Edie Falco and Grant Shaud to perform at George Street Playhouse benefit



Edie Falco of “The Sopranos” and “Nurse Jackie Fame” fame will perform in a reading of the Matt Hoverman play, “Thrillsville,” at the George Street George Playhouse on Nov. 19. Grant Shaud, who played Miles Silverberg on “Murphy Brown,” will also perform. Proceeds will benefit the New Brunswick theater.

“Thrillsville,” a 2015 Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference semifinalist, is a comedy about a man and his developmentally disabled sister. Hoverman’s other works include “The Audience” and “The Glint: A Mean Little Comedy.”

Falso, a two-time Emmy winner, was nominated for a Tony in 2011 for her work in “The House of Blue Leaves.” Her other Broadway credits include “Side Man,” “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune,” and ” ‘night, Mother.”

Michael Mastro, the George Street Playhouse’s resident artistic director, will direct.

Tickets are $65 ($120 seats with admission to a post-performance meet-and-greet reception with the artists included. Visit GSPonline.org.

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