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Gypsy Revival 2015

Opened: April 15, 2015
Closing: November 28, 2015

Gypsy - 2015 - West End History , Info & More

Savoy Theatre
Savoy Ct, London WC2R 0ET, United Kingdom London

Gypsy is considered by many to be the greatest American musicals, and the role of Mama Rose is often called the 'King Lear' of the musical theatre canon. The show has appeared on Broadway no less than 5 times and continues to be produced by regional theatre companies around the whole of the USA. A UK production had not been seen in London’s West End since 1973! The West End revival of Gypsy marks the first showing of the widely celebrated musical in London in over 40 years!

The current West End run of Gypsy stars Imelda Staunton as Momma Rose and Lara Pulver as Louise/Gypsy Rose Lee.


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Scoop: Talks Underway to Bring GYPSY Starring Imelda Staunton to Broadway!
by Robert Diamond - November 26, 2015


More good news, Baz Bamingboye reports in the UK Daily Mail that Broadway could indeed be next, writing 'We are actively pursuing and trying to work out the right way to go to New York with Imelda in Gypsy,' said Michael Harrison, who produced the show with David Ian. The Jonathan Kent production recouped its costs and made a profit for investors which (as we know) doesn't happen with every musical production.' He also notes '

Five Fun Facts About GYPSY
by Michael Dale - October 9, 2015


With four Broadway revivals, two West End productions, a movie and an already existing television version, some may scoff that Gypsy is done too often, but really, you can't blame great actresses for wanting to take on one of the American musical theatre's greatest roles.

Official: West End GYPSY Starring Imelda Staunton Is Being Filmed for Broadcast by BBC
by Nicole Rosky - October 6, 2015


As BroadwayWorld previously reported, plans have been underway for the BBC to film the London production of Gypsy this month, and now the news is official. According to the theatre's official Facebook page, equipment is in place to record the show for a later broadcast . 

Rialto Chatter: West End GYPSY Starring Imelda Staunton to Be Filmed for Broadcast, Release?
by Rialto Chatter - September 15, 2015


According to an email sent to a ticket buyer and alerted to BroadwayWorld.com, plans are underway for the BBC to film the London production during the first week of October for potential broadcast and release. At this time no official announcement of either has been made, and the Savoy Theatre's Twitter account has long denied filming being planned, but stay tuned to BroadwayWorld.com for the latest.

West End's GYPSY Breaks Savoy Box Office Records
by Tyler Peterson - April 29, 2015


Producers Michael Harrison and David Ian today announce that Jonathan Kent's 5 star production of Gypsy starring Imelda Staunton has smashed the all time box office record at the Savoy Theatre taking £408,300 for performances ending 25 April 2015. Harrison and Ian said: 'We are thrilled that this amazing record has been achieved in the 1089 seat Savoy Theatre and are delighted that we have been able to extend our run through November this year.'

New West End GYPSY Cast Album, Featuring Imelda Staunton, Released Today
by BWW News Desk - April 27, 2015


The new West End GYPSY cast recording, featuring Imelda Staunton and Lara Pulver, is available today, April 27, 2015. First Night Records releases the album on digital and retail, with copies also available at the Savoy Theatre.

West End's GYPSY Extends Booking Period
by Tyler Peterson - April 20, 2015


Jonathan Kent's critically acclaimed production of Gypsy starring Imelda Staunton as the indomitable Rose today announces an extension to the run at the Savoy Theatre with booking now to 28 November 2015. Kent's production originally opened at the Chichester Festival Theatre in October last year with the West End transfer opening last week when the production received a second set of five star reviews.

BWW Reviews: GYPSY, Savoy Theatre, April 16, 2015
by N. Morrison - April 16, 2015


Ready or not, here comes Imelda! Gypsy's long overdue to the West End is a no-holds-barred triumph, with a talented cast led by powerhouse Imelda Staunton, immaculate direction and precise design. It is hard to imagine theatre better than this.

Photo Flash: First Look at Imelda Staunton, Angela Lansbury and More at Opening Night Party of Savoy Theatre's GYPSY
by Matt Smith - April 16, 2015


Gypsy opened in the West End last night, Tuesday 15 April 2015 at the Savoy Theatre, London. Directed by Jonathan Kent with book by Arthur Laurents, Gypsy has music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, choreography by Stephen Mear, designs by Anthony Ward, musical direction and orchestration by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Mark Henderson and sound by Paul Groothuis.

Review Roundup: West End's GYPSY - NY Times Calls Imelda Staunton 'Scorching', 'Brilliant' as Mama Rose
by Review Roundups - September 4, 2015


The first production to be seen in London for forty years in a strictly limited season, Gypsy opened at the Savoy Theatre 15 April 2015.

GYPSY, Starring Imelda Staunton, Opens Tonight in the West End
by BWW News Desk - April 15, 2015


The first production to be seen in London for forty years in a strictly limited season, GYPSY opens at the Savoy Theatre tonight 15 April 2015. Imelda Staunton, who stars as the indomitable Momma Rose in the West End transfer of Jonathan Kent's production of GYPSY, is joined by Lara Pulver and Gemma Sutton, who reprise the roles of Louise and June respectively in the five star Chichester Festival Theatre production, while Peter Davison joins the cast to play Herbie.

Photo Flash: First Look at Imelda Staunton, Lara Pulver & More in West End's GYPSY!
by Tyler Peterson - April 13, 2015


Imelda Staunton, who stars as the indomitable Momma Rose in the West End transfer of Jonathan Kent's production of Gypsy, is joined by Lara Pulver and Gemma Sutton who reprise the roles of Louise and June respectively in the five star Chichester Festival Theatre production, while Peter Davison joins the cast to play Herbie.

Gypsy FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What are the songs in Gypsy and what's the order?
May We Entertain You
Some People
Traveling
Small World
Dainty June and Her Newsboys
Mr. Goldstone, I Love You
Little Lamb
You'll Never Get Away from Me
Dainty June and Her Farmboys
If Momma Was Married
All I Need Is the Girl
Everything's Coming Up Roses
Madame Rose's Toreadorables
Together, Wherever We Go
You Gotta Have a Gimmick
Let Me Entertain You
Rose's Turn
Nice She Ain't
Who Needs Him?
Mama's Talkin' Soft
Smile, Girls
If I Had Three Wishes for Christmas
Shut Up and Dance
Let's Go to the Movies
Mother's Day
Daisies Don't Tell Much
Overture
Entr'acte

Gypsy History

Other Productions of Gypsy

1959   Broadway Original Broadway Production
Broadway
1961   US Tour 1st National Tour
US Tour
1961   US Tour 2nd National Tour
US Tour
1973   West End London Revival
West End
1974   Broadway Broadway Production
Broadway
1976   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)
1989   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
1998   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
Milburn, NJ (Regional)
2003   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
2006   St. Louis, MO (Regional) St. Louis MUNY Production
St. Louis, MO (Regional)
2006   Regional Concert
2007   Off-Broadway Off-Broadway Revival
Off-Broadway
2008   Broadway Broadway Revival
Broadway
2014   Regional (US) Connecticut Rep Production
Regional (US)
2015   West End West End Revival Production
West End
2018   St. Louis, MO (Regional) The Muny Revival
St. Louis, MO (Regional)
2024   Broadway Broadway Revival Production
Broadway

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