Jennifer Holliday, Ben Platt, and More to Headline Miscast Gala

Off-Broadway News   Jennifer Holliday, Ben Platt, and More to Headline Miscast Gala
 
MCC has announced an all-star lineup for its annual event, where Broadway stars take on roles in which they would never be cast.
Jennifer Holliday, Ben Platt, and Brandon Victor Dixon
Jennifer Holliday, Ben Platt, and Brandon Victor Dixon

MCC Theater has announced the lineup for its upcoming Miscast gala, the Off-Broadway theatre’s annual event that sees Broadway stars perform songs from roles in which they would never be cast. This year’s performers will include Annaleigh Ashford, Norbert Leo Butz, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Jennifer Holliday, Kelli O’Hara, Stephanie J. Block, Brian d’Arcy James, Brandon Victor Dixon, Ben Platt, and Mandy Gonzalez.

Miscast 2017, which will take place April 3 at the Hammerstein Ballroom, will also celebrate MCC’s 30th anniversary. Following cocktails and dinner, performances will kick off at 8:45 PM. Additional names will be announced shortly. Show-only mezzanine level tickets, beginning at $99, are now on sale and can be purchased here.

To purchase gala tickets, contact Nick Vermane at (212) 727-7722, ext. 232 or via email at nvername@mcctheater.org

Proceeds from the evening will go towards supporting MCC Theater’s programming and literary development work with emerging playwrights, its Youth Company, and partnerships with New York City public high schools.

Honorary co-chairs for Miscast 2017 include Norbert Leo Butz, Josh Charles, Hugh Dancy, Alex Dinelaris, Jenna Fischer, Jonathan Groff, Oscar Isaac, Allison Janney, Neil LaBute, Melissa Leo, Judith Light, Zosia Mamet, Julianna Margulies, Laurie Metcalf, Anna Paquin, Sarah Paulson, Piper Perabo, Lily Rabe, Thomas Sadoski, Maura Tierney, and Marisa Tomei.

Watch Tina Fey and Tituss Burgess sing “You're Nothing Without Me“ from last year’s Miscast gala.

The Hammerstein Ballroom is located at 311 West 34th Street, New York. MCC is currently presenting Anna Jordan’s dark new play, Yen, starring Oscar nominee Lucas Hedges, The Get Down’s Justice Smith, and Stefania LaVie Owen. Visit mcctheater.org for more information.

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