Wednesday, April 27, 2011


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Jule Styne &  Stephen Sondheim's
Directed by Jeffrey Fiorello
Musical Director: Ken Magos
Choreographer: Megan Ferentinos 

WHEN: May 6 –21, Fridays and Saturdays 8 PM; Sunday, May 15 @ 2 PM
Cranford Dramatic Club, 78 Winans Avenue, Cranford

The most recent Broadway revival (2008) starred the inimitable Patti LuPone. Past Broadway Mama Roses have included the greatest divas of all time, including Ethel Merman, Bernadette Peters, Linda Lavin and Angela Lansbury.  This productions boasts Julie Waldman Stiel as Mama Rose.

Mama Rose knows what she wants and will do anything to get it.  Sacrificing love, happiness and family, Rose will stop at nothing until she sees her girls' names up in lights.

Gypsy, considered by many to be the greatest Broadway show ever written, is the ultimate show business story about the ultimate stage mother.

The dazzling score with music by Jules Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, features the classics Everything’s Coming up Roses, Let Me Entertain You and Together Where Ever We Go.  This timeless tale of greed and sacrifice has starred the biggest Broadway Divas of all time including Ethel Merman, Angela Lansbury, Bernadette Peters and most recently, the Tony-Award winning Mama Rose of Patti LuPone.  Don’t miss what is sure to be a season highlight.

Based on the 1957 memoirs of Burlesque performer, Gypsy Rose Lee. This is sure to be a sell out, so order your tickets online today!

CAST (Note: many actors who have performed notably in other theaters in NJ have joined this production!)
Rose Julie Stiel
Louise Tina Kaye
Dainty June Megan Bussiere
Herbie Robert Mackasek
Tulsa John Sechrist
Baby June Annie Reynolds
Baby Louise Emma Schwartz
Tessie Tura Karen Cantor
Mazeppa Beth Amiano Gleason
Electra/Miss Crachitt Carla Kendall
Yonkers Samuel Spare
LA Jason Jackson
Little Rock Thomas Foy
Kansas Steve Sharkey
E.St Louis/Pasty Matthew Rae
Pop/Cigar John Duryee
Kringeline/Phil Marc Chandler
Weber/Bougern-Cochon Carl Canzano
Goldstone/Uncle Jocko David Christopher
Balloon girl Nina Randazzo
Renee the Maid Jessica Henriques
Clarence Zachary Love
Agnes Raven Dunbar
GeraldineNicole Zimmermann
Edna Mae
Kristin Fulton
Betsy Ann
Kate Osborn
Carol Ann Briana Femia
Marjorie Mae Shannon Ludlum
Newsboy/Kansas Cole Canzano
Newsboy/Tulsa Ryan Rosenthal
Newsboy/LA Lee Rosenthal
Duncan Cook
Kim Zimmerman, Leslie Riccie