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Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts - Main Stage
at Mercy Street 500 Castro Street Mountain View, CA 94041
650-903-6000
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4.3 average rating
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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 07 2008

I thoroughly loved this production. I think the cast was all extremely talented. I really enjoyed it. I can't say enough good things about it. I read some of the theatre reviews in the paper and while I understood what they were trying to say,...continued

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46 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 07 2008

This is a very nuanced and difficult show to do. Both Little Edie and Big Edie are complex and challenging roles that require a lot of energy. This production was good. While I had some problems with some of the decisions in the direction and...continued

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2 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 11 2008

With the exception of the woman playing the mother in Act I, the actors weren't up to the task of making the Act I situation real. It came off as very stagy and almost campy. However, Act II more than redeemed the evening. Act II takes place...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

Winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical 2006
“An experience no passionate theatergoer should miss.” —The New York Times

Description

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright chronicles the journey of Jackie Kennedy’s notorious relatives, Edith and Edie Bouvier Beale, from giddy fortune in the 1940s to seclusion in the 1970s. Grey Gardens is a bittersweet saga of roads not taken and dreams left unfulfilled.

Book by Doug Wright 

Music by Scott Frankel

Lyrics by Michael Korie

Based on the film “Grey Gardens” by David Maysles, Albert Maysles, Ellen Hovde, Muffie Meyer and Susan Froemke

About the Ticket Supplier: TheatreWorks

Innovative, fun, and always entertaining, TheatreWorks’ high-energy brand of performance will captivate you! With a national reputation for artistic innovation and integrity, TheatreWorks was named Best Repertory Theatre in the Bay Area by prestigious San Francisco magazine. The company offers a year-round season of musicals, comedies and dramas staged in the state-of-the-art Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts and in the graceful, California Mission-style Lucie Stern Theatre complex in Palo Alto.

“TheatreWorks’ successes have illuminated the Peninsula’s cultural scene like those of no other arts organization or institution.” —The Mercury News