THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Actor-Writer-Director David Drake Shares His Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
08 May 2013

 

Grey Gardens

 



"Call me a queen, I'm a Grey Gardens fan through and through. I was enthralled with the whole production — every aspect. However, the first time I saw it (yes, I saw it multiple times), I was taken aback at the flood of tears that burst from my eyes when Christine Ebersole began singing 'Around the World.' I have no idea what she touched inside me, but it ran deep — right to my core. I had no kleenex, and from that moment on, for the rest of act two, I could not stop the flow of tears. Indeed, the sleeves of my jacket were wet when I walked out of the Walter Kerr."

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