the culmination of this year's Triangle Rising Star program announced from a record number of applicants. The Triangle Rising Star Live Showcase and Awards show will take place at DPAC on Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. starring student finalists from high school musical productions in the Triangle region and beyond. Triangle Rising Star is a non-profit education initiative created in 2011 to celebrate high school theater students who participate and excel with wide -ranging talents in their musical productions. Triangle Rising Star is a regional qualifying program for the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA). (more...)

Finalists Announced for Fifth Annual Triangle Rising Star AwardsFinalists Announced for Fifth Annual Triangle Rising Star Awards
by Jeffrey Karasarides - May 8, 2015

Durham, N.C. - Along with Theatre in the Park, Playmakers Repertory Company, Durham Arts Council and ABC 11, DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, is thrilled to present the culmination of this year's Triangle Rising Star program announced from a record number of applicants. The Triangle Rising Star Live Showcase and Awards show will take place at DPAC on Tuesday, May 19 at 7:30 p.m. starring student finalists from high school musical productions in the Triangle region and beyond. Triangle Rising Star is a non-profit education initiative created in 2011 to celebrate high school theater students who participate and excel with wide -ranging talents in their musical productions. Triangle Rising Star is a regional qualifying program for the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA). (more...)

MCC Theater's PERMISSION, Starring Justin Bartha & Elizabeth Reaser, Begins TonightMCC Theater's PERMISSION, Starring Justin Bartha & Elizabeth Reaser, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

MCC Theater's Permission, the new comedy from Hand to God playwright Robert Askins recently extended by a week through June 14th. The first performance of the show is set for tonight, April 29th, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). Permission celebrates its Opening Night on Wednesday, May 20th. (more...)

MCC Theater Extends PERMISSION, Starring Justin Bartha & Elizabeth ReaserMCC Theater Extends PERMISSION, Starring Justin Bartha & Elizabeth Reaser
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

MCC THEATER announced today that Permission, the new comedy from Hand to God playwright Robert Askins previously scheduled through June 7th, is extending by a week and will now run through June 14th due to popular demand.  **Notably, this announcement comes prior to the first performance of the show** set for Wednesday, April 29th at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).  Permission, which was previously scheduled through June 7th, celebrates its Opening Night on Wednesday, May 20th.  For more information, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Drama League has announced the 2015 Drama League Awards Nominees this morning - check out the complete list! (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Justin Bartha, Elizabeth Reaser & More for MCC's PERMISSIONPhoto Coverage: In Rehearsal with Justin Bartha, Elizabeth Reaser & More for MCC's PERMISSION
by Walter McBride - Apr 12, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced the cast for the world premiere of Robert Askins' Permission: stage and screen starJustin Bartha, of Broadway's Lend Me A Tenor, Off-Broadway's All New People and the blockbuster film The Hangover; Twilight and 'Grey's Anatomy' Emmy-nominated star Elizabeth Reaser, returning to MCC following her critically acclaimed performance in this fall's The Money Shot; and theater regulars Nicole Lowrance, Talene Monahon, and Lucas Near-Verbrugghe. Permission is set for April 29 - June 7, 2015 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, with an official opening night on Wednesday, May 20th. For more information, please visit www.mcctheater.org. The company just met the press and BroadwayWorld brings you complete photo coverage from the festivities below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAND TO GOD Hits Broadway; Inside the Afterparty with the Cast & Creative Team!Photo Coverage: HAND TO GOD Hits Broadway; Inside the Afterparty with the Cast & Creative Team!
by Walter McBride - Apr 8, 2015

The new American play Hand to God opens on Broadway tonight, April 7, 2015 at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street), marking the Broadway debuts of playwright Robert Askins and director Moritz von Stuelpnagel. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an inside look at the afterparty following HAND TO GOD's big opening night! (more...)

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