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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...)

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...)

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