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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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Ruukie7
25 events
15 reviews
12 stars
Plenty of fun restaurants on Castro street. Park you car, walk and find whatever you like, or, you can have a light meal, coffee, dessert at the venue.
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I wore slacks and short sleeve shirt, wife was in pant suit. Longest day of the year, so it was warm and enjoyable to have coffee outdoors before the show..
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Reviews & Ratings

"Grey Gardens"
9 ratings
4.3 average rating
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12 events
6 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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77 events
46 reviews
7 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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389 events
53 reviews
82 stars
attended Sep 11 2008

Sorry I missed the New York production AND, having been at this TW's Opening performance - It's just so much better the second time around. The actors have settled into their roles and the "Three Eadies" are Fabulous...Don't miss this Unique...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