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MCC Theater (New York, NY)
120 West 28th Street

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Tuesdays: 7:00pm
Wednesdays: 7:00pm
Thursdays: 8:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sundays: 3:00pm

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An alcoholic, an escort, a self-diagnosed neurotic and a well-intentioned dimwit walk into a bar... Broken and deeply flawed, they find their lives irreversibly entwined no matter how hard they try to break free of one another. The End of Longing is a bittersweet comedy that proves that broken people don't need to stay broken.

Iconic "Friends" star Matthew Perry makes his NYC playwriting and stage acting debut with The End of Longing following its hit run at the Playhouse Theatre in London earlier this year. This marks Perry and director Lindsay Posner's MCC debuts.


ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU, Starring Judith Light, Extends Again at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

MCC Theater has announced a second and final extension -- now through October 23, 2016 -- for 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, 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 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 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...)

ICEBERGS, Alena Smith's World Premiere Ode to Los Angeles, Begins Tonight at the Geffen
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Geffen Playhouse presents theWorld Premiere of ICEBERGS, recipient of The Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. (more...)

Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING Announces Over $2 Million Sales; Ends May 14
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The End of Longing, written and starring Matthew Perry and directed by Lindsay Posner, has become the Playhouse Theatre's most successful play to run at the venue. As it approaches the end of its limited run, on 14 May, the production has sales of over two million with more than 62,000 tickets sold and over 12,000 of thesetheatregoers were first time attendees. (more...)

Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING Announces Over $2 Million Sales; Ends Today
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The End of Longing, written and starring Matthew Perry and directed by Lindsay Posner, has become the Playhouse Theatre's most successful play to run at the venue. As it approaches the end of its limited run, on 14 May, the production has sales of over two million with more than 62,000 tickets sold and over 12,000 of thesetheatregoers were first time attendees. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 5/3/2016 - 5/10/2016
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 5/3/2016 - 5/10/2016. (more...)

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...)

Tickets on Sale for Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) is pleased to announce that its upcoming American Premiere of the play The End of Longing-written by and starring iconic "Friends" star Matthew Perry in his NYC playwriting and stage acting debuts-is now on sale at www.mcchteater.org.  The End of Longing, directed by Lindsay Posner, begins performances onMay 18, 2017 ahead of a June 5 opening night at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).  (more...)

ATG Announces Disabled Access Day Plans & Programs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

?Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) has announced its plans for Disabled Access Day on 12 March 2016. (more...)

MCC Theater Launches Matching Challenge to Fund First Permanent Home
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

MCC Theater announced today the launch of a matching gift challenge made possible by The Robert W. Wilson Charitable Trust. (more...)

HAMLET to Transfer to Harold Pinter Theatre Following Sold-Out Run at Almeida Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Olivier Award-winning director, Robert Icke's (Mary Stuart, The Red Barn, Uncle Vanya, Oresteia, Mr Burns and 1984), ground-breaking and electrifying production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, starring BAFTA award-winner Andrew Scott (Moriarty in BBC's Sherlock, Denial, Spectre, Design For Living and Cock) in the title role, will transfer to the Harold Pinter Theatre, following a critically acclaimed and sell out run at the Almeida Theatre. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 3/21/2017 - 3/28/2017
by - Mar 28, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 3/21/2017 - 3/28/2017. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief March 24th, 2017 - SWEAT, VANITY FAIR and More!
by Jessica Khan - Mar 24, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: SWEAT opens on Broadway this Sunday, and the world premiere of VANITY FAIR starts tonight Off-Broadway! (more...)

ONCE UPON A TIME's Jennifer Morrison and More Round Out Cast of Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

MCC Theater today announced complete casting for the American Premiere of the play The End of Longing, a new play written by and starring 'Friends' star Matthew Perry in his NYC playwriting and stage acting debuts. (more...)

Matthew Perry to Portray Ted Kennedy in THE KENNEDYS - AFTER CAMELOT Miniseries
by TV News Desk - Mar 15, 2016

Former FRIENDS star Matthew Perry will portray Ted Kennedy in the upcoming Reelz miniseries THE KENNEDYS - AFTER CAMELOT. (more...)

