Transfers extends its limited run at Lucille Lortel Theatre

MCC Theater's world premiere of Transfers by Lucy Thurber will now play its final performance on May 20, 2018.

Leon Addison Brown, Juan Castano & Ato Blankson-Wood in Transfers

MCC Theater has announced a 1-week extension for its current world premiere of Transfers, written by Obie Award winner Lucy Thurber and directed by Jackson Gay, which began previews on April 5 and officially opened on April 23 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, and will now continue its limited engagement through to May 20, 2018 (instead of May 13).

Synopsis: "Cristofer and Clarence are two gifted students from the South Bronx. After two years at a local community college being coached by faculty members, the young men are competing for a life-changing scholarship at an elite northeast university. During a campus visit, the young men are unexpectedly confronted with their shared past while trying to break through a system that seems designed to keep them on the outside."

The cast of Transfers includes Lucille Lortel Award nominee Ato Blankson-Wood (as Clarence Matthews), “The Knick” star Leon Addison Brown (as Geoffrey Dean), Juan Castano (as Cristofer Rodriguez), Glenn Davis(as David DeSantos), and “Godless” star Samantha Soule (as Rosie McNulty).

The creative team features scenic design by Tony Award winner Donyale Werle, costume design by Jessica Ford, lighting design by Russell H. Champa, and sound design by Broken Chord.

MCC Theater's next production at the Lucille Lortel Theatre will be the New York premiere of Collective Rage: A Play in 5 Betties, a new comedy written by Jen Silverman and directed by Mike Donahue, which begins performances on August 16, 2018.

Transfers Tickets are available now for performances through to May 20, 2018.

(Photo by Joan Marcus)