Friday, 20 November 2015

Full casting announced for Grey Gardens starring Sheila Hancock & Jenna Russell

WhatsOnStage have announced full casting for the European première of Grey Gardens.

As previously announced, the musical will star Olivier Award winning actresses Sheila Hancock and Jenna Russell as Edith “Big Edie” Ewing Bouvier Beale and Edith “Little Edie” Bouvier Beale.

Based on an iconic 1975 documentary, Grey Gardens tells the spectacular real life rise and fall of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s aunt and cousin, Edith and Edie Bouvier Beale. 

Directed by Thom Southerland, the musical opens at the Southwark Playhouse on 7th January 2016 (previews from 2nd January) for a limited run until 6th February 2016. The show has book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael Korie.

The full cast includes Aaron Sidwell (American Idiot) as Joe/Jerry, Billy Boyle (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) as Major Bouvier/Norman Vincent Peale, Jeremy Legat (Wicked) as Gould, Ako Mitchell as Brooks Sr and Jr and Rachel Anne Rayham  as young Edie.

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