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BWW TV: Get Ready to RIDE THE CYCLONE and Meet the Company!

MCC Theater will soon present the New York City premiere of the new musical Ride the Cyclone, which marks just the third musical in MCC's now-iconic 30-year history of producing new works for the American theater. With book, music and lyrics by Jacob Richmond and Brooke Maxwell, Ride the Cyclone had its celebrated U.S. premiere in 2015 at Chicago Shakespeare Theater under the direction and choreography of Rachel Rockwell, who returns for the MCC production.

The cast will feature original Chicago cast members Lillian Castillo, Karl Hamilton, Emily Rohmand Kholby Wardell joined by NBC's "Peter Pan Live" star Taylor Louderman, Deaf West's Spring Awakening standout Alex Wyse, stage and screen actor Gus Halper, The Last Ship's Johnny Newcomb, and Peter and the Starcatcher's Emily Walton.

Ride the Cyclone, a centerpiece of MCC's 30th Anniversary Season, will be performed at theLucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street) with previews beginning November 9 ahead of an Opening Night on December 1. It is currently scheduled through December 18.

Get to know what the new musical is all about below!

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