New Sinatra Musical Will Be Created by ATG, Stewart Till and Frank Sinatra Enterprises
by Marianka Swain - Jun 2, 2016

The Ambassador Theatre Group is to produce a brand new stage musical based on the life of the legendary Frank Sinatra, in partnership with Stewart Till and Frank Sinatra Enterprises.  The show, which is planned to open in 2018, will feature a number of timeless hit songs from Sinatra's incredible catalogue of over 1400 tracks recorded during his illustrious career. Script development for the Frank Sinatra musical is planned to start shortly. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 1/8/2016 - Bowie's BLACKSTAR, McDonald & Mitchell at the White House & More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 8, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell appear IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE tonight, ALADDIN and THE LION KING appear on this morning's GMA! (more...)

Christina Cole, Jennifer Mudge and Lloyd Owen Join Matthew Perry in THE END OF LONGING in London
by Jessica Khan - Jan 7, 2016

FRIENDS star Matthew Perry has found his fellow 'lost souls' for the premiere of his new play The End of Longing at the Playhouse Theatre in London on February 2. (more...)

ATG's Panter & Squire Top The Stage 100 for Seventh Consecutive Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Ambassador Theatre Group's Sir Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire OBE have topped the The Stage 100 for a record-breaking seventh consecutive year following a landmark year of international acquisitions and production investment. The announcement makes Panter and Squire the most successful entrants ever on the exclusive list which is compiled annually by the UK industry's leading newspaper, which ranks the powerhouses of British theatre. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 31, 2016
by - Jan 31, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 30, 2016
by - Jan 30, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/30/2016
by - Jan 30, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/30/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 29, 2016
by - Jan 29, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 27, 2016
by - Jan 27, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 26, 2016
by - Jan 26, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside THE END OF LONGING Rehearsals with Matthew Perry, Jennifer Mudge & More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Christina Cole (The Magistrate, The Lightening Play), Jennifer Mudge (Into The Woods, Dutchman) and Lloyd Owen (Good People, The Bodyguard) join internationally acclaimed actor Matthew Perry (Friends, The Odd Couple) to complete the cast in the World Premiere of his playwriting debut, The End of Longing, at the Playhouse Theatre, London, from 2 February - 14 May 2016.  Design is by the 2015 Evening Standard award-winner, Anna Fleischle (Hangmen), with lighting by Lucy Carter and composition and sound by Isobel Waller-Bridge. Go inside rehearsal below! (more...)

2016 Theatre Preview: Natalie O'Donoghue's Picks
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jan 15, 2016

BWW:UK reviewer Natalie O'Donoghue selects her top theatre shows coming in 2016. (more...)

UPDATE: NBC's FRIENDS Reunion Will Not Include All 6 Cast Members
by TV News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

NBC plans to reunite the cast of its long-running comedy FRIENDS in an upcoming special honoring legendary director James Burrows. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE TRUTH at Menier Chocolate Factory
by marianka swain - Feb 9, 2016

The latest play from French sensation Florian Zeller, who has already enjoyed a pair of London hits with THE FATHER and THE MOTHER, premieres at Menier Chocolate Factory next month, and the theatre today announces the full UK cast. THE TRUTH is about two couples - their friendship, suspicion and deceit. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matthew Perry, Jennifer Mudge & More in THE END OF LONGING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Christina Cole (The Magistrate, The Lightening Play), Jennifer Mudge (Into The Woods, Dutchman) and Lloyd Owen(Good People, The Bodyguard) join internationally acclaimed actor Matthew Perry (Friends, The Odd Couple) to complete the cast in the World Premiere of his playwriting debut, The End of Longing, at the Playhouse Theatre, London, from 2 February - 14 May 2016. Design is by the 2015 Evening Standard award-winner, Anna Fleischle(Hangmen), with lighting by Lucy Carter and composition and sound by Isobel Waller-Bridge. Check out a first look below! (more...)

DON'T MISS: This Week's TOP 10 New London Shows
by marianka swain - Feb 8, 2016

Don't miss: This week's Top 10 new London shows (more...)

West End Roundup - Januar Edition: mit CURSED CHILD Besetzung, Audra McDonald und GROUNDHOG DAY Musical
by Iris Moebius - Feb 3, 2016

Es wieder soweit: Zeit fur eines neues West End Roundup. Ausnahmsweise fasse ich hier dieses Mal Neuigkeiten aus den letzten zwei Monaten zusammen. Die Vorweihnachtszeit war, mit Ausnahme der großen Harry Potter Bekanntgabe, etwas flau in Sachen in News. Dafur gibt es jetzt um so mehr zu berichten, von Matthew Perry bis Audra McDonald, und von Billy Elliot bis Groundhog Day. Lest selbst (more...)

