Newington Mainstage presentes GREY GARDENS: The Musical
This weekend only – OCTOBER 4-6 Friday & Saturday 8pm, Sunday 2pm *Saturday evening’s performance includes a post-show meet & greet with JERRY TORRE, star of the original 1975 “Grey Gardens” documentary!*
John Wallace Middle School 71 Halleran Drive, Newington, CT (please note the change in venue from previous announcements)
“GREY GARDENS: The Musical” chronicles the life of eccentric socialite “Big Edie” Bouvier Beale and her daughter, “Little Edie” (the aunt and… Continue reading
Meet Edith “Big Edie” Bouvier Beale and her daughter, Edith “Little Edie” Beale – once the highest of high society, who became East Hampton’s most notorious recluses, living in a dilapidated 28-room mansion with 51 cats, cobwebs and virtually no plumbing. Set in two eras – 1941, when the celebrated estate was the picture of wealth… Continue reading
Newington Mainstage is seeking submissions for the role of “Brooks” for their upcoming production of “GREY GARDENS: The Musical”.
Brooks Sr./Brooks Jr. – (African-American actor, mid 20’s-late 30s) will portray loyal family butler Brooks Sr. in Act One, and landscaper Brooks Jr., as well as a member of the ensemble, in Act Two. Handles the Beale family and their foibles with weary good humor. Vocal range: baritone, C3-E4. (minimal singing required – can be a non-singer)… Continue reading
Newington Mainstage is seeking a “Young Little Edie Beale” for their October production of “GREY GARDENS: The Musical”.
Young Little Edie Beale (20s, mix/belt to D5, soprano to B-flat 6) Referred to as Body Beautiful Beale. Engaged to Joseph Kennedy, Jr. She is young, full of life, and can’t decide whether she wants a life of fame or family. Speaks with a distinct Long Island dialect. Should move well. (This is the young version of the character Drew Barrymore played… Continue reading