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  1. Live Review: Gypsy, The Savoy Theatre, LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    Jonathan Kent's production of this splendid musical is just about as good as it gets. Gypsy's score by Jule Styne has a series of stunning numbers, the book by Arthur Laurents based loosely on the life of the stripper, Gypsy Rose Lee, is beautifully constructed, and Stephen Sondheim's lyrics are witty and brilliant.

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  2. Live Review: Gypsy, The Savoy Theatre, LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    Jonathan Kent's production of this splendid musical is just about as good as it gets. Gypsy's score by Jule Styne has a series of stunning numbers, the book by Arthur Laurents based loosely on the life of the stripper, Gypsy Rose Lee, is beautifully constructed, and Stephen Sondheim's lyrics are witty and brilliant.

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  3. Imelda's gale force Gypsy goes down a storm writes Patrick MarmionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    ... Peter Davison, Imelda Staunton and Lara Pulver bow at the curtain call during the press night performance of "Gypsy" at The Savoy Theatre Peter Davison, Dame Angela Lansbury, Imelda Staunton, director Jonathan Kent and Lara Pulver attend a post show ...

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  4. BWW Reviews: GYPSY, Savoy Theatre, April 16, 2015Read the original story

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    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.

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  5. Yorktown Stage Presents Tony Award Nominee Sally Mayes in GYPSYRead the original story

    Thursday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Gypsy is a 1959 musical with music by Jule Styne , lyrics by Stephen Sondheim , and a book by Arthur Laurents . Gypsy is loosely based on the 1954 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee , the famous striptease artist, and focuses on her mother, Rose, whose name has become synonymous with "the ultimate show business mother."

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  6. Gypsy's five star return to West EndRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | BBC News

    Gypsy has returned to the West End for the first time in 40 years, winning rave reviews for Imelda Staunton. Staunton had won excellent reviews previously but Dominic Cavendish in The Telegraph said Staunton's performance was even better than in Chichester.

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  7. Gypsy': Theater ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hollywood Reporter

    Striking a judicious balance between traditional musical showmanship and a darker, more sensibility, this exemplary production is a pleaser for all kinds of crowds Imelda Staunton plays the ultimate stage mother in director Jonathan Kent's revival of 'Gypsy' which just transferred to London's West End With its backstage shenanigans, dark-tinged striver's success story, and characters perpetually on the road, Gypsy is arguably, in thematic terms, the quintessential American musical. Perhaps that's one reason why, despite the evergreen familiarity of its songs , it is much less often revived in Britain than on its native soil.

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  8. Review Roundup: GYPSY Opens in the West EndRead the original story

    Wednesday | BroadwayWorld.com

    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.

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  9. Gypsy dance man moves with the timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Newsday

    Since it opened on Broadway in 1959 the reputation of Gypsy has grown: today it's widely regarded as a classic stage musical. The show evokes the seedier end of American theatrical life in the 1920s and 30s, as shy young Louise Hovick grows up to become renowned stripper Gypsy Rose Lee.

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  10. Laura Benanti Set To Pen Collection Of Humorous Essays, To Be Published In 2016Read the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Broadway in numerous productions, including her Tony Award-winning Best Featured Actress In A Musical performance in GYPSY, as well as notable turns in INTO THE WOODS, NINE, THE WEDDING SINGER and more. Additionally, Benanti has made a mark on the ...

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  11. Patti LuPone Tactfully Silences Rowdy Audience Member at 54 Below PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... for Outstanding Performance of the Season for her performance as Madame Rose in the most recent Broadway production of Gypsy, LuPone's other stage credits include her debut with the Los Angeles Opera in Weill-Brecht's Mahagonny, the world premiere ...

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  12. 'Mad Men' trivia: We're going to ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | PennLive.com

    ... he was 1-A in the episode "Favors." When a lover from Roger's past, Annabelle, appears in season 3, episode 11, "The Gypsy and the Hobo," to ask Roger to help her remember their time in Paris together during the 30s, he obliges to: she left him for ...

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  13. Listen to Tracks from Imelda Staunton Gypsy RecordingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Playbill

    The complete track listing has been announced for the cast album of the Imelda Staunton London production of Gypsy , which will be released by First Night records April 27. Samples from the 19 tracks are also available to listeners, though not yet for download or purchase. Staunton, who stars as Rose, is joined in the Stephen Sondheim - Arthur Laurents - Jule Styne musical by Peter Davison as Herbie, with Lara Pulver and Gemma Sutton as Louise and June, respectively.

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  14. Preview Imelda Staunton On New West End GYPSY Cast RecordingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Stage and screen star Imelda Staunton recently led a rapturously received Chichester Festival Theatre production of Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim 's acclaimed showbiz musical GYPSY leading to a West End transfer of the show and a series of clips from the new cast recording are now available to hear. The official description of GYPSY starring Imelda Staunton is as follows: "Gypsy, a musical fable with book by Arthur Laurents , music by Jule Styne , lyrics by Stephen Sondheim suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee , has choreography by Stephen Mear , designs by Anthony Ward , musical direction and orchestration by Nicholas Skilbeck , lighting by Mark Henderson and sound by Paul Groothuis .

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  15. Twisp: April 1, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    I thought Nadine Van Hees would be relieved when the final curtain fell after the March 29 matinee of Methow Valley Theater's Gypsy .

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  16. Photo Flash: First Look at Star of the Day's GYPSY at McCoole'sRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Broadway finds Main Street! Star of the Day launches an all-new 2015 Broadway Musical Series at McCoole's Arts & Events Place beginning with the popular Gypsy. Gypsy is a classic! With its colorful story, beautiful music, and dazzling costumes the audiences will be entertained and excited for this brand new theater company taking over McCoole's Theater in Quakertown, PA.

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  17. Richard LaGravenese Discusses Screenplay for Barbra Streisand GypsyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Playbill

    Richard LaGravenese, who adapted and directed the film version of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years , is currently working on the latest screen version of the classic American musical Gypsy . On a recent broadcast of NY1 Onstage, LaGravenese told host Frank DiLella, "I just finished doing a rewrite of Gypsy for [Barbra] Streisand, so that's my number one favorite musical, so hopefully that's going to get done."

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  18. In the Spotlight Series: Company of Broadway's the Heidi ChroniclesRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 28 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.

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  19. Stage Tube: On This Day for 3/27/15- GypsyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history! Today in 2008, the fourth Broadway revival of Gypsy opened at the St. James Theatre , where it ran for 332 performances. Gypsy is a musical with music by Jule Styne , lyrics by Stephen Sondheim , and a book by Arthur Laurents .

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  20. Women's Pictures - Ida Lupino's The Trouble With AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Filmexperience.blogspot.com

    ... adolescent rebellion at parochial school. Joining post-Disney Hayley Mills and post- Auntie Mame Rosalind Russell are Gypsy Rose Lee, June Harding, and a gaggle of nuns played by character actresses who are now well known for playing nuns - Mary ...

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