MCC Extends THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE

MCC THEATER announced today the extension-by popular demand-of its hit comedy, Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride, now playing at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). The play, which officially opened on September 9th, will now play through October 11th. It was previously scheduled through October 4th. For more information on MCC Theater, please visit www.mcctheater.org.

The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez, directed by Mike Donahue with choreography by Paul McGill, stars Dave Thomas Brown,Wayne Duvall, Matt McGrath, Keith Nobbs and Afton C. Williamson. How can an Elvis impersonator become a winning drag queen in the Florida Panhandle? With an empty bank account and pregnant wife, Casey's going to have to answer that question fast in this music-filled comedy about finding your true voice.

Also announced today: The first PlayLabs reading, The Siblings Play by MCC Theater Youth Company alum Ren Dara Santiago, will star Teddy Canez (A Streetcar Named Desire), Raul Castillo ("Looking"), Alejandra Escalante (Measure for Measure), Renaldo Piniella (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close) and Lisa Ramirez (Exit Cuckoo). The Siblings Play, directed by Daniel Talbott, will be presented at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on Monday, September 21st at 7PM. Tickets, on-sale now, are $15, which include the post-reading reception. For tickets and more on PlayLabs-MCC Theater's playd development series-please visit www.mcctheater.org.

MCC's 2015-16 Season also includes: Lost Girls, John Pollono's follow-up to the hit MCC production Small Engine Repair; and Smokefall by Noah Haidle, which received a sold out run at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago last fall. Playwright Halley Feiffer (I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard) will make her MCC Theater playwriting debut with her play A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. All productions will be staged at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus




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