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Gypsy Rose Lee News

Date of Birth: January 08, 1911
Date of Death: April 26, 1970 (59)
Birth Place: Seattle, WA, USA
Gender: Female
BWW Feature: Escape the Dog Days of Summer w/ Our Favorite Animal ShowtunesBWW Feature: Escape the Dog Days of Summer w/ Our Favorite Animal Showtunes
by Matt Tamanini - Aug 23, 2015

While August is quickly winding down, much of the country is still engulfed in an oppressive summer heat. Whether or not it's global warming (it's global warming), there is no escaping the Dog Days of Summer. So, for our monthly feature, Jeff Walker and I made the only tangentially related leap to take a look at our favorite showtunes about animals, dogs or otherwise. Take a look at what we came up with, and share yours in the comments below. (more...)

BWW Review: Everything Is Coming Up GYPSY!BWW Review: Everything Is Coming Up GYPSY!
by Herbert Paine - Aug 23, 2015

Scottsdale Musical Theater Company presents GYPSY, featuring Debra Qualtire, Terry Gadaire, and Sarah Cassidy at Tempe Center for the Arts from August 20th through the 23rd. (more...)

Victoria Hamilton-Barritt & James Fox to Join Willemijn Verkaik in Concert at The Ambassadors TheatreVictoria Hamilton-Barritt & James Fox to Join Willemijn Verkaik in Concert at The Ambassadors Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

Special guests are announced today for the one-off solo concert of Dutch vocal powerhouse Willemijn Verkaik, playing for one night only at the Ambassadors Theatre next Tuesday 25 August 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Stars as 'Chowsie' in GYPSY at Harbor Lights TheaterPhoto Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Stars as 'Chowsie' in GYPSY at Harbor Lights Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Tinkerbelle the Dog is one step closer to her Broadway dream! This weekend, she opened in the role of 'Chowsie' in Harbor Lights Theater Company's GYPSY, performed at the St. George Theater. Tinkerbelle stars alongside Tony nominee Sally Mayes, Emmy nominee and Broadway veteran Kathy Brier, and more. She is honored to be working with such professionals and looks forward to another weekend of shows ahead - scroll down for pictures of Tinkerbelle with the cast and creative team! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Harbor Lights Theater's GYPSY Starring Sally MayesPhoto Flash: First Look at Harbor Lights Theater's GYPSY Starring Sally Mayes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, is pleased to announce a cast that includes not only Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, but also many Staten Islanders. Check out a first look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Take a Look at GYPSY Rehearsals, Starring Sally MayesSTAGE TUBE: Take a Look at GYPSY Rehearsals, Starring Sally Mayes
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, welcomes a cast of Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, as well as many Staten Islanders, for GYPSY. Below, check out rehearsal footage from the show! (more...)

Sally Mayes Stars as 'Mama Rose' in Harbor Lights' GYPSY, Opening TonightSally Mayes Stars as 'Mama Rose' in Harbor Lights' GYPSY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, welcomes a cast of Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, as well as many Staten Islanders, for GYPSY, opening tonight, August 7th, and running two weekends through August 16th in an exciting new partnership with the historic St. George Theater in Staten Island. (more...)

Sound Theatre & Pratidhwani to Present Tom Stoppard's INDIAN INKSound Theatre & Pratidhwani to Present Tom Stoppard's INDIAN INK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

Sound Theatre Company contributes to the hot Northwest summer with the steamy, smart Seattle premiere of Indian Ink by Tom Stoppard. This passionate tale that explores art and colonialism, set on two continents and in two eras, is a co-production with South Asian cultural organization Pratidhwani, and is directed by Andrew McGinn. (more...)

SMTC Adds Matinees to GYPSY's RunSMTC Adds Matinees to GYPSY's Run
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Due to popular demand, Scottsdale Musical Theater Company is adding a performance of their upcoming production of Gypsy on Saturday, August 22 @ 2PM. Scottsdale Musical Theater Company welcomes long time valley theater veterans Debra Qualtire as 'Mama Rose' and Zoni Award winner Terry Gadaire as 'Herbie' with the title role of 'Louise/Gypsy Rose Lee' played by Sarah Cassidy. The show will be directed and choreographed by David Hock, with Kevin Hayward as musical director/conductor of our 20+ piece orchestra. Performances dates/times: August 20, 21, 22 @ 7:30PM and August 22 and 23 @ 2:00PM Performances will take place at Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281. Tickets are $32 - $42 with discounts for students and seniors and groups. Tickets are available by calling 602-909-4215 or online at www.scottsdalemusicaltheater.com. SMTC also announces dates for the rest of the 2015-16 season. The Arizona premiere of the multi-media revue Sondheim on Sondheim will run October 29 - 31, 2015, the musical Hello Dolly will run February 3 - 6, 2016 and the musical My Fair Lady will run August 18 - 21, 2016. Tickets are now available for these shows as well. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog in GYPSY at Harbor Theatre Lights Co.Photo Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog in GYPSY at Harbor Theatre Lights Co.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

