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Photo Flash: Leslie Uggams Takes 'Rose's Turn' in Connecticut Rep's GYPSY!Photo Flash: Leslie Uggams Takes 'Rose's Turn' in Connecticut Rep's GYPSY!
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2014

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.' (more...)
STAGE TUBE: First Look at Clips of GYPSY - Leslie Uggams, Michael James Leslie & More!STAGE TUBE: First Look at Clips of GYPSY - Leslie Uggams, Michael James Leslie & More!
by Stage Tube - July 16, 2014

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. Check out a first look at highlights below! (more...)
Review Roundup: Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY Starring Leslie UggamsReview Roundup: Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY Starring Leslie Uggams
by Review Roundups - July 14, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY, starring Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams as Rose, runs through July 20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113. (more...)
Photo Flash: Here She Is World! New Production Shots from Connecticut Rep's GYPSY with Leslie Uggams & More!Photo Flash: Here She Is World! New Production Shots from Connecticut Rep's GYPSY with Leslie Uggams & More!
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY, starring Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams as Rose, runs through July 20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113. Below, BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a first look at the cast in action! (more...)
Scott Ripley, Alanna Saunders, Amandina Altomare & More Join Leslie Uggams in GYPSY, Beginning Tonight at CT Repertory TheatreScott Ripley, Alanna Saunders, Amandina Altomare & More Join Leslie Uggams in GYPSY, Beginning Tonight at CT Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2014

In April 2014, Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal announced that Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Leslie Uggams would be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable today, July 10-20. This announcement quickly spread through social media circles and the theatre community and set off a firestorm of discussion on message boards and Twitter about casting an African American actress in this iconic role. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of CRT's GYPSY with Michael James Leslie and Leslie UggamsSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of CRT's GYPSY with Michael James Leslie and Leslie Uggams
by Stage Tube - July 9, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY, starring Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams as 'Rose', runs July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. Click below to watch a behind-the-scenes interview with Michael James Leslie (Broadway's The Wiz and Little Shop of Horrors), who plays 'Pop', along with scenes from the show! (more...)
Photo Flash: Here She Is, Boys! First Look at Leslie Uggams in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSYPhoto Flash: Here She Is, Boys! First Look at Leslie Uggams in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - July 8, 2014

Connecticut Repertory Theatre's GYPSY, starring Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams as Rose, runs July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113. Beow, BroadwayWorld brings you another first look at Uggams and Amandina Altomare in action! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Inside Rehearsal for CT Rep's GYPSY with Leslie Uggams, Director Vincent J. Cardinal & More!STAGE TUBE: Inside Rehearsal for CT Rep's GYPSY with Leslie Uggams, Director Vincent J. Cardinal & More!
by Stage Tube - July 7, 2014

Below, check out a behind the scenes look inside rehearsal for GYPSY, starring Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams as Rose, at Connecticut Repertory Theatre! The production runs July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. For tickets and information, call 860-486-2113. (more...)
Photo: First Look at Leslie Uggams as Mama Rose in GYPSY!Photo: First Look at Leslie Uggams as Mama Rose in GYPSY!
by BWW News Desk - July 6, 2014

We've been waiting for this! Check out the first photo of Tony Award winner Leslie Uggams as Rose, in GYPSY: A MUSICAL FABLE at Connecticut Repertory Theatre onstage July 10-20 at the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Alana Saunders and Amandina Altomare Talk GYPSY at CT Rep, Perform 'If Mama Were Married'STAGE TUBE: Alana Saunders and Amandina Altomare Talk GYPSY at CT Rep, Perform 'If Mama Were Married'
by Stage Tube - July 1, 2014

FoxCT recently interviewed stars of CT Rep's GYPSY, Alanna Saunders as 'June' and Amandina Altomare as 'Louise' - both actresses also performed 'If Mama Were Married'. Watch them below! (more...)
BWW Interviews: It's LESLIE UGGAMS Turn as Momma Rose in GYPSYBWW Interviews: It's LESLIE UGGAMS Turn as Momma Rose in GYPSY
by Ryan Kilpatrick - June 30, 2014

If anyone was destined for a career in the arts, it was Leslie Uggams. With a father who was a singer and a mother who was a dancer, it was appropriate that Leslie would be a professional by the age of six. She attended school with the composer, Marvin Hamlish and the son of Gypsy Rose Lee and Otto Preminger, Erik Lee Preminger. Ms. Uggams has worked with everyone from Ethel Waters to Kermit the frog. Yet, it is her latest venture that proves there are still many barriers to break for African Americans in the industry. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Leslie Uggams on Joining Show Business, Leading Connecticut Rep's GYPSY & MoreSTAGE TUBE: Tony Winner Leslie Uggams on Joining Show Business, Leading Connecticut Rep's GYPSY & More
by Stage Tube - June 26, 2014

In April 2014, Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal announced that Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Leslie Uggamswould be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable, running July 10-20. Uggams, who will be the first African American actress to play the iconic role, recently visited local news station WFSB, and opened up about joining show business at a young age, the production, and more. Check out her interview below! (more...)
Scott Ripley, Alanna Saunders, Amandina Altomare & More Join Leslie Uggams in GYPSY at CT Repertory TheatreScott Ripley, Alanna Saunders, Amandina Altomare & More Join Leslie Uggams in GYPSY at CT Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2014

In April 2014, Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal announced that Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Leslie Uggams would be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable July 10-20. This announcement quickly spread through social media circles and the theatre community and set off a firestorm of discussion on message boards and Twitter about casting an African American actress in this iconic role. (more...)
Leslie Uggams to Lead GYPSY as 'Mama Rose' at Connecticut Rep, 7/10-20Leslie Uggams to Lead GYPSY as 'Mama Rose' at Connecticut Rep, 7/10-20
by BWW News Desk - June 5, 2014

In April 2014, Artistic Director Vincent J. Cardinal announced that Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress Leslie Uggams would be starring as Rose in Connecticut Repertory Theatre's (CRT) production of GYPSY: A Musical Fable July 10-20. This announcement quickly spread through social media circles and the theatre community and set off a firestorm of discussion on message boards and Twitter about casting an African American actress in this iconic role. (more...)



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