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

Schedule

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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Theresa Hanneck is a celebrated author and veteran feminist warrior; Msemaji Ukweli is a promising young writer who is quickly becoming the leading cultural critic on race, class, and gender for a new generation. When a heated exchange between the two women goes viral, Theresa finds herself ill-equipped to manage her message in the era of 140 character tweets-especially against a rival whose time may have come. A collision of ideals within the feminist movement propels JC Lee's riveting drama from breathless start to surprising finish.
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BWW Review:  Jayne Houdyshell and Pascale Armand Confront Generational and Racial Feminist Divides in RELEVANCEBWW Review: Jayne Houdyshell and Pascale Armand Confront Generational and Racial Feminist Divides in RELEVANCE
by Michael Dale - March 7, 2018

Historically, it hasn't been unusual for writers like Amantine Lucile Dupin (better known as George Sand) and Nelle Harper Lee (published as Harper Lee) to take on traditionally male or androgynous names to help advance their careers in a patriarchal world by allowing publishers and readers to make their own assumptions regarding the author's gender. (more...)

Review Roundup: RELEVANCE Opens at MCC TheaterReview Roundup: RELEVANCE Opens at MCC Theater
by Review Roundups - February 26, 2018

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) presents the third show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of Relevance, written by J. Lee ('How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Looking') with direction by Tony Award¬ģ nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MCC's RELEVANCE, Starring Jayne HoudyshellPhoto Flash: First Look at MCC's RELEVANCE, Starring Jayne Houdyshell
by BWW News Desk - February 22, 2018

MCC Theatre presents Relevance, a play by JC Lee, which opens this Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.  Tony Award winner Jayne Houdyshell (The Humans) is Theresa Hanneck, a celebrated author and veteran feminist warrior. Tony nominee Pascale Armand (Eclipsed) is Msemaji Ukweli, a promising young writer who is quickly becoming the leading cultural critic on race, class, and gender for a new generation. When a heated exchange between the two women goes viral, Theresa finds herself ill-equipped to manage her message in the social media era-especially against a rival whose time may have come. Directed by Tony nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed), a collision of ideals within the feminist movement propels JC Lee's riveting drama from breathless start to surprising finish. (more...)

BWW TV: What's RELEVANCE All About? Jayne Houdyshell & Company Explain!BWW TV: What's RELEVANCE All About? Jayne Houdyshell & Company Explain!
by TV - Press Previews - January 10, 2018

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) will soon present the third show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of Relevance, written by J. Lee ('How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Looking') with direction by Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of MCC's RELEVANCE, with Jayne Houdyshell & More!Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of MCC's RELEVANCE, with Jayne Houdyshell & More!
by Walter McBride - January 10, 2018

MCC Theater (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) will soon present the third show of its 2017-18 season: the World Premiere of Relevance, written by J. Lee ('How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Looking') with direction by Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy(Eclipsed). (more...)

Jayne Houdyshell to Star in JC Lee's RELEVANCE at MCC TheaterJayne Houdyshell to Star in JC Lee's RELEVANCE at MCC Theater
by BWW News Desk - December 5, 2017

MCC Theater today announced that Tony Award winner and MCC alum Jayne Houdyshell (The Humans; A Doll's House, Part 2; Coraline at MCC Theater) will star in the World Premiere production of Relevance, written by JC Lee ('How to Get Away With Murder,' 'Looking') with direction by Tony Award nominee Liesl Tommy (Eclipsed). (more...)