Allison Janney
Allison Janney
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Allison Janney, best known for her four-time Emmy-winning performance as press secretary C.J. Cregg on the long-running television series The West Wing, will be honored by MCC Theater at its annual Miscast gala, to be held March 31 at the Hammerstein Ballroom.

Janney received Tony nominations for her performances in the 2009 Broadway musical 9 to 5 and the 1998 revival of the play A View From the Bridge. Janney won a Drama Desk Award for both performances. She also appeared on Broadway in Present Laughter. Working with MCC Theater, she starred in Alan Ball's Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, Annie Evans' I Can't Stop Thinking Today, and several play marathons. On screen, she has appeared in Juno, American Beauty, The Help, and The Way, Way Back''.

MCC Theater's Miscast gala features Broadway stars performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. The official lineup will be announced in the future.

Click here for more information about attending the Miscast gala.