"Hangover" and "Grey's Anatomy" Stars Lead Cast in New Robert Askins Play at MCC

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MCC Theater will host the world premiere of Permission by Hand to God playwright Robert Askins, starting previews tonight. In the lead roles are Justin Bartha (Lend Me a Tenor, "The Hangover") and Emmy nominee Elizabeth Reaser ("Grey's Anatomy," The Money Shot).

Permission is directed by Tony nominee Alex Timbers (Rocky). Performances are set to run April 29-June 14 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, with an official opening night set for May 20.

Justin Bartha
Justin Bartha

The cast will also feature Nicole Lowrance, Talene Monahon and Lucas Near-Verbrugghe.

In Permission, Bartha and Reaser will play Eric and Cyndy, respectively, a couple who have decided to follow the example of their friends and make the real-life practice of Christian Domestic Discipline the foundation of their marriage. "But restructuring their lives and their union according to role play and a new moral code upends everything they knew--and took for granted--about one another, their friends, and more importantly, who really holds the power," state press notes.

For more information visit mcctheater.org.

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