Joshua Henry and the Cast of The Wrong Man

Ross Golan's The Wrong Man extends limited run at MCC Theater

The Wrong Man is set for an official opening at the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space on October 7, 2019.

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

Due to popular demand, MCC Theater has announced a 3-week extension for its current world premiere musical The Wrong Man, which features a book, music & lyrics by multi-platinum songwriter Ross Golan. Previews began at the Newman Mills Theater within the the Robert W. Wilson MCC Theater Space on September 18 and an official opening is schedulef for October 7, 2019. The limited engagement will now play its final performance on November 17, 2019 (instead of October 27).

Synopsis: "In this singular and exciting new work, the wrong man meets the wrong woman in the wrong place at the wrong time. Set in Reno, Nevada, The Wrong Man tells the story of Duran, a man just scraping by, who is accused of a murder he says he didn't commit."

The Wrong Man marks the reunion of Hamilton's Tony Award-winning director and orchestrator: Thomas Kail and Alex Lacamoire (who also provides music supervision and vocal arrangements). The musical is also be choreographed by by two-time Emmy Award winner Travis Wall.

As previously announced, The cast of The Wrong Man includes Grammy and three-time Tony Award nominee Joshua HenryCiara Renée, and Ryan Vasquez, alongside "American Idol" finalist Anoop DesaiTilly Evans-KruegerMalik KitchenLibby Lloyd, Amber PickensKyle RobinsonDebbie Christine Tjong, and Julius Williams.

The creative team features music direction by Taylor Peckham, scenic design by Tony Award winner Rachel Hauck, costume design by Jennifer Moeller, lighting design by Betsy Adams, and sound design by Tony Award winner Nevin Steinberg.

Ross Golan, who has written hit songs for such recording artists as Justin Bieber, Michael Bublé, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Idina Menzel, and P!nk to name just a few, previously released a concept album of the musical via Interscope Records. An animated concept film, which he directed alongside John Hwang, also celebrated its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 27, 2019.

The Wrong Man Tickets are available now for performances through November 17, 2019.

(Photo by Matthew Murphy)


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