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Gypsy Rose Lee

Also Credited As: Rose Louise

Date of Death: April 26, 1970 (59)

Birth Place: Seattle, WA, USA

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[US Tour]
National Tour, 1961

Original Broadway Production, 1942
Gloria Pinkee


The Girl on the Police Gazette

The Lady that's known as "Lou"

Jennie Windsor

"Star and Garter Girls" Singer

"I Can't Strip to Brahms" Performer

Original Broadway Production, 1939
May Daly [Replacement]

Return Engagement [Broadway], 1936

Miss Gherkin

Dolores Del Morgan

"I Can't Get Started With You" Singer

Mrs. Higgins

Lady De Vere

"The Economic Situation" Singer

Original Broadway Production, 1936


Source Material

Gypsy Rose Lee Movies

[1943]Stage Door Canteen Gypsy Rose Lee

[1944]Belle of the Yukon Belle De Valle

[1945]Doll Face writer

[1952]Babes in Bagdad Zohara

[1953]Muchachas de Bagdad Zohara

[1958]Wind Across the Everglades Mrs. Bradford

[1963]The Stripper Madame Olga

[1966]The Trouble with Angels Mrs. Phipps

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COME FROM AWAY Comes to Anchorage in November

The national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Anchorage debut at Alaska Center for the Performing Arts for a limited engagement in November. Learn more about the musical and how to get tickets here!

Tony-Winning COME FROM AWAY Returns to the Fabulous Fox Theatre, November 3-5

Full casting has been announced for the touring production of COME FROM AWAY! COME FROM AWAY will begin performances in Columbia, SC at Koger Center for the Performing Arts October 17th.

Acclaimed Female Impersonator Randy Roberts Returns To Crazy Coqs In DRAG BECOMES HIM - AGING DISCRACEFULLY!

After sold out runs in 2018 and 2019, US female impersonator extraordinaire, Randy Roberts is returning to Crazy Coqs this month for three performances of his internationally acclaimed show, 'Drag Becomes Him - Aging Discracefully!, an old school classic drag show with a modern twist.

Full Cast Revealed for COME FROM AWAY 2023-24 Tour

Get the latest scoop on the upcoming Come From Away 2023-24 tour, including the unveiling of the talented cast, tour dates, and locations. Find out when and where you can catch this heartwarming musical phenomenon that has touched audiences around the world.

Review: GYPSY A MUSICAL FABLE at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire IL

What did our critic think of GYPSY A MUSICAL FABLE at Marriott Theatre, Lincolnshire IL?

Single Tickets For COME FROM AWAY at the North Charleston PAC Go on Sale Monday

The national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Lowcountry debut at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement October 20 – 22. 

BREAKING: Antonio Banderas dirigirá a María Adamuz e Ignasi Vidal en THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG

Según ha desvelado el diario El Español, esta nueva producción del Teatro del Soho se estrenará en verano de 2024.

Music Review: Alexis Michelle Bumps & Grinds & Sings About Mom & Dad On New Single IF YOU WANT MY APPLES

We loved this new, old-fashioned song from two of our gayest rainbow creators, and if you love drag and the Broadway, we think you will love it too

BREAKING: Marta Ribera protagonizará GYPSY en el papel de Rose, dirigido por Antonio Banderas

El musical se estrenará en el Teatro del Soho CaixaBank de Málaga en octubre de 2024.

Review: GYPSY: A MUSICAL FABLE at Music Theater Heritage

Part of the fun of live theater is revisiting favorite materials and seeing how new directors and new actors re-interpret the material.  Often, the resulting production is only peripherally connected to the original show.  One example of this phenomenon is “Gypsy: A Musical Fable,” often called the greatest musical play of all time. 

BREAKING: El próximo proyecto de Antonio Banderas con el Soho será GYPSY

Según ha avanzado la Opinión de Málaga, el actor y empresario desveló el nombre del siguiente proyecto en la gala de fin de curso de la Escuela Superior de Artes Escénicas de Málaga.

Review: GYPSY at Shaw Festival

'A Musical Fable.' This is the subtitle that author Arthur Laurents chose when writing his script for the blockbuster musical 'GYPSY.' And after a  delay of almost 3 years due to covid, the Shaw Festival in Niagara on the Lake is presenting their version of this famed musical fable at the Festival Theatre. 

Review: GYPSY, The Mill At Sonning

One thing is certain in the world of theatre: there will always be revivals of Gypsy. The combination of Arthur Laurents' layered book, Jule Styne's razzmatazz-filled score and the incisive, character-driven lyrics by Stephen Sondheim has made the show an enduring hit.

COME FROM AWAY Comes To Citizens Bank Opera House, August 8-13

On September 11, 2001 the world stopped. On September 12, their stories moved us  all. Broadway In Boston has announced the return of COME FROM AWAY, the true story  of the small town that welcomed the world. Performances at the Citizens Bank Opera House August 8-13, 2023 as part of the Lexus 22/23 Broadway In Boston Season.  

Photos: First Look at Rebecca Thornhill, Evelyn Hoskins & More in GYPSY at The Mill at Sonning

Get a first look at photos of Gypsy starring Rebecca Thornhill as Mama Rose and Evelyn Hoskins as Louise!

COME FROM AWAY Reveals Full List of UK and Ireland Tour Dates

Come From Away, the multi award-winning ‘Best Musical’ across the globe, has announced dates and venues for its first ever tour of the UK and Ireland. This critically acclaimed show comes direct from the West End where it celebrated over 1000 performances and played to more than 850,000 people at the Phoenix Theatre.

Review: The Goodspeed's GYPSY is a Real Good Time!

They say “April showers bring May flowers” and the Goodspeed expertly planted their garden perfectly: This May and June, Everything is coming up roses, with Gypsy!

Photos: First Look at GYPSY at the Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Pitlochry Festival Theatre has released a first look at the production images for the first revival in Scotland for nearly 20 years of Jule Styne, Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim's iconic musical Gypsy.

GYPSY Comes to Music Theater Heritage in June

Music Theater Heritage has announced the cast and creatives for its summer production of Gypsy. Famously one of Stephen Sondheim’s earliest works, Gypsy features a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Sondheim. It is based on the memoirs of burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee.

Video: Michael Starr Performs 'All I Need Is the Girl' In GYPSY at Goodspeed Musicals

Get a first look at 'All I Need Is The Girl' featuring Michael Starr as Tulsa with Talia Suskauer as Louise.


Gypsy Rose Lee has appeared on Broadway in 4 shows.

Gypsy Rose Lee has not appeared in the West End

Gypsy Rose Lee has written 2 shows including The Naked Genius (Playwright), Gypsy (Source Material).

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