Tinkerbelle the Dog (@Tinkerbellethedog) the recent social media rescue dog visiting the cast of Broadway Shows (American in Paris, It Shoulda Been You) is one step closer to her broadway dream! She was just recently cast as Chowsie in the Harbor Lights Theater Company's production of GYPSY starring Tony Award Nominee Sally Mayes. Check out photos of the pup and the cast below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Sally Mayes and More in Harbor Lights' GYPSYPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Sally Mayes and More in Harbor Lights' GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, is pleased to announce a cast that includes not only Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, but also many Staten Islanders.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Amanda Flahive to Lead Williams Street Rep's GYPSY as 'Mama Rose'; Full Cast Announced!Amanda Flahive to Lead Williams Street Rep's GYPSY as 'Mama Rose'; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

In 1959 Ethel Merman, the prominent musical theatre actress of her time, and David Merrick were searching for their next project. After reading an excerpt from the memoir by Gypsy Rose Lee, Merrick felt they had said project and GYPSY was born. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- Ocean State Theatre's GYPSYPhoto Flash: First Look- Ocean State Theatre's GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2015

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), which recently completed its third season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick, is proud to continue its summer season with the Tony Award-winning classic American musical, Gypsy. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

Harbor Lights Changes Matinee Schedule for GYPSYHarbor Lights Changes Matinee Schedule for GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, is pleased to announce a special Family Discount- bring a family of 4 and get one kid free - for the Saturday matinee performances of GYPSY on August 8th at 2 p.m. at the Historic St. George Theatre, Staten Island. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Laura Benanti & The Skivvies Join the Good Fight in Combating Cell Phones in the Theatre with New SongSTAGE TUBE: Laura Benanti & The Skivvies Join the Good Fight in Combating Cell Phones in the Theatre with New Song
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2015

The Skivvies and Tony winner Laura Benanti have joined the good fight against cell phone usage in the theatre with a new song, aptly titled 'Look Up.' Written by Benanti, the number 'provides musical advice to audience members tempted to use mobile devices during a performance.' (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/14/2015 - NPH Judges AMERICA'S GOT TALENT and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/14/2015 - NPH Judges AMERICA'S GOT TALENT and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 14, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Neil Patrick Harris guest judges on AMERICA'S GOT TALENT tonight! (more...)

VIDEO: Ethel Merman, David Merrick & More in Rare Footage from Original GYPSY RehearsalVIDEO: Ethel Merman, David Merrick & More in Rare Footage from Original GYPSY Rehearsal
by Caryn Robbins - Jul 13, 2015

Professional writer, playwright and lyricist, Stephen B. Crowley has shared astounding footage of the original 1959 production of GYPSY in rehearsal. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GYPSY Brings Soap-Opera Sheen to Classic Musical at CLOBWW Reviews: GYPSY Brings Soap-Opera Sheen to Classic Musical at CLO
by Greg Kerestan - Jul 13, 2015

CLO's production of the classic musical has star power and a spectacular score, but could use a little energy. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ocean State Theatre Company Sings Out with Glorious GYPSYBWW Reviews: Ocean State Theatre Company Sings Out with Glorious GYPSY
by Robert Barossi - Jul 12, 2015

While it seems that some musicals are constantly produced and have been seen by every theatergoer alive, others seem more elusive. For example, there's no good explanation for why so many people have mentioned recently that they've never seen the musical Gypsy. 'Oh, I know the songs,' they all say. Immediately followed by, 'But I've never seen the actual show.' If you are among that number, Ocean State Theatre Company has just what you need, a nearly perfect production of this classic and beloved musical. And if you are not one of those people, and you have seen the show before, you should definitely take this opportunity to see it again. (more...)

Photo Flash: Coming Up Roses! First Look at GYPSY at Pittsburgh CLOPhoto Flash: Coming Up Roses! First Look at GYPSY at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

Join one-of-a-kind mother, Rose, and her two talented daughters as they search for fame in Pittsburgh CLO's production of GYPSY, tonight, July 10, through July 19 at the Benedum Center. This entertaining musical is complete with memorable performances, mother-daughter struggles and the hardships of show business life, all while set during the infamous vaudeville era. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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