Review: `Grey Gardens’

Aug 24

Opened Aug. 23, 2008 at the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts   Beth Glover (left) is Big Edie and Elisa Van Duyne is Little Edie as they perform “Peas in a Pod” in Act 1 of the TheatreWorks production of the musical Grey Gardens. Photos by Mark Kitaoka `Gardens’ at TheatreWorks is solid production of crumbling musical «« The...

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Little Edie sings! `Grey Garden’s comes to TheatreWorks

Aug 19

Beth Glover is Edith “Little Edie” Bouvier Beale in the TheatreWorks production of Grey Gardens, the first since the original closed on Broadway. Photo by David Allen For Beth Glover, Grey Gardens is al all-you-can-Edie experience. The veteran actress plays Big Edie and in Grey Gardens, the musical based on the 1975 documentary of the same name. In Act...

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TheatreWorks announces `Grey Gardens’ cast

Jul 28

Mountain View’s TheatreWorks will present the first post-Broadway production of the Tony Award-winning musical Grey Gardens, based on the documentary of the same name about Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy’s quirky, reclusive relatives. The cast has been announced, and in the role that won Christine Ebersole (above) a Tony on Broadway is Beth Glover, a veteran...

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Blame it on Broadway

Dec 20

This was the year that Elton John and Anne Rice’s musical Lestat bit the big one and High Fidelity was a sound no one wanted to hear. Those of us who saw Lestat in its pre-Brodway run at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre knew the show had a stake through its heart from the get go. And as for High Fidelity (right), the sample songs on the show’s Web...

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I’m so excited

Oct 16

Things I’m excited about at the moment: - The new Chorus Line cast recording (stay tuned for more on that one), which came out last week. - Two off-Broadway musicals making their way to Broadway: Spring Awakening and Grey Gardens. The good folks at Broadway.com have posted a world-premiere video from Spring Awakening, a musical by Steven Sater and popster...

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