Ebersole and Wilson to Be Part of Jan. 11 Grey Gardens Discussion

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Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole and her Grey Gardens co-star Mary Louise Wilson will take part in a performance/discussion of that new musical at Barnes & Noble Lincoln Triangle.

Mary Louise Wilson in Grey Gardens
Mary Louise Wilson in Grey Gardens Photo by Joan Marcus

The Jan. 11 event, which is scheduled to begin at 5:30 PM, will feature musical performances from the new musical, which recently reopened on Broadway after several extensions Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons. Other cast members from the show are also expected to be part of the early evening event.

Christine Ebersole received a 2003 Tony nomination for her performance in Lincoln Center’s production of Dinner at Eight. She also received a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical for her work as Dorothy Brock in the hit revival of 42nd Street. Ebersole's other Broadway credits include The Best Man, Getting Away with Murder, Harrigan 'n Hart, Camelot, Oklahoma!, On the Twentieth Century, I Love My Wife, Angel Street and the City Center Encores! productions of A Connecticut Yankee, Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, Lady in the Dark and Allegro. She was also seen Off-Broadway in Talking Heads, and her work in the Off-Broadway production of Grey Gardens brought the actress Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards.

Mary Louise Wilson's numerous Broadway credits include The Women, Cabaret, The Odd Couple, Alice in Wonderland, Fools, The Philadelphia Story, The Importance of Being Earnest, The Royal Family, Gypsy, Watercolor & Criss-Crossing, Noel Coward's Sweet Potato, Lovers and Other Strangers, Hot Spot and Flora, The Red Menace.

The musical Grey Gardens at the Walter Kerr Theatre by Doug Wright (book), Michael Korie (lyrics) and Scott Frankel (music) is inspired by the 1975 film documentary of the same name, which charted the broken women's lives as they clattered around the shambles of a mansion that had once seen grand parties.

Barnes & Noble Lincoln Triangle is located in Manhattan at 1972 Broadway at 66th Street. The event is free and open to the public. For more information call (212) 595-6859.

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