Watch #Miscast20 and read my review

Joshua Henry, who is the theater world’s most unlikely Annie, sang “Tomorrow” (“The sun will come out tomorrow…”) at Miscast, followed by Heather Headley singing “Endless Night” from the Lion King (“know that the night must end And that the sun will rise…”)
The hope for future sunshine seemed a fitting conclusion to MCC Theater’s annual concert, which since 2001 has showcased Broadway stars performing songs in roles for which they would never be cast. In the past, the event has been a fun-filled, joyous (and expensive) fundraising gala. This year it was a Netathon, entirely online (and free, though with frequent requests for donations), available on YouTube through September 17. There was still much fun in the dozen performances…But, to MCC’s credit, the concert acknowledged the dark period in which we’re living more explicitly than other recent group shows

Full review on DC Theatre Scene

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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