Once among the brightest names in the pre-Camelot social register, the deliciously eccentric aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis are now East Hampton’s most notorious recluses, living in a dilapidated 28 room mansion. Facing an uncertain future, Edith Bouvier Beale and her adult daughter, “Little” Edie, are forced to revisit their storied past and come to terms with it - for better and for worse.
Scenic Designer: Allen Moyer
Costume Designer: William Ivey Long
Lighting Designer: Peter Kaczorowski
Sound Designer: Brian Ronan
Production Stage Manager: Judith Schoenfeld
Photos of (1) Audrey Twitchell, Christine Ebersole, Sarah Hyland, Bob Stillman, John McMartin, Michael Potts, and Sara Gettelfinger; (2) Bob Stillman, Christine Ebersole, Matt Cavanaugh, Sarah Hyland, John McMartin, Audrey Twitchell, Sara Gettelfinger, and Michael Potts; (3) Christine Ebersole and Mary-Louise Wilson; and (4) Christine Ebersole and Mary-Louise Wilson by Joan Marcus.
Please welcome another first-class clairvoyant to the swelling ranks of those who dazzle by channeling dead celebrities on the stage and screen. Ms. Ebersole's performance is one of the most gorgeous ever to grace a musical.—Ben Brantley, New York Times