Theresa Rebeck’s Seared, currently playing at MCC Theater, should be required viewing for all students of the culinary arts, as well as all lovers of the theatrical arts. For the former it will act as a cautionary tale, and for the latter it will stand out as a beacon of the intersection of a truly inspired meeting of all the theater disciplines – writing, directing, stagecraft and acting. ... Read more
MCC Theater continues its 2019-2020 Off-Broadway Season with the New York premiere of Seared, written by Theresa Rebeck and directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel.
Performances are staged at the Susan & Ronald Frankel Theater within the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space in Hell's Kitchen. Audiences will be up close to the action of Seared’s working kitchen onstage in this intimate and flexible space.
(Photos by Joan Marcus)
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Seared is a new fit-for-foodies comedy. Brilliant, hot-headed chef Harry scores a mention in a food magazine with his signature scallops, and his business partner Mike finally sees profits within reach. The only problem is Harry refuses to recreate his masterpiece for the masses. Mix in a shrewd restaurant consultant with a waiter with dreams of his own and it all goes to hell in this hilarious and insightful new play that asks us to consider where art ends and commerce begins. You’ve never seen (or smelled) a production quite like this.