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Photo Coverage: Buckle Up! MCC's RIDE THE CYCLONE Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Coverage: Buckle Up! MCC's RIDE THE CYCLONE Celebrates Opening Night
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 2, 2016

The New York City premiere of MCC Theater's new musical Ride the Cyclone, the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater, began previews on November 9, 2016 at the Lucille Lortel Theater and opened just last night November 30.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) has announced a two-week extension - now through December 29, 2016 - for the New York City premiere of MCC Theater's new musical Ride the Cyclone, the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater. (more...)

Ari Graynor and More Sign on for Anna Jordan's YEN at MCC Theater; Cast Complete!Ari Graynor and More Sign on for Anna Jordan's YEN at MCC Theater; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

MCC Theater announced today that stage and screen stars Ari Graynor, Stefania LaVie Owen and Justice Smith will join the previously announced Lucas Hedges in the American premiere of YEN, Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play, directed by MCC alum Trip Cullman. (more...)

MANCHESTER BY THE SEA's Lucas Hedges to Star in YEN at MCC TheaterMANCHESTER BY THE SEA's Lucas Hedges to Star in YEN at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

MCC Theater announced today that breakout actor Lucas Hedges -- whose performance opposite Casey Affleck in the film festival favorite Manchester by the Sea, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan, is garnering rave reviews ahead of its November 18 theatrical release -- will lead the cast of the American premiere of YEN, Anna Jordan's Bruntwood Prize-winning play, directed by MCC alum Trip Cullman. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MCC Celebrates Opening Night of ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOUPhoto Coverage: MCC Celebrates Opening Night of ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU
by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2016

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Photo Coverage: Judith Light Takes Opening Night Bows in ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOUPhoto Coverage: Judith Light Takes Opening Night Bows in ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU
by Walter McBride - Sep 29, 2016

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ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU, Starring Judith Light, Opens Tonight at MCC TheaterALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU, Starring Judith Light, Opens Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

MCC Theater presents the first production of its 30th Anniversary Season, All the Ways to Say I Love You, a new play by Neil LaBute, directed by Leigh Silverman and starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Judith Light in a one-woman tour de force. (more...)

ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU with Judith Light Extends at MCC TheaterALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU with Judith Light Extends at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

MCC Theater has announced a one-week extension-now through October 16, 2016 - for the first production of its 30th Anniversary Season, All the Ways to Say I Love You, a new play by Neil LaBute, directed by Leigh Silverman and starring Tony and Emmy Award winner Judith Light in a one-woman tour de force. (more...)

Amber Tamblyn and Norbert Leo Butz Join Paul Rudd in REASONS TO BE PRETTY HAPPY Reading at MCC TheaterAmber Tamblyn and Norbert Leo Butz Join Paul Rudd in REASONS TO BE PRETTY HAPPY Reading at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

MCC Theater has added more star wattage to its benefit reading of a new Neil LaBute play, Reasons to be Pretty Happy: previously announced headliner Paul Rudd will now be joined by Emmy nominee Amber Tamblyn, two-time Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz and NYC stage veteran Jennifer Mudge for this one-night-only world premiere developmental reading on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 7:30PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. (more...)

Zainab Jah, Alysha Deslorieux and More Cast in MCC Theater's 2016 PlayLabs SeriesZainab Jah, Alysha Deslorieux and More Cast in MCC Theater's 2016 PlayLabs Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

MCC Theater - which this fall celebrates its 30th Anniversary Season as one of New York's leading Off-Broadway theater companies - has announced the 2016 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights Jocelyn Bioh, MCC Youth Company alum Xavier Galva, Ted Malawer, and Eric Micha Holmes. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Beth Behrs & Company Take Opening Night Bows in MCC's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED...Photo Coverage: Beth Behrs & Company Take Opening Night Bows in MCC's A FUNNY THING HAPPENED...
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 8, 2016

Beth Behrs, the star of CBS's 2 BROKE GIRLS, leads the cast of the world premiere of Halley Feiffer's comedy A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City at MCC Theater. Behrs is joined by Obie winner Lisa Emery, most recently seen on the hit Netflix drama JESSICA JONES, as well as stage veteran Jacqueline Sydney and Erik Lochtefeld. Obie winner Trip Cullman directs the production, which just opened last night of June 7. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the big night below! (more...)

