Gypsy 1959

Opened: May 21, 1959

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Broadway Theatre (Broadway)
1681 Broadway New York, NY

Suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee

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Video: Red Concepción Performs 'Mister Cellophane' in CHICAGO on Broadway
by Lauren Hilton - Feb 27, 2024

You can see right through him, walk right by him, and never know he's there! Here's an exclusive video sneak peek of Red Concepción performing 'Mister Cellophane' in CHICAGO on Broadway.

PACIFIC OVERTURES, World Premieres & More Set for East West Players 2024 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2024

East West Players has unveiled its the 2024 Season. See full programming and lear how to purchase tickets!

Red Concepción Joins CHICAGO as 'Amos Hart' Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2024

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Red Concepción in the role of “Amos Hart” beginning Monday, January 15th at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC).

Antonio Banderas y Teatro del Soho CaixaBank convocan audiciones para TOCANDO NUESTRA CANCI�"N y GYPSY
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 2, 2024

La fecha límite para la inscripción es el 14 de enero de 2024.

Stephen Sondheim's Manhattan Townhouse Sells To Fan For $7M
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 30, 2023

Stephen Sondheim's Manhattan home has been sold to a Sondheim fan!

James T. Lane Will Return to CHICAGO Next Week
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2023

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome back Broadway triple threat James T. Lane in the role of “Amos Hart” beginning Tuesday, November 21st at the Ambassador Theatre.

How Often Have Parents and Children Appeared in the Same Broadway Show?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Nov 12, 2023

This time, the reader question was: Have parents and children appeared in the same Broadway show together, before Danny DeVito and Lucy DeVito in I Need That?

Stephen Sondheim's Connecticut Home Now For Sale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2023

The Connecticut home of the legendary Stephen Sondheim is now for sale. See details about the home of the late Broadway icon.

CHICAGO to Celebrate 27 Year Anniversary on Broadway With $27 Tickets, Historical Plaque Unveiling & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2023

On Tuesday, November 14th, the Tony, Olivier, and Grammy Award-winning smash hit musical Chicago celebrates its 27th year as a Broadway institution.

Max Clayton to Join CHICAGO on Broadway as Fred Casely in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2023

From River City to Cook County! The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome Broadway veteran Max Clayton in the role of “Fred Casely.”

Max von Essen to Join CHICAGO on Broadway as Billy Flynn in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2023

Get the latest news on CHICAGO as Max von Essen takes on the role of Billy Flynn on Broadway this November.

CHICAGO Releases New Block of Tickets Through September 1
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2023

A new block of tickets is now on sale through September 1, 2024 for the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago at the Ambassador Theatre. Learn more about the show and how to get tickets here!

CHICAGO to Welcome Lili Thomas as Matron 'Mama' Morton This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2023

Discover the newest addition to the cast of CHICAGO - Lili Thomas as Matron 'Mama' Morton. Catch her performance at the Ambassador Theatre. Don't miss out on this incredible talent bringing the iconic character to life.

Bringing Together a Shakespeare Classic and Songs by Cole Porter KISS ME, KATE! Opens in Sao Paulo
by Claudio Erlichman - Aug 16, 2023

Kiss Me, Kate! is a musical written by Bella and Samuel Spewack ,with music and lyrics by Cole Porter. The story involves the production of a musical version of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and off-stage between Fred Graham, the show's director, producer, and star, and his leading lady, his ex-wife Lilli Vanessi.

BREAKING: Marta Ribera protagonizará GYPSY en el papel de Rose, dirigido por Antonio Banderas
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jul 21, 2023

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

Photos/Video: Go Inside Stephen Sondheim's $7M Manhattan Townhouse
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 11, 2023

Stephen Sondheim's Manhattan home is now for sale. The 7 bedroom, 3 bath townhouse in East Midtown has been listed by Michael J. Franco at Compass for $7M. 

BREAKING: El próximo proyecto de Antonio Banderas con el Soho será GYPSY
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jun 16, 2023

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.

Charlotte d'Amboise, Dylis Croman, Jennifer Fouché, and More Will Return to CHICAGO This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 1, 2023

The Broadway company of the Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will welcome back Charlotte d'Amboise as “Roxie Hart” on June 12 and Dylis Croman as “Roxie Hart,” Jennifer Fouché as “Matron Mama Morton,” Ryan Silverman as “Billy Flynn” and Evan Harrington as “Amos Hart” all beginning June 5, 2023.

Review: The Goodspeed's GYPSY is a Real Good Time!
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - May 27, 2023

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!

GYPSY Comes to Music Theater Heritage in June
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2023

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.

Casting Revealed For The World Première of THE THIRD MAN at Menier Chocolate Factory
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2023

As rehearsals begin, the Menier Chocolate Factory has announced full casting for the world première of the new musical, The Third Man. Learn more about who is starring in the show here!

Review: GYPSY at Carrollwood Cultural Center
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - May 8, 2023

Though Sunday was the closing show of Gypsy at Carrollwood Cultural Center, the talent on that stage will live on indefinitely.

Casting Revealed for The World Premiere of THE THIRD MAN at Menier Chocolate Factory
by Stephi Wild - May 2, 2023

As public booking opens, the Menier Chocolate Factory has announced initial casting for the world première of the new musical, The Third Man. Learn more about who will be starring in the show here!

Celebrate Mother's Day with BroadwayHD!
by Team BWW - May 1, 2023

In the month of May, explore how motherhood is portrayed onstage with these six beloved musicals that examine the difficulties, joys, sorrows, and delights of being a parent.

Trinity Rep Presents SWEENEY TODD
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2023

Trinity Repertory Company concludes its 2022-23 Season with the award-winning musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Hugh Wheeler. Directed by Curt Columbus, Sweeney Todd runs at Trinity Rep in the Dowling Theater from May 25 through June 25, 2023.

Gypsy FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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 has had 21 productions including Broadway which opened in 1959, Broadway which opened in 1959, US Tour which opened in 1961, US Tour which opened in 1961, West End which opened in 1973, Broadway which opened in 1974, Broadway which opened in 1974, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1976, Broadway which opened in 1989, Broadway which opened in 1989, Broadway which opened in 1991, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1998, Broadway which opened in 2003, Broadway which opened in 2003, St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2006, which opened in 2006, Off-Broadway which opened in 2007, Broadway which opened in 2008, Regional (US) which opened in 2014, West End which opened in 2015 and St. Louis, MO (Regional) which opened in 2018.
Gypsy has been nominated for several Tony Awards. These include Best Musical, Best Conductor and Musical Director for Milton Rosenstock, Best Costume Design for Raoul Pene Du Bois, Best Direction of a Musical for Jerome Robbins, and Best Scenic Design of a Musical for Jo Mielziner.

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