MCC's annual benefit was held on Monday March 4 at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The gala was hosted by Victor Garber, honored Tony Award winner Judith Light for her stage and screen career, her work with MCC, and her advocacy for arts education. The performers included Tony Award winners LaChanze, Jane Krakowski and Christian Borle, Tony nominees Jonathan Groff and Jeremy Jordan, and more. The Miscast theme of the concert directs performers to sing songs from roles in which they would never be cast.
Guests included Golden Globe winners Julianna Margulies (The Good Wife) and America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), Tony Award winner Christine Baranski (Rumors), Tony Award nominees Jessica Hecht (A View from the Bridge) and Lily Rabe (Seminar), multiple Tony Award winning producer Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots), Zachary Quinto (The Glass Menagerie), and more.
The song list for the concert included:
"If Mama Was Married" - Jonathan Groff and Christian Borle
"Stars" - Sierra Boggess
"I Cannot Hear the City" - Nicole Parker
"Who Will Love Me as I Am?" - Cheyenne Jackson and Jeremy Jordan
"I Am Changing" - LaChanze
"Matchmaker" - Christian Borle, Michael Mandell, and Victor Garber
"No One Is Alone" - Cheyenne Jackson
"Don't Break The Rules" - Nicole Parker (as Norbert Leo Butz) with members of the OBC of Catch Me If You Can
"Think of Me" - Sierra Boggess (as Britney Spears)
"Back To Before" - LaChanze
"Let Me Be Your Star" - Jeremy Jordan and Jonathan Groff
"In the Heights" - Jane Krakowski and members of In the Heights cast