Gypsy delves into the world of vaudeville and the life of Rose, a determined stage mother. The story follows Rose and her daughters, Louise and June, as they navigate the ups and downs of show business. At the heart of the musical is Rose’s unyielding desire for her children to succeed in the entertainment world, particularly June. Gypsy is an exploration of the price of pursuing dreams and the resilience of the human spirit.
Musical Type: Golden Age (1959)
Cast Size: 35+
Genre: Dramedy / Biography
Music: Jule Styne
Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim
Book: Arthur Laurents
Audition Songs: Theatre Trip
Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝
Sheet Music: Amazon➝
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