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BWW Review: Max & Louie Productions' Incredible GREY GARDENS
by Chris Gibson - Jul 15, 2016

If you've seen the Maysles brother's documentaries GREY GARDENS and THE BEALES OF GREY GARDENS (which are actually collaborative efforts between David & Albert Maysles,Ellen Hovde, Muffie Mayer & Susan Froemke) then you have to see Max and Louie Productions' brilliant staging of the musical based upon these larger than life figures. If you haven't see either, then you desperately need to. Seriously, they're on HULU, watch them! Eavesdropping on Edith Bouvier Beale (big Edie) and Edie Beale (little Edie) in these films is an immersive experience, filled with snippets of songs, stories of missed opportunities and lost loves, a dilapidated estate, lot of cats, and more than one raccoon. Their love for one another is, somehow, crystalline clear, but lying beneath layers of scars that a life unfulfilled can produce. The musical tells it all, with a one act flashback to 1941 that fills in the blanks (book by Doug Wright) that led years later to their seclusion in squalor. This is masterfully achieved by the combined efforts of an exceptional cast and expert direction. I'll say it more than you once; you must see GREY GARDENS.

Rachel York & Betty Buckley-Led GREY GARDENS Will Play the Ahmanson Theatre in Summer 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

BroadwayWorld has just learned that GREY GARDENS has replaced TITANIC in the 2016 line-up at LA's Ahmanson Theatre. The production will be led by Rachel York and Betty Buckley, who both starred in a production at Bay Street Theatre earlier this year.

Center Theatre Group to Host Talkback with Betty Buckley, Rachel York and Michael Wilson Following Film Screening
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 6, 2016

Center Theatre Group will host a special event featuring a screening of "Grey Gardens," the 1975 classic documentary, followed by a conversation with Betty Buckley, Rachel York and Michael Wilson - the stars and director of the upcoming Ahmanson Theatre production of the Tony Award-nominated "Grey Gardens" The Musical.

Sheila Hancock, Jenna Russell and More Star in GREY GARDENS at Southwark, Jan. 2 - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2016

Casting has been announced for GREY GARDENS at Southwark Playhouse.  The cast features Sheila Hancock, Jenna Russell, with Billy Boyle, Jeremy Legat, Ako Mitchell, Rachel Anne Rayham, Aaron Sidwell and Alana Hinge.  Also cast are Grace Jenkins, Rebecca Nardin and Eleanor Waldron.

Rachel York & Betty Buckley-Led GREY GARDENS Will Play the Ahmanson Theatre in Summer 2016
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that GREY GARDENS has replaced TITANIC in the 2016 line-up at LA's Ahmanson Theatre. The production will be led by Rachel York and Betty Buckley, who both starred in a production at Bay Street Theatre earlier this year.

Sheila Hancock, Jenna Russell and More Star in GREY GARDENS at Southwark, Jan. 2 - Full Cast Announced!
by Christina Mancuso - Nov 20, 2015

Casting has been announced for GREY GARDENS at Southwark Playhouse.  The cast features Sheila Hancock, Jenna Russell, with Billy Boyle, Jeremy Legat, Ako Mitchell, Rachel Anne Rayham, Aaron Sidwell and Alana Hinge.  Also cast are Grace Jenkins, Rebecca Nardin and Eleanor Waldron.

THEATER TALK Welcomes HONEYMOON IN VEGAS' Tony Danza & Rob McClure This Week
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 25, 2015

This week's THEATER TALK revels in show business lore with performers-supreme Tony Danza and Rob McClure, who are now co-starring in the hit musical Honeymoon in Vegas at the Nederlander Theatre. Then the show remembers the late documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles, who died this month at the age of 88.

GREY 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.

BWW Reviews: From Everything to Nothing: GREY GARDENS the Musical (Actors' Theatre)
by Cassandra Sandros - Jun 11, 2014

based upon the 1976 documentary of the same name, by Albert and David Maysles, the offbeat and somewhat perplexing musical Grey Gardens acts as a pseudo-documentary of the rise and fall of the reclusive mother/daughter duo of 'Big' Edith Bouvier Beale and 'Little' Edith Bouvier Beale. Aunt and cousin, respectively, of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the story follows their lives from high society to abject poverty, living in a decomposing mansion overrun with flea-infested cats.

Photo Flash: First Look at Patti Cohenour, Allen Fitzpatrick and More in ACT/5th Avenue's GREY GARDENS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2013

GREY GARDENS, a co-production with The 5th Avenue Theatre and ACT is now playing on the mainstage through May 26. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production shots below.

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Rachel York & Betty Buckley-Led GREY GARDENS Will Play the Ahmanson Theatre in Summer 2016
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that GREY GARDENS has replaced TITANIC in the 2016 line-up at LA's Ahmanson Theatre. The production will be led by Rachel York and Betty Buckley, who both starred in a production at Bay Street Theatre earlier this year.


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How many shows has Ellen Hovde written?
Ellen Hovde has written 1 shows including Grey Gardens (Source Material).