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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...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 28 - April 3THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 28 - April 3
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 3, 2015

Catch up on the week's biggest stories from Broadway and beyond in BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures,' featuring coverage of press events, rehearsals, opening nights, and more. Highlights this week include coverage of the Radio City NEW YORK SPRING SPECTACULAR opening night red carpet, the premiere of Sutton Foster's new TV Land comedy, YOUNGER, Vanessa Hudgens and the cast of GIGI performing on Live With Kelly and Michael, and more! (more...)

BWW TV: Go Inside MCC's Annual MISCAST Gala with Honorees Fran Weissler, Sarah Paulson & More!BWW TV: Go Inside MCC's Annual MISCAST Gala with Honorees Fran Weissler, Sarah Paulson & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 31, 2015

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) presented its annual gala, Miscast 2015 Gala last night at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th Street). Miscast 2015 honored two bold and fearless women: Emmy® & Golden Globe® nominated stage and screen actress Sarah Paulson and Tony® Award-winning producer Fran Weissler. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there for the big night and you can check out red carpet interviews with the performers, honorees, and celebrity guests below! (more...)

Justin Bartha & Elizabeth Reaser to Lead World Premiere of PERMISSION at MCCJustin Bartha & Elizabeth Reaser to Lead World Premiere of PERMISSION at MCC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced the cast for the world premiere of Robert Askins' Permission: stage and screen star Justin 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 Tuesday, May 19th. For more information, please visit ?www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Gets MISCAST! On the Red Carpet for MCC'S 2015 Gala, Honoring Sarah Paulson and Fran WeisslerPhoto Coverage: Broadway Gets MISCAST! On the Red Carpet for MCC'S 2015 Gala, Honoring Sarah Paulson and Fran Weissler
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 31, 2015

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) presented its annual gala, Miscast 2015 Gala last night at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th Street). Miscast 2015 honored two bold and fearless women: Emmy® & Golden Globe® nominated stage and screen actress Sarah Paulson and Tony® Award-winning producer Fran Weissler. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

MCC Announces Final Extension for THE NETHER, Starring Merritt WeverMCC Announces Final Extension for THE NETHER, Starring Merritt Wever
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced that the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman has now extended for a final time through Sunday, March 29, 2015. (more...)

MCC Extends THE NETHER, Starring Emmy Winner Merritt WeverMCC Extends THE NETHER, Starring Emmy Winner Merritt Wever
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced that the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman has now extended through Sunday, March 22, 2015 due to popular and critical acclaim. The production opened on Tuesday, February 24th and was previously scheduled through March 15, 2015 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). A production of The Nether also just opened to great critical acclaim in London's West End at the famed Royal Court Theatre. The play had its world premiere in Los Angeles in 2013 at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre. For info and tickets, please visit www.mcctheater.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MCC's THE NETHER Celebrates Opening Night!Photo Coverage: MCC's THE NETHER Celebrates Opening Night!
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 25, 2015

MCC Theater presents the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman and starring Ben Rosenfield, Sophia Anne Caruso, Merritt Wever, Peter Friedman and Frank Wood. The Nether runs now through March 15, 2015 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Merritt Wever Leads MCC Theater's THE NETHER, Opening TonightMerritt Wever Leads MCC Theater's THE NETHER, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

The Nether runs now through March 15, 2015 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street), with opening night set for tonight, February 24th. (more...)

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