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Betty Buckley & Rachel York Star in GREY GARDENS, Beginning Tonight at Bay StreetBetty Buckley & Rachel York Star in GREY GARDENS, Beginning Tonight at Bay Street
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 4, 2015

Bay Street Theater presents Tony Award winner Betty Buckley and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York as Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale in GREY GARDENS, the musical, beginning tonight, August 4, where it will run through August 30; with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie. Michael Wilson directs. (more...)

Porchlight Sets Casts for First Post-Broadway Premiere of SIDE SHOW, FAR FROM HEAVEN & AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'Porchlight Sets Casts for First Post-Broadway Premiere of SIDE SHOW, FAR FROM HEAVEN & AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Exciting news just in to BroadwayWorld!  Michael Weber, artistic director of Porchlight Music Theatre, has announced the casts of the Chicago premiere of the 2014 revision of Side Show, the return of Porchlight's hit Ain't Misbehavin', multi-Jeff Award-winner Summer Naomi Smart starring in the Chicago premiere of Far From Heaven, and Porchlight Music Theatre's 2015 - 2016 artistic leadership for its four Mainstage productions. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Betty Buckley, Rachel York & More in Bay Street Theater's GREY GARDENSPhoto Flash: First Look at Betty Buckley, Rachel York & More in Bay Street Theater's GREY GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Bay Street Theater presents Tony Award winner Betty Buckley and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York as Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale in GREY GARDENS, the musical, beginning tomorrow, August 4, where it will run through August 30; with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie. Michael Wilson directs. For tickets, call the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

VIDEO: Inside Look At GREY GARDENS On CBS SUNDAY MORNINGVIDEO: Inside Look At GREY GARDENS On CBS SUNDAY MORNING
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 13, 2015

Inside a new production of a recent Broadway cult favorite and the history behind it! (more...)

CBS Sunday Morning to Visit GREY GARDENS Estate, 7/12CBS Sunday Morning to Visit GREY GARDENS Estate, 7/12
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

CBS SUNDAY MORNING WITH CHARLES OSGOOD heads to the coastline of New York's Long Island for its annual “Sunday at the Shore” edition to be broadcast July 12 (9:00 AM, ET) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

Betty Buckley to Go On in GREY GARDENS Following Horse Riding AccidentBetty Buckley to Go On in GREY GARDENS Following Horse Riding Accident
by Jessica Showers - Jun 30, 2015

Tony winner Betty Buckley's back might be broken, but that won't stop her from taking the stage in GREY GARDENS at Bay Street Theater this August. (more...)

Howard McGillin to Join Betty Buckley & Rachel York in GREY GARDENS at Bay Street TheaterHoward McGillin to Join Betty Buckley & Rachel York in GREY GARDENS at Bay Street Theater
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 26, 2015

The company of GREY GARDENS continues to grow. (more...)

Corey Cott & More Cleveland Natives Set for 'WE GREW UP LIKE THIS' at 54 Below, 6/28Corey Cott & More Cleveland Natives Set for 'WE GREW UP LIKE THIS' at 54 Below, 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

On Sunday, June 28th, Cleveland-born actors, composers and musicians who shared stages with each other as children and now share much larger stages as professionals will come together again to celebrate the Ohio community that sparked their love of the arts. (more...)

Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell to Star in GREY GARDENS at Southwark Next Year?Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell to Star in GREY GARDENS at Southwark Next Year?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

The Daily Mail writes that Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell are in discussions to star in the musical GREY GARDENS, which follows the lives of 'Little' Edie Beale and her mother Edith Bouvier Beale -- Jackie O's reclusive relatives. (more...)

Auction of Little Edie Beale Letters Set for 6/26-27 Before GREY GARDENS Revival at Bay StreetAuction of Little Edie Beale Letters Set for 6/26-27 Before GREY GARDENS Revival at Bay Street
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015

Ten letters and card written to veteran publicist /author Walter Newkirk (memoraBEALEia, Letters of Little Edie Beale, The Secret Life of Walter Newkirk) will be auctioned by Julien's Auctions on June 26 and June 27. (more...)

Tony Winner Betty Buckley & Rachel York Will Lead GREY GARDENS in Sag Harbor This SummerTony Winner Betty Buckley & Rachel York Will Lead GREY GARDENS in Sag Harbor This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

Bay Street Theater has announced that Tony Award winner Betty Buckley and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York will star as Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale in GREY GARDENS, the musical, August 4 – 30; with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie. Michael Wilson directs. (more...)

