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Gypsy is a 1959 musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Ste...

wikipedia - 12 Nov 2016
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 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 two daughters to perform onstage and casts an affectionate eye on the hardships of show business life. The character of Louise is based on Lee, a
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Gypsy Showcases the Ultimate Stage Mother

Chicago Defender - 30 Oct 2018
If you haven't heard of “Gypsy,” let us introduce you to this musical fable written by playwright Arthur Laurents. Gypsy was considered by many to be the greatest American musical. It is loosely based and inspired by one of showbiz's unique ...
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BWW Review: GYPSY at Porchlight Music Theatre

Broadway World - 21 Oct 2018
Her voice truly sounds as if it comes from another era, and precisely the era in which GYPSY takes place. To hear Butler sing Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim's classic numbers for this 1959 musical is to be utterly mesmerized. Butler has an entirely ...
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Around Town checks out Porchlight Music Theatre's GYPSY

WGN-TV - 05 Nov 2018
At long last, one of Chicago's greatest diva's, E. Faye Butler, makes her Porchlight Music Theatre debut in the landmark musical, GYPSY. GYPSY is the heart-wrenching story of a mother who raises her daughters to assume the heights in the world of show ...
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This week's Best in Theater: Gypsy, Pippin and A Shayna Madel

WGN Radio - 01 Nov 2018
Chicago's treasure, E. Faye Butler creates a must-see performance as Mama Rose, and along with Daryn Whitney Harrell (Louise) and director Michael Weber, we learn why Gypsy is considered the most perfect musical ever written. Then, “Pippin” at the ...
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How Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Red Buckets First Began - 19 Oct 2018
READ: BC/EFA's Gypsy of the Year Gets a New Name. Held for six weeks every fall and spring, this autumn's appeals began October 19 and run until December 2. On Broadway Aladdin, Anastasia, The Book of Mormon, The Lion King and Summer: The Donna Summer ...
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Velvet Caravan spins its gypsy-jazz sound into suprising directions - 09 Nov 2018
That's kind of where the caravan idea came from -- the musical crossovers. We're constantly trying to be influenced by a number of musicians. We're moving and trying to absorb what we can, different cultures and musical styles. And then the velvet was ...
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Want to get away? 'Anything Goes' sails into silly high seas

Washington Post - 15 Nov 2018
The Cole Porter musical comedy “Anything Goes” exists to put a daffy grin on your face, and nothing in the sturdy new Arena Stage production is better at making that happen than Corbin Bleu. When he dances, the former “High School Musical” star has ...
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How Six The Musical Came to Be a London Smash - 12 Nov 2018
Right before I left for London to do my Ramin Karimloo shows a few weeks ago, I randomly came across the opening number from a musical called Six. I became obsessed! I love it all; the Cell Block Tango-like beginning, the crazy belting,, and ...
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'Let them entertain you' at Porchlight's take on classic 'Gypsy'

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - 19 Oct 2018
While musical genius Stephen Sondheim has generally written both words and music for his productions, two of his best-known musicals, written at the beginning of his career, contain only his lyrics.The famed composer Leonard Bernstein wrote the music ...
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Don't Accuse This Hotel Musical Director of Being the Muzak Guy

Skift - 02 Nov 2018
“You cannot help noticing the gypsy subculture and how it is represented not only in folk, but in a unique flavor of the jazz scene,” says Magyar. “That gypsy heritage is only one color of our wide range of folk styles. The rich Hungarian folk ...

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