STAGE TUBE: New Promo Video of GREY GARDENS, Starring Rachel York and Betty Buckley
GREY GARDENS The Musical opened at CTG/Ahmanson Theatre July 13, 2016. Directed by Michael Wilson, performances of the bittersweet story continue through August 14. Check out the new promo video below!
"Big Edie was just an old hippie," says Buckley. "She was like one of the original old hippies. You know, in a way, she had this old bohemian spirit and free spirit, and you know, loved the arts."
Rachel York and Betty Buckley lead the cast, with, in alphabetical order, Bryan Batt (AMC's "Mad Men"), Peyton Ella, Sarah Hunt, Simon Jones, Katie Silverman, Davon Williams and Josh Young. The cast also includes Olivia Curry, Rogelio Douglas Jr., Steven Good, Melina Kalomas,Michelle London and Rebecca Spencer.
The book for "Grey Gardens" The Musical is by Doug Wright, with music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie. The scenic design is by Jeff Cowie, costumes are by Ilona Somogyi, lighting is by Howell Binkley, sound is by Jon Weston, projections are by Jason H. Thompson, wig design is by Paul Huntley and casting is by Beth Lipari. Hope Clarke is the choreographer,Kevin Stites is the music director, Charles Swan is the associate director/choreographer and the production stage manager is Robert Bennett.
Set in East Hampton, New York, "Grey Gardens" The Musical tells the story of Big Edie and Little Edie, the eccentric aunt and cousin of Jacqueline KENNEDY Onassis, and their journey from glamorous aristocrats in the 1940s to notorious recluses in the 1970s, living in a crumbling house filled with memories and cats.
Tickets for "Grey Gardens" The Musical are available by calling (213) 972-4400 or online atCenterTheatreGroup.org, or by visiting the Center Theatre Group box office at the Ahmanson Theatre. The Ahmanson Theatre is located at The Music Center, 135 N. Grand Avenue in Downtown Los Angeles, 90012.