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In Conversation with JODIE PRENGER discussing Gypsy The Musical In Concert (Manchester Opera House)WATCH THE VIDEO HERE!
We had a lovely chatted with Jodie Prenger who is playing Mama Rose in Gypsy The Musical: In Concert, raising funds for Hope Mill Theatre. It's coming to the Manchester Opera House for one night only on Sunday 25th February 2024.
An all-star cast brings this iconic musical to the stage in a one of fundraising performance, expect glitz, glamour and ‘Gimmicks’!
Get ready for a dazzling journey into the world of Gypsy, where dreams are big, and the spotlight is even brighter! Follow the relentless Rose as she propels her daughters June and Louise through the highs and lows of showbiz in this Broadway classic. With toe-tapping tunes, a remarkable cast, and a tale of ambition that will leave you breathless, Gypsy is a theatrical experience that steals the show. Lights up, curtains rise, and let the magic of Gypsy unfold before your eyes!
Gypsy, a musical fable, has a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and was suggested by the memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee.
Songs include ‘Everything’s Coming Up Roses’, ‘Together (Wherever We Go)’, ‘You Gotta Get a Gimmick’ and ‘Rose’s Turn’.
Gypsy has been nominated for over 70 awards and has won 6 Tony Awards and 4 Laurence Olivier Awards, it was even nominated for a Grammy Award in 2008. It has been performed in 20 cities around the world in over 6 different countries, and is Sondheim’s 3rd Musical.
It’s been 65 years since Gypsy originally opened on Broadway and 50 years since it opened in London.
Karen Ryder asks the questions.
WATCH THE VIDEO HERE!
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