Danielle Tarento presents the European première of
Grey Gardens
"once in a lifetime, in the world of theatre, you’d hope you could say you bore witness to a theatrical event that would be engraved into the history books for eternity. This is it"
★★★★★  Broadway Baby
"a triumph"
★★★★  Evening Standard
"Hancock is immensely poignant and Russell is outstanding"
★★★★  Financial Times
"joyfully on song"
★★★★  Observer
"a beautifully performed European première...strongly recommended"
★★★★  Independent
"this hauntingly textured musical makes its welcome London debut in a superbly acted production"
★★★★  The Stage
"brought back to magnificent life by two fine actors, this unapologetically eccentric double act get the songs and the dancing - and the audience - that they always deserved"
★★★★  Mail on Sunday
"as luxuriantly cast as it is elaborately and carefully designed, Grey Gardens punches well above its weight"
★★★★  The Arts Desk
"it may only be January but Russell's will be the performance to beat in this year’s best musical actress stakes"
★★★★  Sunday Express
"a superlative production"
★★★★★  Attitude
"Grey Gardens' true accomplishment is that it provides an insight into two people’s lives who, through the fictional prism of musical theatre, emerge more real than before"
★★★★★  Musical Theatre Review
"Russell is quite, quite dazzling and assuredly the finest musical theatre actress of her generation"
★★★★  Johnny Fox
"damn well close to the perfect production"
★★★★  There Ought To Be Clowns
"the cast found it hard to stop the audience roaring for more curtain-calls"
★★★★  Theatre Cat
"there's not much on offer anywhere in London right now that could top this production...unmissable theatre"
★★★★★  Jonathan Baz
"Russell is one of the most formidable stage actors of our generation, and her Edie is a once in a lifetime performance, sure to go down in theatre history"
★★★★★  Gay Times
"Hancock and Russell deliver truly fantastic and heartwarming performances"
★★★★★  London Theatre 1
"heart-wrenching, hysterically funny, profoundly tragic...the hottest ticket in town"
★★★★★  Stage Review
"this fantastic and beautifully performed musical more than deserves all the praise that’s being heaped upon it, and I can’t recommend it enough"
★★★★★  Theatre Passion
"this show is far bigger than its humble 'fringe' status"
★★★★★  Londonist
"if the rest of the musicals London has to offer in 2016 are even half as good as Grey Gardens, we’ll be in for a bumper year"
★★★★★  PlaysToSee
"I was entranced from start to finish. It was a privilege to be there...the perfect show for musical theatre fans"
★★★★★  Theatre South East
"the jewel in the crown for this producer-director collaboration and London theatre is all the luckier for its existence"
★★★★★  London Theatre Guide
"a musical masterpiece. Opportunities to catch something so dazzling are rare in London and Grey Gardens is set to become the stuff of theatre legend"
★★★★★  Grumpy Gay Critic
"a captivating and wonderfully acted piece of theatre which is not to be missed"
★★★★★  London Weekly News
"Tarento, Southerland and Proud have done their usual magic and turned this sad story into a theatrical triumph"
★★★★★  Remote Goat
  • Thom SoutherlandDirector
  • Simon LeeMusical Supervisor
  • Michael BradleyMusical Director
  • Lee ProudChoreographer
  • Tom RogersSet Designer
  • Howard HudsonLighting Designer
  • Andrew JohnsonSound Designer
  • Jonathan LipmanCostume Designer
  • Diana EstradaHair, Wigs & Make-Up
  • Simon MoneyVoice/Accent Coach
  • David WarwickProduction Manager
  • Matthew ChandlerChildren's Director
  • Bob BroadAssociate Musical Director
  • Rupert HandsAssistant Director
  • Anthony WhitemanAssistant Choreographer
  • Sidonie RobertsAssistant Costume Designer
  • Catriona JacksonDeputy Stage Manager
  • Ruby ToddAssistant Stage Manager
  • Stuart GardenerSound No 1
  • George SummersgillSound No 2