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Full Casting Announced for Matthew Lopez's Drag Drama The Legend of Georgia McBride

The production is part of MCC Theater’s 2015-16 season.

Matthew Lopez is the author of The Legend of Georgia McBride.
Matthew Lopez is the author of The Legend of Georgia McBride.
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Casting has been announced for Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride, the first production of MCC Theater's 2015-16 season at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. Directed by Mike Donahue, the production runs from August 20-October 4, with opening night set for September 9.

The Legend of Georgia McBride follows an Elvis impersonator as he becomes a drag queen in order to make ends meet for himself and his pregnant wife. The production marks the MCC Theater debuts of both playwright Lopez and director Donahue.

The company will be led by Dave Thomas Brown (Heathers: The Musical), alongside Wayne Duvall (O Brother, Where Art Thou?), Matt McGrath (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), Keith Nobbs (Lombardi), and Afton C. Williamson (Banshee).

The production features choreography by Paul McGill, set design by Donyale Werle, costumes by Anita Yavich, hair and makeup by Jason Hayes, lighting by Ben Stanton, and sound design by Jill DuBoff.

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