Music by
Scott Frankel
Lyrics by
Michael Korie
Book by
Doug Wright
Monday, February 27, 2023 7:30 pm
Alex Theatre

Grey Gardens

Musical Theatre Guild’s final production for the 2022–2023 Season is GREY GARDENS, a musical as haunting and strange as the two women at its center.

The musical is inspired by the Maysles Brothers’ famous documentary on “Big Edie” and “Little Edie” Bouvier, once polished members of high society, now living in squalor on the grounds of their crumbling East Hampton mansion, Grey Gardens, among dozens of cats and a few rabid raccoons.

Composer Scott Frankel and Lyricist Michael Korie create melodic songs in the style of the 1940’s to showcase the Bouvier Family, including a young Jacqueline, at the pinnacle of their success. The songs for the second half are more character-driven and move smoothly from the bizarre, “Jerry Likes My Corn,” to the truly sublime, “Another Winter in a Summer Town.”

The roles in GREY GARDENS are challenging both dramatically and musically. Musical Theatre Guild will rise to that challenge with a cast that can bring this unique show to vivid life.


Eileen Barnett
"Big" Edith Bouvier Beale
Trisha Rapier
Edith Bovier Beale / "Little" Edie Beale
Zachary Ford
Joseph Patrick Kennedy, Jr. / Jerry
Tal Fox
Young "Little" Edie Beale
Phillip Brandon
Phillip Brandon *
Brooks Sr. / Jr.
Robert Yacko
J.V. "Mayor" Bouvier / Norman Vincent Peale
Glenn Rosenblum
George Gould Strong
Sophie Petersen
Sophie Petersen *
Jacqueline "Jackie" Bouvier
Ardyanna Ducusin
Ardyanna Ducusin *
Lee Bouvier
* Guest Artist

Creative Team

Kirsten Chandler
Musical Director
Anthony Zediker
Shon Le Blanc
Production Supervisor
Julie Garnyé


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