Tulane - Dixon Hall    8/2/1990 - 8/5/1990 (schedule)

Category:  Musical

Gypsy: A Musical Fable is the full title of a 1959 musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents. It is usually referred to as simply Gypsy. Gypsy is loosely based on the 1957 memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee, the famous striptease artist, and focuses on her mother, Mama Rose, whose name has become synonymous with "the ultimate show business mother." In particular, it follows the dreams and efforts of Rose to raise two daughters to perform onstage and casts an affectionate eye on the hardships of showbusiness life. The character of ...Read More

Total performances: 5

Donn Hunter Murret.... Tulsa *
Ed Kearney.... Herbie *
Marsha Miller.... Rose *
Melissa Schwander.... June *
Rachelle Montz.... Louise *
Barbara Bottner.... Gail; Showgirl
Beverly A. Trask.... Mother; Miss Cratchitt; Tessie Tura
Bob Lowe.... Pop; Kringelein
Brenda Bergman.... Mother; Mazeppa
Brooks Braselman.... Cow; Patsey; Bourgeron-Cochon; George
Charles "Rabbi" Williams.... Uncle Jocko; Weber; Mr. Goldstone
Chris Ward.... Vernon The Ventrioloquist; Newsboy
Cristi Watkins.... Thelma; Showgirl
Holly Oddo.... Mable; Edna; Showgirl
Jamie Reily.... Cow; Cigar; Phil
Joanna Clark.... Baby Louise
John Kelly.... Ernie
Kenneth Beck.... Yonkers; Photographer
Lara Grice.... Agnes; Showgirl
Lauren Rachelle Levy.... Baby June
Laurie Guidry.... Mother; Electra
Melanie Ann Sicard.... Gladys; Marjorie May; Showgirl
Michelle Pietri.... Maid
Miriam Baron.... Balloon Girl; Newsboy
Randy Juneau.... L.A.; Photographer
Robert Schlesinger.... Peter And His Perfection Piccolo; Newsboy
Ryan Blanchard.... Angie
Yvette Prouet.... Dolores; Showgirl
*=featured role

James M. Miller ....  Director
Alton Geno ....  Choreographer
Beverly A. Trask ....  Choreographer
Peter H. Pfeil ....  Lighting Design
Rick Paul ....  Set Design
Elizabeth Parent ....  Costume Design
Michael Howard ....  Conductor
Joe Marino ....  Wigs; Makeup Design
Stephen Sondheim ....  Lyricist


Local Stages For Summer Audiences
by Al Shea
Gambit 4/17/90
Who's Who At Tulane Summer Lyric This Year
by Richard Dodds
New Orleans Times Picayune 6/14/90

Notes: [TSLT #69/70] This was TSLT's second production of Gypsy (1972 & 1990).
References: Baron
Record created by: mcahill
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