Broadway Q&A: Tony Nominee Mary Beth Peil of ‘The Song of Sway Lake’ and ‘Anastasia’

Tony nominee Mary Beth Peil (Photo: Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)

In The Orchard’s newest film The Song of Sway Lake, co-written and directed by Ari Gold, stage and screen legend Mary Beth Peil (AnastasiaThe Stepford WivesDawson’s Creek) tackles the role of a single woman dealing with her life’s great losses while also struggling to reconnect with her grandson, played by Rory Culkin (Jack Goes Home, Scream 4). In the midst of grief in a small town rifled with its own past, Peil’s character, Charlie Sway, must navigate her grandson’s sudden appearance to her lake home and his hidden scheme to steal her late son’s cherished vinyl record. Read on…