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MCC's Carrie Revival to Record Cast Album

MCC's Carrie Revival to Record Cast Album

MCC’s remounting of Carrie will live on with a cast recording from Ghostlight Records. The off-Broadway cast, led by Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson, will record the album during the week of April 17. No release date has been announced. The musical's composer Michael Gore and Grammy winner Joel Moss, along with Ghostlight's Kurt Deutsch, will produce the album. This ...

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Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Megan Hilty & More Light Up the Night at MCC's Miscast Gala

Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Megan Hilty & More Light Up the Night at MCC's Miscast Gala
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TV and stage stars Jonathan Groff, Josh Gad, Megan Hilty were just a few of the many famous faces on hand at MCC Theater’s annual Miscast gala. The star-studded event, held on March 26 at the Hammerstein Ballroom, honored the creators of the current MCC production Carrie, composer Michael Gore, lyricist Dean Pitchford and writer Lawrence D. Cohen. Highlights from ...

Tony-Nominated Glee Vet Jonathan Groff Takes In MCC's Carrie

Tony-Nominated Glee Vet Jonathan Groff Takes In MCC's Carrie
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Tony nominee Jonathan Groff stopped by the Lucille Lortel Theatre to catch the buzzworthy revival of MCC’s Carrie. Earlier this season, the Broadway vet and Glee baddie starred in MCC's The Submission, and on March 26 Groff will be one of many stars participating in MCC’s Miscast gala. After the curtain came down on Carrie, Groff made his way backstage ...

Prom Night is Over! MCC’s Carrie Musical to Close Early

Prom Night is Over! MCC’s Carrie Musical to Close Early

The MCC revival of Carrie will shutter off-Broadway on April 8. The reimagined production, directed by Stafford Arima and starring Tony nominee Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson, was initially extended through April 22. The production officially opened on March 1 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, and will have played 34 previews and 46 regular performances at the time of closing ...

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Norm Lewis, Jan Maxwell, Josh Gad & More Join MCC’s Miscast 2012 Gala

Norm Lewis, Jan Maxwell, Josh Gad & More Join MCC’s Miscast 2012 Gala

Norm Lewis, Jan Maxwell, Nicole Parker and The Book of Mormon stars Josh Gad and Rory O’Malley have been added as performers for MCC’s Miscast 2012 gala. MCC’s annual gala features actors performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. The actors join previously announced stars Jonathan Groff, Nikki M. James and Smash's Megan Hilty. The ...

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Squigs Brings High School Horrors to Life in a Chilling Portrait of Carrie

Squigs Brings High School Horrors to Life in a Chilling Portrait of Carrie

The cult classic musical Carrie is back! Based on the Stephen King novel, Carrie tells the story of a bullied girl who takes revenge on her classmates at the bloodiest prom in history. Broadway.com’s resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson ventured back to high school to take in all the horror and destruction. In this arresting portrait, Squigs highlights three-time ...

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Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson Electrify at Carrie's Off-Broadway Opening

Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson Electrify at Carrie's Off-Broadway Opening
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Carrie, a musical with a checkered past (it only ran for five performance when it debuted on Broadway in 1988), returned to New York after an absence of nearly 25 years. Directed by Stafford Arima, this reworked revival officially bowed on March 1 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson as Margaret and Carrie White, respectively ...

An Inside Look at the the Resurrected Carrie, Starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson

An Inside Look at the the Resurrected Carrie, Starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson

She’s back with a vengeance! A revival of one of the most infamous musicals of all time, Carrie, opens off-Broadway on March 1, starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson as the disturbed mother/daughter duo. The show became legendary after it shuttered on Broadway after five performances, and in MCC Theatre's first New York revival, audiences can expect to ...

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It's Prom Night! MCC’s Resurrected Carrie Starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson, Opens Off-Broadway

It's Prom Night! MCC’s Resurrected Carrie Starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson, Opens Off-Broadway

One of the most infamous musicals of all time Carrie returns to New York after an absence of 23 years. This revamped, reimagined Carrie opens off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on March 1. The MCC production, starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson and directed by Stafford Arima, will terrorize audiences through April 22.

Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel ...

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MCC's Carrie Extends Four Weeks at Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theatre

MCC's Carrie Extends Four Weeks at Off-Broadway's Lucille Lortel Theatre

The original Broadway production of infamous musical Carrie may not have lasted long (5 performances only!) but the show's current off-Broadway reworking is definitely attracting audiences. The MCC revival of Carrie has extended for an additional four weeks at off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Theatre. The production, helmed by Stafford Arima, will now run through April 22. Starring Marin Mazzie and Molly ...

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Rising Star Molly Ranson on Having a Bloody Great Time in Carrie

Rising Star Molly Ranson on Having a Bloody Great Time in Carrie

Age & Hometown: 22; New York City

Current Role: Getting even with classmates as the bullied girl with telekinetic powers in MCC Theater's off-Broadway revival of Carrie.

Inside Osage County: As a student at LaGuardia High School (where the fictional film Fame was set), Ranson specialized in musicals. In fact, she had never appeared in a play until her Broadway debut ...

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Photo Exclusive! Betty Buckley, Broadway’s Margaret White, Visits Off-Broadway’s Carrie

Photo Exclusive! Betty Buckley, Broadway’s Margaret White, Visits Off-Broadway’s Carrie
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In 1988, the musical adaptation of Carrie made Broadway history when it closed after five performances. In spite of the premiere production's fast exit, Betty Buckley’s performance as terrifying mom Margaret White is still revered by fans of the cult musical. MCC Theater's new off-Broadway production of Carrie got a very special visitor on February 10, when Buckley arrived at ...

