Take a scene-heavy musical with lots of pinpoint changes. Now throw in a daunting amount of props to evoke the period and costume changes of rapidity and complexity to awe an audience. Add into the mix a band which can play badly with such skill as to be hilarious. Finally, people the stage with a cast of power and depth who can do wrong.
Luckiest and One Eyed Man Productions in association with Hayes Theatre Co presents GYPSY.
GYPSY is an award-winning musical, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents. The work is drawn very loosely from the memoirs of Burlesque super-star, Gypsy Rose Lee who, as Louise, for most of her young life and dressed mostly as a boy, played second fiddle to her sister June. June and Louise are paraded around the dying Vaudeville circuit by Rose, the archetypal monstrous stage parent of ‘Baby June’, a kiddie act which lost its cute factor a long time ago. Continue reading GYPSY- THIS PRODUCTION DON’T GOTTA HAVE A GIMMICK