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    Grey Gardens, the musical

    Presented by at The Lyric Stage Company

    May 8 - June 6, 2009


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    Grey Gardens, the musical

    This riotous and touching Tony-nominated musical tells the story of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' eccentric relatives, Big Edie Beale and her daughter Little Edie. The two shared a dysfunctional and co-dependant relationship that dragged them from their perch atop high society to a life of squalor and isolation as East Hampton, Long Island's most notorious recluses. Based on the famous documentary of the same name, this musical offers...

    This riotous and touching Tony-nominated musical tells the story of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' eccentric relatives, Big Edie Beale and her daughter Little Edie. The two shared a dysfunctional and co-dependant relationship that dragged them from their perch atop high society to a life of squalor and isolation as East Hampton, Long Island's most notorious recluses. Based on the famous documentary of the same name, this musical offers theatrical magic: the actress who portrays the mother in the first act takes on the role of the daughter in the second. The New York Times call Grey Gardens "an experience no passionate theatregoer should miss."


    The Lyric Stage Company

    140 Clarendon Street
    Boston, MA 02116

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    Admission Info:
    Wednesday Matinees: $39 Center, $29 Sides Weeknights: $51 Center, $41 Sides Weekends: $54 Center, $44 Sides


    General Day and Time Info:
    Wednesdays at 7:30 pm
    Thursdays at 7:30 pm
    Fridays at 8:00 pm
    Saturdays at 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm
    Sundays at 3:00 pm

    Two Wednesday Matinees: May 13 and June 3 at 2:00 pm.

    Phone: 617-585-5678


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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    • Event Name: Grey Gardens, the musical
      4 out of 5 stars rating "Thoroughly Enjoyable"
      Review posted by: Lisa C. from Norwood, MA, Jun 12, 2009

      Was already familiar with this fascinating story from the Maysles documentary and the HBO movie, and was curious about the musical treatment. Having read both NY and Boston reviews, I was expecting a... Expand

    • Event Name: Grey Gardens, the musical
      4.5 out of 5 stars rating "Wonderful production!"
      Review posted by: Laura Delaney from Boston, MA , Jun 08, 2009

      Everyone did a spectacular job, the casting and staging were very well done, and Leigh Barret's performance was wrenchingly real. While some of the singing was a bit outsized for the tiny space, and... Expand

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