Grey Gardens
Book by Doug Wright, Music by Scott Frankel, and Lyrics by Michael Korie

"Grey Gardens" the Musical based on the Documentary film "Grey Gardens" by David Maysles, Albert Maysles, Ellen Hovde, Muffie Mayer and Susan Froemke

"Little" Edie Beale


"Big" Edith Bouvier Beale

Lois Wright Painting
This is a "spirit" painting of Little Edie Beale by Lois Wright. Lois is a talented and creative artist and displayed much of her work on the walls of Grey Gardens while she lived there. She continues to paint today. President Jimmy Carter even owns a Lois Wright portrait!
From the collection of JCK & BJK

Portrait of Little Edie Beale
By New York artists Ilana Simons.
From the collection of JCK & BJK

List of Grey Garden Kitties
Little Edie made this thorough list of the various cats that called Grey Gardens home in 1969. She scratched through the total number twice, and settled on 25 as the grand total of felines. The cat food cans are souvenirs from the set of the HBO "Grey Gardens" film.
From the collection of JCK & BJK

Edie Beale Fashion Sketch by Nick Vereos
Little Edie's fashion sense has inspired designers the world over (including Isaac Mizrahi, Marc jacobs, Calvin Klein, and Todd Oldham). This is a sketch by Project Runway designer Nick Verreos that was auctioned for charity last year.
From the collection of JCK & BJK

What Grey Gardens looks like today!

Imported concrete wall from Spain

Current owners: Ben Bradlee (deceased) of the Washington Post and Sally Quinn

National Reviews

"An experience no passionate theatergoer should miss." –Ben Brantley, The New York Times

"The songs from Grey Gardens sustain a level of refined language and psychological detail as elevated as Stephen Sondheim's" –Stephen Holden, The New York Times

"#1 Show of the Year!" –Time Magazine

"A darkly thrilling, quirky, and heartbreaking musical. Doug Wright's book tells an emotionally devastating tale of family and freedom." –David Cote,NY1 News

"Here's living, breathing proof that the serious Broadway musical isn't dead!" –Matt Wolf, The Observer (U.K.)




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