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An adult musical fantasy suggested by Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde about a series of love affairs during each decade of the 20th Century. The characters crisscross beds while intimately examining the painful secrets that drive them into each other’s arms, toward the bruising effects of reckless passion.

“Mr. LaChiusa’s smart, beguilingly world-weary work was the best original musical of the season…”

-New York Times

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The first Broadway musical to be based on a documentary, Grey Gardens is the hilarious and heartbreaking story of the aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Once bright names on the social register of Long Island, “Big Edie” and “Little Edie” Bouvier Beale became East Hampton’s most notorious recluses, but beyond portraying their eccentricities, this show is about their psychological struggle as mother and daughter.

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