Thursday, September 30

Gypsy with seven Roses for one night only in London next year

Gypsy, with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Arthur Laurents, will be revived for one night only at London`s Crystal Palace on 21st February 2022.

Based on Gypsy Rose Lee's memoirs, the 1959 show  tells the story of indomitable stage mother Rose as she chases vicarious success and stardom by pushing her daughters through the vaudeville circuit. When Baby June flees the act to elope, Rose vows to make introverted Louise into a star.It features numbers including as "Rose's Turn", "Let Me Entertain You" and "If Momma Was Married".

The one-off concert will feature seven individuals taking on the lead role of Rose,They are  Tracie Bennett (Follies and Judy), Nicola Hughes (Fairview), Keala Settle (The Greatest Showman), Rebecca Lock (Curtains), Samantha Spiro (Sex Education), Melanie La Barrie (& Juliet) and Sally Ann Triplett (Piaf). Further casting  will be revealed at a later date.

The evening features a 26-piece orchestra conducted by Alex Parker playing  the show's original orchestrations, . It is directed by Paul Foster with choreography by Joanna Goodwin and sound design by Paul Smith.

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