(Above source: MCC Theater)
The thrice-rescheduled virtual Miscast 2020 – a gala to raise money for The Mental Health Coalition (MHC) and MCC Theater – will stream free this Sunday, September 13, at 7:45 pm ET on MCC Theater’s YouTube channel.
As its title suggests, well-known Broadway performers will take on roles for which they would never — or highly unlikely — be cast.
This year’s miscast includes:
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ Norbert Leo Butz
Aida’s Heather Headley
Mrs. Doubtfire’s Rob McClure
West Side Story’s Isaac Powell
An American in Paris’ Robert Fairchild
The Wrong Man’s Joshua Henry
The Notebook’s Ingrid Michaelson
Children of a Lesser God’s Lauren Ridloff
Shuffle Along’s Adrienne Warren
Hello, Dolly’s Beanie Feldstein
Hamilton’s Leslie Odom Jr.
Waitress’ Nicolette Robinson
Hamilton’s Phillipa Soo
Members of the original Broadway cast of Hairspray
Presenters will include School Girls’ Jocelyn Bioh, The Good Wife’s Julianna Margulies, Law & Order: SVU’s Raúl Esparza, Lost Girls’ Piper Perabo, The Politician’s Judith Light and The Newsroom’s Thomas Sadoski.
The Mental Health Coalition was founded by social activist and fashion designer Kenneth Cole. MCC Theater develops productions for Off-Broadway. It also operates a Youth Company, has partnerships with New York City public high schools, and works with emerging playwrights.
If you’d like to donate, visit mcctheater.org/miscast-donation.
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