Grey Gardens - a musical

Director - Billy Ensley

Monday, December 3rd
Tuesday, December 4th
(Times will be announced)


Matthews Playhouse
Matthews Community Center
100 E. McDowell Street
Matthews, NC  28105

February 1st -10th, 2019

Roles for Grey Gardens

We will cast adults and young people in this musical.  In addition to the adult roles, we are looking for 2 girls ages 10-14.  
Actors need to be available for all performances.  


Edith Bouvier Beale/”Little” Edie Beale (Supporting): Female, 40-55

One multi-faceted actress plays mother Edith in act one and daughter Edie in act two, legit soprano or mezzo-soprano to F-sharp 5, mix/belt to D5, it is highly recommended that this actress be familiar with the film.

“Big” Edie Beale (Supporting): 
Female, 64-86

An eclectic woman who fondly recalls her days of glory entertaining guests at lavish parties in the heyday of Grey Gardens, character alto E3-C5, it is recommended that this actress be familiar with the documentary film.

Young “Little” Edie Beale/Sister Marla (Supporting): 
Female, 18-30

Will portray young Edie in act one, and participate in the ensemble in act 2, with a major solo as Sister Marla in the church choir scene, mix/belt to D5, soprano to B-flat 6.

Joseph Kennedy, Jr./Jerry (Supporting): 
Male, 18-30

Plays handsome Joseph Kennedy in act one and handyman Jerry in act two, tenor, C3-G4.

Major Bouvier/Norman Vincent Peale (Supporting): 
Male, 65-80

Plays the strict, domineering patriarch of the Bouvier family in act one, and the beloved minister and author of “The Power of Positive Thinking” in act two, baritone, C3-E4.

Brooks Sr./Brooks Jr (Supporting): 
Male, 27-39

Portrays loyal family servant Brooks Sr. in act one, and landscaper Brooks Jr. as well as a member of the ensemble in act two, baritone, C3-E4.

Jacqueline Bouvier/Ensemble (Supporting): 
Female, 12-16


Lee Bouvier/Ensemble (Supporting): Female, 8-13


Sign up for an audition slot:

Contact Information: 704-846-8343


Download Adult Audition Form               Download Child Audition Form

Download Tentative Rehearsal Schedule