Marys Seacole, starring Quincy Tyler Bernstine, extends at Lincoln Center Theater

The LCT3 production of Marys Seacole will now play its final performance at the Claire Tow Theater on April 7, 2019.

Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Karen Kandel and the Cast of Marys Seacole

Lincoln Center Theater has announced a 2-week extension for its current world premiere LCT3 production of Marys Seacole, written by Jackie Sibblies Drury and directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz, which began previews at the Claire Tow Theater on February 9, 2019, and officially opened on February 25. The limited engagement will now run through to April 7, 2019 (instead of March 24).

Synopsis: "In Marys Seacole, Mary is an ambitious Jamaican woman determined to live a grand life; her adventures take her across oceans and eras, from a battlefield of the Crimean War to a contemporary nursing home, and many times and places in between. Marys Seacole is an exploration of what it means to be a woman who is paid to care."

The cast of Marys Seacole includes Obie Award winner Quincy Tyler Bernstine (as Mary), alongside Karen Kandel and Lucy Taylor will be Gabby BeansMarceline Hugot, and Ismenia Mendes.

The creative team behind Marys Seacole features scenic design by Mariana Sanchez, costume design by Kaye Voyce, lighting design by Jiyoun Chang, and sound design by Palmer Hefferan.

Quincy Tyler Bernstine previously appeared for Lincoln Center Theater in In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play, making her Broadway debut as Elizabeth in October 2009. Off-Broadway she won an Obie Award that same year for her performance in Manhattan Theatre Club's Ruined. She has since earned Lucille Lortel Award nominations for her roles in the Public Theater's production of NevaPlaywrights Horizons' production of Grand ConcourseClassic Stage Company's revival of As You Like It, and Vineyard Theatre's production of The Amateurs. She was last seen on the New York stage earlier this year in the Signature Theatre revival of Our Lady of 121st Street.

In addition, Lincoln Center Theater's current production of Nantucket Sleigh Ride, starring Tony and 5-time Emmy Award winner John Larroquette, continues at the Mitzi E Newhouse Theater through to May 5, 2019, and the Broadway revival of Lerner & Loewe's classic musical My Fair Lady, starring Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, continues at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

(Photo by Julieta Cervantes)