Grey Gardens Now Playing
Photo by Lenny Stucker/ LennyStucker.com
Book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, lyrics by Michael Korie
Directed by Michael Wilson
Betty Buckley & Rachel York
GREY GARDENS tells the story of Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale, the eccentric aunt and cousin of Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis. It is based on the 1975 documentary by Albert and David Maysles, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2015. Set at the Bouvier mansion in East Hampton, this bold musical follows a mother and daughter on their hilarious and heartbreaking journey from glamorous aristocrats to notorious recluses in a crumbling house filled with memories and cats.
The cast stars Betty Buckley as Edith Bouvier Beale and Rachel York as “Little” Edie Beale/Edith Bouvier Beale; other cast members include: Gracie Beardsley as Jacqueline Bouvier; Matt Doyle as Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr./Jerry; James Harkness as Brooks Sr./Brooks Jr.; Sarah Hunt as Young "Little" Edie Beale; Simon Jones as J.V. "Major" Bouvier/Norman Vincent Peale; and Dakota Quackenbush as Lee Bouvier.
The production team includes Hope Clarke (Choreography), Andy Einhorn (Music Director), Jeff Cowie (Set Design), Robert Wierzel (Lighting Design), Ilona Somogyi (Costume Design), Heather Ugrina (Props), Charles Swan (Assistant Director), Robert Bennett (Production Stage Manager), and Denice Yaney (Assistant Stage Manager).
Posted: August 10, 2015 in Shows & Events