Barbara Walsh to Star in Studio Theatre's Grey Gardens
Walsh's many Broadway credits include Company, Blood Brothers, Big, and Falsettos, and she starred earlier this year in Baltimore's Centerstage production of A Little Night Music. She will appear in concert on September 8 at New York's Laurie Beechman Theatre and will appear later this month in the NYMF production of About Face.
The Studio's Mainstage season began this week with artistic director Joy Zinoman's production of Athol Fugard's The Road to Mecca, about the meeting of a reclusive artist and a young teacher in South Africa (through October 12). It will also include Paul Mullins' production of Conor McPherson's The Seafarer, about a poker game with the Devil (January 24-February 22); Tom Stoppard's political drama Rock n' Roll, directed by Zinoman (April 22-May 31); and Derrick Sanders' production of August Wilson's final play Radio Golf, about an ambitious Los Angeles businessman in the 1990s (May 20-June 28).
The theater's Milton Series includes David Muse's production of David Harrower's two-hander Blackbird (December 3-21); the world premiere of Dael Orlandersmith's solo piece Stoop Stories, directed by Gordon Edelstein (March 20-April 5); and Joan Didion's adaptation of her autobiographical best-seller The Year of Magical Thinking (June 17-July 5).
The Studio 2ndStage season features Daniel MacIvor's comic romance A Beautiful View (October 8-December 2); Adam Bock's timely satire The Receptionist (February 18-March 5); and Suzan Lori-Parks' searing drama Fucking A, directed by Keith Alan Baker (July 15-August 9).