Regarded by many to be the most perfectly written musical in the canon, Gypsy tells the fact- based story of the most ferocious stage mother of all time, relentlessly pushing a troupe of marginally talented vaudeville children across the country during the 1920s and 1930s. Featuring a central role (Rose) which is the most demanding and most rewarding ever written for a leading female, Gypsy also includes meaty supporting roles (Louise and Herbie) and a variety of strong opportunities for singing-dancing children and young adults. The score by Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim includes “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” “All I Need is the Girl,” “Let Me Entertain You,” and “Together Wherever We Go.”


Costumes design by Thomas G. Marquez in 1992,  refurbished in 2010. 

  • Built: 2010

  • Supported cast: Principals / minors / 8+male / 8+female / 10+children

  • Shipping: 16 cardboard / 1-container

  • Alterations: Some

  • Principal size range: Female-6 to 14 / male-36 to 48

  • # Ensemble Bottoms: N/a

  • # Ensemble Tops: N/a

  • Shoes: None

  • Wigs: None


  • Built: 1992

  • # of drops: 8

  • Types of goods: Muslin / 1-scrim

  • Size range: 54 x 26’

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