Matthew Perry's END OF LONGING Will Make US Debut at MCC; Full Season Announced!Matthew Perry's END OF LONGING Will Make US Debut at MCC; Full Season Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director)—which recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its first-ever home, a two-theater complex on West 52nd Street and 10th Avenue— has just announced its30th Anniversary Season, which will bring together frequent MCC collaborators alongside artists new to the family for a three-play-and-a-musical season, running September 2016 through June 2017. Anchored by four mainstage premieres, the Theater will also continue its new works in development PlayLabs series and robust education initiatives throughout the season. This year's PlayLabs programming will be announced at a later date. All productions will be performed at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).  For more info, visit www.mcctheater.org.   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Gavin Creel, Lea Salonga, Tituss Burgess, Cynthia Erivo & More Celebrate MCC at MISCAST 2016!Photo Coverage: Gavin Creel, Lea Salonga, Tituss Burgess, Cynthia Erivo & More Celebrate MCC at MISCAST 2016!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 5, 2016

Just last night, MCC Theater's Miscast gala, an annual highlight of the New York theater season, honored Oscar winning star of stage & screen and MCC alum Marisa Tomei. The gala featured show-stopping performances by Emmy Award nominee Tituss Burgess; Tony Award winners Lea Salonga and Linda Lavin; Tony Award nominee Keala Settle; and stage and screen stars Aaron Tveit, Beth Behrs, Cynthia Erivo, Ana Villafañe, and Shanice Williams. BroadwayWorld was there for the star-studded evening and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Flash: MCC Theater Breaks Ground on New Home with Help from Zachary Quinto and MorePhoto Flash: MCC Theater Breaks Ground on New Home with Help from Zachary Quinto and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

MCC Theater broke ground today on its first permanent home, which will unite the company's diverse roster of programs under one roof for the first time in its three-decade history. MCC Artistic Directors Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, and William Cantler were joined by Executive Director Blake West, members of the Board of Directors, New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl, and members of the Theater's extended community of theater artists. Scroll down for photos from the event, plus renderings of the finished project! (more...)

MCC Theater Will Break Ground on New Performance Space Later This MonthMCC Theater Will Break Ground on New Performance Space Later This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

MCC Theater announced today that it will break ground on its first permanent home on March 22, 2016. Set to open in 2018, the space will unite MCC's diverse roster of programs under one roof for the first time in the company's three-decade history. The new facility will also allow MCC to expand its programming and establish it as a cultural anchor within the Clinton neighborhood. One of New York's leading nonprofit Off-Broadway companies, the institution fosters the dynamic exchange of ideas between artists, audiences, and young people through its productions of world, American, and New York premiere plays and musicals, a robust playwright development initiative, and one of the nation's leading arts education programs. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Zachary Quinto & SMOKEFALL Cast Celebrate Opening Night!Photo Coverage: Zachary Quinto & SMOKEFALL Cast Celebrate Opening Night!
by Walter McBride - Feb 23, 2016

MCC THEATER presents Noah Haidle's Smokefall, playing through Sunday, March 20th. It was previously scheduled through March 13th.  Smokefall by Noah Haidle, directed by Anne Kauffman, stars Emmy nominated star of stage and screen Zachary Quinto, indie film icon and television star Robin Tunney, and NYC theater veterans Tom Bloom, Brian Hutchison, and Taylor Richardson. The show just opened last night, February 22, at the Lucille Lortel Theater, and you can check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

MCC's SMOKEFALL, Starring Zachary Quinto, Opens Tonight Off-BroadwayMCC's SMOKEFALL, Starring Zachary Quinto, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 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), opening tonight, February 22, for an extended run through March 20, 2016. (more...)

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...)

MCC Theater's LOST GIRLS, Starring Piper Perabo, Closes Off-Broadway TonightMCC Theater's LOST GIRLS, Starring Piper Perabo, Closes Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

MCC Theater's hit comedy, John Pollono's LOST GIRLS, starring Golden Globe nominee Piper Perabo, ends its extended run today, December 4th. (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...)

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