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Boston Globe
A musical sendup of Helen Keller — and Mama Rose — in Landry’s ‘Legally Blind’primarily on the story line, songs, and epic psychological baggage of “Gypsy,’’
A musical sendup of Helen Keller — and Mama Rose — in Landry’s ‘Legally Blind’
Boston Globe / Posted 6 days ago
primarily on the story line, songs, and epic psychological baggage of “Gypsy,’’ the classic Stephen Sondheim-Jule Styne-Arthur Laurents musical. (Forever unable to resist rummaging through the attic of the American musical, Landry also gives... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Madeleine Sherwood, actress in 'The Crucible,' 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,' dies at 93continued her run of Southern-fried connivers in "Invitation to a March" (1960)
Madeleine Sherwood, actress in 'The Crucible,' 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,' dies at 93
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 7 days ago
continued her run of Southern-fried connivers in "Invitation to a March" (1960), a Broadway comedy written and directed by Arthur Laurents and featuring incidental music by Sondheim. It was a connection that led to her featured role on Broadway in... Read more
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New Now Next
A Cher Musical Is Working Its Way to Broadwayhas penned the libretto for hits like Peter and the Starcatcher and Jersey Boys
A Cher Musical Is Working Its Way to Broadway
New Now Next / Posted 13 days ago
has penned the libretto for hits like Peter and the Starcatcher and Jersey Boys. “Or I’ll start doing what [“Gypsy” writer] Arthur Laurents always said about musicals, ’They don’t get written. They get rewritten.'” The hard part of the job, he... Read more
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New York Post
A Cher musical could land on Broadway soonand have me carted away when they see what I’ve done with her life,” says Elice
A Cher musical could land on Broadway soon
New York Post / Posted 14 days ago
and have me carted away when they see what I’ve done with her life,” says Elice. “Or I’ll start doing what [“Gypsy” writer] Arthur Laurents always said about musicals, ‘They don’t get written. They get rewritten.’ ” Elice is due to present his... Read more
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New Now Next
Is It Her Turn? Barbra Streisand Will Play Mama Rose In "Gypsy" Movieand help Richard LaGravenese with writing the script, adapted from the stage mu
Is It Her Turn? Barbra Streisand Will Play Mama Rose In "Gypsy" Movie
New Now Next / Posted 20 days ago
and help Richard LaGravenese with writing the script, adapted from the stage musical by Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents. The last musical Streisand starred in was 1983’s Yentl. Lady Gaga In Talks To Star In Barbra Streisand’s... Read more
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New York Post
Give up on ‘Gypsy’, Barbra Streisandstage mother, Mama Rose, but various forces prevented her from tackling it. One
Give up on ‘Gypsy’, Barbra Streisand
New York Post / Posted 21 days ago
stage mother, Mama Rose, but various forces prevented her from tackling it. One of them was the show’s book writer, Arthur Laurents. Not long after telling The Post’s Michael Riedel “she has my approval,” the famously volatile Laurents had... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Barbra Streisand, Barry Levinson to Make 'Gypsy' for STX Entertainmentclassic stage mother Mama Rose in a new screen adaptation of the classic 1959 m
Barbra Streisand, Barry Levinson to Make 'Gypsy' for STX Entertainment
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 22 days ago
classic stage mother Mama Rose in a new screen adaptation of the classic 1959 musical by Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents that contains such signature anthems as “Some People” and “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” and the... Read more
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22d
Variety
Barbra Streisand, Barry Levinson Reviving ‘Gypsy’ for STX Entertainmentever made — boasting music by Jule Styne (“Bells Are Ringing”), lyrics by Steph
Barbra Streisand, Barry Levinson Reviving ‘Gypsy’ for STX Entertainment
Variety / Posted 22 days ago
ever made — boasting music by Jule Styne (“Bells Are Ringing”), lyrics by Stephen Sondheim (“Into the Woods”) and a book by Arthur Laurents (“West Side Story”). It was first made into a film in 1962 with Rosalind Russell playing Mama Rose and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
William Shakespeare: a quintessentially American authorbegun to work on a story of ill-fated lovers and gang violence, Robbins approac
William Shakespeare: a quintessentially American author
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 24 days ago
begun to work on a story of ill-fated lovers and gang violence, Robbins approached Leonard Bernstein and the librettist Arthur Laurents. Eventually the young Stephen Sondheim came on board to write the lyrics. Sondheim, speaking to me at home... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Broadway Beckons Imelda Staunton in 'Gypsy'Gypsy Rose Lee and leaving her suffocating mother behind. Loosely based on Lee
Broadway Beckons Imelda Staunton in 'Gypsy'
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 27 days ago
Gypsy Rose Lee and leaving her suffocating mother behind. Loosely based on Lee's memoirs, the show features a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The latter has a long history with Roundabout, which has... Read more
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