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Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
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I was worried about getting crappy seat but they were great seats-third row, center. The way seating is set up, there aren't really any bad seats in the theater.
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"Grey Gardens"
34 ratings
3.9 average rating
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4 reviews
13 stars
attended Jan 03 2009

The three Edies were strong, carrying this otherwise disjointed show from beginning to end. The first act is a fine narrative that brings perspective to the second act, which disappoints as a clunky reenactment of the original documentary. Without...continued

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30 reviews
10 stars
attended Jan 08 2009

A portrait of the Beale family, Edith and her daughter Edie, based on the documentary and cult film, Grey Gardens, the crumbling summer home on Long Island. The story raises the intriguing question: How could an American aristocratic family fall...continued

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15 reviews
6 stars
attended Dec 24 2008

The two halves of this play are so different in style but they add-up to something interesting. Well done. Great 'must see' performaces all 'round.

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book by Doug Wright,

music by Scott Frankel,

lyrics by Michael Korie

directed by Serge Seiden

starring Barbara Walsh and featuring Barbara Broughton, Bobby Smith and Jenna Sokolowski.

The Studio Theatre’s _Grey Gardens _will reinvent the world of this musical by uniting the two acts of the play through production and design, creating a cohesive world for both the glittering 1941 Grey Gardens and its decaying 1975 counterpart. With no seat more than eight rows from the stage, the audience will have the chance to experience this xtraordinary production up close with the actors singing without enhanced amplification. From Russell Metheny’s daring set to Alex Jaeger’s gorgeous costumes, the world of this Grey Gardens will come to new life for those who love the Maysles’ documentary,for those who love the musical and for those who just love theatre.