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Gypsy    A musical fable

St. James Theatre, (3/27/2008 - 1/11/2009)
First Preview: Mar 03, 2008 Total Previews: 27
Opening Date: Mar 27, 2008    
Closing Date: Jan 11, 2009 Total Performances: 332

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, 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 Jujamcyn Theaters (Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director; Jordan Roth: Vice President)
Produced by Roger Berlind, The R/F/B/V Group, Roy Furman, Debra Black, Ted Hartley, Roger Horchow, David Ian, Scott Rudin and Jack Viertel
Based on the Presentation by New York City Center Encores! Summer Stars
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Jule Styne; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee; Music orchestrated by Sid Ramin and Robert Ginzler; Dance arrangements by John Kander; Musical Director: Patrick Vaccariello; Associate Musical Dir.: Jeffrey Harris
Directed by Arthur Laurents; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Mr. Robbins's choreography reproduced by Bonnie Walker; Assistant Director: Isaac Klein
Scenic Design by James Youmans; Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz; Lighting Design by Howell Binkley; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Hair and Wig Design by Paul Huntley; Make-Up Design by Angelina Avallone; Associate Scenic Design: Jerome Martin; Associate Costume Design: Martha Bromelmeier; Associate Lighting Design: Ryan O'Gara; Associate Sound Design: David Bullard; Associate Wig Design: Giovanna Calabretta
General Manager: Richard Frankel Productions and Laura Green; Company Manager: Sammy Ledbetter; Associate Co. Mgr: Townsend Teague
Production Stage Manager: Craig Jacobs; Technical Supervisor: Juniper Street Productions; Stage Manager: Gary Mickelson
Conducted by Patrick Vaccariello; Associate Conductor: Jeffrey Harris; Violin: Marilyn Reynolds, Fritz Krakowski, Eric DeGioia and Dana Ianculovici; Viola: Crystal Garner and Sally Shumway; Cello: Peter Prosser and Vivian Israel; Bass: Brian Cassier; Alto sax, Clarinet, Piccolo, Flute: Edward Salkin and Adam Kolker; Tenor sax, Clarinet, Oboe, English horn: Dennis Anderson; Tenor sax, Flute, Bass clarinet, Clarinet: Ralph Olsen; Baritone sax, Clarinet, Bass clarinet, Bassoon, Bass sax: John Winder; Trumpet: Tony Kadleck, James Delagarza and Kamau Adilifu; Trombone: Bruce Eidem and Wayne Goodman; Bass trombone: Robert Fournier; French Horn: Nancy Billmann; Harp: Susan Jolles; Keyboards: Jeffrey Harris; Drums: Paul Pizzuti; Percussion: Thad Wheeler; Musical Coordinator: Seymour "Red" Press; Synthesizer Programmer: Randy Cohen; Music Preparation: Anixter Rice Music Service
Casting: Jay Binder; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; General Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations and Ryan Ratelle; Dance Captain: Bill Bateman; Promotions/Marketing Broadway Print and Mail; Photographer: Paul Kolnik
Patti LuPone
Laura Benanti
Marilyn Caskey
Alison Fraser
Tessie Tura
Boyd Gaines
Leigh Ann Larkin
Broadway debut
Lenora Nemetz
Miss Cratchitt
Tony Yazbeck
Beckley Andrews
Betsy Ann
Bill Bateman
Mr. Goldstone
Jim Bracchitta
Uncle Jocko
Nancy Renée Braun
Edna Mae
Mindy Dougherty
Kyrian Friedenberg
Rich Boy
Sami Gayle
Did not perform opening night
Baby June
Sarah Marie Hicks
Carol Ann
Steve Konopelski
Matthew Lobenhofer
Tap Dancer
Nicole Mangi
Katie Micha
performed the role of Baby June on opening night
Balloon Girl
Matty Price
East St. Louis
Bill Raymond
Brian Reddy
Andy Richardson
Boy Scout
Emma Rowley
Baby Louise
Jessica Rush
Alicia Sable
Marjorie May
John James Scacchetti
Geo Seery
Little Rock
Rider Quentin Stanton
Pearce Wegener
Swings: Matt Gibson and Lisa Rohinsky
Standby: Bill Bateman (Cigar), Andrew Boyer (Cigar, Phil, Pop, Uncle Jocko, Weber), Jim Bracchitta (Herbie), Mindy Dougherty (Dainty June), Kyrian Friedenberg (Military Boy), Matt Gibson (Georgie, Kansas, L.A., Pastey, Yonkers), Katie Micha (Baby June, Baby Louise), Lenora Nemetz (Rose), Matty Price (Kansas, L.A., Yonkers), Lisa Rohinsky (Renée, Waitress), Jessica Rush (Louise, Miss Cratchitt), Alicia Sable (Agnes, Balloon Girl), John James Scacchetti (Bougeron-Cochon), Dorothy Stanley (Electra, Mazeppa, Miss Cratchitt, Tessie Tura), Rider Quentin Stanton (Newsboy) and Pearce Wegener (Pastey, Tulsa)
Tony Award®
2008 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by Roger Berlind, The R/F/B/V Group, Roy Furman, Debra Black, Ted Hartley, Roger Horchow, David Ian, Scott Rudin and Jack Viertel
winner 2008 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Patti LuPone
winner 2008 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Boyd Gaines
winner 2008 Best Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Laura Benanti
2008 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Arthur Laurents
2008 Best Costume Design of a Musical [nominee]
Costume Design by Martin Pakledinaz
2008 Best Sound Design of a Musical [nominee]
Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier
Drama Desk Award
2008 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by Roger Berlind, The R/F/B/V Group, Roy Furman, Debra Black, Ted Hartley, Roger Horchow, David Ian, Scott Rudin and Jack Viertel
winner 2008 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [winner]
Patti LuPone
winner 2008 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Boyd Gaines
winner 2008 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Laura Benanti
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1 Sung By
May We Entertain You Baby June and Baby Louise
Some People Rose
Some People (Reprise) Rose
Small World Rose and Herbie
Baby June and Her Newsboys Baby June, Baby Louise and Newsboys
Have an Eggroll, Mr. Goldstone Rose, Herbie, June, Mr. Goldstone and Boys
Little Lamb Louise
You'll Never Get Away From Me Rose and Herbie
Dainty June and Her Farmboys Dainty June and Farmboys
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 Hollywood Blondes
Together, Wherever We Go Rose, Herbie and Louise
You Gotta Get a Gimmick Mazeppa, Electra and Tessie Tura
The Strip Louise
Rose's Turn Rose