Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Jule Styne, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Sam Mendes
Choreography by Jerry Mitchell & Jerome Robbins
Synopsis A consummate show-biz musical suggested by the memoirs of stripper Gypsy Rose Lee ï¿½ who was once just plain Louise, the awkward daughter of an unstoppable stage mother and sister to Dainty June, a child star of a minor vaudeville circuit.
What the critics had to say.....
BEN BRENTLEY of the NEW YORK TIMES says "Bernadette Peters delivered the surprise coup of many a Broadway season'" JOHN SIMON of the NEW YORK MAGAZINE says "It is good to have Gypsy back." ELYSA GARDNER of USA TODAY says ï¿½intuitive and gloriously entertaining .ï¿½ PETER MARKS of the WASHINGTON POST says Bernadette Peters "imbues the show with all the starriness it requires" DENNIS CUNNINGHAM of NY1 says "totally terrific musical." JACQUES LE SOURD of THE JOURNAL NEWS says "great musical still reigns supreme"
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