Live at Reno Sweeney
Oct 9, 2015
Cover charge: $25 – $35
Food & Beverage Minimum $25
“PURE PERFECTION!” Albert Maysles (Director of Grey Gardens)
“SKILLFUL, UNSENTIMENTAL, yet with COMPASSIONATE INSIGHT!” Charles Busch
“Jeffrey CHANNELS Edie as if he knew her!” Jerry Torre (Marble Faun)
“FLAWLESS!” Sandra Bernhard
“Little Edie” Beale, of GREY GARDENS fame, performed a now legendary cabaret act at Reno Sweeney Nightclub in New York City over the New Years week of 1978.
THIS IS THAT ACT…
With Jeffrey Johnson as Edie Beale
Jefferson Farber as Gerald
Zack Ford as David
Gerald Duval, Edie’s producer during the time of her appearance at Reno Sweeney has re-created the essence of those magical nights using dialogue, songs, and text from the historic event resulting in a not-to-be-missed, intimate evening of theatre.
Enjoy, experience, and witness what happened when Edie Beale was LIVE at Reno Sweeney.
“FIVE STARS – BRILLIANT!” MetroWeekly
“GRAND AND GRATIFYING!!” Washington CityPaper
“SPOT ON!” Washington Blade
” A GREAT character piece driven solidly by a GREAT actor!” DC Theatre Scene