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Gypsy    A musical fable

Broadway Theatre, (5/21/1959 - 7/09/1960)
Imperial Theatre, (8/15/1960 - 3/25/1961)
First Preview: Total Previews: 2
Opening Date: May 21, 1959    
Closing Date: Mar 25, 1961 Total Performances: 702

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts
Setting: Various cities throughout the U.S. From the 1920s to the 1930s.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Trebuhs Realty Co., Inc.
Produced by David Merrick and Leland Hayward
Book by Arthur Laurents; Based on the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Robert Ginzler; Dance arrangements by John Kander; Additional Dance music by Betty Walberg
Directed by Jerome Robbins; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner; Costume Design by Raoul Pène Du Bois; Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner; Hair Design by Ernest Adler; Sound Design by Jack Mitnick
General Manager: Jack Schlissel; Company Manager: Vince McKnight
Production Stage Manager: Ruth Mitchell; Stage Manager: Lo Hardin
Music Contractor: Morris Stonzek
Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Seymour Krawitz; Advertising: Fred Golden and Blaine-Thompson; Production Associate: Michael Mindlin, Jr.
Cast
Ethel Merman
Rose
Sandra Church
Louise
Jack Klugman
Herbie
Kathryn Albertson
Showgirl
Marvin Arnold
Farm Boy
John Borden
Arnold (and his guitar)
Lane Bradbury
June
Bobby Brownell
Newsboy
Patsy Bruder
Marjorie May
Gene Castle
Newsboy
Ricky Coll
Farm Boy
Marilyn Cooper
Agnes
Steve Curry
Newsboy
Faith Dane
Mazeppa
Imelda De Martin
Gail
Marilyn D'Honau
Dolores
Don Emmons
Farm Boy
Chotzi Foley
Electra
Erving Harmon
Pop
Billy Harris
Newsboy
Maria Karnilova
Tessie Tura
Gloria Kristy
Showgirl
Jody Lane
Balloon Girl
Merle Letowt
Thelma
Loney Lewis
Kringelein
Cigar
Barbara London
Showgirl
Mort Marshall
Uncle Jocko
Mr. Goldstone
Jacqueline Mayro
Baby June
Denise McLaglen
Showgirl
Karen Moore
Baby Louise
Peg Murray
Miss Cratchitt
Theda Nelson
Showgirl
Michael Parks
L.A.
Farm Boy
Joan Petlack
Edna Mae
Richard Porter
Pastey
Marsha Rivers
Maid
Joe Silver
Weber
Phil
Willy Sumner
George
Cow
Carroll Jo Towers
Showgirl
Ian Tucker
Angie
Farm Boy
Marie Wallace
Showgirl
Paul Wallace
Tulsa
Farm Boy
David Winters
Yonkers
Farm Boy
George Zima
Bougeron-Cochon
Cow
Standby: George Gaynes (Herbie), Leila Martin (Louise) and Jane Romano (Rose)
Understudies: Sterling Beath (Pop, Weber), Imelda De Martin (June), Ivy Ellen (Baby June), Jody Lane (Baby Louise), Peg Murray (Tessie Tura), Marsha Rivers (Electra), Joe Silver (Cigar, Kringelein), Willy Sumner (Kringelein) and Jan Tanzy (Baby June)
Tony Award®
1960 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by David Merrick and Leland Hayward; Book by Arthur Laurents; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Music by Jule Styne
1960 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Ethel Merman
1960 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Jack Klugman
1960 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Sandra Church
1960 Best Scenic Design (Musical) [nominee]
Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner
1960 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Raoul Pène Du Bois
1960 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Jerome Robbins
1960 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee]
Musical Director: Milton Rosenstock
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1 Sung By
May We Entertain You Baby June and Baby Louise
Some People Rose
Small World Rose and Herbie
Mr. Goldstone, I Love You Rose and Ensemble
Little Lamb Louise
You'll Never Get Away From Me Rose and Herbie
If Momma Was Married Louise and June
All I Need Is the Girl Tulsa and Louise
Everything's Coming Up Roses Rose
ACT 2 Sung By
Madame Rose's Toreadorables Louise and The Hollywood Blondes
Together, Wherever We Go Rose, Louise and Herbie
You Gotta Get a Gimmick Tessie Tura, Mazeppa and Electra
Small World (Reprise) Rose
Let Me Entertain You Louise and Company
Rose's Turn Rose