What Did Critics Think of Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Marys Seacole Off-Broadway?

The Verdict   What Did Critics Think of Jackie Sibblies Drury’s Marys Seacole Off-Broadway?
 
Read reviews for the Fairview playwright’s latest work, presented at LCT3.
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Ismenia Mendes, Lucy Taylor, Marceline Hugot, Quincy Tyler Bernstine and Karen Kandel Julieta Cervantes

Jackie Sibblies Drury, best known for her Off-Broadway hit Fairview, debuted her latest work Marys Seacole at Lincoln Center Theater’s LCT3. The play began performances at the Claire Tow Theater February 9 and officially opened February 25 for a limited engagement run through March 24.

Directed by Obie winner Lileana Blain-Cruz (Pipeline), the full cast includes Quincy Tyler Bernstine, Gabby Beans, Marceline Hugot, Karen Kandel, Ismenia Mendes, and Lucy Taylor. Inspired by the real-life Jamaican-born nurse Mary Seacole, the Mary (Bernstine) in this work adventures across the globe and across time—from the Crimean War zone to a modern-day nursing home in this play examining what it means to be a caregiver.

Read the reviews for the new production below.

The Hollywood Reporter (Frank Scheck)

New York Magazine/Vulture (Sara Holdren)

New York Stage Review (David Finkle and Michael Sommers)

New York Theater (Jonathan Mandell)

The New York Times (Ben Brantley)

Time Out New York (Helen Shaw)

Towleroad (Naveen Kumar)

The Wrap (Robert Hofler)

The production features scenic design by Mariana Sanchez, costume design by Kaye Voyce, lighting design by Jiyoun Chang, and sound design by Palmer Hefferan.

LCT3 is the arm of Lincoln Center Theater dedicated to the development of new work under the artistic direction of Evan Cabnet and LCT Artistic Director André Bishop.

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