Photo Flash: Leslie Uggams Takes 'Rose's Turn' in Connecticut Rep's GYPSY!
Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams is Rose, in GYPSY: A MUSICAL FABLE at Connecticut Repertory Theatre onstage July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. Tickets and information at 860-486-2113. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a new production shot of Uggams during Rose's famous second act anthem- "Rose's Turn."
The cast includes Michael James Leslie of Broadway's The Wiz and Little Shop of Horrors, as Pop, Scott Ripley as Herbie, Alanna Saunders (Dianna in CRT's recent A Chorus Line) as June, Amandina Altomare (Judy in A Chorus Line, Philia in Funny thing...Forum) as Louise, Luke Hamilton as Tulsa, and features Ariana Shore as Tessie Tura, Dale AJ Rose as Mr. Goldstone/Cigar and Steve Hayes as Uncle Jocko/Kringelien. Additional cast members include Brandon Beaver, Johnny Brantly III, Thomas Brazzle, Madison Coppola, Kristin Devine, Conor Donnally, Cassandra Dupler, Julia Estrada, Mackenzie Leigh Freidmann, Khetanya Henderson, James Jelkin, Sean Jones, Rebecca Mack,Coles Prince, Maria Sheehan, Kyle Schoeplein, Courtney Schoeplein, Annie Tolis, Gianna Yanelli and Madison Young.
The production is directed by CRT's Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal, with scenic design by Tim Brown, costume design by Lisa Loen, lighting design by Greg Purnell, sound design by Michael Skinner and stage manager Alyssa K. Howard.
Photo Credit: Tim Brown