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In Performance Video: Quincy Tyler Bernstine Performs from Playwrights Horizons' GRAND CONCOURSE


This week's New York Times In Performance video, actress Quincy Tyler Bernstine of Heidi Schreck 's new play GRAND CONCOURSE, now playing through November 30th at Playwrights Horizons. In this scene, Ms. Bernstine's character 'Shelley'', the nun who runs the kitchen, recalls how a dream about a high school crush led to her decision to join the church. Watch the video here!

Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's "Nurse Jackie"), opened November 12, 2014.

Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the cast of GRAND CONCOURSE features Obie Award winnerQuincy Tyler Bernstine (Mr. Burns and Far From Heaven at PH; In the Next Room...; Ruined), Ismenia Mendes (Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; The Wayside Motor Inn), Bobby Moreno (Drama Desk nomination for Year of the Rooster) and Tony Award nominee and Obie Award winner Lee Wilkof (Assassins and Glance of a Landscape at PH; Breakfast at Tiffany's and Kiss Me, Kate on Broadway; the original Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors).

Called to a life of religious service, Shelley (Ms. Bernstine) is the devoted manager of a Bronx soup kitchen, but lately her heart's not quite in it. Enter Emma (Ms. Mendes): an idealistic but confused young volunteer with mixed intentions, whose recklessness pushes Shelley to the breaking point.

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