Marin Mazzie on the Craziness of Carrie, Preaching on the Subway and How Merrily We Roll Along Changed Her Career

Marin Mazzie on the Craziness of Carrie, Preaching on the Subway and How Merrily We Roll Along Changed Her Career

Three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie has played the loving mother in Ragtime, the troubled mother in Next to Normal and now the misunderstood mother in Carrie. The big-voiced star stopped by Show People with Paul Wontorek to dish about her star turn in MCC Theater's reimagined Carrie. Highlights of their gab session include Marin dressed as the world’s most glamorous ...

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First Look at the Reimagined Off-Broadway Production of Carrie

First Look at the Reimagined Off-Broadway Production of Carrie
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In 1988, Carrie cemented its place in Broadway history when the $8 million musical flopped after five performances. Since then, Carrie has been not been seen in New York…until now. MCC presents an updated revival of the musical about a bullied girl with telekinetic powers featuring new music, new book and an overhauled vision by director Stafford Arima. Get ...

Weekend Poll: After Carrie, Which Stephen King Novel Should be Adapted as a Stage Musical?

Weekend Poll: After Carrie, Which Stephen King Novel Should be Adapted as a Stage Musical?

MCC's reworked production of the notorious musical Carrie, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, began previews this week at off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Theatre. As King's first book to be published, Carrie kick-started the author's prolific career, which includes bestsellers The Shining, Misery, Pet Sematary, It and many more. Carrie may be the only of King's works to ...

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She’s Baack! Movie Mom Piper Laurie Takes In First Preview of Resurrected Carrie

She’s Baack! Movie Mom Piper Laurie Takes In First Preview of Resurrected Carrie
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The infamous musical Carrie, based on the novel by Stephen King, received new life on January 31 as MCC Theatre's re-imagined production began previews at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. The sold-out performance was the first glimpse New York audiences have seen of Carrie since its abbreviated Broadway run in 1988. The first preview drew one very special guest: Piper Laurie ...

MCC’s Updated Carrie Begins to Terrorize Off-Broadway

MCC’s Updated Carrie Begins to Terrorize Off-Broadway

MCC Theater’s reworking of the musical Carrie, starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson, begins performances off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre beginning January 31. The updated and re-imagined production, directed by Stafford Arima, officially opens on March 1.

Joining Mazzie (as Carrie’s mother, Margaret) and Ranson (in the title role) are Christy Altomare as Sue Snell, Carmen Cusack as Miss ...

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Laura Benanti, Norbert Leo Butz, Megan Hilty & More to Headline MCC's Miscast 2012 Gala

Laura Benanti, Norbert Leo Butz, Megan Hilty & More to Headline MCC's Miscast 2012 Gala

Tony winners Laura Benanti, Norbert Leo Butz and Nikki M. James, Smash stars Megan Hilty and Christian Borle and Broadway veteran Steven Pasquale are among the stars slated to perform at Miscast 2012, MCC’s annual gala featuring actors performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. The stars join previously announced performer Jonathan Groff. Hosted by comedian ...

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Go Behind the Scenes at MCC’s Updated Carrie, Starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson

Go Behind the Scenes at MCC’s Updated Carrie, Starring Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson

Based on Stephen King’s horrific novel, Carrie the musical has not played in front of New York audiences since its infamously short Broadway run in 1988. Now 24 years later, MCC is bringing a new, updated Carrie to the Lucille Lortel Theatre beginning January 31. This resurrected Carrie stars three time Tony-nominee Marin Mazzie and newcomer Molly Ranson and features ...

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A Very Carrie Meet and Greet With Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson

A Very Carrie Meet and Greet With Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson
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It’s ba-ack! Rehearsals have begun for MCC Theater's updated revival of the cult musical Carrie, starring Molly Ranson (Jerusalem) as Carrie and three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie (Ragtime, Next to Normal) as Margaret White. Directed by Stafford Arima, performances of the production, adapted from Steven King's novel, begin on January 31, 2012 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. Featuring music by ...

Casting Complete for the Off-Broadway Return of Infamous Musical Carrie

Casting Complete for the Off-Broadway Return of Infamous Musical Carrie

Casting is complete for the MCC Theater’s forthcoming off-Broadway production of Carrie. The newly reworked and re-imagined production of the short-lived 1988 Broadway musical will begin performances at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on January 31, 2012, and open on March 1, directed by Stafford Arima.

Joining previously announced stars Marin Mazzie (as Carrie’s mother, Margaret) and Molly Ranson (in the ...

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Marin Mazzie, Molly Ranson & More Head to High School in Revamped Cult Musical Carrie at MCC

Marin Mazzie, Molly Ranson & More Head to High School in Revamped Cult Musical Carrie at MCC

A reworked version of musical Carrie, adapted from Stephen King’s 1974 novel about a bullied teenager, will bow off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre beginning January 31, 2012. Molly Ranson will play the title character, a shy teenage girl who discovers telekinetic powers and takes revenge on her tormenters, and three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie will play her overprotective mother ...

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It's Back to the Prom for Carrie! MCC Plans to Revive Famed Flop Musical

It's Back to the Prom for Carrie! MCC Plans to Revive Famed Flop Musical

Carrie, the infamous Broadway musical flop, could be heading back to New York City. Off-Broadway’s MCC Theatre has acquired the rights to the show and will present it during its 2011-2012 season, a production spokesperson confirmed.

Stafford Arima, who directed a 2009 reading of the show which starred Sutton Foster, Marin Mazzie and newcomer Molly Ranson, will helm the full ...

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