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces 2015-16 Grant RecipientsNational Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces 2015-16 Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announces nine awards granted from their National Fund for New Musicals, a major funding program to support NAMT member not-for-profit theatres in their collaborations with writers to create, develop and produce new musicals. Now in its seventh year, the Fund will provide grants totaling $46,000 to ten organizations across the country. (more...)

Bid in Playwrights Horizons' Online Auction, Go Backstage at THE KING & I and More, Now thru 5/19Bid in Playwrights Horizons' Online Auction, Go Backstage at THE KING & I and More, Now thru 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons has announced details for its 2015 special online Auction.  Bidding for the auction, which will feature an eclectic array of items and unique opportunities, begins today, Tuesday, May 5 at www.CharityBuzz.com/PlaywrightsHorizons. Online bidding will continue through Tuesday, May 19.  (more...)

GREY GARDENS to Play Custom Made Theatre, 5/22-6/21GREY GARDENS to Play Custom Made Theatre, 5/22-6/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

In 1975, filmmakers Albert and David Maysles brought their cameras into the crumbling, palatial estate of Edith Bouvier Beale (the aunt of Jackie Kennedy) and her daughter, Little Edie. There they found two women ostracized from their community, hanging on to reality by a thread, and surrounded by dozens of cats and raccoons. Grey Gardens, the Musical examines both the back-story of this fascinating family and the fate they couldn't possibly have imagined. It was the first musical on Broadway ever to be adapted from a documentary. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Adds FIVE PRESIDENTS, Darrell Hammond to 2015 Mainstage SeasonBay Street Theater Adds FIVE PRESIDENTS, Darrell Hammond to 2015 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

Bay Street Theater has announced changes to the 2015 Mainstage Season including a special added production. Both new plays are East Coast premieres! (more...)

Jenny Schwartz's IOWA Opens Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsJenny Schwartz's IOWA Opens Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The Playwrights Horizons world premiere of IOWA, a new musical play written by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Jenny Schwartz (God's Ear, Somewhere Fun), music by Todd Almond (Stage Kiss at PH, Kansas City Choir Boy, The Tempest, On the Levee) and lyrics by Mr. Almond and Ms. Schwartz, opens tonight, April 13, 2015. (more...)

Broadway-Bound Jason Alexander Withdraws from Bay Street Theater's 2015 SeasonBroadway-Bound Jason Alexander Withdraws from Bay Street Theater's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

Bay Street Theater announces a change in the second play, OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEY, for the 2015 Mainstage Summer Season. Jason Alexander was previously announced to star in the show, but had to withdraw from his role since he will be taking over for Larry David in FISH IN THE DARK on Broadway. Bay Street Theater wishes Jason all the best on his Broadway run. More information about the second play of the Mainstage Season will be announced soon. (more...)

Scott Schwartz to Host Bay Street Theater's 4th Annual CURTAIN UP! Benefit at Joe's Pub in MayScott Schwartz to Host Bay Street Theater's 4th Annual CURTAIN UP! Benefit at Joe's Pub in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Curtain Up!, Bay Street's 4th Annual Spring Benefit honoring Patty and Jay Baker, and Barbara Slifka at Joe's Pub in New York City on May 4. The theater's fourth honors event will be hosted by Bay Street's Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz. (more...)

IOWA Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights HorizonsIOWA Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Previews begin tomorrow, today, March 20 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) world premiere of IOWA, a new musical play written by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Jenny Schwartz (God's Ear, Somewhere Fun), music by Todd Almond (Stage Kiss at PH, Kansas City Choir Boy, The Tempest, On the Levee) and lyrics by Mr. Almond and Ms. Schwartz. Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Ken Rus Schmoll (Red Dog Howls, Middletown, What Once We Felt; next season's Antlia Pneumatica at PH), the musical play will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

GREY GARDENS Musical Team Remembers Albert MayslesGREY GARDENS Musical Team Remembers Albert Maysles
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Albert Maysles, who directed the film GREY GARDENS, passed away on March 5, 2015. He was 88. The authors, director and producer of the Broadway musical adaptation of GREY GARDENS issued a statement in Maysles' honor today, March 6. (more...)

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