Thursday, 26 November 2015

GOSSIP: Could Gypsy starring Imelda Staunton transfer to Broadway?

The Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye has claimed that producers of the West End revival of Gypsy are "actively pursuing" a possible Broadway transfer for the production.

Bamigboye suggests that they are keen for Imelda Staunton to reprise her performance on Broadway for a run in 2017. 

Spreaking to Bamigboye, producer Michael Harrison said: "We are actively pursuing and trying to work out the right way to go to New York with Imelda in Gypsy." Please remember this is just gossip and nothing has been confirmed.

Directed by Jonathan Kent with book by Arthur LaurentsGypsy has music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Choreography is by Stephen Mear, designs by Anthony Ward, musical direction and orchestration by Nicholas Skilbeck, lighting by Mark Henderson and sound by Paul Groothuis. 

The musical ends its West End run this Saturday (28th November 2015). Starring alongside Imelda Staunton as Momma Rose are  Gemma Sutton as Louise and Peter Davison as Herbie. A filmed version of the production will be screened on the BBC this Christmas.

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