Event Gypsy
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Venue Post Office Box Theatre, Ballarat, VIC
First Date 25 September 2009
Opening Date 25 September 2009
Last Date 4 October 2009
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional Training Schools/Colleges
World Premiere No
Description 2009 is the 50th anniversary of the original production of GYPSY, considered by many critics to be the greatest Broadway musical. Based on the memoirs of the legendary striptease artiste Gypsy Rose Lee, GYPSY takes it?s audience on a journey through the worlds of vaudeville and burlesque in 1930?s America. It follows the good and bad fortunes of Rose, the ultimate show business mother and her two daughters, June and Louise, as they fight for Rose?s dreams of
stardom in the theatre.
Primary Genre Music Theatre
Secondary Genre Test Musical
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Alana Scanlan Choreographer
Jule Styne Composer
Melanie Liertz Costume Designer
Terence O'Connell Director
Russell Lloyd Lighting Designer
Stephen Sondheim Lyricist
Denis Follington Musical Director
Douglas Iain-Smith Set Designer
Arthur Laurents Writer
Works
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Data Source
Source Description
Brochure
Event Identifier 89687