Edith Bouvier Beale

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    brothers, Albert and David Maysles. Together they created what became one of the most revolutionary contributions to direct cinema, Grey Gardens. This documentary film features the daily lives of a mother and her middle aged daughter, both named Edith Beale, who live in squalor despite their numerous recounts of their luxurious past. Through this film, the Maysles brothers went against the aesthetic of film which centered its efforts on telling the viewer how to feel through the creation of ideal lighting

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    Additionally, you will be grateful you are seeing this show as it has a remarkable cast filled with Broadway veterans. Legendary Tony Winner Betty Buckley and Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York lead the stellar cast as mother Edith Bouvier Beale and daughter Edie Beale (Ms. Buckley and Ms York, respectively). These incredible women give astounding performances. With the book by Doug Wright, the first act of the production, which opened on Broadway in 2006

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