BREAKING NEWS: MCC Theater will be presenting their annual MISCAST Gala this month. Instead of it being done in a Live Theater Fancy Gala setting, it will be performed virtually on September 13th, 2020 at 8pm EST only on YouTube for FREE for all Theater lovers to watch.
In case anyone may not be familiar with MISCAST, it's MCC Theater's annual gala concert that supports the company's future of producing new shows, their Youth Company, and their in-school partnerships (serving BOTH NYC public high school students and their literary development work with emerging playwrights). celebration. The concert features some of the biggest names from The Great Bright Way (as well as Film and TV) as they center stage belting out Broadway songs from roles in which they would never be cast.
Expecting to take the virtual stage will include…..
Tony winner Norbert Leo Butz,
Tony winner Heather Headley,
Tony nominee Robert Fairchild,
Golden Globe nominee Beanie Feldstein,
Tony nominee Joshua Henry,
Tony nominee Phillipa Soo,
Tony nominee Rob McClure.
Tony nominee Adrienne Warren,
Emmy nominee Ingrid Michaelson,
The biggest news that just went out today will include a full virtual reunion featuring members of the Original Broadway cast of the Tony Award winning smash hit Hairspray. Yup, you can expect to see….
Tony winner Marissa Jaret Winokur (original "Tracy Turnblad"),
Tony winner Harvey Fierstein (original "Edna Turnblad"),
Tony and Emmy nominee Matthew Morrison (original "Link Larken"),
Tony nominee Kerry Butler (original "Penny Pingleton"),
Tony nominee Corey Reynolds (original "Seaweed J. Stubbs"),
Tony nominee Laura Bell Bundy (original "Amber Von Tussel"),
Emmy nominee and Broadway favorite Jackie Hoffman (original "Female Authority Figure"),
Broadway favorite Jenn Gambatese (original "Brenda" and later fulltime replacement "Penny Pingleton"),
Who is excited?!!!
MCC Theater announced today that members of the original Broadway cast of Hairspray will reunite for Miscast20. The gala will take place Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 8PM ET on MCC Theater's YouTube Channel, and will be available to watch through Thursday, September 17.
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