Overview

The hilarious and heartbreaking story of Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale, the eccentric aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, once bright names on the social register who became East Hampton's most notorious recluses.

"To listen to GREY GARDENS is to bring to mind two phrases seldom linked nowadays: 'Broadway musical' and 'artistic integrity.' The songs, with music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie, sustain a level of refined language and psychological detail as elevated as Stephen Sondheim's. The score is a meticulously fashioned piece of musical theater that gains in depth the more you listen to it." —NY Times.

Authors

Doug Wright

Doug Wright’s play Quills premiered at Washington, D.C.'s Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in 1995 and subsequently had its debut Off-Broadway at New York Theatre Workshop. Quills garnered the 1995 Kesselring Prize for Best New American Play from the National Arts Club and, for Wright, a 1996 Village Voice Obie Award for ...

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Michael Korie

MICHAEL KORIE is the lyricist of the Broadway musical War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole, and is the recipient of this year’s Marc Blitzstein Award given by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Writing for musical theater, he created the lyrics to composer Scott Frankel’s music for War Paint, ...

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Scott Frankel

Scott Frankel was nominated for Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards for his work on Grey Gardens. He's written the music for Doll (Ravina Festival; Richard Rogers Award) and Meet Mister Future (winner, Global Search for New Musicals), both with lyricist/librettist Michael Korie. As a music director, conducto ...

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