Photo Flash: ON YOUR FEET, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, END OF LONGING, and More Casts Take Saturday Intermission Pics
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2016

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's edition features the casts of ON YOUR FEET, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, The End of Longing, and More! (more...)

BWW Review: THE END OF LONGING, Playhouse Theatre, February 9 2016
by Laura Jones - Feb 12, 2016

It's been 13 years since Matthew Perry was last in a West End production, and The End of Longing marks his playwriting debut. Currently running at The Playhouse Theatre, it tells the story of four friends in their late 30s living in LA, whose lives become entwined after meeting at a bar. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 6-12
by Nora Dominick - Feb 12, 2016

Freaking out over Sutton Foster coming to Gilmore Girls? Trying hard to win the online #Ham4Ham? Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

Review Roundup: Matthew Perry's THE END OF LONGING Opens in London
by Review Roundups - Feb 11, 2016

Christina Cole (The Magistrate, The Lightening Play), Jennifer Mudge (Into The Woods, Dutchman) and Lloyd Owen (Good People, The Bodyguard) join internationally acclaimed actor Matthew Perry (Friends, The Odd Couple) in the World Premiere of Perry's playwriting debut, The End of Longing, at the Playhouse Theatre, London, now through 14 May 2016. Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 2/10/2016 - CABIN IN THE SKY, AN ACT OF GOD & More!
by Jessica Khan - Feb 10, 2016

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: CABIN IN THE SKY begins, and Sean Hayes wields heavenly power in AN ACT OF GOD! (more...)

FRIENDS Star Matthew Perry to Bring Play THE END OF LONGING to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

After a 12 year absence from the London stage, FRIENDS star Matthew Perry is returning to the West End in his new play The End of Longing, which will run February 2 through May 14, 2016 at the Playhouse Theatre. (more...)

Christina Cole, Jennifer Mudge and Lloyd Owen Join Matthew Perry in THE END OF LONGING in London
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

FRIENDS star Matthew Perry has found his fellow 'lost souls' for the premiere of his new play The End of Longing at the Playhouse Theatre in London on February 2. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - February 1, 2016
by - Feb 1, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Official: Matthew Perry to Bring First Play THE END OF LONGING to the West End
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Internationally acclaimed actor Matthew Perry (Friends, The Odd Couple) leads the cast in the World Premiere of his playwriting debut, The End of Longing, at the Playhouse Theatre, London, from 2 February - 14 May 2016. This fast paced, and bittersweet comic new play, will be directed by the critically acclaimed and award-winning director, Lindsay Posner (Speed-the-Plow, Other Desert Cities) reuniting the pair, following their first West End collaboration on Sexual Perversity in Chicago at the Comedy Theatre in 2003. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 12/4/2015 - CHINA DOLL, SCHOOL OF ROCK and More!
by Jessica Khan - Dec 4, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: Al Pacino returns to Broadway in CHINA DOLL tonight, and SCHOOL OF ROCK brings down the house this Sunday! (more...)

FRIENDS Star Matthew Perry to Bring Play THE END OF LONGING to the West End
by Jessica Khan - Dec 3, 2015

After a 12 year absence from the London stage, FRIENDS star Matthew Perry is returning to the West End in his new play The End of Longing, which will run February 2 through May 14, 2016 at the Playhouse Theatre. (more...)

MCC Theater Extends RIDE THE CYCLONE Due To Popular Demand – Now Through December 29
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...)

Zainab 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 Flash: DISASTER, AMERICAN PSYCHO, and More Take Saturday Intermission Pics!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's edition features the transformation between Act 1 & 2 of the cast of DISASTER, some snacking at AMERICAN PSYCHO, and much more! (more...)

Freddie Fox, Maddy Hill & More to Appear in A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Simon Evans - director of the acclaimed Bug and The Dazzle at London's Found111 - brings his irreverent, mischievous and wildly creative interpretation of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream to Southwark Playhouse for a limited five week run from Tuesday 31 May until Friday 1 July 2016. (more...)

Jesse Eisenberg to Star in His Off-Broadway Show, THE SPOILS, in London, May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

The European premiere of The New Group's critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production, The Spoils, a razor-sharp new comedy written by and starring internationally acclaimed actor Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network, Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice), will transfer for a strictly limited season at London's Trafalgar Studios, from 27 May to 13 August, with press night on 2 June.  (more...)

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