Gypsy
Theatre: Shubert
Status: Closed
(March 31, 2003 - May 30, 2004 )
  • Rehearsal: January 20, 2003
  • Preview: March 31, 2003
  • Open: May 1, 2003
  • Close: May 30, 2004
Musical - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs 50mins

"Gypsy" is loosely based on the 1957 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." It follows the dreams and efforts of Rose to raise her two daughters to perform onstage and casts an affectionate eye on the hardships of show business life.

For The Record:

The original production of “Gypsy” opened at the Broadway on May 21, 1959, under the auspices of David Merrick & Leland Hayward. Ethel Merman headed a cast which included Sandra Church (Gypsy), Jack Klugman, Lane Bradbury & Maria Karnilova. It was directed & choreographed by Jerome Robbins.

Total Gross: $37,762,532
Average Weekly Gross: $619,058
Total Gross Potential: 68%
Total Attendance: 549,037
Average Weekly Attendance: 78%

Staff & Creative Team

Book Writer:

Arthur Laurents

Music:

Jule Styne

Director:

Sam Mendes

Settings & Costumes:

Anthony Ward

Musical Supervisor:

Patrick Vaccariello

Orchestrations:

Sid Ramin
Robert Ginzler

Musical Director:

Marvin Laird

Cast

Rose 03/31/2003 - 05/30/2004
Herbie 03/31/2003 - 05/30/2004
Louise 03/31/2003 - 05/30/2004
Dainty June 03/31/2003 - 05/30/2004
Electra  03/31/2003 - 01/25/2004
Mazeppa/Miss Cratchit 03/31/2003 - 05/30/2004
Baby June 03/31/2003 - 05/30/2004
Mr Goldstone 03/31/2003 - 05/30/2004
Uncle Jocko 03/31/2003 - 05/30/2004