Watch Patti LuPone, the Tony Award winner, reunite with Laura Benanti and Boyd Gaines. Arthur Laurent has directed this musical. He has several Tony Awards to his credit.
Gypsy musical is regarded as one of the greatest of its times in America. Now, this musical is ready with a fresh revival to charm the young generation. The musical is based on the 1957 memoirs of the renowned striptease artist named Gypsy Rose Lee. The production revolves around the horrendous experiences of stage mother Mama Rose who badly wants her daughters to reach the zenith of success.
June and Louise are the two daughters of Mama Rose. They are on a tour of vaudeville circuit in the period of the Great Depression. Mama wants her daughters to achieve stardom. On the other hand, the daughters want their mother to settle with Herbie, their stage manager. Louise gets all the attention of Rose when June leaves the act. By mistake, the act is booked at a burlesque house. Louise is pushed into the spotlight. There, she’s compelled to become Gypsy Rose Lee. Every performance makes her alter ego come out in the open and overshadows her true self.
Arthur Laurent has written the book, while the music is given by Jule Styne. The terrific lyrics of the Gypsy musical are the product of award winning lyricist and composer, Stephen Sondheim. The classic numbers such as “Together Wherever We Go”, “Everything’
This 2-hour and 30-minute musical show has managed to win the hearts of the critics. The original show was produced in 1959. It starred Jack Klugman and Ethel Merman. After that, Gypsy musical has been revived many times. In 1989, the show received a Tony Award for Best Revival. A movie was also made in 1962, which was inspired by this musical story. The movie starred Karl Malden, Rosalind Russell, and Natalie Wood.
The 2008 version of Gypsy musical stars Patti Lupone. She’s regarded as the stage legend. She has won the Tony Award twice and is famous for her striking roles as Eva Peron in “Evita” as well as Reno Sweeny in “Anything Goes.” Lupone has portrayed the character of Mama Rose with utmost depth and excellence. Lupone debuted in 1973 as a Broadway performer. Since then, she has been stunning the audience through her realistic performances.
Boyd Gaines plays the character of the stage manager, Herbie. Gaines has won the Tony Award thrice. He was seen recently as Colonel Pickering in the hit Broadway show “Pygmalion,”
With such talented performers in the Gypsy musical, it becomes a must-see show. Time to book tickets!
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