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Jeremy Jordan, Caissie Levy, Victoria Clark, Ethan Slater and More Added to MCC's MISCAST

Jeremy Jordan, Caissie Levy, Victoria Clark, Ethan Slater and More Added to MCC's MISCAST

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the additional performers to the all-star lineup set for their annual Miscast gala include: Tony Award® nominee Jeremy Jordan ("Supergirl," Newsies); Caissie Levy (Frozen); Tony Award® winner Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza, Cinderella); and SpongeBob SquarePants' Ethan Slater, Wesley Taylor (The Addams Family, Rock of Ages) and Tony Award® nominee Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins).

Previously announced performers include: Grammy and Tony Award® nominee Sara Bareilles; Tony Award® winners Jayne Houdyshell and James Monroe Iglehart; Tony Award® nominee Robert Fairchild; plus Hamilton star and reigning "Dancing With the Stars" champion Jordan Fisher, The Band's Visit star Katrina Lenk, Once on This Island star Alex Newell, and the voice ofMoana and from "Rise," Auli'i Cravalho.

As previously announced, this year's Miscast gala, an annual showstopper of the theater season, will honor Tony® winning, 3-time Emmy® winning, and Academy Award® nominated star of stage & screen and MCC alum Laurie Metcalf. MCC Theater will honor performer Amy León with the 2018 MCC Theater Youth Company Alumni Award. Miscast 2018 will be held Monday, Marach 26, 2018 at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th Street).

Show-only mezzanine level tickets are on sale now at www.mcctheater.org/galamiscast.html. To purchase gala tickets, please contact Nick Vermane at (212) 727-7722, ext. 232 or via email atnvername@mcctheater.org.

For additional information, please visit www.mcctheater.org/galamiscast.html

MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala is one of the most exciting and unique theater events in town. Broadway's hottest stars perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast.

"The year's funniest revue!" - The Huffington Post

"One of The Year's Most Galvanizing Theater Moments!" - The New York Times

Proceeds from Miscast 2018 will support MCC Theater's mission to develop and produce exciting work Off-Broadway, as well as its Youth Company and partnerships with New York City public high schools, and MCC's literary development work with emerging playwrights.

The schedule for the evening is as follows:

6:30 p.m. Cocktails and Hors d'oeuvres

7:30 p.m. Dinner

9:00 p.m. Miscast Revue

Last year, Miscast 2017 celebrated the 30th Anniversary of MCC Theater.

Performers from past years include: Uzo Aduba, Beth Behrs, Megan Hilty, Cynthia Erivo, Raúl Esparza, Steven Pasquale, Laura Benanti, Jesse L. Martin, Zosia Mamet, Aaron Tveit, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jane Krakowski and many others. Special guests have included, Andy Cohen, Charles Busch, Helen Mirren, Lewis Black, Chris Noth, Edward Albee, Kathleen Turner, Jerry Stiller, Mo Rocca, Isaac Mizrahi, and many more.

About MCC Theater

MCC Theater is one of New York's leading nonprofit Off-Broadway companies, driven by a mission to provoke conversations that have never happened and otherwise never would. Founded in 1986 as a collective of artists leading peer-based classes to support their own development as actors, writers and directors, the tenets of collaboration, education, and community are at the core of MCC Theater's programming. One of the only theaters in the country led continuously by its founders, Artistic Directors Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, and William Cantler, MCC fulfills its mission through the production of world, American, and New York premiere plays and musicals that challenge artists and audiences to confront contemporary personal and social issues, and robust playwright development and education initiatives that foster the next generation of theater artists and students.

MCC Theater's celebrated productions include Jocelyn Bioh's School Girls; Or, the African Mean Girls Play; Penelope Skinner's The Village Bike; Robert Askins' Hand to God (Broadway transfer; five 2015 Tony Award® nominations including Best Play); John Pollono's Small Engine Repair; Paul Downs Colaizzo's Really Really; Sharr White's The Other Place (Broadway transfer); Jeff Talbott's The Submission (winner of the inaugural Laurents/Hatcher Award); Neil LaBute's All The Ways To Say I Love You, Reasons to Be Happy, reasons to be pretty (Broadway transfer, three 2009 Tony Award® nominations, including Best Play), Some Girl(s), Fat Pig, The Mercy Seat; Michael Weller's Fifty Words; Alexi Kaye Campbell's The Pride; Bryony Lavery's Frozen (Broadway transfer; four 2004 Tony Award® nominations including Best Play, Tony Award® for Best Featured Actor); Tim Blake Nelson's The Grey Zone; Rebecca Gilman's The Glory of Living (2002 Pulitzer Prize finalist); Margaret Edson's Wit (1999 Pulitzer Prize); and the musicals Coraline, Carrie, and Ride the Cyclone. Many plays developed and produced by MCC have gone on to productions throughout the country and around the world.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride / WM Photos



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