MCC Theater News

Previews Begin Saturday Night for Charles Mee's SOOT AND SPIT at New Ohio TheatrePreviews Begin Saturday Night for Charles Mee's SOOT AND SPIT at New Ohio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The Archive Residency, a collaboration between New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater (likeminded neighbors in the historic Archive Building in the West Village), is a vital incubator for New York City's most electrifying independent theater companies. Now in its fourth year, the two-year residency offers each company an artistic home -- space, support, and institutional continuity for the development and presentation of a new work. Each residency culminates with a world premiere production. (more...)

Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING Extends Ahead of Opening at MCC TheaterMatthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING Extends Ahead of Opening at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

MCC Theater has announced the extension by popular demand of The End of Longing, a new play written by and starring Matthew Perry in his NYC playwriting and stage acting debuts. (more...)

Sara Bareilles Shines The Spotlight On Broadway As Ambassador of First Ever Charitybuzz Broadway AuctionSara Bareilles Shines The Spotlight On Broadway As Ambassador of First Ever Charitybuzz Broadway Auction
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Charitybuzz is pleased to announce the first ever curated Broadway Auction, part of the successful Charitybuzz Curates program, featuring bidding opportunities to meet Broadway's biggest names, exclusive backstage access at the Great White Way's hottest shows, VIP seats to standing-room-only engagements, and more-all to benefit charity. (more...)

NUMBERS NERDS: The [almost] All-Girl Math Challenge Comes to Peter Jay Sharp TheaterNUMBERS NERDS: The [almost] All-Girl Math Challenge Comes to Peter Jay Sharp Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and CPA Theatricals present Numbers Nerds, the [almost] all-girl math challenge, with book by Laura Stratford, Music by David Kornfeld, lyrics by Alex Higgin-Houser, additional music by Dylan MarcAurele and original story by Larry Little.  Amber Mak, New Works Development Director at Chicago's Paramount Theatre, directs and choreographs a cast of six, including Danielle Davila, Madison Kauffman, Jake Morrissy, Maisie Rose, Sharon Sachs (Film: 'Home Alone;'  TV: 'Weeds,' 'Dexter,' 'Grimm') and Tiffany Tatreau (Ride the Cyclone). Six performances will be staged at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 West 42nd Street, New York City from July 19-23, 2017. (more...)

Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING Begins Previews Tonight at MCC TheaterMatthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING Begins Previews Tonight at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Previews begin tonight for MCC Theater's American Premiere of The End of Longing, a new play written by and starring 'Friends' star Matthew Perry in his NYC playwriting and stage acting debuts. Joining Perry in the MCC production will be 'Once Upon a Time' and 'House' star Jennifer Morrison alongside stage and television regulars Quincy Dunn-Baker and Sue Jean Kim. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 18th, 2017 - END OF LONGING, New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards and More!BWW Morning Brief May 18th, 2017 - END OF LONGING, New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 18, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING begins at MCC Theater, while the New York Drama Critics' Circle honors OSLO and THE BAND'S VISIT tonight! (more...)

VIDEO: END OF LONGING's Matthew Perry Jokes 'Friends' Ruined Him for Working in TheaterVIDEO: END OF LONGING's Matthew Perry Jokes 'Friends' Ruined Him for Working in Theater
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest Matthew Perry chatted with Jimmy about the inspiration behind writing his debut play THE END OF LONGING. Later, the actor explains how starring on a hit TV series ruined him for working in theater! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 15, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 15, 2017
by - May 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 14, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 14, 2017
by - May 14, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/13/2017
by - May 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/13/2017. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 13, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 13, 2017
by - May 13, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 12, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 12, 2017
by - May 12, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 11, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 11, 2017
by - May 11, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

VIDEO: Matthew Perry Talks New Off-Broadway Play THE END OF LONGINGVIDEO: Matthew Perry Talks New Off-Broadway Play THE END OF LONGING
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2017

Matthew Perry stopped by today's LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN to talk about his stage romance with actress Jennifer Morrison in his new play Off-Broadway play THE END OF LONGING. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

GREAT COMET's Dave Malloy Among 2017 Residents at SPACE on Ryder FarmGREAT COMET's Dave Malloy Among 2017 Residents at SPACE on Ryder Farm
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

SPACE on Ryder Farm, the non-profit artist residency program located on Ryder Farm, an idyllic 221 year-old working organic farm in Brewster, NY, announces its 2017 season, which will support artists, activists and changemakers through its residency programs: The Working Farm, Family Residency, Creative Solutions Symposium, Creative Residency, Institutional Residency and inaugural Film Lab and Playwriting Mentorship Residency. (more...)

B Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents HAND TO GODB Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Hand to God premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in October 2011 and returned in February 2012. It opened Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on March 14, 2014 and made its Broadway debut at the Boothe Theatre on April 7, 2015. (more...)

Steven Levenson to Discuss and Sign DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Drama Book ShopSteven Levenson to Discuss and Sign DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Drama Book Shop is delighted to welcome playwright and librettist Steven Levenson (If I Forget, The Language of Trees) for a discussion and signing to celebrate the publication of his libretto for the hit Broadway musical Dear Evan Hansen. Levenson will discuss the musical and his work with fellow playwright and Drama Book Shop Events Manager Steven Carl McCasland. (more...)

OSLO Big Winner at the 2017 Lucille Lortel Awards, Full List!OSLO Big Winner at the 2017 Lucille Lortel Awards, Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

The Lortel Awards will be presented tonight, May 7, 2017 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. This year's event will be hosted by actor and comedian, Taran Killam, and will once again serve as a benefit for The Actors Fund. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Piehole's SKI END, Part of New Ohio & IRT's Archive ResidencyPhoto Flash: First Look at Piehole's SKI END, Part of New Ohio & IRT's Archive Residency
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Piehole is one of the companies completing its residency this year, presenting the world premiere of SKI END, created by Piehole and directed by Tara Ahmadinejad, running now through May 19, 2017 and opening tonight, May 2. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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