The Daily Show's Aasif Mandvi Hosts Tonight's Miscast Gala, Starring Jeremy Jordan and More
The annual MCC Theater event features Broadway performers singing songs from roles they'd be totally wrong for.
Actor and Daily Show regular Aasif Mandvi hosts MCC Theater's annual Miscast gala, held tonight, Monday, March 30, at the Hammerstein Ballroom. The event features Broadway performers seizing their chance to sing songs from roles they would be completely wrong for.
This year's gala honors Emmy- and Golden Globe Award-nominated stage and screen actress Sarah Paulson, who appeared in MCC's productions of Still Life and Colder Than Here, as well as legendary theatrical producer Fran Weissler (Chicago).
The lineup of performers includes Emmy winner Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black), Tony Award winners Laura Benanti (Gypsy, New York Spring Spectacular) and Jessie Mueller (Beautiful — The Carole King Musical), Tony Award nominees Annaleigh Ashford (You Can't Take It With You), Christopher Fitzgerald (Chicago), Joshua Henry (Violet), Jeremy Jordan (Newsies), Andrew Rannells (The New Normal), Ben Platt (Pitch Perfect), Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton), and Betsy Wolfe (The Last Five Years).
The honorary co-chairs of the event are James Earl Jones (You Can't Take It With You) and wife Cecilia, Jessica Lange, Christopher Plummer and wife Elaine, and Harvey Weinstein.