Star News Review: Musical ‘Grey Gardens’ follows mother and daughter’s decline

By John Staton, John.Staton@StarNewsOnline.com . Published: Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 10:22 a.m. Last Modified: Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 10:22 a.m. There aren’t many stories more tragic than the one told in “Grey Gardens.” . For all of the documentary film-turned-musical’s humor, wackiness and jaw-dropping, I-can’t-believe-people-lived-like-this moments, it is at its core a tale […]

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Encore Review: Grey Gardens

   A Shade of Grey: ‘Grey Gardens’ satisfies in a melancholy performance By: Lisa Huynh – September 8th, 2009   By: Lisa Huynh – September 8th, 2009 The moving performance of the cast, matched with the heavy, doleful music in Opera House Theatre Company’s “Grey Gardens” tugs audience’s heartstrings until they, too, turn into a […]

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Holiday weekend packed with Wilmington plays

By John Staton, John.Staton@StarNewsOnline.com . ‘Grey Gardens’ For anyone who’s seen “Grey Gardens,” the devastating 1975 documentary by Albert and David Maysles about a mother and daughter, fallen socialites both, living in squalor in a decrepit Hamptons mansion, the prospect of a musical based on this unforgettable film had to be a little jarring. But […]

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Aristocratic Crazy: Opera House presents ‘Grey Gardens’

Aristocratic Crazy: Opera House presents ‘Grey Gardens’ By: MJ Pendleton – September 2nd, 2009 .     The musical “Grey Gardens” is based on a 1975 documentary film by Albert and David Maysles. It depicts the lives of a mother and daughter, Big Edie and Little Edie, who live in an East-Hampton mansion, which, in […]

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